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    [PAID] France - Marseille - UE4 Game Developer Manager position open

    About Kognitif

    Kognitif SAS, located in 13008 Marseille, France, is recruiting a UE4 Game Developer Manager who will take on a major role in the development of project Kocoon.

    Kognitif will develop a non-invasive and non-pharmacological multi-sensory immersive VR medical device in the context of a European research project for Alzheimer's disease.

    The role of the UE4 Game Developer Manager in this process will be the management of 3D content creation for this cutting-edge multi-sensory immersive environment.

    Core Responsibilities
    • Be the main point of contact and communication for the game developers and management
    • Provide initial media delivery estimates and then maintain a production schedule within the design team to ensure that all delivery targets and quality standards are met
    • Contribute to production planning and budgeting
    • Organise the work effort and the various teams : distribute the work load intelligently and adapt the number of team members as a function of current need
    • Read and understand SDK information and develop/adapt techniques to create content in a multi-sensory VR environment within Unreal Engine 4
    • Plan training and cross-training of team members to in order to ensure an optimal ability across teams
    • Lead and monitor quality assessments to ensure customer satisfaction
    • Manage team absences and unforeseen events (sickness, technical issues, etc.) as well as potential interpersonal issues between team members
    • Evaluate the progression and the performance of teams
    • Evaluate technical problems which impact project continuity, manage them and if needed alert management
    • Ensure proper work practices and documentation of effort are followed by all team members
    • Take charge of reporting on project status and goals
    • Coordinate with key internal and external production stakeholders
    Requirements
    • Clear communication and negotiation skills are crucial. People-management skills are also vital to this role as is the ability to manage time and resources efficiently
    • Possess good conflict resolution and problem-solving skills. Show understanding of different backgrounds when working with multi-cultural teams
    • A thorough understanding of the core Adobe CC tools : Photoshop, Illustrator, and all relevant 2D and 3D software
    • Storyboarding; possess the ability to take a design brief and create storyboards that clearly communicate design directives to animators and design team members
    • Positive attitude with a problem-solving can-do attitude
    • The ability to take and give constructive criticism and feedback
    • Highly organised and detail-oriented, especially in terms of file and folder structure
    • Able to multi-task and work across multiple media projects simultaneously
    • Self-motivated with an eagerness to continually learn and grow
    • Proven experience with VR production / game production
    • At least 2 years experience in a similar role
    • Business level written and oral expression in French and English, other languages would be a plus
    • Strong organisational and managerial skills
    Soft skills
    • Results focused
    • Problem solving skills
    • Team spirit
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Adaptability

    The level of remuneration will depend on the candidate's professional experience
    Desired start date: immediate

    Type of contract: permanent contract

    Expected start: Feb 2020

    To apply, please send your CV, containing at least 1 reference, a link to past project portfolio and a cover letter, to Christopher Appell (c.appell@k-group.io)

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