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Diversity, accomplishment, craft, and camaraderie are the hallmarks of the Kabam team. Taking our games from concept to an amazing experience on your device drives us every day.

Our highly skilled people take our games all the way – with dedicated teams in art, data, engineering, user research, live operations, marketing and more. (Plus, we’re all really fun).

Our Montreal Studio is the home of our beloved and highly successful Shop Titans title and we’re looking for a General Manager to pave the way.


  • You have a keen mind for business and are experienced running a successful game development studio

  • You are a veteran leader who helps to mentor others and is highly collaborative

  • You understand the importance of balancing the business and people needs

  • You, above all, are seasoned in the craft of game development, production, and operation.

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What does the typical day look like?

  • Work closely with the senior leadership, Studio Craft Directors and Executive Producers across Kabam to ensure the overall effectiveness of studio operations for developing highly successful games aligned to business goals.

  • Partner with Studio Craft Directors to ensure the development and operation of aligned, effective and efficient development practices and processes across the studio and Kabam.

  • Partner with corporate/shared service functions, Head of Product and studio development leadership, to lead the operation of processes within your studio, addressing the studio’s needs.

  • Partner with shared development service leaders (Operations, Central Tech, Data Science) to ensure a high level of partnership, quality and efficiency of support for studio product development.

  • Manage studio related P&L management with focus on OPEX management within an established budget.

  • Mentor, and support career development and succession planning.

  • Cultivate and maintain a healthy, positive and inclusive studio culture through partnering with People and Facilities on studio team/culture building initiatives and events.

What do you need to be successful?

  • 10+ years’ experience in the games business, including 5+ years of senior managerial experience in game development and publishing, ideally as a Senior Development Director/Director of Product Development.

  • Successfully shipped multiple game titles, ideally in the mobile space with live operations experience.

  • A strong passion for games and an ability to inspire game development teams to build amazing things.

  • Proven record in leading and motivating people to overcome challenges in a fast paced, ever changing environment.

  • Driven and entrepreneurial, calm under pressure yet open and approachable.

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills in both French and English.

  • Willing to roll up sleeves and do whatever needs to be done in order to make this a great place to work.