Development Director

PUBLISHED: July 20, 2017
PLAYRAVEN, Helsinki

When it comes to putting things in order, you pride yourself on your exceptional organizational skills. Your ability to work with key stakeholders across disciplines is amplified with your interpersonal skills. You are a master in conflict resolution through open communication, and excel in a team environment where you get to take them from good to great!

Does that sound like you? We are looking for a Development Director to join our newly formed game team. You would be working closely with the team and its Game Lead, always maintaining an accurate view on how the project is doing in terms of schedule and scope.

You will contribute by:

  • Creating and maintaining the production plan, while constantly identifying project risks and proactively working to develop mitigation strategies; escalating issues to leadership as necessary
  • Fostering relationships and working closely with game team to keep the team fully informed and focused, and that any requirements are met
  • Collaborating with external partners and publishers on the creation and tracking of project milestones, priorities and overall schedule
  • Going beyond your job description to do what it takes!

Your exact job description will depend on your actual skills, as we are more interested in getting the right people than matching a specific bullet point list.

Please send in your application by 18th of August, 2017!

Requirements

  • At least one mobile F2P title shipped
  • 5+ years of relevant experience, preferably in the mobile game industry
  • Expert knowledge of agile project management products and methodologies
  • Ability to function in a proactive manner and adapt to changing priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to lead, develop, and mentor multiple levels of staff and management performing functions across multiple disciplines
  • Bonus points for appreciation and understanding of MMO games, and their social dynamics

Benefits

At PlayRaven we value innovation, leanness, and transparency in all we do, while being a true family friendly company. We don’t crunch.

We offer

  • Responsibility and independence, with the accountability that goes hand in hand
  • Generous stock option package, superb health care and extended health insurance, nanny service for employees with small kids, lunch and commuter vouchers, and many other benefits
  • Relaxed culture and atmosphere that doesn’t burn people

We believe in super talented small teams and you will be given the freedom and responsibility to make your game shine. We have released three games to date – all of which have gained top 10 download chart positions across the globe.

PlayRaven is located in downtown Helsinki, Finland. If you are moving in from abroad, we will provide you with personalised relocation assistance. For more information about moving to and working as an expat in Finland, please see https://finland.fi

Please send in your application by 18th of August, 2017!

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