Associate Producer – Toronto, CA

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Associate Producer

Ubisoft Toronto – Toronto, CA

Ubisoft Toronto are looking for am Associate Producer to hone in, drive the development, and take ownership of a specific part of a game. Reporting to the Producer, you will be an important part of the game development and have the opportunity to manage some of the best teams in the industry. Depending on the project’s larger production strategy and organizational structure, your part could be a component like animation, level design, gameplay, world, or a combination of a few.

All in all, you’ll guide one or many multidisciplinary teams to bring your assigned portion to life from start to end. You’ll pair well-designed work processes with clear expectations for your team members to do their best work and optimize their talents. Through careful planning, follow-through, and oversight, you’ll keep development on pace, ensuring that time is spent on the right things, and pivot when need be. While pushing production capacity and quality, you’ll see to it that your team is ready and able to deliver their chunk of the game on time and in a supportive environment.

Your role and responsibilities will include…
 

  • Partnering with the core team to understand the overall game vision and requirements, communicating them across the production floor
  • Establishing the scope of your area of focus: creating its long-term roadmap and schedule, putting in place deliverables, quality targets, and key milestones, and define its development strategies and budgets
  • Laying the foundations to pave the way for production: developing workflows and pipelines, implementing means to facilitate interaction between colleagues
  • Setting clear goals for your team members to achieve, ensuring the process of delivering those goals is as smooth as possible
  • Anticipating risks & creating contingency plans
  • Liaison with your team to clarify milestones, prioritise deliverables, give updates, address concerns, provide direction, gather feedback, etc
  • Syncing up with the Producer, Production Director, and Production Managers on progress and momentum, following up on budgets
  • Staying alert for opportunities to improve and evolve processes, methods, and practices
  • Taking part in recruitment to build your team and foster professional growth and career progression

The skills and experience you'll need…
 

  • Around 5 years of professional development in production or project management in the video game industry (or other relevant experience)
  • Plenty of flexibility to adapt to a range of situations & navigate interdependencies;
  • A degree in Project Management or Business Administration (or related training)
  • A familiarity with a variety of project management methodologies
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skillet
  • An attentive, collaborative, and innovative spirit
  • A people-oriented approach; you care about results, but you never lose sight of the dedicated people behind them.

Ubisoft Toronto was founded in 2010 and has contributed to many award-winning Ubisoft brands including Assassin’s Creed®, Far Cry®, For Honor™ and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell®. In 2018, the team at Ubisoft Toronto developed its first new IP, Starlink: Battle for Atlas, and a new technology that seamlessly blends physical and digital gameplay. In 2020, Ubisoft Toronto led the development of the newest game in the Watch Dogs franchise – Watch Dogs: Legion. Now, in 2021, Ubisoft Toronto is on the verge of shipping Far Cry 6, the most ambitious Far Cry.

Ubisoft Toronto offer an excellent benefits package, flexible working and competitive salaries.

If you are interested or would like to learn more, please contact Jess Galvin at Aardvark Swift on jess@aswift.com  or call  +441709 83477.

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