Development Director
Posted on 5/2/2023
United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • They understand the iterative nature of creative processes and how to coordinate them
  • They know how to build healthy, high functioning relationships with partners
  • They are a force multiplier for the team and understand how to empower them
  • They are Masters of Work Systems - feature & content pipelines
  • They have experience operating in a AAA environment and have knowledge of the tools & pipelines required to create AAA experiences
  • Communicate product goals to all team members and align execution to those goals
  • Lead planning in all development stages from pre-production, production, launch, and live
  • Apply project management frameworks such as Agile and Waterfall, as appropriate for a given project/game/team
  • Employ needed tools for tracking and communicating project status, including Shotgun, Jira, Word, Excel (can maintain and build sophisticated spreadsheets), PowerPoint, Perforce, etc
  • Drive and document team processes for scope and capacity management across fields and teams, evaluating and evolving as vital to support innovation and improvement
  • Build scenarios and guide the decision-making process
  • Guide teams to achieve our milestones on time and at quality
  • Identify and communicate delivery risks and mitigation plans
  • Maintain an environment that encourages creativity and collaboration
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience leading teams, distributed across multiple different time zones
  • Experience operating in a live service/ops environment
  • Experience running cross-discipline teams and working with vendors and outsourcers
  • Ability to mediate and drive conflict resolution
  • Adept at leading across all levels of an organization
  • Understand the status of your project and can visualize that status for any audience
  • Understand the complexities and requirements of production and how to handle them

1,001-5,000 employees

Sports-based game development studio
Company Overview
2K’s mission is to enable all gamers to build, connect, escape and dream big with their wide array of interactive entertainment for video game consoles, personal computers, and mobile devices. The company is committed to maintaining and developing some of the most creative, respective and premium games in today’s gaming market.
  • Health Care Benefits
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) Including Company Contribution
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Life and Disability Benefits
  • Group Legal Plan
  • Wellbeing Program
  • Childcare Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Generous Compassionate Leave
  • Companywide End of Year Break
Company Core Values
  • Come As You Are
  • Give A ****
  • Treat Our People and Partners the Way We Want To Be Treated
  • Stay Hungry, Be Humble
  • Be Nimble, Pivot Quickly
  • Give and Act Generously