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Development Director – Console – Racing Games – Midlands UK

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it is safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

Project: AAA Racing Games

OPMs client has been making great games for over 30 years! They have a rich and unrivalled heritage of multiple award-winning racing games.

The successful candidate will work in a passionate close-knit team to deliver AAA racing games within a company that will value and recognise your contributions.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Good experience in a Console Production position having previously shipped titles
  • Experience of full development lifecycle
  • Direct management of development (internal production)
  • Experience of project managing numerous development disciplines
  • Strong knowledge of Agile Project Management techniques
  • Experience of different Project Management software such as Jira, Hansoft, Trello
  • Strong knowledge of MS Office Suite

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • ?Work with the Development Director to define development processes for the entire project
  • Validate all documentation required to pass Development Process gateways
  • Review detailed milestone deliverables and ensure they are fully measured, tracked, and achieved
  • Validate weekly Project Progress Reports, including detailed Risk Register and project highlights
  • Report to the Development Director and the wider team on progress, budgets, risks, and issues
  • Ensure that liaison with other studios and departments is done in a timely and efficient way to ensure that requirements are defined and delivered.
  • Maintain relationships across internal departments and external companies.
  • To carry out such tasks as may be required by the Development Director.
  • Work with Chief Game Designer and Producers to maximise game quality within time and cost constraints. Providing detailed project insights to inform decision making.
  • ?Regular appraisal, review, and objective setting.
  • Tracking, monitoring, and reporting on Project Capacity

DESIRED SKILLS (good to have):

  • Previous Art production experience
  • Familiar with MS Project
  • Experience of other PM methodologies such as Waterfall, Prince2.

BENEFITS:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Annual bonus structure
  • Private healthcare and dental plans
  • On-site gym
  • On site catering

Interested in finding out more about the studio and project? Apply now or call directly today on +44 1206 214 427!

Development Director – Console – Racing Games – Midlands UK

OPM
Southam CV47, UK
Full time

Published on 10/18/2021

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