Production Director
Updated on 12/1/2023
Sumo Digital

501-1,000 employees

Global video game development and design studio
Company Overview
Sumo Digital Ltd, a globally recognized game development company, fosters a vibrant work culture that emphasizes personal growth, work-life balance, and team unity through regular social events and flexible work arrangements. The company's commitment to employee development is evident in its substantial investment in training programs, including access to an internal learning platform, five learning days per year, and free courses from Udemy and Gnomon. With a secure and equal work environment, clear career progression pathways, and a track record of creating successful games for major publishers, Sumo Digital offers a stable and rewarding career in the cutting-edge field of game development.
Consumer Software

Company Stage


Total Funding





, United Kingdom

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Vancouver, BC, Canada
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 7+ years of experience in a production role, with at 2 years in a leadership role from prototype to final on a shipped console or PC game
  • Experience of Agile development processes on a game development team or a deep desire to learn and grow this knowledge
  • In depth understanding of how production functions in game development and the need for creative space to experiment, adapt and learn
  • Adaptable and empathetic team facilitator and communicator who can motivate and manage across multiple disciplines and partners creating an inclusive team culture for all
  • Proactive risk management with a keen eye for when escalation is needed
  • Excellent organizational skills with a strong capability to manage multiple complex priorities
  • Partner with creative and technical leadership to take a project from pitch through prototype shepherding it through the greenlight process
  • Scale Agile Production processes and production team at Timbre in collaboration with Production and Studio leadership, fostering innovation in this space
  • Scope and manage the project budget as well as develop and review project roadmaps, including milestone deliveries, with quality as the focus for success
  • Create a coaching culture by guiding the team through challenges and empowering them to identify solutions
  • Help your team to achieve their career goals and professional growth
  • Become an expert in and devise best practices in Favro, our collaborative planning tool in partnership with wider production team
  • Partner with recruitment on inclusive and diverse hiring, building a team from the ground up to execute on the project's vision
  • Drive and foster a player experience culture of development while also participating in playtests, giving feedback on the game with an eye for quality
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in shipping console or PC games
  • Experience with Favro or other collaborative planning tools
  • Experience in inclusive and diverse hiring practices
  • Passion for creating innovative and accessible games