Be clear and concise in written and verbal communication.
Have a calm, diplomatic and honest communication. Know how to adapt your communication to various situations.
Apply strategic communication (read between the lines, know how to get one’s message across, distinguish venting of frustration from profound discontent, etc.)
Be the authority figure on the development of the project. Project a confident and assertive attitude. Know how to highlight good work and reprimand errors.
Rally and lead the dev team towards clear and achievable goals.
Be fully dedicated to the success of the team and the project. Always be present during critical situations to support the team.
Be rigorous in the organization of one’s own work and that of the dev team.
Be effective in tracking a multitude of files that have different deadlines and priorities.
Have an accurate picture at all times of everything that happens on the project, including departments involved in development (BI, Marketing, OSuite, QA, etc.).
Promote a positive work environment in which each developer can participate and grow.
Keep a calm and rational attitude in difficult situations.
Based on the project objectives defined by the producer, define the delivery dates and the content of each deliverable according to the available resources and their capacity. Make sure they are both achievable and ambitious.
Perform regular and in-depth follow-ups on the state of development. Ensure effective communication between all departments involved in development (BI, Marketing, OSuite, QA, etc.). Identify and eliminate blockers.
Establish and orchestrate a review process to ensure that the team achieves these goals in time and quality. Constantly ensure that the deliverables meet very high quality standards.
Ensure that the first-party storefront is updated on time (build uploaded and available, IAP pricing/desc, “what’s new”, marketing image, etc.).
Identify the needs of the team at the resource/capacity level and bring solutions to the producer. Participate in the hiring and interview process.
Manage relationships with our outsourcers (e.g. Pixel Audio). Communicate our needs, write the contracts, and seek the consent of Legal. Ensure that outsourcers respect their commitment in time and quality.
Ensure proper operation of liveOps. Translate the discussions into achievable and prioritized tasks. Participate in the design and implementation of sales campaigns via DDNA.
Manage and integrate game localization, marketing assets and DDNA campaigns.
In charge of defining the annual objectives of professional/personal development of employees.
Make regular 1:1 with each employee and help them align their performance with their annual goals (reprimands and compliments).
Demonstrate excellent listening and empathy in order to handle difficult situations with diplomacy and objectivity.
Write annual evaluations and schedule individual meetings.
In charge of promoting a pleasant working environment and excellent team cohesion.
Promote positivism and frequently emphasize individual and team success.
Work actively to improve the moral health of the team.