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Senior Project Manager

Apply Now Apply Later Current 21CF Employees and Freelance / Contractors Apply Here Job ID R10004468 Location Los Angeles, California, United States Business FoxNext Date posted Nov. 21, 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our world-class mobile game development team is in search of a Senior Project Manager for a triple-A mobile role-playing game set in one of the most well-known and beloved universes.  This new team member will work closely with everyone on the team, forming connections between Art, Design, Engineering and Management.  You should be prepared to engage on a broad spectrum of responsibilities – establishing and maintaining the overall project schedule, liaising with external parties, managing JIRA, running team meetings – essentially anything and everything to help the team create great games.

Day to day:

• Own and implement roadmap planning.

• Support, delegate and triage tasks/bugs management.

• Track and implement project improvement plans to drive team quality, efficiency and effectiveness.

• Drive Studio operational reviews by reporting Studio key metrics and critical risks/mitigation.

• Define engagement practices and processes: Ensure all aspects of the project are clearly defined, processes are documented and staff is trained in expectations on the workflow.

• Work closely with team members, both local and remote, in a collaborative, agile and small team environment.

MUST Have Qualifications:

• 6+ years of Project Management / Production experience.

• Experience developing games.

• Enjoys working on smaller, agile teams.

• Motivated and can work independently with minimal supervision.

• Great communications skills (written and verbal).

• An affinity for working with creative individuals.

• An advocate of support-oriented Project Management philosophies suffused with high-levels of pragmatism.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Has shipped titles on iOS and/or Android.

• Enjoys playing games.  Bonus points for RPG and strategy games.

• Direct experience with JIRA and Perforce.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

About FoxNext:

FoxNext is driving immersive, next generation entertainment experiences in the areas of augmented and virtual reality, mobile, console/PC games and location-based entertainment across Twentieth Century Fox Film and Fox Networks Group. The division consists of FoxNext Games, FoxNext VR Studio and FoxNext Destinations.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Aftershock LA Studios, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call FoxNext.

Aftershock LA Studios, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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