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Ubisoft Toronto is one of the largest development studios within Ubisoft, employing talented developers from around the world. We create worlds and tell stories that grip you, inspire you and challenge you. Since opening in 2010, we have shipped innovative game projects on some of Ubisoft’s biggest brands: Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, For Honor and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell.

Are you looking to work with enthusiastic experts who are tackling industry-changing challenges in entertainment and beyond? At Ubisoft Toronto, we are always striving to get better, be better and do better – embracing innovative ideas, exploring new technologies, and working together courageously and collaboratively.

Job Description

As a Production Manager at UbiTO, 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. While overseeing your direct reports, 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.

The daily life of a Production Manager at Ubisoft Toronto:

  • 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;

  • Participate in recruitment to build your team + foster their professional growth and career progression;

  • Carry out the annual evaluations of your team members.

Qualifications

We know that skills and competencies show up in different forms and can be based on different experiences. If you are excited about the role, we strongly encourage you to apply even though you may not have all the qualifications listed below.

  • Minimum 5 years of management experience or related experience (experience in the video game industry or as a scrum master an asset).

  • 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 communication skills.

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

  • A grasp of the team’s capabilities, thorough understanding of interdependencies, knowledge of the actionable steps to get to our goals, and awareness of where to focus team’s energy.

What to send our way

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills

Additional Information

We Offer:

  • A hybrid, flexible work model

  • Six weeks of vacation

  • An enhanced parental leave program

  • Comprehensive Total Rewards Package:

    • Disability Insurance

    • Dental Insurance

    • Extended medical insurance

    • (Optional) RRSP contribution

    • Relocation Assistance

    • Bonus (If Applicable)

You can learn more about Life at Ubisoft here: https://toronto.ubisoft.com/life-at-ubisoft/

Join Us!

At Ubisoft Toronto, we believe diversity is our studio’s biggest strength. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace that reflects the diversity of our player community, is inclusive and respectful of the individuality of our team and embodies our core values – trust, integrity, excellence and care.

We encourage applications from First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQIA+. Ubisoft Toronto is committed to providing accommodations for accessibility upon request.

Please read our Code of Conduct prior to applying. It is our collective responsibility at Ubisoft Toronto to maintain a respectful and inclusive work environment, and be the best possible place to work and grow. Knowing and respecting our Code of Conduct’s principles and guidelines is key to achieving that goal.

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Ubisoft’s Mission

Ubisoft’s 21,000 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. 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.