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Full-Time

Development Director

Posted on 5/2/2023

2K

2K

1,001-5,000 employees

Publishes diverse portfolio of video games

Senior

United States

Required Skills
Agile
JIRA
PowerPoint/Keynote/Slides
Responsibilities
  • 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

2K Games is an excellent workplace for professionals passionate about creating diverse video game genres ranging from sports to role-playing. By congregating talents from top-tier studios such as Visual Concepts, Firaxis, and others, it fosters a collaborative environment conducive to creative freedom and technical skill enhancement. The company's broad scope in gaming technologies ensures continual learning and career growth, making it a prominent player in the video game publishing industry.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Novato, California

Founded

2005

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

0%

2 year growth

1%

Benefits

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

INACTIVE