Permanent | Full Time
At Wooga, we want to create joyful experiences that awaken our players’ desire to see what happens next. We want to provide a place for them to be part of exciting worlds and touch their hearts with our stories. We're based in the heart of Berlin, where more than 200 employees from over 40 different countries work together to create high-quality casual games with engaging stories at the core of the experience.
We want you to be part of our story
As a Project Manager you are joining our Marketing Team as an expert in guiding and inspiring your peers. You will take ownership of the full project life cycle and ensure a smooth and successful delivery whilst managing budgets and timelines.
What will you be doing?
Guiding the team on project management best practises and how to get things done efficiently. Coach the team on how to get the most out of self organisation.
Building a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised with an emphasis on productive problem solving. Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
Manage overall asset and database flow and maintenance: This includes organisation of all digital assets and content on asset management software.
Act as a point-of-contact to manage, receive and distribute creative content for internal and external stakeholders to manage projects efficiently through the creative asset workflow.
Communicate regularly with stakeholders about the current status of all projects in progress, proactively advising on and problem solving for any identified trouble spots, schedule changes or delays that may impact expected business results.
Initiate detailed project plans and scheduling; managing monthly planning meetings, creative reviews and retros, including issuing agendas, room preparation, meeting minutes and action follow-up.
Initiate scheduling and managing weekly creative status meetings including updating calendars, updating stakeholders on status to ensure deadlines and priorities are fulfilled.
Seamlessly work cross-functionally with all departments and external partners to effectively manage creative requests and facilitate impactful work that achieves company goals.
A project management expert: You managed varying degrees of complex experience in a post-production, agency or production environment, including working with creatives such as writers and graphic designers.
An experienced Scrum evangelist: Experience playing the Scrum Master role for at least one year in a creative team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory. Capable of tuning proven Agile processes to a unique and diverse team.
A strong communicator: Strong interpersonal skills and excellent verbal, visual and written communication skills and ability to interface diplomatically across multiple disciplines and on all levels of employees and management.
Organising skills: Must have strong organisational, project management, and planning skills with the ability to work under urgent, tight deadlines with frequent interruptions. Effectively manage multiple projects with competing priorities simultaneously.
Production pipeline: Able to re-define and improve workflow/pipeline in order to achieve the most optimal way for the team and project.
Quality: Successful track record of driving & managing entire projects from ideation to final stage in order to deliver high quality assets on schedule. Analytical and data-driven decision making.
Team player: Ability to engage cross-functional teams. Foster positive and trustful relationships while liaising between different stakeholder groups with competing priorities.
Games Industry experience: Previous experience working within the gaming industry (free to play and mobile) would be hugely beneficial.
Shape the future! Challenge the status quo and team up with a diverse group of experts working on crafting the world’s best games!
Excite millions of players around the world every day through our games!
Work just minutes from the centre of Europe’s most vibrant city, Socialise in our hang-out spaces, and enjoy many fun events and parties! Enjoy our unique office space!
A relocation support which matches your needs to make your and your loved ones’ move to Berlin smooth! Did we mention that we also cooperate with Kindergartens?
Make use of a significant education budget and extra days off for self-development. Join our meetups, talks, brown bag lunches, world cafe’s, internal trainings, workshops and many others!
Did you know that German is the third most commonly taught language worldwide? Learn it too! We offer German language classes for you and your significant other!
Choose your own equipment and be set up for success! We got your back!
As much coffee, drinks, cereals and fruits as you can handle!
At Wooga we are committed to providing a friendly, safe and welcoming environment for everyone who works here or with us, regardless to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, age, religion (or lack thereof) and game preferences.
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