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Development Director

Sega Europe
Horsham, United Kingdom
2 years ago

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Development Director to work with the multi award winning Total War team. As part of the leadership team of the title, you will be involved with every aspect of the project through its entire life cycle, coordinating and communicating across multiple disciplines.

The Development Director will work collaboratively with the game team to establish requirements, create project plans, identify dependencies, solve problems, prioritise work and drive project delivery.

Key Responsibilities

In your role as the project Development Director, you will manage the day-to-day and week-to-week process of leading a cross discipline game team. You will provide support to keep the project moving forward and the team positive, motivated and focused.

As Development Director on your project, you will be bringing an array of skills and experience and spend your time planning and communicating across the team. You will also review current processes and methodologies in order to be fully up to date on the state of the project, being clear on progress tracking and reporting to quickly resolve problems and mitigate risk with clear and considered decision making. When the team encounters roadblocks and cannot find alignment, you support them by helping them to find common ground and a shared way forward, this applies inside the team but also with external partners. Financial management is also an area you will be covering as well as managing relationships not just within the studio but also the external stakeholders and as well as Sega.

It is the responsibility of the Development Director to ensure the team is working as smoothly and as efficiently as possible. You will work with key members to ensure the structure supports the game delivery, including defining different roles and responsibilities. You will encourage and support high performing teams to collaborate and keep the development of the game moving forward.

You will lead and mentor the Production team on your project via one to ones alongside day to day management, ensuring they develop their career in line with the studio values.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience



We offer a fully bespoke funded relocation package for you and your dependants and you’ll be supported through the process with our dedicated Relocation Specialist. We also have an excellent range of benefits to support your work life balance, including:
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