Crytek is looking for an experienced technical Project Manager to join and support our CRYENGINE team in our Frankfurt, Germany based studio.
The ideal candidate is expected to coordinate and track the development progress, drive communication within the team, while ensuring deadlines are met. The candidate must have excellent people management skills, strong schedule and prioritization skills and good background knowledge of game engine production pipelines, and the games industry.
At Crytek we hire amazing people to make great things happen.
For over 15 years, we’ve been at the cutting-edge of computer graphics performance. We continually invest in our team and tech as we push the boundaries of the digital visual arts on the latest platforms.
Our award-winning CRYENGINE empowers developers and creatives at our own studios and licensees worldwide – from small indies to AAA powerhouses - to deliver unique experiences, create new worlds and ultimately make awesome games.
Join us and we’ll invent the future together.
-Work with the Production Management to establish and maintain project schedule.
-Communicate project goals and timeline to the team.
-Work with the technical Leads to ensure the tasks assigned to engineers are clear and properly communicated.
-Work with the team to track tasks progress, identify and eliminate potential blockers.
-Handle the overview of project tasks, resources and progress, both daily and long term.
-Ensure optimal resource allocation and schedules.
-Highlight risks and provide solutions and alternatives.
-Organize production meetings, track its minutes and distribute them to the participants.
-Work with Production Management to continuously improve development processes and leverage team productivity.
-Act and support as interface between project teams and HR-Recruitment.
-3+ years of professional experience in Project Management, preferably in a technical Project Manager capacity.
-Good knowledge of MS Office and Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence etc.).
-Familiar with game engines, preferably CRYENGINE.
-Excellent written and spoken English.
-Good understanding of the logistical aspects and realities of software development.
-People and result-oriented problem solving and managing motivation within the team.
-Keep and promote a positive team oriented attitude.
-Able to communicate clearly the needs of the project and the needs of the team.
-Able to prioritize tasks in relation to periodic production goals.
-Be proactive and self-motivated, work without direct supervision.
-Proven ability to efficiently organize, lead and execute meetings with effective decisions.
-Able to work under pressure and to handle multiple tasks at the same time.
-Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany.
What you can expect from us:
-A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
-Flexible work time.
-Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
-Free onsite German lessons for our employees and partners / spouses.
-Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
-Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
-A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!
Crytek is an independent videogame developer, publisher, and technology provider dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming with its cutting-edge 3D game development solution CRYENGINE. With headquarters in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and studios in Kiev (Ukraine), Budapest (Hungary), Sofia (Bulgaria), Seoul (South Korea), Shanghai (China), and Istanbul (Turkey), Crytek has created multiple award-winning titles, including the original Far Cry, the Crysis series, Ryse: Son of Rome, Warface, and The Climb. Crytek delivers fun and innovative gaming experiences for PC, consoles, and VR and continues to grow its reach in the games-as-a-service market. Every Crytek game is created with CRYENGINE, which can be used by anyone to create games on a Pay What You Want business model.
For more information visit www.crytek.com and www.cryengine.com .