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Creative Project Lead

Remote @Ninjas in Pyjamas in Creative Producer
  • Post Date : 07/01/2023
  • Apply Before : 07/02/2023
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Job Detail

  • Job ID 223351
  • Working Hours Full-time
  • Equity Option Not Offered
  • Years Experience Required 2

Job Description

Job description

Who We Are

We are Ninjas in Pyjamas, probably the world’s most legendary esports team.

Born in 2000 with Counter-Strike in our blood, we have pioneered the esports scene since its inception. We earned our stripes by competing at the very top level across almost a dozen game titles and we never lose — we only win or learn.

Our vision is to bring gaming culture to a world without boundaries.

Job Description:

The Creative Project Lead is responsible for planning and overseeing projects within NIP, from the initial ideation through to completion. They coordinate people and processes to deliver projects on time, within budget and with the desired outcomes aligned to objectives.

This position acts as a point of liaison between the project team and senior management. It uses project management tools such as ASANA to plan, monitor and regularly report to stakeholders on the progress of the projects.

A key part of a project manager’s role is to identify and mitigate risks which may impact successful delivery of projects.

What You’ll do: 

  • Ideate new concepts and activations for our brand and partners together with key stakeholders
  • Define project objectives, project scope, roles & responsibilities.
  • Define resource requirements and manage resource availability & allocation – both internal and with third parties
  • Outlining of budgets based on requirements and tracking costs to deliver projects on budget.
  • Preparing a detailed project plan to schedule key project milestones, workstreams & activities.
  • Managing delivery of the project according to this plan.
  • Tracking projects and providing regular reports on project status to project team and key stakeholders.
  • Managing and adjusting for any changes in project scope, schedule and / or budget.
  • Identifying and mitigating potential risks.
  • Managing the relationship and communication with the stakeholders and team, ensuring the project is delivered to their satisfaction.
  • Retrospectives and project health checks

Job requirements


Who You are:

  • You have at least 3 years of project management experience.
  • Experience within creative production environments.
  • Good understanding of esports and the industry.
  • An abundance of agile project management skills and a track record in rolling-out creative concepts.
  • Willingness to take on responsibilities and to learn new things, critical thinking, and attention to detail.
  • Mature personality with strong negotiating and communication skills, feeling comfortable and confident in communication across different functions, business units, and cultures.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Analytical, systematic problem solver with the ability to see things from a holistic point of view.
  • Strong business understanding.
  • Academic degree in a relevant field of study.
  • Idiomatic use of English, both spoken and written.

What it means to be a Ninja

Ninjas fight as one — no matter where you come from, who you are and what you look like you are welcome to join our dojo.

Our mission is to keep pioneering the esports industry and bringing it to an ever-broadening audience, and in order to innovate we need people from all walks of life. Yes, even if you’re more into horticulture than gaming in your free time.

The essence of being a Ninja is to expect the unexpected. In game and in the office we bring the energy and vision to be ready for anything at any given moment. That’s why your personal experience, your unique background and your perspectives will help us adapt and bring the Unexpected.

Required skills