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Firesprite

(Closed) Senior Development Manager (Action Adventure)

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Firesprite
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Liverpool

Description

We're looking for a Senior Development Manager to assist with the delivery of a blockbuster action adventure title. This is an exceptionally exciting project, with a passionate and committed development team who are striving to build a thrilling game experience

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting Game Director with the project’s narrative direction, scope and milestone planning.
  • Maintenance of the narrative project schedules and the final game script both in game and in publisher’s localisation tool.
  • Ownership of Sprint and Milestone planning.
  • Running daily stand ups with the stakeholder team.
  • 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.

Requirements

  • Experience in narrative game development and the challenges to deliver visual story telling through game play and game design.
  • 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.
  • Strategizing 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

ADDITIONAL OR DESIRED SKILLS:

  • Experience in planning and running Narrative game development
  • Knowledge of Confluence for documentation
  • Knowledge of Jira for Sprint planning and task assignment

Benefits

  • Private Healthcare Plan
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Enhanced Holiday Allowance
  • Pension Plans
  • Work remotely within the UK
  • Training & Development
  • Employee Assistance Programme - Counselling

Firesprite is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We welcome and encourage applications from all suitable applicants regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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