Deep Silver FISHLABS is a Hamburg-based developer and publisher of high-quality video games for mobile and stationary platforms. Since December 2013, the studio is part of the Koch Media Group, a world-leading producer and marketer of digital entertainment products such as software, games and movies. The 90-strong, multinational team of Deep Silver FISHLABS has been making critically acclaimed and commercially successful video games for more than 13 years. The studio’s award-winning portfolio of casual, mid- and hardcore games is composed of own IPs such as Galaxy on Fire 3 - Manticore and Dead Island Survivors as well as publishing titles such as Warp Shift and Jumping Joe. Deep Silver FISHLABS’ space action shooter Galaxy on Fire - Manticore RISING for Apple TV received a German Developer Award 2015 in the category "Best Technical Achievement”. Two years later, Galaxy on Fire 3 - Manticore was granted an Editors’ Choice accolade by the iTunes editorial team.

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Senior Project Manager (f/m)

Your Crew

You will be in the center of the development of a breathtaking new video game - and in closest collaboration with Producing and the leads on the project. Your impact matters!

Your Mission

  • Ensure that all aspects of the project are handled with a strong commitment to leading industry standards
  • Manage, guide and support the team throughout all steps and stages of the project
  • Help the individual team members to carry out their tasks smoothly and deliver their assets timely
  • Create and maintain project schedules and game management documents
  • Track and maintain the projects' budget and provide an optimal budget transparency
  • Initiate and moderate stand-up meetings, review meetings and sprint meetings
  • Assist the Producer in the daily duties and responsibilities, including team communication, submission management and asset approval
  • Work closely with the leads to ensure that all game features are implemented as intended and in accordance with given milestone-acceptance criteria
  • Steady exchange with the QA department to identify critical issues and find sustainable ways to solve them
  • Be willing to take over, or help with, sub-projects such as audio implementation or motion-capture data delivery

Your Skillset

  • At least 5 years of work experience in a comparable position in the gaming industry
  • Strong project management skills, including:
    • Project planning
    • Project budgeting and tracking
    • Risk mitigation and analysis
    • Standard scheduling methodologies
  • Interpersonal and interdepartmental conflict resolution
  • Effective management of the cost/quality/time triangle
  • Strong capacity for team work and excellent communication skills
  • Excellent command of the English language (both written and spoken)
  • Profound knowledge of the key aspects of game development
  • Proficient usage of MS Excel, JIRA, Hansoft or similar tools
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of established project management methodologies (both traditional and agile)
  • Profound knowledge of the gaming industry

Mission Support

  • Here’s to you! Fresh fruit, free beverages and special conditions for gym membership
  • Do it! Personal responsibility, freedom and short decision-making routes
  • The Unit! Open office, friendly atmosphere and with professionals always willing to lend a hand
  • There you are! Centrally located, bright and modern offices where creativity flourishes
  • Have Fun!Of course play some games along the way
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