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We are a world leading, innovative games company with a hit cross-city zombie chase game 2.8 Hours Later. We are currently planning our line up of game events for 2015, including another UK tour of 2.8 Hours Later. To help us deliver our exciting programme, we are looking for an Assistant Game Director to work alongside the Lead Game Director in staging 2.8 Hours Later in various UK cities in 2015.

You will responsible for the staging of the game in the cities assigned to you. This involves liaison with the location manager in planning the game route and locations, configuration of the game script for the specific city, casting and rehearsal of actors and set up of game play. This is a challenging role, but you will be supported by a highly experienced team working within a proven set of production methodologies.

Location

You will be working on location in the UK during game events. In the pre-production and post-production phase of the role you will be based in the Slingshot office in Bristol.

Travel and accommodation whilst on location is provided. Travel and accommodation in Bristol is not provided.

Dates

Start in March for a 8 month contract, working a 5 city rota consisting of 20 days work per city.

Pay and Rates

Part-time salary of £10,500 paid via PAYE.

Who are you?

You must be highly motivated and with bundles of initiative. This role requires flexibility; you should be able to think quickly on your feet, and respond decisively to rapidly changing situations. You should also have a very high level of organisational skills and be able to demonstrate this. A background in site-specific theatre, TV & Film or event staging would be advantageous.

You will have the knowledge and experience to devise and run castings and rehearsals for a range of different roles involving both scripted and unscripted elements.  You should have a proven track record of working with actors, with performance in unusual settings desirable.

Applications to jobs@slingshoteffect.co.uk Please attach CV and a covering letter FAO:
Closes Monday 16 February

Matt Dee – Game Producer.