Development Director

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Full-time

Job Description


Ubisoft Montreal, an industry leading developer of video games, located in the heart of Montreal’s Mile-End, offers a unique environment where creativity, teamwork and cutting-edge technology bring to life critically acclaimed video games and iconic AAA franchises. You will benefit from a competitive compensation package, an open learning environment, and contribute to an international team driving innovation.
 

Summary:

 
The incumbent will oversee the development and timely and on budget delivery of all products in his/her sector.

He/she will work in close collaboration with the product director to ensure the success of sectoral products and the mobilization
 

Responsibilities:
 

The main and routine tasks of this position are to:

·          Define and present development strategies for sector products to executives;

·          With the product director, set out a technology vision and communicate it to all team members and promote overall sectoral strategies, objectives and information;

·          Set out a development plan for all products;

·          Set out and follow up on the budget for the sector;

·          Supervise and assess employees;

·          Oversee work team activities, especially by following up on requests and department mandates;

·          Manage risks and approve contingency plans;

·          Negotiate agreements with internal and external suppliers whenever necessary;

·          With the CPI, challenge the technical and informatics teams on technological decisions;

·          Meet all production quality standards;

·          Carry out all other related tasks.

 

Qualifications


Training:
 

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or computer engineering and a certificate in project management or equivalent training.

University degree in management/administration an asset.

 

Experience:
 

Minimum 10 years’ experience in computer software.

4 years’ experience in management.

 

Skills and knowledge:
 

·          Excellent leadership and communication skills;

·          Ability to delegate and build accountability;

·          Analytical and synthesis skills;

·          Ability to collaborate with individuals at all hierarchical levels and in different teams and with direct collaborators;

·          Ability to quickly adapt to change;

·          Results focus;

·          Bilingualism (French-English);

·          Extensive knowledge of the video game industry and market.

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