Games Project Manager

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Description

Working with one of the world's leading online gaming operators, West Pier Studio are currently looking for an experienced Games Project Manager to help develop and publish high-end online Slots & Casino content to millions of players around the world.

You must have at least 2-3 years’ experience managing a complete life cycle for software projects in a customer facing environment. Applicants must have excellent experience and knowledge of Agile software development, JIRA project tracking software, effective communication and organisational skills alongside a passion for the gaming or games industry.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing company on global titles, so if you're sharp-minded and passionate about making great games, please get in touch.

Requirements

What you will need:

  • Experience in managing a complete life cycle of software projects in a customer facing environment. Partner liaison and client management will be a key part of the role
  • Experience managing multiple projects in parallel within an Agile development environment.
  • Project and bug tracking software experience i.e. JIRA.
  • Experience directly managing a development team and the ability to identify and act on obstacles that might prevent a team’s ability to achieve sprint targets and business targets
  • Experience in providing project status reports and managing client expectations
  • Previously worked in a highly compliance-based industry i.e. Finance, Banking, Insurance or Gambling

Desirable:

  • Experience within the gambling/gaming industry would be desirable but not essential
  • Technical background or technical understanding would be desirable

The person:

  • Passionate about games and delivering a fun and frustration free experience
  • A dependable person, who delivers consistent quality
  • A lateral thinker, who can solve problems using creative reasoning
  • You will collaborate well within a team environment and develop relationships with the other teams and stakeholders in your area
  • Proactively seek out areas of inefficiency within the scope of the role, taking action to make continuous improvements
  • A curious person who learns and improves their professional skills

Benefits

What we can offer you:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Ongoing training with career development – a great opportunity to learn the latest technology that power our games
  • A friendly, creative and focused studio atmosphere
  • Regular in-house events and social outings, such as board games, poker nights, cheese board Friday’s, escape rooms and much more
  • Weekly fruit delivery with healthy snacks and locally roasted coffee
  • Free eye tests

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