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Project Manager (Gaming)

Location: 

Manchester, MAN, GB, m16

Requisition ID:  8148

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees. 

 

IGT is committed to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. All newly hired employees at IGT must receive the final dose of the COVID-19 vaccine before they begin work unless they are approved for medical or religious accommodation.

The Role

 

Project Manager (Instant Win)

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favourite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees.

Role


We are expanding our team and seeking a passionate, talented, and driven project manager to join us in delivering the next generation of digital instant win gaming products for a worldwide audience.
You will work with game producers, content managers, artists, animators, software engineers, audio designers, and game designers to drive on-time delivery of high-quality instant win games.
If you have strong experience demonstrating solid project management and organisational skills and a keen eye for detail, we would like to hear from you. 
 

Responsibilities


•    Leading projects with multi-disciplinary teams to guide the development of gaming content from concept to completion.
•    Develop, track and report on project progress, resource, staff, assets, schedules, and project metrics.
•    Facilitate the flow of information among team members on assigned projects.
•    Participate in removing project barriers and roadblocks.
•    Identify and communicate project risks and instigate contingency plans.
•    Work on multiple projects in tandem.
•    Make recommendations for improvement on existing processes, standards and procedures Accountable for operating within timelines and budgets (hours), balancing and arbitrating the need to make creative changes versus ROI business needs.
•    Work with discipline leads and management to break down game features, estimate and prioritize projects and timelines and communicate them to team
•    Facilitate game development post-mortems to improve cross-development processes

Key skills to include but are not limited to:
 

•    Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
•    Excellent project management skills
•    Must be well organised, detail oriented, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills
•    Must be able to work independently and have the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
•    2+ Years of experience managing the production of online and mobile games and/or technical projects from inception to completion.
•    2+ Years of experience managing (directly or indirectly) small cross-functional teams of 5-7 people.
•    Track record of successful delivery of quality product through consistent milestones.
•    Strong Excel, JIRA, and PowerPoint skills.

Advantageous skills:


•    Knowledge of HTML5 technologies.
•    Knowledge of lottery or gaming industry
•    Interest in working with distributed teams across multiple cultures, time zones, and communication styles.
 

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership

IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance.
IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.