Description

As a Game Project Manager, you will play a pivotal role in driving the successful delivery of our game projects from conception to launch. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including game developers, artists, designers, and QA testers, to ensure projects are delivered on time, within scope, and to the highest quality standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Project Planning and Execution:
    • Develop and maintain comprehensive project plans, timelines, and budgets using Jira and Confluence.
    • Coordinate with stakeholders to define project scope, objectives, and deliverables.
    • Drive the execution of project tasks, monitor progress, and identify and mitigate risks.
  • Team Leadership and Collaboration:
    • Lead and motivate cross-functional teams to achieve project goals and milestones.
    • Foster a collaborative work environment, encouraging open communication and idea sharing.
    • Provide clear direction, guidance, and support to team members throughout the project lifecycle. 
  • Resource Management:
    • Allocate resources effectively to ensure project requirements are met within budget constraints.
    • Identify resource gaps and work with management to address staffing needs.
    • Manage external vendors and contractors as necessary to supplement internal resources.
  • Risk Management and Problem Solving:
    • Identify potential risks and issues that may impact project delivery and take proactive measures to address them.
    • Implement effective risk mitigation strategies and contingency plans as needed.
    • Resolve conflicts and challenges that arise during project execution in a timely and professional manner.
  • Stakeholder Communication:
    • Serve as the primary point of contact for project updates and status reports.
    • Communicate effectively with internal stakeholders, including senior management, to provide visibility into project progress and address any concerns.
    • Facilitate regular project meetings, workshops, and reviews to ensure alignment and engagement across teams.

Skills:

  • Strong leadership and team management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire cross-functional teams.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact effectively with team members and stakeholders at all levels.
  • Solid understanding of game development processes and methodologies, including Agile and Waterfall.
  • Proficiency in project management tools and software Jira, Confluence, and Google Suite. 
  • Passion for gaming and a deep understanding of the gaming industry trends and player preferences.

Education & Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (e.g., Computer Science, Business Administration, Project Management, Creative Production).
  • 4 + years of experience in Project Management in a game environment 
  • Proven experience as a project manager in the gaming industry, with a track record of successfully delivering complex projects on time and within budget.
  • PMP certification or other relevant project management certifications preferred.

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