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Development Manager – Sci Fi Shooter – PC Game – London

Location: London, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26168 Posted: 2 months ago


OPMs client is the newest studio in a international group of operations, and are looking for a talented Development Manager to come join them working on an unannounced online multiplayer shooter.

They are a compact team in the early stages of development, so this is a unique opportunity to have a large impact. Reporting to the Director of Development, you will be responsible for all aspects of project planning both internal and external. This is a highly visible position inside of the company, and you will be a key member of the production team for the project.

They are looking for an individual with strong project management skills, to join a highly motivated team of programmers, artists, designers, and QA working to build a varied and unique user experience for the game.

The successful candidate will use their technical and management experience to assist your Scrum team to deliver in all areas of the development process. They will have experience in best practices for project management processes and will be a collaborative member of a development team.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience in game production, PC and console preferred.
  • A background in managing software development. Knowledge of game development a bonus: team dynamics, common development hurdles, game engines and technology, development milestone definitions, production process and methodology, outsourcing and co-development scheduling
  • Understanding of using Jira and Confluence
  • Ability to create schedules, monitor, and update progress
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment, specifically with SCRUM teams

BENEFICIAL:

  • Outsourcing experience a bonus

RESPONIBILITIES:

  • Working with the Development Director, assist in project management by identifying dependencies and forecasting budget and resource needs for your Scrum team
  • Collaborate with a cross-discipline Scrum team to create clear plans and help scope the project
  • Drive your Scrum team to deliver on-time & on-budget results at defined quality
  • Maintain clear documentation on sprint goals
  • Track and communicate project status
  • Work with QA and design to prioritize bug fixes and tuning
  • Identify and mitigate risks early and communicate them clearly
  • Manage end of sprint reporting and contribute to process improvement
  • Ensure all team members have the resources they need and resolve bottlenecks before they arise
  • Own several aspects of external production. Budget, contract, and pay vendors and external partners. Ensure that vendors, as well as our partners, submit deliverables on time

BENEFITS:

  • The inspiring challenge of working on a pioneering ambitious project with great co-workers
  • An opportunity to learn and grow within an international company
  • A multicultural work environment that encourages growth, creativity and innovation
  • Free breakfasts, lunches, drinks, and snacks (in the studio)
  • A family-friendly work environment with flexible work hours

And many more!


Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 413!

Tagged as: Development Manager

Tags: Development Manager Categories: Development Management , Production

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Claire Ramshaw

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