Production Manager

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Production
Region:
Canada
Area:
Quebec
City:
Quebec
Posted:
31-Oct-16
Company:
Ubisoft - Quebec
Job Ref:

Summary


The production manager will ensure specific project deliverables by clearly communicating the objectives to the multidisciplinary team through sound project management.

Responsibilities:


The main and routine tasks of the production manager are to:


Production management

* Help set out the project scope and deliverables by estimating workload and/or resource requirements to attain the objectives or complete requests for changes and implement issue resolution processes whenever necessary;

* Organize and coordinate the various activities and resources required in the production process (production, test, debugging planning, etc.);

* Ensure that the teams have the technical support they require (DM, Hardware, DT, documents, tools) to ensure effective output;

* Inform the team on the advancement of the deliverables (planned versus actual) and address gaps;

* Approve or get approval for the work carried out by team members at the end of each phase (iterative process);

* Communicate effectively with team members to ensure they are aware of current projects, the advancement of the work and project directions (top-down) and inform supervisors of relevant information on the work team (bottom-up);

* Ensure proper bug management for team deliverables (priorities, assignments, milestones, version phases);

* Communicate consumer information to team members to ensure they keep the target audience in mind;


Content

* Understand the game vision so as to be able to effectively intervene when setting out the scope;

* Share ideas that could enhance the quality of the game with team members;


Human resources

* Ensure work team mobilization by regularly gauging team moral, finding the root causes of any issues and implementing relevant solutions;

* Coach employees in their work to foster their development in their current positions or careers;

* Carry out and/or validate performance assessments and work team objectives;

* Identify and manage underperformance and/or conflicts;

* Help determine team development activities (training, COOP, etc.) and initiatives to meet the individual needs of team members;

* Approve the time sheets and manage the absences and holidays of team members;


* Carry out all other related tasks.

Training


College or university degree in management, administration or equivalent.

Relevant Experience


* 4-6 years’ experience in coordination and/or team management;

* Experience in the video games or film industry an asset.

Skills and Knowledge


* Stress and change management skills;

* Time and priority management skills;

* Sound judgment;

* Resourcefulness in problem-solving;

* Ability to adapt to different personalities;

* Good listening skills;

* Clarity;

* Courage;

* Professionalism;

* Project management skills;

* Knowledge of the MS Office suite;

* Database knowledge an asset (JIRA, Perforce, etc.).


Salary: 64K-67K depending on the experience

Contact Details:
Ubisoft - Quebec
Tel: +1 (418) 524-1222
Contact: Recruitment Team
Email:

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