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Development Manager – PC and Console Games – London, UK

Location: London, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #24986 Posted: 6 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it is safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: Console/PC Games

OPMjobs are partnered with one of the most innovative companies in interactive entertainment, winning numerous awards and receiving critical acclaim worldwide.

They are seeking Development Manager to join development on an unannounced online multiplayer shooter.

With the project still in the early stages of development, this is a good opportunity to make a significant impact on AAA title as a key member or the Production team.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Good experience in PC and Console production, having shipped multiple AAA titles.
  • Significant experience managing software development.
  • Deep knowledge of games development including team dynamics, common development hurdles, game engines and technology, development milestone definitions etc.
  • Experience using Jira and Confluence.
  • Able to establish schedules, monitor, and update progress.
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment, and with SCRUM teams.
  • Experience with Outsourcing.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee the growing project management team.
  • Ownership of the production roadmap, budget, and resource plans.
  • Ownership of the Agile development process.
  • Cooperate with cross-discipline teams to produce clear plans and help scope the project.
  • Drive teams to deliver on-time & on-budget results at AAA quality.
  • Maintain clear documentation on sprint goals.
  • Cooperate with QA and design to prioritise bug fixes and tuning.
  • Identify and mitigate risks early and communicate them clearly.
  • Manage end of sprint reporting and take a key role in process improvement.
  • Manage the process and structure of the functional teams.
  • Own all aspects of external production.

DESIRED SKILLS (good to have):

  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4.
  • Appropriate education.
  • Experience as a Development Manager or Project Manager in gaming.

BENEFITS:

  • Flexible work hours.
  • Pension plan.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Quarterly and annual bonuses.
  • Private medical and dental.
  • Annual transportation grant.
  • Annual sports grant.

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 01206 214 420

Tagged as: Development Manager, Producer, Project Manager

Tags: Development Manager , Producer , Project Manager Categories: Development Management , Production

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