Senior Project Manager

Apr 26, 2024
Vancouver, Canada
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Job Title:

Senior Project Manager

Requisition ID:

R023131

Job Description:

Your Platform

Demonware is a member of the Activision family of studios. We work alongside engineers and creatives at our AAA partner studios and deliver the online and data services required by our massive franchises. We have launched well over 100 games, and our services connect multiple millions of players each day into epic entertainment experiences.

While Call of Duty continues to push us to build bigger and better systems year on year. We also have a strong history of supporting great franchises such as Tony Hawk, Crash Bandicoot, Destiny, Diablo, Guitar Hero, and Skylanders.

Our success comes from our dedicated and passionate people. Our work environment is welcoming and collaborative, we deliver on time and at scale.

Your Mission

We are looking for a Senior Technical Project Manager to join the Game Services Department at Demonware. You will work closely with internal partners, game development studios and other teams within Demonware. Your job will involve managing multiple projects in a capable professional manner requiring limited guidance. Your teams and partners will require a pro-active approach to solutioning, planning, communication and delivering. 

Key Responsibilities

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:  

  • Proactive and knowledgeable with regards to all aspects of the project. 

  • Constantly assessing and managing impact to scope, plan, budget, quality, stakeholders and risk. 

  • Integrates stakeholder management into overall project management approach

  • Build strong customer relationships with different partners who require different business and technical needs.

  • Have a level of technical understanding to be able to hold your own in high-level technical conversations, and represent your teams to customers and partners.

  • Ensure teams’ roadmaps are on track by handling risks and calling out when necessary.

  • Own scheduling projects, keeping teams on-task, projecting landmarks & deliverables.

About You

  • 5 + years PM experience in a similar role

  • Organized self-starter willing to assume responsibility for all aspects of projects under their supervision

  • Ability to adapt quickly to change and be able to rework complex project plans at short notice due to changes in scope

  • Ability to recognise and anticipate the need for change quickly as circumstances change and evolve

  • Experienced situational leader within the team, management and partners

  • Exposure to technical projects involving multiple teams is required

  • Strong communication and problem solving skills

  • Positive, professional demeanor and strong interpersonal skills

  • A willingness and ability to learn is essential

  • Ability to coach successful teams

  • PMP or PRINCE2 qualification

Bonus

  • Knowledge of Atlassian product suite

What Demonware Offers

Relocation Support, generous paid vacation, RRSP matching program and top-tier medical, dental and life insurance coverage for you and your dependents and perks.

 

Demonware is a member of the Activision family of studios. We run every part of the players’ online experience, from logging in to matchmaking to climbing the leader boards, for popular video game franchises such as Call of Duty®, Tony Hawk Pro Skater, Crash Bandicoot™and Skylanders®. Our main motto is Always Game! 

 

Our ability to build immersive and innovative worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Activision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Rewards

We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!  Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company.  You can learn more by visiting https://www.benefitsforeveryworld.com/.

The standard base pay range for this role is $83,790.00 - $177,240.00 CAD. These values reflect the expected annualized base pay range of new hires in British Columbia, Canada. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.
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