Development Director

Job Description

  • Attract, develop, inspire and lead high performing teams, creating a culture that motivates and retains talent required for product success;
  • Set up standards and best practices across different projects to promote an Agile and Lean methodology;
  • Work collaboratively with Art, Design, Development and QA lead to create, implement and iterate process and methodologies to achieve product and team success;
  • Oversee the Project Management organization spanning across the company;
  • Grow the Project Management organization by interviewing, hiring and onboarding new project managers;
  • Improve and adapt project management methodologies depending on project and partner needs;
  • Offer coaching and career path guidance to all project managers;
  • Give overall professional feedback and provide performance reviews;
  • Works and leads to identify and resolve all roadblocks and bottlenecks that may prevent the game teams from delivering the product on time, at quality and on budget.

 

Skills

  • 5+ years of project management expertise in the games industry;
  • Shipped a minimum of 1 free-to-play mobile game in a project manager role;
  • Experience effectively leading development teams (domestic, global, local, external, outsourced);
  • Strong analytic skills and experience with metrics driven decision-making;
  • Strong project and people management skills;
  • Deep knowledge of Agile, PMP, Prince2;
  • Solid understanding of Live Operations and Games as a Service (GAAS);
  • Passion and considerable experience playing games, knowledge of free-to-play mobile game systems;
  • Excellent English oral/written communication and collaboration skills.

 

Personal characteristics:

  • Servant leader
  • Altruist personality, constantly seeking to help others
  • Self-motivated and passionate about work
  • Passionate about project management
  • Demonstrates proactive decision making, ownership and high initiative
  • Always looking for self-improvement
  • Strong analytical thinker
  • Enjoys an interactive and agile work environment and collaborates well with various work styles
  • Creative and sharp business sense with exceptional interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively under deadlines and in complex business environments
 
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Carmen Pocania
+ 40 21 411 6114
Romania