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Project Manager

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38,725 P.A. ?
Location: Armley
Company: XR Games
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XR Games is an award-winning game development studio specialising in immersive AR and VR content.

We make fun games people love to play and talk about. Led by a team with big game experience at studios like Rockstar, EA, Codemasters, Sumo, Team 17 and Dubit, we've created games for some of the world's biggest brands, including Sony Pictures, Rovio, Dreamworks, BBC and Lego.

We specialise in full-scale immersive AR and VR content, as well as work-for-hire development for PC, mobile and console.

We’re looking for a Project Manager to join the team in-house.

In this role, you'll join the effort of forming passionate cross-functional teams in crafting incredible experiences for players. You'll coordinate people and processes to ensure projects are delivered on time and within scope and budget. Candidates for this role must possess strong organisational and project management skills to monitor workflow within a team environment and ensure that deadlines are met.

Objectives for the role:​

  • Provide overall project direction and ensure that the project’s goals, objectives and milestones are consistently achieved and never compromised.
  • Manage different types of projects end-to-end.
  • Closely monitor workflow progress and communicate action items to all necessary stakeholders.
  • Gather requirements from stakeholders and technical teams to create comprehensive project plans and timelines.
  • Work directly with designers, artists and developers to help identify and fill gaps in requirements from provided stakeholders.
  • Assist in facilitating meetings, tracking next steps and managing timelines for cross functional projects.
  • Organize projects into operable tickets, assigning them to specific team resources following the chosen project management methodology.

Requirements:

  • Proven work experience in project management having ideally shipped 1-2 game titles on any platform (preferably VR)
  • Experience with Kanban, Scrum and other agile development methodologies
  • Experience in Azure DevOps, JIRA, Confluence and other project management software
  • The ideal individual should be extremely organised and detail oriented, with solid project management abilities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • High energy and need to achieve
  • Keep abreast of current trends in the marketplace especially with regard to similar and/or competitive product
  • Remote post but ideally within travelling distance to Leeds, England for ad-hoc meetings in a post-lockdown world

You must be eligible to work in the UK.

If the above sounds like you, we look forward to hearing from you.

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