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Gearbox Software

Project Manager

Spark · Frisco, Texas
Department Spark
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Gearbox Software is looking for a Project Manager (Producer) to join the Spark team. A Project Manager on Gearbox’s Spark Team is a critical role working directly with our developers and partners on a project. This role is responsible for the coordination and completion of projects on time, within budget, and within scope. You will create milestone documentation, facilitate meetings with developers and partners, as well as monitor and summarize the progress of a project. You can learn more about what Spark does here and here.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the day-to-day aspects of multiple small, medium, and large-scale projects
  • Interface directly with Publishing and/or External partners, coordinating all efforts that pertain to that partnership and the Spark team
  • Provide a project schedule that can be broken down into contractual milestones with achievable project objectives
  • Assist the Technical Leads in driving progress and obtaining status updates from various teams
  • Identify and interact with key stakeholders to ensure accurate assessment of needs
  • Foster effective communication and information flow between a variety of different disciplines
  • Conduct postmortem meetings for projects and make recommendations for improvement
  • Create and maintain project documentation that is integral to the design, development, and scheduling process
  • Ensures all resources effectively allocated and tasked to keep all team projects on schedule

Requirements:

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in project management or equivalent
  • A strong understanding of schedules, pipelines, and dependencies developing games
  • Excellent multi-tasking and prioritization skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience creating and/or maintaining spreadsheets or schedules to forecast efforts, identify risks, and provide status updates
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to build professional relationships at all levels

Bonus Points For:

  • PMP/ Scrum/Six Sigma or other relevant certification
  • Familiarity or experience with Atlassian tools (JIRA, Confluence)
  • Passionate about working in the games industry

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  • Location
    Frisco, Texas
  • Department
    Spark
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced