Zelgor Games is hiring Project Manager (Remote Job)

Project Manager 100% REMOTE

Posted: 21 days
Production
Full-Time
We are seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our team working on an exciting family-friendly IP at Zelgor Games! You’ll be working with our executive team to plan, schedule, and run the day-to-day logistics of our virtual remote game development team and help us grow. The ideal candidate will be a great team player with exceptional soft skills.

What You Will Be Doing
  • Schedule and run scrum meetings for our virtual remote team
  • Administrate Jira tasks and sprints, turning the backlog and project priorities into regular, stable software iterations
  • Help the team achieve milestones and objectives, bringing out the best in each team member and supporting their productivity with flexible, customized approaches to each individual
  • Facilitate removal of impediments and proactively improve processes
  • Create Project Management Artifacts such as road maps/milestones and burn-down/burn-up/velocity charts then communicate them to the team
    • Use these tools to adjust the levers of scope, deadlines, team size, and contracting/outsourcing to achieve company goals that match reality as closely as possible
  • Have regular one-on-ones with team members and support the goal of keeping everyone sufficiently aware of big picture objectives and how they are meaningfully contributing
  • Take meeting notes and timekeep when necessary
  • Assist all departments with wiki documentation and proactively fix outdated information after meetings
  • Work with executive management to support a world-class company culture, assisting in planning  and running team-building and morale activities while working remotely
  • Participate in the creative process
    • Participate in Design meetings and give feedback
    • Participate in Playtest Thursdays and run Bug Triage Meetings, updating Jira bugs with assignments, priorities, and sprints
  • Proactively identify areas of inefficiency and gaps in communication then take responsibility for coming up with solutions
  • Support hiring for other positions with outreach, communication, and scheduling as well as assisting the CEO with logistics and onboarding
  • Manage relationships with outsource studios and contractors, working with the management team and discipline leads to facilitate communication, contracts, and budgets
  • Assist in building our production and QA infrastructure as we scale up, and eventually training junior production team members

For this position, we’re looking for:
  • 2+ shipped projects and experience with every stage of development
    • Prototyping, Production, Release, live updates
    • At least one live game with regular content releases
    • Ideally at least one mobile project (not required)
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Fluency and speed in remote collaboration software, including Google Suite, Slack, Jira, and Confluence
  • A friendly and positive attitude
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Extremely good communication skills and Emotional Intelligence
  • Excitement about our company vision and roadmap
  • Meticulous follow-through

Bonus points for experience with:
  • QA Management
  • PR and Community Management
  • Design Documentation

Benefits
  • Fully Remote
  • Friendly, diverse team
  • Flexible hours

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnicity, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, age, disability, or veteran status.

Please apply today!
This position is not expected to start immediately. We are gathering applications for a start date a few months down the road. This is an important, permanent position that we expect to take our time interviewing for to find the right fit.

Email Your Resume, Cover Letter, and Linkedin to Phil@Zelgor.com
Thank you!

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