Creative Project Manager

Posted On: May 16th, 2019    Job Type: Part Time    Job Location: , , , ,

PreviewLabs is a company specializing in the development of prototypes for games and other projects using game technology. We work for clients all over the world, including game developers, start-ups, and research institutions, who use these prototypes to evaluate, improve and pitch concepts.

To enable further growth, we are looking for a project manager to oversee prototyping projects from beginning to end, including:
• Conversations with clients to understand their vision, while actively recommending ideas to help shape the client’s vision when needed
• Writing out project proposals, or Prototype Design Documents (PDDs)
• Working with our programmers to estimate projects
• Coaching a team of programmers and managing their work schedule.
• Testing prototypes throughout the development process while ensuring they meet our
quality standards and the client’s vision, within a predetermined timeline
• Reporting back to the client various insights and recommendations gained during the
prototyping process

Requirements
• Has either technical and programming experience, or a good dose of creativity and game design skills (or both)
• Ability to empathize with clients in order to understand why they are excited about their project and to share this excitement with your colleagues
• Strong analytical skills, including the ability to build a mental image of the project
• Highly organized and able to manage multiple projects and incoming requests
• Has a passion for writing and conveys concepts accurately and in a logical way
• Doesn’t shy away from calling a client or partner whenever a quick response is required
• A keen eye for detail
• Being able to look at existing games or software, and never being short of ideas on how they could be improved
• Understanding of the different steps taken during game development projects
• Being a gamer and already having played through a variety of video games
• Deep interest in technology

Pluses
• Multiple years of professional experience in project management
• Experience with game prototyping
• Experience with game testing
• Some game programming experience, ideally with Unity3D
• Enjoys to stand in front of an audience to present a project or lead a brainstorm session

Practical Information
• The job will take place on-site at either our office in Wetteren, Belgium, or Milford, Connecticut.
• Applying for this position is done in English and through our contact form at http://www.previewlabs.com/contact
• This is a permanent employee position, at an attractive salary and benefits package.

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Link:
http://previewlabs.com