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Development Director
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Experience Level
  • Working in mobile games or similar areas, long enough to be very familiar and confident with the project cycle from initial planning to ship and live support
  • Experience managing cross-disciplinary game art pipelines and production, as well as experience with external development
  • Being a strong advocate for their team(s), who will partner with and empower the team and promote a positive development culture
  • Top-notch communication and collaboration skills. Diplomacy in resolving conflicts, being a motivator when needed, and knowing when to challenge assumptions and make difficult decisions
  • Being accessible and approachable, partners easily with team members and stakeholders alike, and is proactive in keeping people across all areas up to date
  • Broad experience setting up and running project management tools and techniques as well as processes to establish and run all areas of project tracking. Willing to adhere to already established practices but are curious and looking at new opportunities to do things if that can make us better
  • Good understanding of and experience planning for different development areas such as art, design, and engineering
  • Being a confident decision-maker who draws upon experience, good practices and common sense to assist in decision-making
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills where sound decision-making is based on both data analysis and judgment
  • Can-do attitude, self-directing and confidence to drive their area(s) without supervision
  • Ideally, has a good understanding of games as a service business model
  • Plan and manage the Disney Mirrorverse character content pipeline, production schedule, and other game content needs
  • Liaise with Disney partners on content submissions and approvals. Organize and oversee partner review pipeline and intervals to ensure content is fully Disney approved for release
  • Establish the scope and schedule for external vendor engagements and assist with setup and onboarding external development partners
  • Play a leadership role in managing and cultivating the project teams
  • Collaborate with key project stakeholders and the development team to establish and plan roadmaps, schedules and resource requirements based on project goals
  • Identify dependencies and priorities between tasks in partnership with the project teams
  • Monitor project progress within assigned budgets and manage any changes that impact the overall project schedule, budget and resources, along with proper communication
  • Contribute to and ensure the team is trained on the necessary skills, processes, and best practices
  • Solve problems, balance priorities, and find creative solutions which achieve results
  • Suggest and lead process improvement initiatives
  • Advocate for, and empower the team; make sure they have everything they need to shine in their position
  • Collaborate with the studio-wide DD group on cross-project initiatives
  • Support an environment where staff understand how their daily work contributes to product and company goals

501-1,000 employees

Multiplayer games on mobile, online, and social networks.
Company Overview
Kabam strives to entertain the world by bringing amazing games, and have fun while doing it.
  • Performance-Based Annual Incentives
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan100% Covered Medical / Dental / Vision / Life Insurance
  • Accident, Disability, Insurances
  • Flexible Work Hours
  • Paid Half-Day Fridays
  • Paid Vacation / Sick Leave / Holidays / Christmas Break
  • Commuter Benefits (Post-COVID19 WFH)
  • Free Parking and Gym Access (Post-COVID19 WFH)
  • Free Meals & Snacks (Post-COVID19 WFH)
Company Core Values
  • Diversity
  • Accomplishment
  • Craft
  • Camaraderie