CREATOR OF WORLDS
Ubisoft’s 20,000 team members, working across more than 40 locations around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their dedication and talent has brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.
Since opening its doors in 2008, Ubisoft Singapore has become the biggest AAA game development studio in Southeast Asia. The 500-strong studio is home to 35+ different nationalities focused on delivering ambitious gaming experiences to our players. Ubisoft Singapore has been contributing to all the Assassin’s Creed® titles since Assassin’s Creed® II. It innovated within the franchise as the studio behind the naval battle gameplay and water technology in Assassin’s Creed® III, Assassin’s Creed® IV Black Flag® and most recently in Assassin’s Creed® Valhalla. Its expertise in AAA and live operations, combined with a passion for naval gameplay, pushed the team to lead the development of Skull and Bones™ revealed at E3 in 2017.
YOUR DAILY JOURNEY
Reporting to the Senior Producer, the Production Director will implement best processes, methods and tools to deliver a major game project. The incumbent will ensure the advancement of the work and attainment of production objectives.
The main and routine tasks of the production director are to:
Define the game development strategy and key deliverables (production and non-production);
Participate in the development of the organizational structure of the project to put team talents to optimal use;
Establish and implement a clear decision-making framework, communicate the framework to teams and ensure that members follow the structure during the production process;
Optimize and enhance work methods to simply and clearly coordinate teams and working units;
Implement means to foster communication between team members;
Coordinate, delegate and organize the work to be carried out; • Help meet and follow up on budgets;
Define best production management practices and share them within the studio
Define project deliverables and risks by providing information on the impacts in terms of scope, resource planning or future changes;
Carry out deliverable follow ups with production directors and managers and keep the Producer/Senior Producer informed on the advancement of the work;
Recommend plans of action to handle delays that impact the content, schedule or quality;
Ensure to obtain the expected level of quality for the game by implementing best processes, methods and tools;
Help select technologies with the Producer/Senior Producer and technical and IT teams.
Help define HR needs and set out the resources plan for approval by executives;
Participate in the development and follow up of the hiring/assignment plan and selection of team members in collaboration with Associate Producers (AP) and/or Project Leads (CP) and/or Production Managers (PM);
Ensure team mobilization by regularly gauging team spirit and implementing means to create a work environmental that fosters productivity;
Coach direct contributors and provide feedback on their performance on a regular basis to help them to evolve in their role;
Carry out the performance assessments for direct contributors and take part in the process by validating the coherence and equity for the team he/she oversees.
Carry out all other related tasks.
WHAT YOU BRING
Around 10 years of experience in production or project management in the video game industry (or other related experience)
In-depth knowledge of game development pipelines and interdependencies and familiarity with a variety of project management methodologies
Have shipped a minimum of one AAA game title in a management or project management role
An innovative spirit that drives you to explore and bring about new ways of doing things
The ability to influence change, anticipate blockers and find creative solutions to remove them;
A collaborative mindset
Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
Consideration of the impact your choices have on creators
Plenty of flexibility to adapt to whatever production (inevitably) throws your way: you can modify any part of your plans based on the situation.
What You Will Enjoy Check out our list of perks and benefits here: https://www.ubisoftsingapore.com/ JOIN THE SQUAD Making games is serious business, but it's very important for us to have fun while creating awesome worlds so that we can convey the same sense of joy to millions of players in the world.
Ubisoft’s 20,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their commitment and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come.
Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves.