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People Manager - Production Expiring soon

3814377

Sharkmob

Competitive

Malmö, Sweden

Sweden

Production

ASAP

24/04/2024

Mid-Senior Level

Permanent | Full Time

No

Are you an experienced manager with expertise in people management, agile project management, organization development, and strategic planning? Do you want to make a significant impact in the field of game development? If so, Sharkmob is looking for a People Manager for our Producers.

As the manager of our Producers, your mission will be to develop project management and leadership skills, improve team capabilities, and support advancing of our project management and agile methods.

You will report to the Production Director and be one of four People Managers, each responsible for a core discipline of game development: Design, Art, Engineering, and Production (Project Management). As the People Manager for Production, you will oversee a group of skilled Producers and ensure that we have the Production team we need for both the short and long term.

Your role requires a deep understanding of managing large-scale development of live/online products, preferably using agile methodology. Close collaboration with directors, managers, and studio functions will enable you to drive organizational and professional development, promote continuous improvement, and establish effective working methods and processes within game production.

Key Responsibilities

  • Building and maintaining a solid project management organization, leadership, and culture
  • Developing and executing strategies to attract, retain, and develop top talent
  • Identifying and growing Producers, providing them with training, mentorship, and coaching for success
  • Support developing and implementing world-class game production practices and processes across the organization
  • Driving continuous improvement and knowledge sharing within the group and across the company
  • Implementing employee processes effectively with the support from HR (feedback process, salary and appraisal talks, career development) and collaborating with HR on new ideas and improvements to these processes

Requirements
  • You have proven experience in large-scale agile development of live/online products
  • You have proven experience in leadership or managerial roles
  • Experience in game/product/service development processes
  • Experience in organizational development, mid to large size in a fast-growing company
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and coaching skills
  • Experience in developing and implementing HR strategies, processes, and initiatives

Bonus points
  • Experience in the video game industry is a plus.

Who we are

Sharkmob was founded in 2017 and has offices in Malmö, Sweden, and London, UK. The studio develops AAA-quality games for PC and console, using the Unreal Engine to power its ambitions of taking multiplayer games to new heights.

Currently, we are working on two major projects: Exoborne - a Sharkmob original game created in Malmö, is a tactical, open-world extraction shooter set in a United States torn apart by apocalyptic forces of nature. The second project, developed in London, is another Sharkmob original IP yet to be announced. Our first game, Bloodhunt - a battle royale set in the Vampire: The Masquerade universe, was released on 27 April 2022.

At Sharkmob, we are committed to building an inclusive team that represents diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and skillsets - because we believe that helps us create great games. We welcome all candidates who are aligned with our core values of shared ownership, smart decisions, and, last but not least - having fun! We hope you want to join us on our adventure and become a part of our crew. You can find more great perks of being a crew member. If you want to know more about Sharkmob and our projects, visit our homepage .



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