Development Director/Project Manager

Production & Product Management San Francisco, California Los Angeles, California Charleston, South Carolina


Description

Do you thrive on working across multiple disciplines to deliver high quality, fun & delightful products on time? We want you! Come join the veteran game makers at N3TWORK to create world-class games.  

N3TWORK is looking for a seasoned Development Director with deep experience managing multidisciplinary teams spread out across multiple locations and time zones working on a common goal. The ideal candidate brings focus and clarity to a multi-faceted game project, and an ability to implement lightweight process while prioritizing team autonomy and ownership.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Partnering with the EP, drive alignment and clarity of priorities, schedule and status for all project teams
  • Responsible for establishing the project development structure and proactively lead the teams to own and improve the process;
  • Collaborates with EP and team leaders to set the project goals and roadmap including scope definition, quality targets and timeframe;
  • Ensures planned capacity will deliver project on time, quality and budget and help plan for future capacity needs;
  • Implement and monitor the cycle of each development process and support team as needed;
  • Identify, track and mitigate risks during the whole project cycle;
  • Responsibility for establishing an overall project schedule based on the individual task estimates and dependencies;
  • Communicating to project stakeholders including external partners on status update, resources, schedule, dependencies, risks and processes;

FACILITATOR

  • Creates/adapts communication style and recognition systems to fit team.
  • Ensures adequate equipment, tools and support are provided for team members;
  • Enhances personal understanding of the production process and actively offers input;
  • Provides input for project planning (i.e. resource planning, cost estimates etc.); can facilitate

REQUIREMENTS

  • 7+ years Project Management experience; 3 years of leadership experience (line management);
  • Experiences on managing projects in Agile;
  • Strong negotiation, mediation and conflict resolution skills;
  • Effective communication skills across all levels of an organization;
  • Educational background: Bachelors. 
  • PMP Certification is a plus
  • Game development experience is a plus
  • Video production experience is a plus
  • Spanish language fluency is a plus