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Project Manager

Location: 

Reno, NV, US, 89521

Requisition ID:  7057

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.

Overview

As one of the vital creative engines for International Game Technology, the studio focuses on delivering products to our domestic partners and rapidly expanding international markets. The candidate will need to work closely with Producers and other stakeholders to drive and support development and delivery of high quality games, on schedule, through planning and coordinating all aspects of game projects from inception to regulatory submission.  

With award-winning games and the industry leading video poker solutions, our unique studio environment promotes an environment that ensures employees have a proper work/life balance to enjoy all our vibrant community has to offer.  

As one of the vital creative engines for International Game Technology, the studio focuses on delivering products to our domestic partners and rapidly expanding international markets.?The candidate will need to work closely with Producers and other stakeholders to drive and support development and delivery of high-quality games, on schedule, through planning and coordinating all aspects of game projects from inception to regulatory submission.  
With award-winning games and the industry leading video poker solutions, our unique studio environment promotes an environment that ensures employees have a proper work/life balance to enjoy all our vibrant community has to offer.  


We are seeking an enthusiastic, organized individual with strong communication skills to work with cross-functional creative teams to help execute several large complex games through the complete project management life cycle. This position will use their talents to participate and collaborate with a motivated cross-disciplined team to deliver innovative creations on time to the market. Looking for someone who excels at facilitating, tracking, and reporting on game content as it goes through the creation process. The ideal candidate embraces change, understands how to flex project management frameworks to meet the needs of the team, and is an active coach at all levels. 
 

Responsibilities

* Works with fellow project managers within and across studios to develop best practices, facilitate broad initiatives, and support business goals. 
* Facilitates and supports development and delivery of high-quality games on time through planning and coordinating all aspects of game projects from inception to submission. 
* Work with team to develop an iteration plan to deliver on the producer’s vision. 
* Work with game teams from 5-15 members to develop and maintain up to date documentation and scheduling formation on assigned game details. 
* Facilitate and disseminate the flow of information among team members on assigned projects. 
* Participate in analyzing and removing project barriers and roadblocks.  
* Develop, track, and report on project progress, resource, staff, assets, schedules, and project metrics through a variety of reporting methods including burn down charts. 
* Continuously monitor and identify project risks, create mitigation plans, and maintain management strategies for development. 
* Review the delivered results and the team’s performance and adapt as necessary. 
* Manage work on multiple projects of high complexity in tandem. 

Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree required or equivalent experience 
* Agile, Scrum or PMI certification preferred 
* Strong Excel skills, Microsoft Project, or similar program 
* 3 to 5 years of experience in managing creative projects 
* 1 to 2 years’ experience managing or leading projects with groups of 10+ people 
* Knowledge of the gaming or video game industry preferred 
* Ability to leverage knowledge to identify needs and opportunities and develop in depth solutions 
* Successful delivery of quality product through consistent milestones in an 8–24-month cycle, start to finish 
* Must be familiar with software engineering as well as project management techniques and methods 
* Must have strong oral and written communication skills 
* Must have strong organizational skills 
* Must be able to travel and obtain a gaming card 
* Must be at least 21 years of age 

Keys to Success

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

 

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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.


Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe