Head of Production

AAA Games - BAFTA Award Winning Studio - Work with Well Known IPs

Employment Type
Salary on application

Skillsearch has an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and collaborative Head of Production to join our client's inclusive and friendly team. This full-time Production Head role is based in Manchester and offers an excellent salary and benefits package.  

As a Head of Production, you will ensure the company's development processes, team organisation, project communication and planning are effective and efficient. You will also encourage continuous improvement in the production and QA disciplines across all of the company's titles. 

In your first few weeks in this Head of Production role, you can expect to: 

  • Define, establish and evolve best-practice production methodologies and tools across the studio 
  • Support production directors and their teams on projects to help them achieve high-quality outcomes by balancing cost and schedule 
  • Manage the production, QA and localisation teams to support the studio’s slate and goals, with a future-looking perspective on staff development, training and priorities 
  • Report to senior studio management and external stakeholders on project progress, issues and risks 

To apply for this Head of Production job, you will need substantial experience in a production management role in the games industry on projects at scale. You should also have shipped multiple AAA console games and have expert knowledge of game development production methodologies, tools and best practices. In addition, you should have experience developing and mentoring a team of producers and motivating a wider multi-disciplinary team. Being a role model of personal organisation and communication with the ability to adapt your style successfully to various contexts is also essential. 

If you’re looking to impact and create change positively, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package for your inclusive and committed approach. 

To learn more and apply for this full-time Head of Production opportunity in Manchester, please get in touch with Kai from Skillsearch at ks@skillsearch.com today. We'd love to hear from you!  


Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Game Design and Production Consultant Kai Said

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