Project Manager Gaming

Are you organized and have good coordination and interpersonal skills? Can you meet deadlines? And you are a big fan of the video game world?

Then maybe the Project Manager Gaming job is for you!

What is a Project Manager in video games?

The Project Manager is the conductor between the clients and the internal teams. It is the real engine in the realization of gaming projects. He plans, coordinates and monitors the execution of a project. The Project Manager also listens to the expectations and needs of his clients and leads his internal teams in order to propose the most suitable offer and solution to his clients’ requests. The Project Manager also ensures that delivery deadlines are met while taking into account the budget allocated to the project.

What is its role, its missions & its daily life?

As mentioned before, the Project Manager plays a central role in the realization of a project.


He is in charge of defining the project specifications according to the client’s expectations and needs.


At the end of this, he/she draws up specifications, a schedule, and the distribution and organization of the various tasks within the internal teams.


The Project Manager also defines the necessary conditions (technical, deadlines, budget, providers) for the successful completion of the project.


The Project Manager ensures the commercial relationship with his clients and carries out regular reports on the situation of the project.


Finally, it ensures the proper execution of the project.

Marie Ruston

Project Manager Innovation et Gaming au sein de Swipe Back, une agence créative dans le métaverse, Marie Ruston nous donne un exemple concret de projet.
Selon Marie Ruston, « être un Project Manager c’est assurer un bon travail d’équipe en mettant en place les plannings, élaborer des briefs, rechercher les bons partenaires etc… »  

What are the qualities required to become a Project Manager in the gaming world?

Here is a non-exhaustive list of the essential qualities of a good Project Manager in the gaming world:

  • Have the spirit of leadership and decision making
  • Organization
  • Demonstrate strong creativity and innovation
  • Be a team player
  • Be Versatile

What are the different routes?

To practice this profession, several courses are available to you within the Digital & Data by OMNES Education schools:

In BAC + 3 :

  • AtINSEEC, Bachelor’s degrees with various specialties can lead to this profession

In BAC + 5 :

  • At Sup de Pub, training in marketing, UX design, gaming or e-sport marketing can lead to this kind of position
Updated 19 September 2022