Sr. Development Director


Game Circus, LLC
April 22, 2022
Job Type


Senior Development Director -- Work from Home - Great Benefits!

About Game Circus

At Game Circus, we figured out that working from home suits us really well. No commuting, no transportation costs, no relocation, it's good for the planet plus you can work in your jammies if you prefer!

We’re looking for a Senior Development Director to join our world-class team and help us get to the next level.  Founded in 2010, Game Circus is a company that is constantly striving to create the best family-friendly 2D/3D mobile games, including the market leading "Coin Dozer," “Taps 2 Riches,” and "Shark Tank Tycoon," the official game of the hit TV show. With hundreds of millions of players worldwide, we take pride in delivering some of the most popular video games!  We’re professional and easygoing, with competitive salaries and benefits including 100% paid healthcare, dental, 401(k), flexible hours and generous PTO.

Senior Development Director Role

We are looking for a Senior Development Director who will report directly to the COO and who will lead all of the programmers in our studio as well as helping to shape the company’s technology strategy moving forward. You will oversee project and people management across our platform, client programming, and IT teams.

What You Will Do:

  • This is a leadership role that involves a high level of interaction with team members, peers, and development leadership. The Senior Development Director focuses on outcomes, solving problems, and making things work (or work better).
  • Responsible for all programmers in the studio, and all technology strategy going forward.  Specifically, this position will be required to improve the existing culture and implement a regimen of growth and learning for our technology teams.
  • Deliver long-term technology roadmap and solutions, partnering with our Studio Technical Director and Platform Director to define strategy for both legacy tech and future tech initiatives.
  • Oversee coaching, mentoring, and career development of the technology groups including implementation of clear growth and training plans.
  • Oversee the execution of the technology roadmap, managing headcount, capacity and resource planning, task allocation, and budget management.
  • Work with project leadership to establish the strategy to meet milestones and essential deliverables.
  • Work with leadership to develop and publish project key performance indicators that track project quality, delivery, and predictability.

Skills You Will Have:

  • 10+ years of operations and leadership experience
  • Proven change manager in a technical organization
  • Experience leading technical teams and establishing results driven process
  • Demonstrable soft skills with an emphasis on culture and development
  • Proven ability to have difficult conversations and to make difficult decisions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Excellent analytical skills and able to work on complex problems where analysis of situations requires an in-depth evaluation of multiple factors
  • Experience shipping games in a team or people leadership role with in-depth knowledge of project management and operations
  • Experience managing a live operation, data -centric environment

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