Associate Producer

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Based in Montreal, Behaviour Interactive is one of the largest independent game developers in North America. Anchored in the industry for more than 25 years now, its success is characterized by its versatility to create games based on leading brands, but also original IP’s across all major platforms. Behaviour is a Canadian company with an entrepreneurial culture that promotes opportunities and personal development at the same time that giving their employees the feeling of making a difference. 

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in all planning discussions;
  • Maintain JIRA and Confluence tasks;
  • Ensure clear communication and comprehension of the game design & development process/deliverables;
  • Facilitate clear communication channels across disciplines;
  • Maintain the team focused and motivated;
  • Drive the team in day-to-day activities such as removing roadblocks and general problem solving;
  • Guide the team in achieving high-standard milestone delivery on schedule;
  • Collaborate with leads and stakeholders to ensure tasks are correctly scoped, prioritized and that the schedule is updated;
  • Communicate and follow-up stakeholder’s expectations for each deliverable;
  • Work closely with the team to ensure it focuses on the right priorities throughout the production;
  • Keep stakeholders informed of delivery progress, potential risks and roadblocks;
  • Help to prepare documents, plans and progress reports;

Qualifications

Requirements :

  • 3-5 years’ experience in game development;
  • Contributed and shipped at least 2 games on a major console or PC;
  • Good understanding of all areas of game development (scheduling & resource planning, project management, in-game monetization, technology/programming, art production, QA testing, game design, audio production, staffing, localization);
  • Experience working on a mid-core games;
  • Experience using Agile development tools (JIRA, Confluence, etc.);
  • Experience coordinating different groups/disciplines and activities;
  • Ability to plan and track multiples tasks;
  • Ability to learn quickly and able to apply new concepts and processes;
  • Know how to identify and escalate risks when necessary;
  • Able to work well under pressure;
  • Passionate about gaming industry;
  • Understand game development steps and processes;
  • Very organized;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good people management skills;
  • Fluent in English and French (spoken and written);
  • Be able to adapt from game production to live operations;
  • Certified in Project Management (a plus);