Senior Producer

Senior Producer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Senior Producer to join our team.


  • Work with the Studio Manager to understand the set build, photography, styling and related costs to projects at quoting stage;
  • Project planning at both a high level ‘big picture’ and detailed, week-by-week task-focused plans;
  • Experience of working in a constructively critical, open and honest culture;
  • A grasp of Agile and especially Scrum – for example, working as part of a Scrum team or acting as Scrum Master;
  • Maintaining strong, collaborative working relationships with the client service team and clients;
  • Accurate and objective interpretation of client briefs received from the Client Service team;
  • Team management with an adaptable (by situation) style, focused on facilitative leadership as opposed to ‘command and control’
  • Managing the morale, motivation, performance and personal development of project’s production team;
  • Identifying process and planning issues and tenaciously following through to resolve them, adapting the teams approach to improve performance;
  • Working with a wide range of people from the most senior to the most junior, willing to both listen carefully and challenge hard;
  • Accurate reporting of scope, in terms of actual and forecast costs and effort, to enable the Studio to support with appropriate resources;
  • Inform the relevant Studio Manager of upcoming projects and the associated resource requirements in good time;
  • External partnership management, such as mo-cap, art production or testing;
  • Advise Client Service team on the possible production solutions to aid them to complete clear and detailed quotes, accurate briefs and timing plans;
  • Developing close and productive working relationships with all the production crew and coach direct reports.


  • Meticulously organised;
  • In-depth knowledge of Excel;
  • Familiarity with a variety of project management and bug tracking software (e.g. Jira, DevTrack, Trello, etc.);
  • Passion for narrative-led games;
  • Fanatical about details;
  • Organised and with the ability to prioritise a varying workload effectively;
  • Exceptional project management skills from experience, with a solid understanding of modern project management methodologies and practices;
  • At least 5+ years of experience in a production role within the games industry.