Program Manager

  • location: Redmond, WA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $30 - $40 per hour
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Program Manager

job summary:
Job Description

Our client is looking for a Program Manager to drive web and app platform development. As a Program Manager, you will help to define, plan and deliver initiatives through proper scheduling and scoping, tracking, and communication. This position will work alongside multiple internal game teams, marketing, business and leadership teams to build and ship products in support of studio efforts. This position is also responsible for running daily operations for the web and app development team including daily standups, team meetings and escalations.

Responsibilities

  • Define features and their requirements across web and app platforms
  • Manage the team's release schedule and plan work at a macro and micro level
  • Ship software releases and updates on a regular cadence across multiple platforms
  • Support content development teams by building and maintaining features that support their workflow
  • Interface with internal and external tools teams to find and build solutions to ecosystem problems
  • Track deliverables and schedules across multiple teams and projects
  • Provide regular status updates to relevant teams and stakeholders
  • Identify risks in advance and drive towards successful mitigation/resolution
  • Establish sustainable processes to drive the success of projects and teams
Experience & Skills

  • Web or app development experience a plus
  • Strong cross-team communication skills. You can interface with creatives, engineers and producers.
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and drive straight through it.
  • High production standards and quality bar.
  • Ability to manage and track towards hard dates and content embargoes.
  • Ability to work independently
Pluses

  • 2+ years of experience in web or software production or program management or
  • 2+ years of experience in web or software development
 
location: Redmond, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $30 - 40 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilities

  • Define features and their requirements across web and app platforms
  • Manage the team's release schedule and plan work at a macro and micro level
  • Ship software releases and updates on a regular cadence across multiple platforms
  • Support content development teams by building and maintaining features that support their workflow
  • Interface with internal and external tools teams to find and build solutions to ecosystem problems
  • Track deliverables and schedules across multiple teams and projects
  • Provide regular status updates to relevant teams and stakeholders
  • Identify risks in advance and drive towards successful mitigation/resolution
  • Establish sustainable processes to drive the success of projects and teams
 
qualifications:
Experience & Skills

  • Web or app development experience a plus
  • Strong cross-team communication skills. You can interface with creatives, engineers and producers.
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and drive straight through it.
  • High production standards and quality bar.
  • Ability to manage and track towards hard dates and content embargoes.
  • Ability to work independently
Pluses

  • 2+ years of experience in web or software production or program management or
  • 2+ years of experience in web or software development
 
skills: Experience & Skills

  • Web or app development experience a plus
  • Strong cross-team communication skills. You can interface with creatives, engineers and producers.
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and drive straight through it.
  • High production standards and quality bar.
  • Ability to manage and track towards hard dates and content embargoes.
  • Ability to work independently
Pluses

  • 2+ years of experience in web or software production or program management or
  • 2+ years of experience in web or software development

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