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Associate Producer

Full-time - REF7180H

Job description

As an Associate Producer at Ubi MTL, you’ll drive the development of a specific part of a game. Depending on the project’s larger production strategy and organizational structure, your part could be a component like animation, level design, gameplay, world, or a combination of a few.

All in all, you’ll guide one or many multidisciplinary teams to bring your assigned portion to life from start to end. You’ll pair well-designed work processes with clear expectations for your team members to do their best work and optimize their talents.
 
Through careful planning, follow-through, and oversight, you’ll keep development on pace, ensuring that time is spent on the right things, and pivot when need be.

While pushing production capacity and quality, you’ll see to it that your team is ready and able to deliver their chunk of the game on time and in a supportive environment.


What you’ll do

  • Partner with the core team to understand the overall game vision and requirements + communicate them across the production floor.
  • Establish the scope of your area of focus: create its long-term roadmap and schedule, establish its deliverables, quality targets, and key milestones, and define its development strategies and budgets.
  • Put everything in place to pave the way for production: develop workflows and pipelines + implement means to facilitate interaction between colleagues.
  • Set clear goals for your team members to achieve + make sure the process of delivering those goals is as smooth as possible.
  • Anticipate risks & put plans of action in place to overcome them.
  • Meet with your team to clarify milestones, prioritize deliverables, give updates, address concerns, provide direction, gather feedback, etc.
  • Sync up with the producer, production director, and production managers on progress and momentum + follow up on budgets.
  • Look for opportunities to improve and evolve our processes, methods, and practices.
  • Take part in recruitment to build your team + foster their professional growth and career progression.

Qualifications

What you bring

  • Around 5 years of experience in production or project management in the video game industry (or other relevant experience)
  • Plenty of flexibility to adapt to a range of situations & navigate interdependencies
  • Familiarity with a variety of project management methodologies
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • An attentive, collaborative, and innovative spirit
  • A people-oriented approach: sure, you care about results, but you never lose sight of the dedicated people behind them

What to send our way

  • Your CV, highlighting your background, skills, and any games shipped

A real live person will review your application. In this case, it’s our talent acquisition specialist Eric. As he learns more about you through your profile, get to know him through the video below.

About us

Creating the unknown since 1997. At Ubisoft Montreal, we’re united by a common goal: to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. We develop iconic franchises that engage millions around the world, like Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, For Honor, Rainbow Six, Watch Dogs – and, well, we can’t disclose all our secrets just yet.

Our biggest strength is – and always will be – our people: the immensely talented team members surrounding, supporting, and producing the high-quality games that have made our studio what it is today.

When you join Ubi MTL, you’ll discover a workplace that sparks inspiration and connection: an environment with a variety of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We offer a collaborative space that provides career advancement, a host of learning opportunities, and meaningful benefits centred on well-being. Here, our shared desire to dream big, take risks, and constantly improve contributes to the innovation and boundary-pushing that ultimately leads to our collective success.

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