Associate Project Manager

  • Lahore, Pakistan
  • Full-time
  • Product
  • min-14577

About Us
Mindstorm Studios designs, develops, and markets some of the top games and interactive entertainment in the world today. That's the mission our founders began with back in 2006 and we continue to uphold and bring the highest quality products to market.

Mindstorm is partnered with Lion Studios, one of the world’s leading mobile games publishers, and we are headquartered in San Francisco with development in Lahore. Our products have been downloaded over 100 million times globally with #1 worldwide chart toppers like Super Salon, Flick Pool, and Alliance Wars.

We are looking for the best and brightest minds in game development to join our team so we can empower our talent to create world #1 games.

Role

As an Associate Project Manager at Mindstorm you will play a key role in product development by taking ownership of the development process and focusing on time management, build processes, task shuffling, and follow-up, as well as progress tracking and delivery. By working closely with the development, design, and production team you will take all necessary means to ensure the final content of game builds gets completed on par, on time, and with the highest quality standards achievable. You are the right person for this job if:

You are a problem solver across multiple verticals. You love to lead, inspire, and motivate teams to achieve goals while maintaining enthusiasm and energy throughout the process. You can multitask like no tomorrow, even in your sleep! You have excellent communication skills and can present with one hand tied behind your back. You enjoy working with people and can foster strong relationships with those around you. You communicate with clients/partners effectively and they love working with you. You play games and have updated and working knowledge of the state of the industry and latest tools involved in the game development and publishing process. You’re an excel junky and are organized almost at an OCD level.

What will you be doing?

  • Oversee, manage, and be responsible for the development progress for our games 
  • Develop and maintain the project schedule and other documentation relevant to the development process
  • Liaison with our publishing partners and offshore customer support team and quality assurance team to coordinate delivery schedules.
  • Clearly communicate the tasks and the deadlines with game team and other stakeholders, developing and maintaining clear metrics of performance
  • Be fully aware of game performance, metrics, market traction, and the customer heartbeat to ensure production processes and timelines are in sync with market realities
  • Collaborate with various partners within the organization to create, execute and maintain detailed launch plans including: internal/external project mile-stone, online issues and partner requirements
  • Provide a fresh eye on helping to QA the game from a production standpoint
  • Manage multiple game projects when necessary.

What are we looking for?

  • BS any major - BS-CS preferred
  • 1+ year Project management experience on mobile platforms
  • Experience writing project plans and specification documents
  • Strong understanding of PM methodology in an Agile working environment
  • Experience with project management tools such as Asana/Smart-sheet would be a plus
  • Experience working with iOS and Android platforms would be a plus
  • Strong sense on time management, result oriented
  • Strong communication skills in English; verbal and written
  • Excellent analysis skills and attention to details
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and adapt to a constantly changing environment

Things that get you extra points

  • Knowledge and passion for interactive entertainment and games
  • Exceptional self-organization skills
  • Capability to collaborate in an open team environment

What are we offering?

  • Exposure: Best-in-class learning and exposure to the global game industry having top level game development know-how and career progression
  • Culture: A progressive team and unmatched work environment with a flat hierarchy where you take ownership of your goals and become part of a team that will support and help you succeed.
  • Vacations: 5 weeks’ paid time-off per annum, wedding/paternal leave, paid sick leave
  • Comprehensive Benefits: Provident fund, full healthcare (in-patient & out-patient), fuel allowance, subsidized lunches, fitness allowance, gadget discounts, yearly bonuses.
  • Perks: HR events, team lunches, movie nights, monthly birthdays, company retreats, games/sports competitions and much more!

Disclaimer: Mindstorm Studios is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, & performance.

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