Project Manager / Producer (m/ f)

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Production
Region:
Mainland Europe
Area:
Germany
City:
Munich
Posted:
15-Jan-18
Company:
MegaZebra GmbH
Job Ref:
Project Manager / Producer (m/f)

Project Manager / Producer (m/f)

Producing / Project Management – Munich, Germany

Who we are

At MegaZebra we craft category-leading games. Based in Munich, Germany, and Montréal, Canada, we develop our own original titles and games based on “Hollywood”-IP such as the Desperate Housewives Game. By combining technology, game-design, art, analytics, and bringing together passionate people from around the globe we have repeatedly been able to produce hit games.

We develop all our games in small and vibrant teams. Each team enjoys a high degree of autonomy, and is committed to creating something outstanding. We are now looking for an experienced Project Manager/Producer to join our talented crew. As a Project Manager / Producer you will overseeing all aspects of a game’s development and delivery, and guiding the team to enable smooth delivery and minimum disruption of deliverables.

What you'll be doing

  • Leading the feature and cadence roadmap
  • Overseeing and reviewing the implementation of features
  • Working with game designers, and the Executive Producer to come up with product/feature roadmaps
  • Removing impediments to the games development by finding the right solutions
  • Building an open environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on problem solving
  • Keeping the team morale high
  • Facilitating getting the work done
  • Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, by maintaining transparency
  • Supporting the Executive Producer, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog
  • Working closely with QA – making collective decisions on triaging bugs; keeping the quality of the game in mind
  • Provide weekly updates on the product status, issues, near and medium term plans
  • Providing all support to the team, leading by example

Your profile

  • At least 3 years working as a junior producer/project manager in a games company or another software development company (e.g. mobile applications, web applications)
  • Having a deep understanding of F2P, Facebook, iOS and Android games development
  • Experience in working on developing and maintaining games using F2P as the core monetization route
  • Experience in managing artists, developers, QA
  • Working with data and business intelligence
  • Good knowledge of the use of data to drive decision making in games in particular monetization, recruitment and retention of players
  • Experience of working with/or delivery of level balancing
  • Have used the following tools: Google Docs, Jira/RedMine or similar project management software
  • Good skills and knowledge in respect to leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Exceptional presentation skills and be capable of arguing the case for the preferred solution
  • Excellent English skills both verbal and written

What we offer

  • Become part of the company which develops category-leading, cross-platform games on mobile and Facebook
  • Develop games that are among the fastest growing apps on mobile and Facebook
  • Work in a highly creative environment with a super-flat hierarchy
  • Receive a competitive salary and benefit from one of the best health care systems worldwide
  • Enjoy our centrally located rooftop studio right beside the river
  • Enjoy a free supply of the famous Club-Mate, Bavarian beer, sweets and fruit in our break room with panoramic view

If that sounds like you and you are interested to relocate to Munich to become a part of our team, please apply in English with a cover letter, CV and suitable work samples.

Contact Details:
MegaZebra GmbH
Tel: +49 (0) 89 80 92 95
Contact: Stephanie Hannemann
Email:

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