Senior Project Manager

Aiming to create best-in-class experiences that last forever in players memories, a team of Game Industry veterans is building a new AAA Open World game studio in Barcelona.
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What we need:

Smilegate is looking for an experienced Project Manager for their Barcelona game studio to help in the creation of a new Open World FPS IP.

Keywords: 

  • Team Player
  • Service Focused
  • Objective Oriented
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Extensive Open World Experience

What the role involves:

  • Help define and refine clear priorities, expectations, and commitments and measurable progress points against those.
  • Consistently track and confirm that desired progress against milestone and sprint goals is being achieved.
  • Help streamline and adjust our project management processes to suit this team's specific workflow needs, while helping increase the reliability of meeting our goals.
  • Ensure that the various planning, communication, and tracking tools are properly implemented and updated (including project organization flowcharts and timelines)
  • Assist in defining deliverables and distribution of the team's cycles for sprints and longer-term roadmaps.
  • Clearly communicate project highlights and overall status with both the internal teams and a wide array of audiences around the company.
  • Responsible for putting together documentation packages required to go through all the approval & certification process phases
  • Proactively organize team meetings or other types of meetings whenever necessary to keep the team updated with the status of the project
  • Coordinate and create the means required to ensure the proper flow of information throughout the project (e.g. newsletters, mailing lists, etc.)
  • Manage certain aspects of production and special projects (e.g. organize playtests, follow-up on legal questions & approvals, etc.) whenever necessary

Manager: Executive producer. 

Role requirements: 

  • 7+ years of experience in project management.
  • Shipped at least 1 AAA videogame title participated  from beginning to end
  • Fluent in English
  • Exceptional, clear and effective communication and negotiation skills (verbal and written).
  • Flexibility and initiative, together with excellent organizational and multi-tasking skills.
  • Proven ability to find and execute creative solutions.
  • Knowledge of agile project management techniques and best practices.
  • Able to generate, explain, and present detailed project metrics, schedules, milestone objectives, status reports, and other documentation clearly and accurately.
  • Proficiency in multiple software tools to manage projects and facilitate related communication, including and not limited to JIRA and Microsoft tools.
  • Passion for the video game industry.

Skills:

  • Excellent presentation, organization, time management, and cross-department communication skills
  • Ability to quickly adapt to changes and work effectively under pressure
  • Strong negotiation, mediation and conflict resolution skills.

YOUR LIFE AT SMILEGATE BARCELONA (and PERKS)

  • 23 vacation days per year + Christmas Holiday (From Dec 24 ~ Jan 1) 
  • Flexible Working Hours & Flexible Friday.
  • During the Covid time, the company is paying employee´s lunch through our catering services. Post Covid we will offer Ticket restaurant.  
  • Sanitas private Health insurance. In this policy, you will have included Dental coverage and Antigen Covid test free (2 tests per 30 days until April). 
  • Wise Corner Session. 
  • Nespresso coffee, organic fruit and other beverages
  • Company parties and events
  • Fridays beers
  • Relocation Package and work permit support (when needed)







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Barcelona

Diagonal 409
08008 Barcelona Directions View page

Why join us?

We offer you an excellent place to work in the center of Barcelona, well communicated in a sunny office. We will keep you engaged and motivated. You will be part of the next AAA open world game and you will enjoy the process.

But let's go to the details:

  • Medical Insurance

    Smilegate will cover you with our medical plan.

  • Office perks

    Weekly fresh fruit, tasty coffee, and other office daily needs.

  • More benefits incoming

    Stay tuned! We're working to get an amazing welcome pack for our new joiners.

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