IUGO, one of Vancouver's leading mobile game developers, responsible for smash successes such as The Walking Dead : Road to Survival and Knights & Dragons, is currently seeking a Development Director to lead and support our growing team.
You will bring your expertise within project management and game development to amplify performance and motivation. You will enhance processes and optimize people interaction within our studio to ultimately contribute to producing great games.
Depending on your qualifications and experience, we have openings for both project-level and studio-level positions. Details are listed below.
Direct and refine IUGO's project teams' development and production processes
Responsible for creating and maintaining a strong environment of support at all levels of a project team
Responsible for optimizing team performance across major discipline such as engineers, content and producers
Ensure all project teams maintain strong alignment with IUGO culture and core values
Manage project level relationships with publishing partners (infrequent traveling necessary)
Manage and mentor production personnel including producers and team leads from various disciplines, ensuring the team have everything they need to excel
Solve problems, balance priorities and find solutions that fit the goals of the studio and lead to improved performance
Assist in all stages of new project planning
Assist in recruitment, selection and on-boarding process
12+ years of working within a software / game development company
7+ years of managing cross functional software / game development teams at a senior level
Passionate with strong understanding of Free-To-Play mobile games
Highly motivated individual and able to positively influence others to strive for success
Confident in taking initiative to identify areas to improve and optimize across different teams
Exemplary leadership skills and the ability to establish credibility and influence with teams as well as 3rd party partners
Proficient in professional project management tools, software and processes
Excellent written and verbal communication, and possesses strong emotional intelligence skills
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills - able to work on complex problems where analysis of situations requires an in-
depth evaluation of various factors
Understanding of Free-to-Play mobile games
Experience managing the development and shipment of AAA titles on iOS and Android platforms
Perks of working at IUGO!
Work hard / play hard environment
Available consoles and games tables to help blow off some steam!
Monthly company wide meetings
Fully stocked kitchen (great people do Costco runs for us so our bellies stay full)
Catered lunch every Friday
Massage chair and relaxation room
Company sponsored events (ex. we recently took our staff to Sun Peaks)
Company movie matinees
Vitamix (who doesn’t love a vitamix?!)
What Happens Next? Our team reviews all applications, however, because we receive such high volumes of talent, we are only able to reach out to those who closely match our needs.
If you are not contacted right away, don’t be discouraged as we keep all applications on file, and will contact you should a suitable role open up.
Thanks for your interest in IUGO!
Please keep an eye out for our opportunities iugome.com / careers