Programme Lead



We're currently on the lookout for a talented Programme Lead to join us in our (pretty awesome) Bristol studio.

So if think you’ve got what it takes to deliver digital products and services that break new ground for some of the biggest brands on the planet, we can’t wait to hear from you.

About the role

Potato are a lead partner on a large scale, multi-year digital project to create a state of the art, immersive experience based around an iconic and globally recognised entertainment brand.

The project is an opportunity to define an entirely new depth of experience for future audiences. To achieve new qualities of immersion, we will be using a range of approaches including, immersive technologies, high quality narrative, live immersive production events and an intelligent underlying platform that allows the user genuinely to influence how their experience unfolds.

This role will be Bristol-based (with key stakeholders in London and South Wales) and involve teams from at least 4 different companies (including Potato) to be managed as an overall programme. The design and development programme is likely to last for 18 months minimum with option to extend once the product is in market.

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About you

The Programme Lead will be a key member of a cross-functional product development team that will include a Potato Creative Lead, a Potato Team Coach, Potato designers and engineers, and the Potato commercial team. The wider programme team will also include members of our consortium partner teams. This will include game designers from Tiny Rebel Games, Augmented Reality designers and engineers from Sugar, and Mixed Reality / Immersive designers and engineers from Tin Drum.

The kind of person we're looking for is a natural leader and people person. Someone who is a team player that can influence bottom up behaviour (without the need to resort to command control style management) and has an honest, confident and reliable approach. You're a problem solver, analytical and objective and with a natural curiosity got all things digital.

The key accountability of the role is the successful delivery of the programme through hands-on planning and management (in collaboration with the team above) from initial concepting, through rapid validation of the concept, to defining the overall programme backlog and ensuring quality deliverables for all programme milestones.

Your experience and skills

You must have:

Ideally, also:


At Potato, best in class software development and human-centred design are at the heart of everything we do. We’re a talented bunch of problem solvers who are committed to finding a better way; delivering smarter products that provide more satisfying experiences and more valuable outcomes for our clients and their users. Our clients include Google, Mozilla and the BBC.

The perks

  • Flexible working hours
  • Extended (p/m)aternity
  • Pension scheme
  • Fitness contribution
  • Free lunch everyday
  • A new laptop & phone
  • Team/launch parties
  • Assistance program
  • Dog friendly workplace
  • Potato related swag
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Film, culture & games nights

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