Producer - Game of Thrones: Beyond the Wall

  • 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

The Producer’s role is to lead a multi-disciplinary group of awesomely talented developers. The Producer has complete ownership of delivering a quality product while making certain it executes upon the Creative Director’s vision. The Producer is the key person working with the VP of Production, the Heads, the Creative Director and the Product Managers, and the different external Partners. They are responsible of the budget and the schedule to build a great game. 

Responsibilities:

Product:

  • Work with VP of Production to put quality and agility at the forefront of your leadership decisions;
  • Promote the vision of the game and prioritize highest value features and set quality targets;
  • Anticipate bottlenecks and make trade-offs;
  • Represent the game in both internal and external communications;
  • Be responsible for key deliverables and deadlines, by prioritizing tasks and responsibilities to optimize team performance;
  • Be accountable for the overall quality and success of the game;

Dev Management:

  • Direct all aspects of game development;
  • Give clear direction on projects, empathetic to project constraints and challenges while respecting the Creative and VP of Production vision and priority;
  • Oversee the quality of the development process to ensure that key project milestones are established, met and ideally surpassed while adapting to changes;
  • Management of resources according to the given budget to ensure the optimal growth of the project (constitution of the core team and expansion of the team during development);
  • Maintain a creative and collaborative environment, motivate team members, nurture team health and foster a culture of success;
  • Ensure a healthy, trustful and smooth communication with clients (make sure to understand their needs and constraints and find solutions to achieve the given mandate);

Administrative responsibilities:

  • Forecast and manage budget reports on a regular basis;
  • Coach the junior producers/leads/PM and assist in the resolution of complex problems; and growing their knowledge;
  • Be an active decision maker in the hiring process;
  • Act as Ambassador of Behaviour Values inside and outside the company;

Qualifications

Requirements :

  • Proven success in managing either mobile or PC/console titles;
  • Deep knowledge of the game market and platforms;
  • Solid track record of projects, at least 3 published games, successfully delivered (on-time/on-budget);
  • 3-5 years of experience in a producer (or similar) role;
  • Fluent in English and Mandarin (spoken and written);