Development Director

Zynga Poker seeks a Development Director to oversee our development processes and planning. Under the Senior Director you will directly act as the main project manager for multiple developer groups. Help develop the processes  to take the team from good to great, and ensure the successful delivery of a features, on time and within budget.

Poker offers unique challenges as the biggest online poker game in the world, you will actively  monitor the team’s progress against the schedule, and adjust to changes as they happen.

Role/Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for establishing features schedule based on team’s estimate
  • Being able to articulate a resource plan to deliver on the studio’s goals
  • Work with the Engineering and Art managers to validate task duration
  • and dependencies
  • Managing changes and communicating to project stakeholders the impact
  • to the Studio
  • Facilitate process improvements across departments
  • Risk assessment and mitigation planning
  • Under the Senior Director drive the long term planning (Quarterly/Yearly)
  • of the Studio
  • Manage game releases

Requirements:

  • 3+ years Project Management experience
  • 3+ years of game industry experience
  • Strong negotiation, mediation and conflict resolution skills
  • Effective communication skills across all levels of an organization.
  • Mobile experience a plus
  • Live game experience a plus


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