Development Director

Award-Winning Studio - Strong Narrative Driven Games - World Renowned IPs

Job Type
Salary on application
23 days ago

Do you have project management experience, and are you seeking a new job in Finland? Our award-winning client in the games sector is looking for a full-time Development Director in Helsinki, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. 

As Development Director, you will own and drive the management and operational model of projects. You will determine how the project is organised and managed to deliver the game successfully.  

To give you an idea of how this flexible role would look and feel, here are some of the things you could expect to do: 

  • Partner with the project's leadership team to create effective and complete full-project strategies 
  • Establish project plans together with project leads to deliver the game in time, budget and quality 
  • Break down the project scope into sub-projects with the development managers to facilitate the scheduling, resource planning and cost analysis 
  • Own and drive the project's operational model and team structure and take care of a healthy team culture 

To apply for the role, you will need several years of experience as an AAA Development Director/Lead Producer with at least one AAA project shipped in a production leadership position. The following are also required: 

  • Excellent project management skills 
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills 
  • Positive attitude with a team-oriented mindset. 

As a vital member of the team and in return for your expertise, inclusive approach and commitment, you will enjoy a favourable salary and benefits including annual bonus system, opportunities to develop your skills further, and up to 5 weeks of paid vacation, in addition to public holidays and other special occasions. 

We'd love you to apply for this full time Development Director position in Helsinki, so please contact Kai from Skillsearch at today. 


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Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Kai Said

Game Design and Production Consultant

If you’re looking for a role in Game Design or Production, then Kai is your guy! Arguably our most well travelled consultant, having been born in Dubai, growing up in Brighton, and travelling around South East Asia and New Zealand, Kai can find you your dream job wherever you are or want to be in the world. 

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