BioWare San Francisco is looking for an experienced Project Manager to work on an exciting, new, social game for gamers. Joining the team behind Dragon Age Legends, a Project Manager is a multi-talented Scrum master who owns coordination and communication inwards, outwards and upwards. A Project Manager empowers the development team to deliver incredible features while also providing insight and recommendations to tightly control game scope and ensure that the team will deliver high quality software in tune and on time.
BioWare (www.bioware.com), a member of the incredible family of EA studios, has created some of the world's best-selling titles including the award-winning Baldur's Gate, the Neverwinter Nights series, and Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. Original BioWare-created IPs include Jade Empire, the critically acclaimed Mass Effect franchise, Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood for the Nintendo DS and epic fantasy RPG Dragon Age franchise. BioWare is hard at work on Mass Effect 3 and Star Wars: The Old Republic, our massively multiplayer online game being developed at BioWare Austin.
BioWare’s games have continually achieved critical and commercial success. All of our published titles are highly rated at www.gamerankings.com; in fact we have 6 games in the top 1% highest rated games of all time! Today BioWare has over 800 staff at its locations and continues to grow.
Work with team to plan and schedule project and milestones
Scrum master on multiple, small scale feature teams and content teams
Coordinate and own process on project localization, QA and outsourcing
Coordinate and own process on regular game releases
Report project status regularly with studio leadership and franchise stakeholders
Responsible for reporting project metrics within the game team and driving deliverables
Work with both internal and external groups
5+ years of project management experience on at least two shipped titles
3+ years of experience in a team leadership position
Created a development plan for a title from concept to ship
Experienced Scrum master capable of juggling multiple, cross-functional teams
Effective project tracking and communication skills
People management experience
Previous game development experience within the art, design or engineering discipline
Live operations experience on a social or free to play title
Familiar with various forms of project & bug tracking software, like Hansoft, Jira and DevTrack
Strong Excel/Google Spreadsheet skills
Interest or experience in social/browser games
Passion for gaming!
San Francisco, CA