Project Manager (Educational Games)

Games Jobs - Production - London

Job Title Project Manager (Educational Games)
Job Category Project Manager
Job Description THE ROLE:  This role will involve managing a product which is approaching launch in the education games space. While working on this project you will be working with a product owner to manage long-term client, team and partner relationships. Internally you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of a cross-functional team of about 6-10 team members, spanning Development (Front End/Back end/Unity), 2D and 3D Design, Animation and Audio. This is an opportunity to take a product to market with high visibility and strong contact at businesses like Microsoft.
In addition to running this project, you may from time-to-time be involved in other digital projects within the studio, such as Web, App, or VR titles.

ABOUT THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:
  • Has a passion for digital and game design, especially for children’s titles
  • Has a track record of building trusting client relationships, and helping advise them on where the best opportunities lie for their business
  • Has experience managing Cross Functional Teams via Scrum and tools including JIRA
  • Has the ability to communicate project updates clearly to internal management and client (and can provide samples of both forms of communication)
  • Has 3+ years experience working in digital or games as a Project Manager, delivering projects on time and within budget
  • Has experience working with distributed project teams
  • Has experience working on iOS and Android titles and understands the store publishing ecosystem


RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Team Task Management - Run scrums, assign and prioritise tasks on JIRA and take ownership of any obstacles the team may encounter
  • Team Task Planning - Help run sprint planning meetings and contribute to design briefs
  • Validate Team Feature and Asset Deliveries - Check all functionality and designs are complete as they are declared ready for review by the team
  • Manage QA Phases - Deliver stable builds for QA testing, delegate incoming QA tickets, track bug-fixing progress to ensure a punctual delivery of the product
  • Client Relationship Management - Provide clients with regular design and development updates, gathering feedback and working with Product Owner to translate these into actions for the team
  • Manage the Product - Generally ensure the wellbeing of the client relationship, project team and the product


TO APPLY: Please send your CV and salary expectations to jobs@unit9.com. Salary dependent on experience.
Salary
Location London, London
Job Category Production
Date posted 03/08/2017
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