Project Manager - Developer Relations

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April 23, 2021

Your mission is to manage WINGS relations with developers and support them in their quest for success. In particular you ensure that the games pitch process runs smoothly and you follow the development of the games signed by WINGS, making sure the developers receive the support they need. 

Core responsibilities:

  • Make sure developers receive support from WINGS in the most efficient way
  • Manage game pitch flow in and out (communicate with applying developers, check pitch content, present it for the board to review, follow up with developers)
  • Support signed developers along the development (organize “Expert reviews” on developers request, connect the developers to our business network, inform them of opportunities, etc).
  • Monitor signed games development and fulfilment of contract obligations
  • Coordinate internally to support the games milestones (with communication team to relay developers announcements, with finance and legal teams for payments….)
  • Maintain a clear dashboard of the status of the games and database of developers.
  • Connect with developers and source games through online research or during events. Scout the market to identify early promising projects from diverse teams. Organize and potentially recruit other WINGS Scouts.
  • Gather resources for signed developers & our extended developer network (articles, experts, providers, etc)

Stretch responsibilities:

  • Participate in animating WINGS developers community (Discord)
  • Contribute to WINGS communication plan in particular for developer outreach.

You will work closely with Audrey Leprince who manages developers relations, Petter Henriksson who manages business relations, Corina Diaz on communication and Alice Ourliac on the operations side. 

Qualities required:

  • Positive communication, approachability
  • From a marginalized group and able to understand their perspective
  • Organized, synthetic, efficient and good at following different projects in parallel
  • Passion for the industry, the games and its people, with a will to improve the industry
  • Need to be able to express yourself clearly in English
  • Able to thrive in a startup, remote working environment that requires a lot of autonomy
  • Enough technical ability to run game prototypes

Experience preferred:

  • Experience with production, publishing or business development in the game industry

Dates and format:

  • Freelance mission to start with
  • Mission from May to December 2021 to start with
  • About 3 days a week (flexible)
  • Remote work
  • Based in Europe, Africa or East coast of North America for ease of communication
  • Remuneration 250US$ / day - modulable according to experience.

How to apply:

-> Send a resume & a note about your motivation to Please include your pronoun and location in the application, as well as if you belong to a marginalized group.

Applications are open until the first week of May 2021.

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About WINGS Interactive

WINGS Interactive is an investment company that funds games by diverse teams, starting with games with women and marginalized gender developers at key positions. The aim of WINGS is to make gaming more diverse and inclusive by enabling the creation of games from different perspectives. 

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