Whimsy Games is an established game development company that has been creating exciting and engaging games for a diverse range of platforms, including mobile, desktop, and console, since its inception in 2018. The company has gained a reputation for producing high-quality games that entertain and captivate players of all ages and skill levels.
1 вересня 2023 GameDev

Project Manager (GameDev) (вакансія неактивна)

Київ, віддалено

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Whimsy Games is an outsourcing game development company known for creating innovative and entertaining games for various platforms. With a focus on creativity, Whimsy Games constantly explores new ideas and pushes game development’s boundaries. In the next few years, we are aiming to create bestsellers and become a respectable partner for global GameDev companies.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee entire development cycle of the Team.
  • Coordinate with other Project Teams’ management.
  • Ensure timely commitments.
  • Analyze team processes, address bottlenecks.
  • Manage dependencies and minimize them.
  • Monitor team activities, resolve disputes.
  • Control progress on tasks and agreements.
  • Maintain optimal Team workload and budget spending.
  • Set up project management tools efficiently.
  • Forecast task estimates based on team’s pace and risks.
  • Prepare backlog for Team’s work.
  • Maintain PM Library and project documentation.
  • Communicate and uphold Team’s goals.
  • Boost Team motivation and autonomy.
  • Manage conflicts, minimize risks.
  • Organize and facilitate Team meetings.
  • Identify threats and opportunities.
  • Analyze and assess risks with the Team.
  • Communicate risk information to stakeholders.
  • Contribute to risk response strategy development.

COMPETENCIES AND EXPERIENCE

  • 3+ years of experience practicing in GameDev project management
  • Experience of Project delivery using at least one of the following methodologies (Lean, Waterfall, Kanban, Agile (using at least SCRUM framework)
  • Experience with Software Requirements Specifications (TR, TDD)
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects in a changing environment
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Solid understanding of the Mobile Applications Development and deployment processes
  • Understanding and practical experience in project management with different types of contacts
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Exceptional leadership, facilitation, and organizational skills
  • Good understanding of SDLC
  • Experience in using Atlassian products (JIRA, Confluence)
  • Written and spoken English upper-intermediate

CONDITIONS AND BONUSES

  • Remote work (the ability to work from anywhere in the world in comfortable conditions while remaining a member of the team)
  • Timely and competitive compensation
  • Flexible work schedule, paid vacations, sick leaves, a day off on your birthday
  • Internal and external professional development events
  • Regular company-wide sync-ups to share your thoughts and ideas