Producer (Audio)

Production Leamington Spa, Warwickshire


Description

Playground Games is looking for a Producer (Audio) to join our talented Forza Horizon team here in Leamington Spa on a permanent basis. 

About us: 

As a premier first-party Xbox Game Studio, we are passionate about making genre-defining games that are accessible, beautiful, and most of all fun. We are looking to expand our diverse team as we continue driving forward our BAFTA award-winning Forza Horizon franchise.  

Playground Games is an equal opportunities studio and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply. 

About the role: 

This Producer will work across multiple development teams to support and coordinate the production of Class-leading Audio, Dialogue, Sign Language, and Accessibility. 

This role is based in our state-of-the-art studio in Leamington Spa, with a hybrid work model in place. Relocation assistance is available if required.  

What you’ll do: 

  • Schedule and track the audio team’s work In Azure DevOps 
  • Create supporting production documentation such as roadmaps and mitigation plans 
  • Understand and communicate the status of audio work to the rest of the team 
  • Track upstream and downstream dependencies with an eye to meeting deadlines and mitigating delays 
  • Proactively remove roadblocks and blockers to audio work 
  • Manage voice over production from initial casting through to final implementation 
  • Coordinate field and studio recording of audio assets both in-house and through vendors 
  • Work with licensing and external partners on music acquisition 
  • Own and support budgetary aspects, including the creation of ‘statements of work’ for audio vendors 
  • Coordinate with QA to plan and unlock testing 

What you’ll bring: 

  • Excellent teamwork and communication skills. 
  • Shipped at least one title in a Producer, Associate Producer role, or Audio manager role, ideally in AAA 
  • Experience of audio production pipelines, and their dependencies between other dev teams 
  • Ability to prioritise effectively, identify risk, meet deadlines, and manage complex tasks and workloads 
  • A passion for learning and evolving as a professional 
  • A genuine interest in game audio 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established, talented, collaborative, and inclusive team at one of the industry’s most exciting first-party game studios.