Catan Senior Project Manager
Job Details
Catan Studio - Charlottesville, VA
Full Time
Not Specified
Professional Services

Summary of Position

Senior project manager responsibilities include developing a project management protocol for the Studio. To create detailed project templates/interface points for our internal and external teams to use. To ensure resource availability and allocation and delivering every project on time within budget and scope.


The Company:

ANA is part of the Asmodee Group, a global corporation headquartered in France and a worldwide leader in the creation, manufacturing, and distribution of games. Our games tell immersive stories that inspire people to push the boundaries of their imagination and include top tier titles such as, “CATAN,” “Ticket to Ride,” and “Spot It” among others. Our global success has come from our publishing studios and distribution networks where we transform high-potential stories into iconic consumer products. ANA believes in the power of ideas, leads with equality and universality, and strives to empower employees in our overarching effort to consistently create great games and tell amazing stories. We base our success on our three core values both internally and in the wider market; honesty, integrity, and fairness drives everything we do. 


Essential Functions

  • Coordinate internal and external resources for the flawless execution of projects—often across multiple platforms
  • Aid in the selection of a PM platform and create a robust internal process that will be used by internal personnel and external clients
  • coordinate people and processes to ensure that our projects are delivered on time and within budget and scope
  • you will be the go-to person for ensuring that all of the multiple project timelines are being effectively communicated, and coordinated and remain on time, on budget, and within scope
  •  Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Create and maintain project dashboards for senior management to use to track the progress of all projects
  • Interview stakeholders to build project tools
  • Work independently creating the tools in a timely manner
  • Creating agendas for and running the weekly project meetings
  • May involve some travel
  •  All other assignments as directed by management.
  • This position has the ability to work remotely 


Minimum Qualifications

  • Great previous work experience or educational background. Preferably in project management of: creation, manufacturing, and marketing of consumer products
  • Must be comfortable working with “creatives” and other actively disorganized people
  • Proven working experience as a project manager in the same or similar (creative publishing) industry
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in project management and web technologies
  • Excellent client-facing and internal diplomatic and empathetic communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Extremely comfortable working with a diverse and globally-disperse team across many time zones
  • Comfortable working with diverse business cultures based inside and outside of the US
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft 365
  • Comfortable in an entirely MAC-based (OS-X) work environment with a high degree of online connectivity
  • No fear of technology and working across multiple platforms (systems we use regularly: Basecamp, Google-Suite, Office 365, Smartsheet, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent project management experience.
  • 5+ years project management experience.
  • Experience working with internal and external teams on multiple projects. 
  • Proven success delivering projects on time and within budget.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.


How to Apply:

Serious candidates should include a Letter of Interest explaining why the candidate wants this new and different position with Asmodee including examples of past performance or achievement in the role (or similar role) as well as a description of the candidate’s skills and values as demonstrated through his or her job experience; a resume; and 3 references. These can be sent to Rosa Quinones (Hr Recruiter)


Asmodee is an equal opportunity employer. We strive for and celebrate a diverse team in our effort to carry out our company values of honesty, integrity, and fairness.