Red Kite Games, a company specializing in AAA PC and console development, is seeking an experienced and dynamic Office Manager to join their team in Leeds. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the studio, creating a welcoming environment for employees and visitors, and working closely with other teams across the group. The role involves managing the working environment, conducting monthly H&S inspections, managing fire safety and first aid training, onboarding new starters, booking and managing travel for major conferences and events, and providing financial assistance to the wider finance team. The company offers a range of benefits, including health insurance, flexibility around working hours, and an early finish on Fridays. The company culture is relaxed and friendly, with regular social events and charity fundraising.
Specialising in AAA PC and console development, Red Kite has a proven track record in the creation of cutting-edge games across varying genres.
Having set up home in the beautiful Grade-II listed Park Row House in Leeds city centre, Red Kite continues to develop top-quality games for multiple world-class AAA publishing partners such as Sony, Microsoft, Activision, 2K, SEGA, Epic, Warner Bros., 505, Rare, Codemasters, Mediatonic and Remedy.
Several titles include Hogwarts Legacy, Fall Guys, Mafia: Definitive Edition, Mafia III: Definitive Edition, Control Ultimate Edition, Two Point Hospital, Knockout City, Battletoads, Crackdown 3, Payday 2, Team Sonic Racing, DiRT 4 and God of War III: Remastered.
It’s a very exciting time to join Red Kite; not only are we working on multiple high-profile games for gen 9 platforms, we're also developing our own IP. Here’s what we can tell you about:
· We’re partnered with Mediatonic working on the smash-hit, Fall Guys
· We’re working on a high-profile AAA 1st person shooter in UE5
· We’re working on Red Kite’s first original game
One of the most interesting aspects to working at Red Kite is the diversity of projects present within the studio. It's certainly never boring and we constantly find ourselves pushing the boundaries when it comes to the gameplay that we're creating and the technologies that we're engineering.
The Role @ Red Kite Games
Are you a people person with a passion for organisation? Do you love to keep things running like clockwork? If so, we have the perfect job for you!
Red Kite is seeking an experienced, dynamic, and charismatic Office Manager to join our team. You will be responsible for ensuring that our studio runs smoothly and efficiently, while also creating a welcoming and positive environment for our employees and visitors.
You will also have a close working relationship with other teams across the group, including the talent team, HR, facilities, HSE, and finance.
One area that you will assist with is the planning of Red Kite events! Including our annual three-day Red Kite Summer BBQ and Christmas party – both of which are highlights on Red Kite’s social calendar.
Please note that this role is on-site, full-time and based out of our studio in Leeds.
In this role you will:
- Maintain and improve the working environment, liaising with cleaners and other contractors.
- Conduct monthly H&S Inspections, liaising with the Facilities Management Company and the Building Management.
- Manage Fire Safety, First Aid, and Mental Health First Aid Training.
- Work closely with other areas of the group, including but not limited to the HR team, talent team, and finance team.
- Onboard new starters, including management of the new starter kits, HR inductions, and health and safety inductions.
- Book and manage UK and international travel for major conferences and events in the industry.
- Provide financial assistance to the wider finance team, including but not limited to raising purchase orders and managing expenses.
To be successful in this role, you'll need to be highly organized, detail-oriented, and a great communicator. You should also be comfortable working independently and as part of a team.
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a range of benefits, including health insurance, flexibility around working hours, and an early finish on a Friday!
So, if you're ready to join a fun and dynamic team and take on a key role in our company, we'd love to hear from you!
Apply today to join the team at Red Kite!
Red Kite is located in central Leeds, a major European city connected to London by rapid rail links and the M1 motorway – plus the rest of the world via Leeds Bradford airport. It's home to some of the best restaurants, bars and museums in the North of England, and is within easy reach of spectacular countryside (the Yorkshire Moors and Bronte Country), historical York and the Yorkshire East coast (you should definitely check out Whitby and Runswick Bay).
We offer a superb flexible benefits package – which includes but is not limited to:
· Flexitime – Including work from home on Fridays
· 35 hour working week
· Early finish Fridays
· Annual Bonus
· 27 Days Holiday (Minimum) – Including your birthday, Duvet Days and Christmas Eve
· 5 Learning & Development Days per year – Including Udemy Access
· Employee Assistance Programme – Including health, mental health and wellbeing support
· Enhanced Maternity/Paternity/Adoption pay
· Life Assurance, Income Protection and Critical Illness
· Relocation Support & Visa Sponsorship
Nurturing Red Kite's studio culture is at the heart of everything we do and has been proudly recognised by the following awards:
· GI.biz – Best Places to Work 2022
· Best Companies – A World Class, 3 Star place to work for 2023
· TIGA STAR Award for excellence
Red Kite is a social studio – the team regularly gather for drinks, game nights, film nights, to play sports etc. – making this a great place to build a career whilst making friends...and let's not forget Red Kite's legendary Summer BBQ and our epic Christmas party – plus much more!
Red Kite's studio is relaxed and friendly. Every team member has the opportunity to shine and we pride ourselves on providing a positive social atmosphere, facilitated by shared interest groups, after-work clubs and charity fundraising events. Red Kite are proud supporters of the gaming charity SpecialEffect.
Come join the team, build a rewarding career, and help to make great games with a lovely bunch of people!
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Location: Red Kite Games, Leeds
Country: United Kingdom
Date found: 2023-03-21