Development Manager – IronOak Games

Development Manager – IronOak Games – Apply Now

Vancouver, Canada 

Competitive Salary, plus benefits 

Responsibilities

Project planning

  • Manage and maintain the Jira backlog, roadmap and sprint tasking
  • Monitor sprint progress through daily stand ups and Jira reporting metrics, identifying and clearing blockers for the team
  • Develop overall roadmap with publishing teams
  • Work with external partners/contractors to track deliverables against the project schedule

Reporting

  • Report weekly/monthly development progress
  • Around key deployment times, arrange regular sync calls with Publishing teams to discuss blockers, risks, and other issues which may impact development

Risk management

  • Identify and track development risks in Jira; design and implement mitigation strategies to alleviate potential issues
  • Pull on threads to uncover issues lying in wait

Budget

  • Track monthly development spend against projected charge-backs
  • Report financial movements into the UK finance team (invoices, budgets updates, etc)

QA

  • Run regular triage with the publishing team and QA Lead
  • Ensure internal testing practices are established and implemented
  • Regularly play builds and contribute to qualitative feedback and bug reporting (all team)
  • Assist the dev team with general administrative tasks as needed

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in a Producer or Project Manager role through full-cycle development on shipped titles
  • Knowledge of Agile Project Management and familiarity with project management tools such as Jira
  • Strong communication skills and a commitment to building relationships, processes, and people
  • A track record of ownership and seeing projects through to completion
  • A desire to learn and grow with us
  • A passion for games

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