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Senior Development Manager – UK/Remote – AAA

We’re looking for a Senior Development Manager to join our AAA client’s highly ambitious project, with a heavy focus on art, animation and unique character performances to bring player immersion to new heights. A heavily narrative, story-driven horror blockbuster with next-generation technology.

Key Responsibilities

• Create and maintain project schedules for both short and long term goals

• Assisting the Game Director and Production Team with project direction, scope and risk assessment

• Being part of backlog creation and refinement, spring and milestone planning

• Running daily stand ups

• Reporting progress to the teams, studio management and external partners

• Work with the Production Team to ensure quality targets are maintained with their timescales and budget

• Develop a positive, energetic and thriving team culture


• Previous games industry experience in a similar role, ideally on AAA-scale projects

• Working knowledge of project management practices (Agile, Prince2, etc)

• Professional knowledge of industry-standard packages (MS Office, Jira, Perforce, etc)

• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to work well throughout all levels of the organisation

• Knowledge of Confluence for documentation

• Experience of Shotgun would be hugely beneficial

• An understanding of content and release pipelines and back-end systems

This studio requires staff to be in the UK, working on a flexible hybrid/remote model.

Get in touch with vicci@datascope.co.uk for more information about this incredible opportunity!

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