This is a varied role with lots of opportunity to learn new skills, with the longer-term potential to develop further within a creative digital studio as part of a project management / client services team. You’ll be learning from the best and gaining a wealth of knowledge and experience in a fast paced and encouraging environment, where you’ll be supported to achieve great things.

What you will do on a daily basis:

  • Provide administrative support to the Project Management team including; project scheduling, note taking, co-ordinating client calls, general organisation of documentation, validation of data and reports and keeping systems up to date with activities and client communications
  • Help to co-ordinate on-time delivery of pitches and proposals including proof reading and validation of estimates and schedules to support Business Development
  • Write and drive social media content plans across the business, working closely with our Product Owners
  • Participate in weekly Client Services meetings checking and chasing on action, taking meeting minutes
  • Organise a multitude of studio activities including; preparing devices for testing and participating in internal QA/testing

We’d love to hear from you if you: 

  • Love communicating and creating great working relationships across our busy studio
  • Are able to confidently juggle tasks, have great time management skills and be up for a lot of multi-tasking
  • Have great attention to detail from reporting to documentation and data
  • Have a great working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications. If you have used studio scheduling tools and project management tools such as Trello, Jira that would be an advantage
  • Be professional at all times, particularly when managing conflicting priorities

In return we will: 

  • Provide lots of fun and interesting work to do
  • Help you to learn as much as possible about the entire digital project lifecycle
  • Give you lots of opportunities to work with and learn from the best in the industry
  • Work with fantastic clients on really exciting projects

We’re one of the UK’s original and most successful digital production studios, structured in a way that’s designed to bring out the very best in the people who work here.

You’ll be working in a relaxed, creative studio environment (a converted chapel in Leamington Spa!) with perks including flexible working hours, a discount scheme covering high street and on-line stores, restaurant and entertainment discounts, birthday cake and plenty of social events.

We look forward to working with you.

NO AGENCIES – THANK YOU

You’ll be managing exceptionally talented creative and technical teams working across a wide range of clients, from big name global brands to exciting tech start-ups, in the delivery of a variety of digital projects, including web platforms, apps and games.

Aspects of the role include; project plans, statements of work, financial reconciliations, project reporting and resource management, working closely with the client, the leadership team and product owners, providing weekly status updates and dealing with any barriers faced by the project team. This is an opportunity for a motivated and organised Project Manager with a genuine love of technology to really have a huge impact.

Key Responsibilities:

  • End-to-end project delivery, from pitch to release
  • Resource planning and scheduling of projects
  • Working collaboratively with the studio leads to scope and estimate projects and ensure quality is high
  • Take technical direction from Developers and relay to the client
  • Working alongside the Client Services team to ensure projects are being delivered on time, on budget and reviewed against scope
  • Running client meetings/status/workshops ensuring objectives are being met – including assessing project risks, change control and escalating issues
  • Building a strong partnership with your clients – ensuring communication is regular, clear and work is collaborative
  • Keeping the team on track and motivated
  • Financial reporting including project overrun/underrun, work in progress, raising and tracking spend against purchase orders etc.

We’d love to hear from you if you are:

  • From a software development background – web build and app projects (and/or) games projects
  • Have experience of managing external clients and project teams
  • Have experience in managing projects using Agile and Waterfall methodologies
  • Comfortable taking the lead in daily stand-ups, sprint refinement, backlog and sprint ends
  • Good working knowledge of JIRA and Kanban boards
  • You’re a natural collaborator and team player, with the ability to lead and guide your teams
  • Exceptionally organised, well prepared and thorough
  • Passionate about digital tech and always looking to learn and discover
  • A clear and concise communicator – able to be assertive yet friendly
  • Efficient, highly organised and have a solid understanding of digital products
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Project

Bonus points if you:

  • Have project management certification(s) (in either Agile or Waterfall)
  • Have used Traffic LIVE or other studio scheduling tools
  • Knowledge of Basecamp/Trello/Slack
  • Used to working in a creative studio environment, with good understanding of utilisation reporting, resourcing and recruiting for projects

We offer a competitive package and a friendly and supportive, high performing working environment.

We’re one of the UK’s original and most successful digital production studios, structured in a way that’s designed to bring out the very best in the people who work here.

You’ll be working in a relaxed, creative studio environment (a converted chapel in Leamington Spa!) with perks including flexible working hours, a discount scheme covering high street and on-line stores, restaurant and entertainment discounts, birthday cake and plenty of social events.

We look forward to working with you.

Please note: We are not seeking applications for this role from Digital Marketing Mangers or IT Project Managers specialising in large scale IT infrastructure transformation. 

NO AGENCIES – THANK YOU

We are looking for an artist who can cover the basics in everything from character design to environments and gameplay.  With the ability to take ideas from concept to completion, but also be able to follow an existing ‘look and feel’ to build upon an initial style set. As well as be able to support the design and development of asset creation for other digital projects and their requirements in studio. You’ll be given creative direction and support from our in-house project teams to help you deliver core project requirements.

This is a great opportunity to integrate yourself in the team. Working onsite in our Leamington Spa Studio with fish in a bottle’s fantastic studio team, you’ll quickly understand the project and client requirements, taking an active part in discussions and the game deliverables.

The must-have skills required to do the job

  • Proven game art / design experience (industry / freelance / work placement) and an up to date portfolio packed with diverse game art
  • Basic gameplay user interface and interaction design
  • Experience of Adobe CC – Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign and After Effects
  • Ability to animate in 2D (game sprites etc.)
  • Experience of creating and animating 3D assets
  • Ability to take an idea from concept to completion
  • Work with styleguides, brand assets and follow an existing ‘look and feel’
  • Take a creative brief or conceptual designs and execute additional page designs, modules or features and functionality
  • Basic understanding of design principles and responsive design
  • Create basic moodboards and illustrations to communicate creative concepts
  • Create new and engaging ideas for intuitive user experiences
  • Flexibility to the needs of the project is a must

A nice to have but not essential would be experience in Premier, Unity, Maya LT or DragonBones, and the ability to create storyboards.

We’re one of the UK’s original and most successful digital production studios, structured in a way that’s designed to bring out the very best in the people who work here. fish in a bottle produce award winning games, apps and products for a variety of amazing clients that will look great on any portfolio. We push boundaries and go beyond the brief and we’re looking for talent to be a big part of that and share in our success.

You’ll be working in a relaxed, creative studio environment (a converted chapel in Leamington Spa) with perks including flexible working, free drinks, a discount scheme covering high street, restaurant and entertainment discounts, birthday cake and plenty of social events.

We offer a competitive package and a friendly, supportive working environment.

Because this job is located at our Leamington Spa studio, please consider your ability to commute or relocate when applying.

To apply for this role, please submit your CV and provide online examples of your work. We would specifically like to see your examples of environments, lighting and scene composition and we’re particularly excited to see game art for kids – not so keen on the skulls, muscular men with swords and naked ladies style 😉

ABSOLUTELY, STRICTLY NO AGENCIES – PLEASE DON’T CALL US

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