Redwood City, CA
In this role you will report to the CPO and work closely with cross functional teams across the company and with external partners to launch and optimize a new product. The successful candidate has a passion for games, a keen sense of what makes them work and the drive to make a dream into a reality.
Work with Product, Engineering, Art, and Design both on site and remote teams to deliver on key product development milestones
Identify and/or remove any roadblocks to projects hitting quality and schedule targets.
Create manage and communicate schedules identifying and monitoring key dependencies milestones and approval
Align and drive all departments to define deliverables and release on time.
Track productivity through project plan, hour tracking and workflow analytics
Coordinate with Marketing, Business Development, Finance, Legal, as needed
Continually asses and improve workplace efficiencies, productivity, and departmental interaction
5 years of industry experience producing 3D games including mobile.
Demonstrated ability to assume a leadership role in managing project risk
Ability to move fluidly between high-level strategic thinking and take-charge management of day-to-day details
Experience overseeing project workows, writing project plans, creating timelines, identifying dependencies and driving successful execution of milestones, on-quality, on-budget, and on-schedule
Experience managing diverse and remote teams.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Knowledge of agile project management techniques and best practices.
Ability to establish rapport with engineers, product managers, and the creative team while driving positive results
Bachelor's degree required, MBA preferred.
IMVU, the #1 avatar-based social network welcomes users to join a never-ending world where anything is possible, including connecting with people from all over the world. It's here that the fun is infinite and reality is limitless. The IMVU Virtual Shop is the largest of its kind, with an inventory of more than 20 million user-generated, VR-ready goods and growing everyday. From collections that include the hottest trends and throwback sneakers to fairy wings and couture gowns, the marketplace allows our users to personalize, customize and stylize their 3D avatars and environments to their hearts' content. With over three million unique users every month, our platform is poised for future growth and available on desktop, tablet and mobile devices.
Founded in 2004 and based in the heart of Silicon Valley, IMVU is led by a team that's dedicated to pioneering the virtual reality industry. IMVU is backed by venture investors Menlo Ventures, Allegis Capital, Bridgescale Partners and Best Buy Capital.
IMVU has been recognized frequently as Best Place to Work in the Silicon Valley.
HOW TO APPLY
Please try out our core product before you apply. We'd like you to understand our products and have some understanding of our customers.
Please include a cover letter. Make sure to discuss why you are interested in learning more about IMVU. Job applications without cover letters will not be considered.
IMVU is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.