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Executive Producer - Train Sim World

  • Role: Executive Producer - Train Sim World
  • Team: Development
  • Location: UK Remote / Office Based, Chatham

The Role

Our people can be based “where they do their best work” from either our HQ, a river front office in the Historic Dockyard Chatham, or from their home. However occasional travel to HQ office will be required for key meetings and events.

At Dovetail Games we are passionate about empowering our people to build beautiful worlds, craft breath-taking games and do the best work of their career to deliver our vision: “By Enthusiasts, For Enthusiasts”. We are currently on the search for an inspirational Executive Producer leading our Unreal Technology based Train Sim World game.

This role can be based in our river-front studio in the heart of the Historic Dockyard Chatham in Medway, UK or remotely in the UK, post Covid regular travel to the office will be required.

We are growing fast, developing our games using cutting-edge technology and delivering these on multiple platforms: PC, PlayStation 4 and 5, Xbox One and Xbox Series X.

You will have overall responsibility for the delivery of our Train Sim World games to within quality expectations while working with studio directors to make sure our projects are delivered on time and to budget.

Responsibilities

  • Creating a positive, safe, welcoming and friendly atmosphere that drives the team to perform beyond their expectations, managing and inspiring a diverse multi discipline team
  • Manage, and be accountable to the Train Sim World franchise simultaneously at various stages of development from concept to completion.
  • Acting as the Train Sim World champion
  • Manage and mentor production reports at all levels, assisting them in the resolution of complex problems, leading them on larger projects, hiring, personnel reviews and taking a keen interest in their growth and career development
  • Be the first point of contact for the Senior Executive team regarding project related matters; Quality, Budget, Product Vision, Alignment and Team morale
  • Assist in the studio's strategic long-term planning and hiring process
  • Assist and drive portfolio planning in order to support of the company’s business goals including the simulation P&L’s to maintain project profitability, identifying resource requirements & expectations, tracking actual project spends versus planned spend & continuously assessing risk
  • Resolving internal conflict during production
  • Ensure the final product is of the highest quality
  • Keep abreast of current industry trends

What We Look For In You

  • Shipped a minimum of 2 AAA titles in a lead or senior production role across full-project lifecycles.
  • Strong leadership and decision-making skills
  • Experience in games, film, television or radio production
  • A passion for Trains and keen interest in simulation games
  • Comfortable with delegation
  • Good multitasking ability
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent verbal communication
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A responsible, self-directed, can-do attitude and mind-set
  • The ability to think critically and apply analytical skills in resolving complex issues.
  • Strong project management practices using industry standard software
  •  A working knowledge of SCRUM & Agile practices.
  • The ability to work effectively within a large group/multiple project environment.
  • Must demonstrate strong fiscal and production sense, in managing both budget and quality expectations both within the team and to executive management.

We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity, and all applicants will be considered on their merit, qualifications, competence and talent regardless of any protected characteristics. 

  • You will have a direct and significant impact on the future of our games 
  • You’ll experience an environment where you will be challenged but supported 
  • We have an industry leading work-life balance 
  • We are developing games across multiple platforms using cutting edge technology 
  • Competitive salary and benefits 
  • Pension scheme 
  • My Rewards benefits package including health cash plan, cycle to work, eyecare and tech 
  • Free parking 
  • Free fruit, tea & coffee and a stocked pantry 
  • Access to funded fitness events and health checks. 
  • Regular social and sporting activities, including charity fundraising. 

Are you an inspirational Executive Producer? We want to hear from you!

About Our People

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By Enthusiasts... For Enthusiasts

We are growing fast and we have big ambitions to lead the way at the pinnacle of innovation. We are looking for individuals with the energy, drive and skill to craft a new generation of entertainment, across a multitude of gaming platforms. We would love to speak with talented people who take pride in a job well done and thrive in a positive environment, where ideas are celebrated, and everyone has a voice.

Our Values

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Make fabulous stuff

We are passionate about crafting high quality simulations that excite and engage both experienced and new players.

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Enhance life

Our aim is to make software that enhances life. We don’t make games that are addictive, promote gambling, glorify violence or are discriminatory in any way. We would rather celebrate the human condition than devalue it.

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Continuously improve

We work as one team, communicating frequently, openly and honestly in the knowledge that when we work together great things happen.

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Walk tall

We are proud of who we are, and the entertainment we deliver to our customers around the world. We don’t work for Dovetail Games – we ARE Dovetail Games.

I'm a passionate person that drives for quality in everything we do, from developing talented people within the company, to delivering great simulation for our players.

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