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Gameloft

Project Manager (Video Game)

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Gameloft
🇨🇦 Montréal, QC

Are You Looking for a Great Place to Work?

Join the Game!

Gameloft’s mission is to amaze the world, so everyone can enjoy a moment of happiness.

We have been proudly crafting games since 2000, two of which are featured in App Annie's “Top 10 iOS Games by All-Time Worldwide Downloads.” Talented Gameloft employees from all over the world have created established franchises, such as Asphalt®, Dragon Mania Legends, Modern Combat and Dungeon Hunter.

We put passion into every pixel of our games. It’s at the core of what we do every day, and major rights holders including Disney®, LEGO®, Universal, Mattel®, Lamborghini®, etc. recognize Gameloft’s creativity and trust us to produce awesome gaming experiences.

We are part of Vivendi—one of the world’s largest media groups—giving us the mana and resources to set our expectations high and aim for the very best.

All trademarks referenced above are owned by their respective trademark owners.

For this role you will be a part of FreshPlanet, a small gaming studio who recently joined Gameloft. FreshPlanet specialized in making high quality casual mobile games that mix social and pop culture elements. FreshPlanet is most famous for creating SongPop, the biggest music trivia game in the world with over 120 million players so far and winner of a BAFTA and Webby Award.

Job Description

Project Manager (video game)

We are looking for an experienced project manager to lead the development of SongPop Party, our newly released game on Apple Arcade and soon on consoles.

As a project manager, you will oversee the development of the game, manage priorities and milestones, make key decisions and ensure the team has the tools and resources needed.

If you are looking for a studio that cares about the well-being of its employees and works in a dynamic and relaxed atmosphere, this is the job for you! The culture at FreshPlanet is very cool and easygoing and allows a perfect family-work balance.

To learn more about FreshPlanet and SongPop Party, visit their respective websites.

Role:

  • Taking ownership of, and managing, the full product/game life cycle
  • Managing the team, sprints, and planning, and communicating with management and stakeholders
  • Managing relationships with external partners (Apple, console manufacturers, etc.)
  • Prioritizing features based on business and player impact (80%), participating in the scope and design of functionalities (20%)
  • Exhibiting sound product judgment in formulating product strategy and presenting clear, measurable objectives that will contribute to the successful achievement of our business goal
  • Being the point of reference for the team to respect milestones, deadlines, etc.

Qualifications

About You:

  • At least 7 years’ project management experience working for a large B2C app or a mobile game
  • Outstanding management skills (experience working with local and remote teams)
  • Ability to arbitrate and make choices
  • Ability to prioritize and manage scrums, work in agile mode
  • A love for apps/games and creating fun, compelling and addictive user experiences
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in management or equivalent
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, well organized, autonomous and adaptable

Additional Information

Why Join the World of Gameloft?

  • Because you want to be part of an exceptional experience within a company that is constantly growing!
  • Because you want to work with talented people who are industry pioneers!
  • Because you want to join a global company and meet great people around the world from all walks of life.
  • Or, just because you’re looking for a great place to work!

What We Offer

  • Flexible schedule
  • 3 weeks’ vacation and mobile days off, available as of your start date
  • Time off between Christmas and New Year’s Day to help you start the year off on the right foot
  • Group RRSP program with employer contributions
  • Great group insurance program
  • Free 24/7 access to a virtual medical clinic
  • The Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • Partial reimbursement of your commuting costs (for public transit and/or parking)
  • Support for new employees relocating from countries or regions outside Quebec
  • Referral program with bonuses
  • Regular activities and prizes courtesy of our Social Committee

And at the studio itself:

  • Secure bike storage room and a subsidy to encourage active transportation (during the summer)
  • Daily snacks (fruit, coffee, etc.)
  • Friday happy hours
  • A game room
  • A rooftop terrace
  • Studio located near Jarry Park and the charming Mile-Ex and Little Italy neighbourhoods
  • Fitness classes at the studio itself or at Jarry Park (e.g., yoga)

We want to get to know you!

Submit your application now.