Senior Project Manager (Hybrid Options)

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Posted 05 October 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameDaniel Butcher

Job description

Smilegate Barcelona is seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager to be part of a new AAA IP. You will report to the Executive Producer and make sure the team performs effectively, fostering a culture that balances productivity, innovation, learning, and healthy communication. 

Your responsibilities…
  • Help define and refine clear priorities, expectations, and commitments and measurable progress points
  • Consistently track and confirm project milestones and sprint goals are achieved
  • Help streamline and adjust project management processes to suit team specific workflow needs
  • Ensure that planning, communication, and tracking tools are implemented and updated
  • Assist in defining deliverables and distribution of the team's cycles for sprints and longer-term roadmaps
  • Clearly communicate project highlights and overall status with both the internal teams and a wide array of internal audiences
  • Creation of documentation packages required to go through all the approval and certification process phases
  • Create and coordinate the means to ensure the proper flow of information throughout the project such as meetings, newsletters, mailing lists etc.
  • Manage aspects of production and special projects including organising playtests, follow-up on legal questions and approvals

The skills and experience you will bring to the role…
  • 5+ years project management experience
  • Previous games industry experience on AAA projects
  • Excellent presentation, organization, time management, and cross-department communication skills
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changes and work effectively under pressure
  • Able to generate, explain, and present detailed project metrics, schedules, milestone objectives, status reports, and other documentation clearly and accurately
  • Knowledge of agile project management techniques and best practices
  • Proficiency in multiple software tools to manage projects and facilitate related communication, including and not limited to JIRA and Microsoft tools
  • Strong negotiation, mediation, and conflict resolution skills
  • Fluent in English

Perks and benefits on offer at Smilegate Barcelona include…
  • Relocation Package/assistance and visa support
  • Hybrid working
  • Flexible working hours and flexible Friday’s
  • Private Health insurance and dental cover
  • Restaurant tickets worth 180€ per month
  • 16 weeks Maternity and Paternity leave plus full parental flexibility
  • Team social events

Develop your career working in an exciting environment with a great working atmosphere, international work environment and incredible premises, with a games room, shower, auditorium, canteen, gym and more, all only 15 minutes from the beach and 1 min from Glories Mall.