Lead External Development Manager

AAA Games - World Renowned IPs - Hybrid Working

City of London
Job Type
Salary on application
5 days ago

Do you have AAA game experience, and are seeking a new hybrid job in London? Our client is looking for a Senior External Development Manager, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package.  

To give you an idea of how this External Development Manager role will look and feel, these are some things you can expect to do: 

  • Manage and develop our team of External Development and Asset Managers, managing their deliverables and troubleshooting blockers 
  • Work directly with Producers and Project Leads to manage and advise on the development status of all assets 
  • Track development status using Shotgrid and Jira to manage project dependencies and risks 
  • Manage a complex budget for the External Development function, ensuring planned work is delivered to the agreed scope and costs 
  • Work to maintain and improve external content production processes 

To apply for this role, you'll need advanced communication skills, with the ability to tailor communication to technical and creative teams. You'll also require: 

  • Experience building and developing an inclusive and empowered team 
  • Experience coordinating production partners, ranging from large vendors to single freelancers – ideally across multiple asset types 
  • Knowledge of AAA game content and asset pipelines, from concept to completion 

In return for your dedication, collaboration and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package and join a welcoming and inclusive culture. 

Please reach out to Kai from our team today at ks@skillsearch.com to apply and register your interest in this full-time Lead External Development Manager position in London. 

Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

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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