Cinematics Game Producer

Production | Total War

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Game Producer to work with the Total War team at our studio based in Horsham, West Sussex.

For this role, you will work alongside, and assist, the Cinematics Senior Management to oversee the development of all cinematic assets across all Total War projects from pre-production through to release.

The Cinematics Game Producer will also work collaboratively with the project leads to create the project schedule, identify dependencies, solve problems, prioritise work and drive project delivery.

Key Responsibilities 

As the Cinematics Game Producer, for all Total War projects, you will provide support to multiple cross discipline teams, to keep the projects appropriately resourced and the teams moving forward in a positive, informed, and focused way.  

On a day-to-day basis, you will:
  • Work with the team, to assist with the planning and estimation process across the project to help produce fully scoped plans for upcoming projects
  • Help manage the development team schedule, ensuring that milestones are adhered to and that tech and decision pipelines remain unblocked
  • Be responsible for communicating changes within the project to all relevant parties and ensure the schedule is adapted accordingly
  • Always be looking for ways to improve our process, team or project
  • Communicate progress on current and upcoming milestones and will provide clear, detailed analysis on team performance, risks and areas for improvement.
Knowledge, Skill and Experience 

Essential
  • Experience in project management with a good understanding of planning scheduling, process, tracking and resource allocation, preferably with experience in game, film or TV production environment
  • Experience with Agile and other software development methodologies
  • Experience with Shotgun, Jira, Hansoft or any other project management tool
  • Relevant experience working with multi-disciplinary teams. Able to support and work within a team and enable the team to perform in a united way
  • Excellent problem-solving skills. Able to identify and assess risks and communicate ways to mitigate them
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent knowledge and experience using MS Office applications, especially Excel
Desirable
  • Knowledge of the Total War Franchise
  • Understanding of the complete cinematics pipeline, including motion capture, key frame animation, rigging, shot selection, scene layout, etc
  • Engine cinematic project management experience


Creative Assembly is about the right people making the best games. We are united through our values; Quality, Focus, Teamwork, Respect and Trust.

We house many talented people, from trainees to industry veterans who constantly challenge us and make sure we are striving for the best within our games and our studio life.

Winner of multiple Best Place to Work Awards, we have studio sites in Horsham UK and Sofia Bulgaria, including a number of bespoke state-of-the-art audio suites and a dedicated motion capture site.

Currently we are working fully remotely, and we continue to assess the COVID-19 situation with the safety of our staff our number one priority. We are still actively recruiting and onboarding new staff each week. Our expert IT and HR teams will set you up with everything you need to join remotely whether you will need to relocate to the UK (or within the UK) now, or at a later date.  

We offer many benefits to support you and your family including:
  • Bespoke relocation package for you and your dependents, with support throughout the process from our dedicated Relocation Specialists
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave, private medical and dental insurance, life insurance, permanent health insurance, critical illness cover and free health care screening
  • Generous holiday allowance plus full studio closure over the Christmas and New Year period, and all UK Bank holidays
  • Annual discretionary studio bonus
  • Join our award-winning education and social responsibility programme; the Legacy Project, as an industry ambassador to mentor and educate others
  • Defined career development pathways and personalised training support including; SEGA Dev Day, internal masterclasses, prestigious creative workshops, on-site training with renowned specialists and global conference attendance
  • Opportunity to join our Diversity and Inclusion Network – an employee-led group
  • Season ticket travel loans and cycle to work scheme with free bike servicing and discounted car valet service on site
  • Free games and merchandise plus access to our extensive games library
  • Free breakfast every day - toast, bagels, pancakes, cereals, yoghurts, fresh fruit, smoothies, juices, milkshakes and more in our fully stocked kitchen*
  • Wellbeing support with an employee assistance programme and onsite confidential sessions
  • In-studio heavily subsidised massage therapy*
  • Discounts for home technology, travel insurance, corporate gym membership, cinema tickets, holidays, trips out and Ikea vouchers, and many local businesses including estate agents
  • Studio parties for you and your family; such as our Summer Festival, Christmas Party plus a separate Children’s Christmas Party. We also have Cinema days and wrap parties for game releases*
  • Studio community activities such as free Japanese lessons, life drawing, creative writing, Pilates, Walking Challenges, Couch to 5k, basketball, game and movie evenings, board game club, 5-a-side football, CA Choir, Sword fighting (yes, sword fighting) and loads more*
*some of the above in-studio benefits are on hold while we work remotely during COVID-19. 

Our studio sites have disabled access. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.