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Lead Development Manager - 31st Union

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Job Title
Lead Development Manager
Job Location
València, Valencia, Spain
Job Description

Who we are:

We are a diverse team of developers driven by a passion for our art, united by our core values and inspired by a culture of inclusivity to build amazing games that thrill players everywhere. We pursue growth and innovation in an environment of safety and trust. Our culture is built on the belief that the more varied voices in our collective will strengthen our team and our games.  We are looking for our next teammate who will raise our bar and make us better.

What we need:

We’re looking to add a thoughtful and strategic Lead Development Manager to facilitate communication and support our team in achieving a high level of excellence and player engagement on our high-priority AAA project. You will work with a team of talented Producers and cross-discipline Leads to balance scope with capacity, track progress, implement and improve processes, mentor people, and mitigate risks while upholding and maintaining a quality bar.


  • Collaborate with a distributed team of Producers and Directors from different disciplines to drive the roadmap and priorities for the studio, and work with dependencies across global studio locations
  • Organize the direction, priority, and strategy for complex projects/teams while ensuring alignment with internal and external leadership
  • Be deeply involved in features development and resource planning
  • Build healthy, collaborative relationships with external teams or vendors while fostering an inclusive environment.
  • Facilitate alignment through effective communication, problem-solving, risk identification and mitigation strategies.
  • Maintain understanding of game release schedules and forecast project milestones
  • Manage internal team of producers


Who you are:

  • 7+ years of experience in Game Production having experience as Lead Producer or Lead Development Manager, ideally in AAA.
  • Proficient project management fundamentals including long term and global capacity planning, scope assessment and management, and project milestone planning.
  • Solid project management software experience (e.g. JIRA, Microsoft Project, Confluence, Hansoft, and Excel.).
  • Proven experience managing projects for long iterations.
  • Possess excellent people leadership skills and consistent record of effective management of senior resources
  • Excellent written and verbal English skills
  • Leverage experience building cohesive teams; identify resourcing needs, providing developmental opportunities and ensuring that all employees reach their potential.
  • You have an abiding love of video games, playing them, talking about them, creating them!


31st Union Headquarters Location

San Mateo, CA

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31st Union Company Size

Between 100 - 200 employees

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