You see the vision, transform it into a roadmap of milestones, and inspire and guide your team to reach them. You are the production manager.
You know that video game production is hard, but your goal is to make it easier. You can build a team to share the load, collaborating with and supervising smaller multidisciplinary teams to get your deliverables across the finish line. You will be the driving force behind them all, the guarantor of smooth sailing. You anticipate the things that could go wrong, then get to work and proactively prevent them from happening.
Be the point person for co-dev relationships with partner studios around the world, partnering with the core team to understand the overall technology or game vision and requirements
Define and plan the project scope of your specific deliverables, creating the production schedule and developing strategies
Regularly meet with your team to allocate tasks, discuss progress and setbacks, communicate milestones, prioritize deliverables, present updates, address concerns, give direction, gather feedback, etc.
Track, monitor, and analyze the production schedule; rescoping & adjusting your strategies when need be
Provide your team with all they need to work efficiently and achieve quality (documentation, tools, pipelines, reviews, communication channels, etc.)
Organize the approvals and debugging of deliverables + keep team leads up to date on progress and issues
Sync up with other teams to ensure consistency, remove blockers, and mitigate risks
Prepare and evaluate post-mortems to continuously improve our production processes.
Participate in recruitment to build your team, and foster their professional growth and career progression
Participate in projects of your own initiative through our Innovation Jams
What you bring
3-5+ years’ experience in project management
Demonstrated ability to successfully deliver major projects in terms of quality standards, budget, time & resources
Ability to balance short-term priorities and long-term goals
A highly collaborative, empathetic, and solution-oriented spirit
Excellent time management, organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
Knowledge of agile principles a plus
Ubisoft Winnipeg is a technology studio with a unique mission: develop new technologies that will change the way we build video game worlds. We are the only Ubisoft studio focused on exploring the unknown to develop technology that empowers game creators at studios around the world to build even better, more immersive worlds across our major brands.
Ubisoft’s 21,000 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 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. 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.
What to send our way
Your resume, highlighting your experience, skills, and anything else you think we might find helpful.
A real live person will review your application, in this case Sheena. While we’re doing that, get to know our studio and our team a bit more.
This role is based in our Winnipeg studio, with the opportunity for hybrid or full work from home within Manitoba.