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Development Director

FirespitePosted 12 hours ago🌍 Remote / Full TimeCompany Size:101-200

Job Description

  • We're looking for a Development Director to assist with the delivery of a blockbuster VR action adventure title.
  • This is an exceptionally exciting project, utilising the full immersive capabilities of VR to build a thrilling game experience.

You Are...

  • Expert knowledge of project management practices (Agile, Prince2 etc)
  • Expert knowledge of industry standard packages (MS Office, Hansoft/Jira, Perforce etc)
  • Ability to create complete project plans and milestones, that give a reliable journey to the completion of the game
  • Strategising to changes and risk during the project, whilst maintaining a credible plan
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Friendly and approachable personality
  • Energetic and positive attitude
  • Proactive and entrepreneurial
  • Must be able to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work well with people at all levels of the organisation
  • Proven experience in a similar role

ADDITIONAL OR DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of Confluence for documentation

Your Tasks

  • Ownership of complete project delivery and budgets, including sprint and milestone planning and client/internal production plans, team shapes and SOWs
  • Assist the Game Director in project direction, scope and quality delivery
  • Leading the Development Management team to ensure maintenance and accuracy of project schedules
  • Running daily stand ups
  • Reporting progress to the team, studio management, and external partners
  • Identifying shortfalls in skills and manpower and assisting with the recruitment process
  • Work with the Production team to ensure quality targets are maintained, alongside timescales and budget
  • Develop excellent relationships with Publishers and other external partners
  • Developing a positive and energetic team culture
  • Being the engine room of the team, the person who pulls everything together to make things happen

How to Apply

Necessities

  • Personal Information
  • Questionnaire
  • Legal
  • Resume or CV

Optional

  • Cover Letter
  • Social Profile
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