Development Director


Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport
Producers, directors, choreographers and related occupations
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A Development Director manages a variety of disciplines including artists, designers, software engineers, QA and other production staff. DD's are the keepers of the project schedule and play a vital role in successfully moving the development team from one project phase to the next while ensuring a strong focus on quality, collaboration and communication. They must partner closely with producers to ensure that they are managing the project on time, to quality, and within budget To be a successful candidate for this role, you need to be great at: Leadership: -Builds and evolves effective team; identifies resourcing needs, provides challenges and developmental opportunities to ensure that all employees reach their potential. -Builds and maintains effective working relationships with immediate team and those outside of the immediate team that have an effect on the successful completion of the project -Provides line management to employees across disciplines within a single project team -Maintains regular communication with project team and coordinates dependencies with external partners -Participates in the hiring process to ensure qualified candidates are available to meet project requirements Execution: -Establishing and assigning task objectives from defined project goals; achieving project deliverables through managing team at a project-level (e.g. Franchise-wide level); -Proactively assessing and mitigating risk for assigned scope -Partnering with production to manage scope and quality Project management: -Establish an overall project schedule based on the individual task estimates for production -Determine the resource requirements to meet the task requirements -Establish a project budget, determine task dependencies, and assign tasks to team resources as appropriate Requirements: -Minimum of 8 years project management or team leadership experience; -Education requirement University degree Bachelors or equivalent professional experience; -Effective communication skills across all levels and organizations. -Experience in various project management methodologies such as Waterfall and Agile -Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative team environment.


Training / Diplomas:
Bachelor's degree
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French Level:
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min. 8
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Contract type:
Open-end contract


Amount ($CAN):
from 100000 to 150000

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Place of work:

British Columbia, Vancouver

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