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Development Director - Remote


Role: Development Director

Project: Victoria

Location: Remote OR Hybrid

People Can Fly is one of the leading independent AAA games development studios with an international team of hundreds of talented individuals working from offices located in Poland, UK, US, and Canada, and from all over the world thanks to our remote work programs.

Founded in 2002, we made our mark on the shooter genre with titles such as Painkiller, Bulletstorm, Gears of War: Judgment, and Outriders. We are one of the most experienced Unreal Engine studios in the industry and we are expanding it with in-house solutions called PCF Framework.

Our creative teams are currently working on several exciting titles: Gemini is our new project being developed with Square Enix; Bifrost, Victoria and Dagger are projects we're growing in the self-publishing model. We also have one project in the concept phase – Red; as well as two projects in VR technology – Green Hell VR and Thunder - a new project based on one of the IPs from the Group’s portfolio.

With over 20 years of experience, PCF sets out to explore new horizons. We aim to combine our expertise with creativity of the best and most forward-thinking talents in the industry to work together on the new generation of action games for the global gaming community.

If you decide to accompany us on this journey, you’ll have a chance to perfect your craft and expand your knowledge, working alongside leaders in the industry on bringing a brand-new unique experience to the players worldwide.

Project Victoria is a yet unannounced AAA action-adventure game developed by our North American team supported by PCF’s European studios.

Job Description:

PCF is looking for a strong leader to own delivery of a AAA product, direct and manage project development from beginning to end, focusing on shipping the game on time while maintaining quality targets, working closely with Producers and Directors/Leads on achieving this.

  • Maintaining project schedule, resource plan, risk register and budget.
  • Collaborating with PCF’s Production Center of Excellence in creating and maintaining the studio's production methodology and processes and being responsible for implementing and following them in the project development.
  • Provide leadership to cross-discipline teams, build and maintain a collaborative relationship with all the departments.
  • Facilitating and improving internal communication.
  • Mentoring staff and quality within production team.
  • Manage publisher relationship (whether internal or external) and direct team to meet publisher and stakeholder expectations.
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
  • High level reporting to executive level on project risks, counter measures and schedule progress.


  • 10+ years’ experience in Game Development in a leading role
  • At least one AAA game shipped in Lead Producer or similar role
  • Experience in managing a team of at least 100+ people
  • Experience in working with external Publishers
  • Proven project management skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Knowledge of Agile and Waterfall software development methodologies
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Extremely strong problem solving and organizational skills
  • Excellent teamwork, focus on contributing to good working relationships throughout the team
  • Ability to work effectively with people with different specializations and backgrounds
  • Ability to work under time pressure
  • Strong work ethic and self-motivated.
  • Passion for Games.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English

What we offer:


  • Benefit package 100% paid by PCF. The insurance company reimburses 100% of claims (Up to $1000 per service a year, as well as individual family coverage).
  • Full Dental coverage, including major dental.
  • 4% RRSP matching before tax deductions, 100% vested on day 1.
  • Paid week off during Winter Holidays.
  • 20 paid vacation days and 5 paid sick days.
  • Free virtual health and mental well-being sessions are included in the plan for members and their dependents.
  • A competitive salary and performance-based annual bonuses.
  • Personal development opportunities and ability to work in a global environment.
  • Work in a creative team with people full of passion for what they do.

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