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Project Manager - Remote Teams

3743

Wargaming UK

Negotiable

Guildford, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Production

ASAP

03/02/2020

03/04/2020

Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time

No

Job Overview
Does the challenge of creating an exciting AAA Free to Play game at a new studio excite you? Here at Wargaming UK you have the chance to join a new creative project at the early stages of game development. You can leave your mark on the game and be part of creating something truly unique.  

We are self-publishing our own title, and are fully funded by Wargaming.net, one of the biggest publishers of FTP games in the world. Our studio leadership are industry veterans, and we believe we're building a great studio culture in the best studio space in Guildford. If you think you have the talent to join a world class team, we'd love you to come and look at our studio.  

See what press are saying about our new project:  

https://www.mcvuk.com/wargaming-launches-new-uk-studio-in-guildford/  

https://www.pcgamesinsider.biz/feature/70159/behind-the-scenes-at-wargamings-new-uk-studio/  

https://www.gamesindustry. While you will be based here in UK, your core responsibility is to project manage remote team in other locations. At the moment, those teams are in Sydney, Australia, but we will be adding other locations in the future. You will be their main point-of-contact here in UK, to ensure seamless collaboration despite the distance. Visiting these remote offices regularly will be part of your job.

You will not be making product decisions, that part is handled by producers in our studio. While the producers are focusing on what we should be doing and why we should be doing it, you are focusing on how we can deliver it effectively and reliably.

You will not be making product decisions, that part is handled by producers in our studio. While the producers are focusing on what we should be doing and why we should be doing it, you are focusing on how we can deliver it effectively and reliably.

This is your opportunity to join a world-class project management team that takes pride in its ability to continuously improve our way of working to benefit the team, the game and ultimately the company! What could be more exciting than that?
Reports To
This position is based in Guildford, UK and reports to the Development Director.
What will you do?

  • Act as main point-of-contact for remote teams

  • Ensure remote teams have the information they need from UK
  • Represent remote teams onsite at UK office

  • Support product owners by managing the planning and scheduling of the work
  • Provide visibility to remote teams' work to stakeholders
  • Help remote teams manage their cross-location dependencies
  • Work closely with producers, to ensure remote teams' work matches their expectations
  • Strive to continuously improve the way we work and communicate with remote teams

  • What are we looking for?
  • Experience managing remote teams and dealing with cultural differences
  • Experience of a full game development cycle
  • Great communicator who can work in a complex and dynamic environment
  • Solid knowledge of game project management
  • Experience working in agile development
  • Believer in continuous improvement
  • Willingness to travel

  • What additional skills will help you stand out?
  • Experience with JIRA, fluent in excel
  • Has deployed agile methodologies into an organization before

  • About Wargaming
    Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Delivering legendary games since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO gaming industry with 4500+ employees and more than 20 offices globally. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming's titles across all major gaming platforms, including the massively popular World of Tanks and World of Warships.

    Working in our company means always having interesting challenges and gaining valuable experience while working with top-class experts.

    Take your place among our passionate and experienced team and bring out the best in yourself at Wargaming!

     

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