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Operations Director

Rocksteady StudiosPosted a day agoFull TimeCompany Size:101-200

Job Description

  • Rocksteady Studios is looking for an exceptionally talented OPERATIONS DIRECTOR to add to its family of permanent staff.
  • Reporting to the Studio Director, this role is an exciting opportunity to work with studio management, department managers, Directors and Leads to continue improving Rocksteady Studios as a great place to work for everyone.

You Are...

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Analysis: Excel, Google Sheets
  • Presentation: Powerpoint, Google Slides
  • Diagram: Visio
  • Analytics: Tableau, Qlikview
  • Production: JIRA, Shotgun, Trello, Box
  • Communication: Slack, Outlook, Zoom
  • Surveys: Survey Monkey, Survey Sparrow

SKILL REQUIREMENTS

  • Experience making company level decisions with successful results (both for execs & team)
  • Demonstratable networking amongst developers in AAA studios
  • Deep understanding of the games industry: studios, games, network, teams
  • Experience in Diversity and Inclusion projects
  • Production experience on games titles
  • Understanding of various teams and disciplines across a modern, AAA games studio
  • Ability to build relationships across the studio: all disciplines and seniorities
  • Balance between ‘big picture’ thinking and attention to detail
  • Comfortable communicating to whole studio: on Slack, email or in Team Meetings
  • Skilled & persuasive negotiator
  • Passionate gamer

Your Tasks

STUDIO STRATEGY SUPPORT – Assist the Studio Director in the studio strategy:

  • Take long-term view of the industry & implement changes to stay ‘ahead of the curve’
  • Identify key company issues and create special projects to address these issues
  • Work with the relevant department Directors & Leads to implement these projects
  • These projects can overlap with any team or department i.e. Admin, Finance, HR, IT or Production

PROJECT STAFF SUPPORT – Ensure the staffing needs are met

  • Responsible for project staffing planning and strategy
  • Developing the skills of current staff through training & mentoring programs
  • Managing pay and performance review processes
  • Responsibility for setting salary, bonus & deciding promotions

TOOLS & DATA – Manage the studio’s use of studio tools including:

  • Management of a 3 person web-development team
  • Design & management of tools to improve studio efficiency & motivation of it’s staff
  • Assessing whether the desired solution should be created internally or purchased
  • Monitoring and assessment of 3rd party tools to understand the ‘cutting edge’

STUDIO PR – Work with Marketing to ensure the company is reflected as a world-class studio:

  • Accountable for the overall company profile in the industry
  • Accountable for the company website
  • Responsible for the company social media profile

INDUSTRY PARTNERS – Work with partners to ensure the studio helps the wider industry:

  • Responsible for relationships with 3rd parties including Bafta, Special Effect, universities, GI.biz, etc.
  • Responsbile for studio’s submission to GI Best Places to Work & Best Companies to Work For
  • Ensure the studio helps out universities and charities through staff participation

How to Apply

Necessities

  • Personal Information
  • Resume/CV
  • Social Profile
  • Legal

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  • Cover Letter
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