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Dots // mobile game about connecting
 
Product, Full Time    New York    Posted: Tuesday, June 23, 2020
 
   
 
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Dots is an independent mobile game studio based in NYC that creates unique games with thoughtful design. We have released three hit titles (Dots, Two Dots, & Dots & Co) with over 100 million downloads & with more projects on the horizon, we are looking to add to our diverse & talented team.

We are looking for an outstanding Project Manager to lead delivery for Dotss flagship product, Two Dots. Two Dots is a leading mobile puzzle game, played in 70+ countries & routinely featured on the Apple App Store & Google Play store. Development for the game encompasses multiple parallel work streams requiring close collaboration between cross-functional teams, which this role will be critical in facilitating. It is a full-time position based in our NYC office.

This roles objective is to enable the team to effectively execute the product roadmap & manage the various workstreams. You will provide project leadership, mitigate project risks, present & evaluate tradeoffs, & balance business needs & project constraints. Ability to deliver to both value & dates is essential.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to cultivate relationships amongst the team, combine strong understanding of modern technologies with a strong track record of delivering multi-dimensional projects in a fast paced environment, & be comfortable handling ambiguity.

Responsibilities

  • Deliver against the product roadmap while balancing timeline expectations, team velocity, & product quality
  • Collaborate with Product, Technical, & Design leads to help plan the product roadmap on an regular basis
  • Form clear & actionable delivery plans accounting for priorities, resources, cross-functional dependencies & risks
  • Refine the projects SDLC on an ongoing basis & apply to various work streams
  • Run & improve Agile ceremonies such as sprint planning, stand up, backlog grooming, & retrospectives
  • Facilitate communication between development team & stakeholders, particularly to update project status, remove blockers, & surface unforeseen tradeoffs
  • Maintain an effective change management process throughout the development teams workstreams
  • Oversee the app update release process, including handling translation services, pushing the update, communicating rollout status, & monitoring app health
  • Maintain the teams high morale & excitement about the work & contribution to Two Dots as well as company initiatives
  • Help plan team hackathon events that are periodically held to generate creative, out of the box solutions for existing development or product issues

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience running production or project managing a software development team, ideally for a mobile B2C product
    • Game development experience using Unity is a strong plus
    • Hands-on experience engineering large scale B2C or mobile systems is a strong plus
  • Experience with JIRA or similar project management tools
  • Significant experience employing SDLC & Agile methodologies with a sizeable team & cross-functional disciplines
  • Ability to juggle multiple intersecting priorities
  • Familiarity with development cycles with an iterative, Live Ops cadence
  • Proven track record project managing delivery of complex mobile or e-commerce products with large DAU across multiple cross-functional teams
    • Experience delivering global mobile products is a plus
  • Strong understanding of Live Ops cadence & principles is a plus
  • Strong communication skills with ability to process complex series of information & lead a group towards concrete actions
  • Highly detail oriented, organized, & comfortable navigating ambiguity
  • Strong passion for mobile games, particularly free to play mobile titles (love for puzzle games a plus)
  • Authorization to work in the United States
 
 
 
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