Established in 2008, Ubisoft Chengdu is one of the key game studios in western China and a full-fledged production center, with over 450 talents contributing to Ubisoft’s line-up. We have a strong track record of co-development on Ubisoft’s biggest brands such as Assassin’s Creed®, Skull and Bones™ and For Honor®, as well as developing casual games such as Rabbids party game and bringing hit titles to Switch.

Meanwhile, we are also a pioneer in cutting-edge technology driving Ubisoft’s “games as a service (GAAS)” ethos. Chengdu’s technology team develops products that empower production teams to make educated, data-driven decisions on hit Ubisoft brands.

Job Description

About the role

As a Production Manager, you break down a game vision into a roadmap of achievable milestones, and concentrate the day-to-day efforts of a group of production team members to reach them.

You’re responsible for defining, planning, prioritizing, communicating, and tracking project deliverables. You have a wide perspective of the production floor: a realistic grasp of our capabilities, thorough understanding of interdependencies, knowledge of the actionable steps to get to our goals, and awareness of where to focus our energy. You see to it that your team is prepared and able to ship quality features and content to our players – on time and in a supportive environment.

What you will do

  • Partner with the core team to understand the overall game vision & requirements.

  • Define and plan the project scope of your specific deliverables (e.g. level art, audio, UI, VFX, mission, economy, gameplay rules, etc.), 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 production managers to ensure consistency, remove blockers, and mitigate risks.

  • Prepare and evaluate post-mortems to continuously improve our production processes.


What you will bring

  • Bachelor's degree or higher.

  • Minimum of 5 years working in gaming industry.

  • Went through the whole game production cycle, from conception to launch and live operation.

  • Shipped at least one game in a project management role.

  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, in English and Mandarin.

  • Knowledge of the Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel, etc.) + familiarity with project management software (e.g. Jira)*

  • Ability to balance shifting short-term priorities and long-term goals

  • A highly collaborative, attentive, empathetic, and solution-oriented spirit

  • Excellent time management, organizational, interpersonal, and cross-department communication skills

  • Critical thinking, curiosity, resourcefulness, and plenty of flexibility

  • Organization & presentation skills

  • Excellent analysis and problem-solving skills

  • Results focus and ability to work effectively under pressure

Bonus points

  • SCRUM Master or PMP certificates

  • Experience of working on AAA title

Additional Information

Ubisoft CSR commitment

Making a long-lasting positive impact for our players, our teams, our partners and our planet.

In Ubisoft, we are working to enrich players’ lives through unique and memorable gaming experiences and by improving the positive impacts of our games. To get there, we are creating a safer, more inclusive work environment, we are giving back to the communities where Ubisoft operates by working with local non-profit partners and by working to reduce the environmental impact of our business.