Licensing Producer - New Sci-Fi FPS IP

Production | Console Team

Creative Assembly are looking for an experienced Producer to join our Licensing team based at out studio in Horsham, in the heart of West Sussex.

This is an excellent opportunity to join the console development team as Licensing Producer. In this role, the Licensing Producer works with other members of production, and the development team, helping to deliver a great game whilst meeting our commitments.

Key Responsibilities

As Licensing Producer, you will be working alongside the Production, Development, Brand and Audio team to help the implementation of IP into the game from pre-production to release, and ensure we are tracking approvals. You will work with the other Producers to keep the project moving forward. You will work with the development team to formulate plans, roadmaps, and requirements for licensed items in the game.

You will be generating Licensing milestone schedules, identify dependencies, prioritise work, spot issues, formulate actions, and constantly look to improve how we work.

A key element of the role will require the development and fostering of positive relationships and cohesiveness within the team. You will help build and maintain a great work culture. You will also foster relationships with other relevant third parties including internal relationships with SEGA.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience

Essential
  • Project management experience with a good understanding of scheduling, planning, tracking and resource allocation; preferably within games development environment but not vital
  • Enthusiastic, organised, and self-motivated
  • Problem solver. You will be aware of potential and current issues and formulate plans to solve them
  • Pragmatic – you understand making games is complex, and you can weigh up the priorities when everything is high priority
  • Knowledge or experience with Agile/Scrum/other methodologies
  • Able to own all aspects of Production in a defined area/feature. Able to make critical calls independently, whilst knowing when to report and escalate issues as required
  • Able to identify/assess risks and strategies to mitigate them
  • The ability to cope well under pressure working to strict deadlines
Desirable
  • Always looking for ways to improve processes, team, or project. Focused on making a great game and work environment
  • Experience working in a games development environment but not vital
  • Experience in the following:
    • Localisation
    • Outsourcing
    • Perforce
    • Wikis
    • SharePoint and office macros
    • Good presentation skills

About Creative Assembly

It’s an exciting time to be a part of our craft-led studio, as we push the boundaries in creating deep and detailed experiences that last.

Our teams are diverse from across the world, 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. We are united through our shared values of Quality, Focus, Teamwork, Respect and Trust and we win awards for our culture and our people-centric approach, having won a Best Place to Work Award for five consecutive years. We invest in our people, the studio, and our projects. We are a company that’s secure and safe – you don’t need to worry about job security at CA.

We’ll give you the creative freedom, tools, support and development to achieve your potential.

Our studios are based in Horsham, UK and Sofia, Bulgaria, including several bespoke state-of-the-art audio suites and a dedication motion capture facility. We are currently working remotely due to COVID-19 and are developing more flexible ways of working for the future. Right now, we are actively recruiting and onboarding staff with our expert IT and HR teams setting you up for success remotely, whether you’re relocating now or will be in the future.

We offer many benefits to support you and your family including:
  • We are developing more flexible ways of working to give everyone at CA the balance and space they need. We also offer enhanced holiday allowance, maternity and paternity breaks, flexibility with our core hours, and no-notice holidays.   
  • Bespoke relocation package for you and your dependents, with support throughout the process from our dedicated Relocation Specialists
  • 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 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.