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Developer Relations Manager

Full-time - REF18052H

Job description

To create games that enrich players’ lives, our teams rely on a wide array of external tech.

As a Developer Relations Manager, you’ll bridge communication between the external partners developing those technologies and the internal teams using them.

You’ll be the voice – and advocate – of both Ubi and our partners, representing the two to one another and always having each other’s best interest at heart.

You’ll engage with a broad range of stakeholders: collecting, assessing, and conveying feedback to influence future developments.

All in all, you’ll offer support and guidance internally while strengthening external relationships, allowing for deeper, more meaningful collaborations. And help provide teams – across the company – with products best aligned with their needs.


 

What you’ll do

  • Collaborate closely with production team members to discuss and assess their external technology needs + provide guidance and support from pre- to post-purchase.
     
  • Build and maintain relationships with external partners, acting as their main point of contact.
     
  • Participate in many (many) recurring meetings with external partners and internal teams (like purchasing, legal, IT, etc.) to ensure transparency and visibility; proactively follow up on progress; suggest new products; identify useful features; etc.
     
  • Define negotiation strategies, anticipate potential roadblocks, and plan accordingly.
     
  • Stay up to date on technological advancements, industry trends, and developer relations best practices. 
     
  • Foster communication and knowledge sharing, relaying information to the right people at the right time – in the most appropriate format. 
     
  • Occasionally travel (as global health guidelines allow, of course!) to meet with external partners, attend events, visit other studios, etc.

Qualifications

What you bring 

  • Experience in software development
  • The ability to gain a deep understanding of your collaborators’ needs to best address them
  • Effective French and English communication: you’re comfortable communicating both formally and informally & can break down complex information for various audiences
  • Analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with (or interest in) project management & financial and legal agreements
  • Flexibility to balance shifting short-term priorities, long-term goals, and urgent issues

 

Just a heads up: If you require a work permit, your eligibility may depend on your education and years of relevant work experience, as required by the government.

 

What to send our way

  • Your CV, highlighting your background and skills

 

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

Additional informations

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. 

 

 

At Ubisoft, you can come as you are. We embrace diversity in all its forms. We’re committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and respectful of all differences.

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