Project Manager
Kabam - San Francisco, CA

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What you’ll do

The Project Manager will be responsible for establishing and maintaining the overall project schedule based on the individual task estimates, determine the resource requirements to meet the task requirements and assign tasks to team resources as appropriate.

Team:

The Project Manager will work with the game team to support all effort going into the game developing a AAA quality game. The team has robust art, engineering and design departments with years of experience creating award winning games. We are passionate about great game experiences, mobile devices and great design. Our mission is to create a smash hit mobile game.

Day to Day:

The Project Manager will interface with all team members, establish or assist user stories/success criteria for each task, communicate to project stakeholders, identify risk/impact, and manage a risk mitigation plan. In addition, you will proactively meet and/or communicate with employees individually to monitor and prevent potential problems or concerns. This person will monitor workloads and recognize extra effort, enhance personal understanding of the production process and actively offer input. You will also provide advice for departmental planning (i.e. resource planning, cost estimates etc.) and facilitate process improvements across departments.
  • Own and implement roadmap planning - short term (sprints) and long term (milestones).
  • Support, delegate and triage tasks/bugs management.
  • Track and implement project improvement plans to drive team quality, efficiency and/or effectiveness.
  • Drive Studio operational reviews by reporting Studio key metrics and critical risks/mitigation.
  • Define engagement practices and processes: Ensure all aspects of the project are clearly defined, processes are documented, and staff is trained in expectations on the workflow.
Requirements: EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/NECESSARY SKILLS NEEDED
  • 3-5 years of project management experience.
  • Experience across all aspects of game development - live operations experience a plus.
  • Experience with project management software (for example, JIRA).
  • Support-oriented Project Management philosophy.
  • Flexible and agile: ability to adapt quickly and be effective in new situations in a highly dynamic environment.
  • Proven experience in providing complex project solutions across multiple disciplines that consider process and technology.
  • Ability to drive tasks and projects to completion.
  • Experience building an RPG is a plus.
  • Experience building a mobile game is a plus.

Benefits
  • Full Health, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k matching
  • $250 gym reimbursement
  • $1000 per year educational stipend
  • Daily catered lunches and dinners
  • Tons of snacks, drinks, etc.

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Kabam is the leader in the western world for free-to-play core games with 1st and 3rd party published titles available on mobile devices and...