Associate Producer, Games & Interactive
BBC Studios is a global creative powerhouse for the development, production and distribution of bold, British, content. We produce over 2,500 hours of content per year, operate in 22 markets globally and generate revenue of £1.4bn, returning around £200m profit to BBC public Service each year. In the UK, BBC Studios enables audiences to enjoy their favourite BBC programmes and brands outside the licence fee-funded window on alternative platforms, through a range of partnerships, and in multiple formats, from products and magazines to events and experiences.
BBC Studios is looking for a passionate Associate Producer to join the Games & Interactive team. This role would suit an avid gamer who is a fan of BBC content and excited by the opportunity to work on gaming projects that will delight and engage fans of our shows and new audiences alike.
You will work with the Senior Producer to deliver a range of gaming projects across mobile, console, VR and AR. The role will involve managing the full cycle of multiple projects, with responsibility for the pipelines, schedules, budgets and marketing.
You will build and maintain strong working relationships with external development partners while ensuring the brand, gameplay and overall experience meet the quality and content standards of BBC Studios.
You will facilitate strong communication, clear approval processes and necessary information transfer with all BBC Studios stakeholders such as brand teams, finance, legal, talent, marketing, PR, sales and IP holders.
You will identify and communicate project risks in a timely fashion along with recommendations and clear steps to remedy or mitigate.
Are you the right candidate?
The successful candidate will be passionate about gaming and have relevant experience in game development.
You will have project management experience with the ability to manage multiple projects, including the details of production such as design, asset and build pipeline, schedules, budget, quality assurance. Previous use of project management tools, such as Microsoft Project will be advantageous.
You will have knowledge of different commercial models such as freemium, premium, subscription and games as a service. You will also have knowledge of the video games industry and current trends.
You will have previously developed products for major media brands, high profile IP or leading global companies.
For this role excellent organizational, communication and management skills will be essential, as well as the ability to adapt quickly and use initiative.
We’re happy to discuss flexible working. Please indicate your choice under the flexible working question in the application. There is no obligation to raise this at the application stage but if you wish to do so, you are welcome to. Flexible working will be part of the discussion at offer stage.
- Excellent career progression – the BBC offers great opportunities for employees to seek new challenges and work in different areas of the organisation.
- Unrivalled training and development opportunities – our in-house Academy hosts a wide range of internal and external courses and certification.
- Benefits - We offer a competitive salary package, a flexible 35-hour working week for work-life balance and 26 days holiday with the option to buy an extra 5 days, a defined pension scheme and discounted dental, health care, gym and much more.
About the BBC
The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from under represented groups. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.
BBC Studios, a global content company with British creativity at its heart, is a commercial subsidiary of the BBC Group. Formed in April 2018 by the merger of BBC Worldwide and BBC Studios, it spans content financing, development, production, sales, branded services and ancillaries. BBC Studios’ award-winning British programmes are internationally recognised across a broad range of genres and specialisms. It has offices in 22 markets globally, including six production bases in the UK and production bases and partnerships in a further nine countries around the world. The company, which makes 2500 hours of content a year, is a champion for British creativity around the world and a committed partner for the UK’s independent sector. BBC Studios has revenue of £1.4bn, and returns around £200m to the BBC Group annually, complementing the BBC’s licence fee and enhancing programmes for UK audiences.
Diversity matters at the BBC. We want to attract the broadest range of talented people to be part of the BBC – whether that’s to contribute to our programming or our wide range of non-production roles. The more diverse our workforce, the better able we are to respond to and reflect our audiences.
We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all individuals. And we promote flexible working opportunities where operational needs allow.
To find out more about Diversity and Inclusion at the BBC, please visit our website.