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Joveo CA: Game Design Team Lead, Ubisoft Sherbrooke

Joveo CA

This is a Full-time position in Sherbrooke, QC posted May 7, 2022.

Job Description In this role at Ubisoft Sherbrooke, you will lead a small game design team for which you will create and distribute tasks.

You will also oversee its productivity and make sure it meets the deadlines and quality standards defined by the Project Lead (CP)/Production Manager (PM).

In charge of a part of the development of the game, you will supervise and validate the work of your team members.

You will also coach them and offer training opportunities.

Always a good listener, you’ll also know how to mobilize them and contribute to their well-being for the whole duration of the project.

What You’ll Do Create, prioritize, assign and regularly follow up on tasks and their advancement with regards to deliverables.

Represent your team.

Organize and lead productive team meetings.

Know the game’s story and gameplay and understand the technical/artistic constraints so as to be able to lead your team.

Draft regular reports for the Project lead (CP)/Production manager (PM) on the advancement of your team’s work and recommend corrective measures whenever necessary to meet project objectives.

Anticipate and recognize potential conflicts and recommend solutions to the Project lead (CP)/Production manager (PM) for your team.

Be a mentor for team members in terms of technical/artistic aspects.

Take part in performance assessments in collaboration with the Project lead (CP)/Production Manager (PM).

Coordinate bug correction as it pertains to your team’s work.

Help recruit new team members and ensure that new employees are well integrated.

Qualifications What you bring College diploma in a video game-related field (or equivalent) Certification or experience in project management (an asset) Two to four years of experience in game design (or equivalent) Participation in at least one complete game production (or equivalent) Knowledge of the technical constraints of real time, 3D engines and level editors Knowledge of databases (like JIRA and Perforce) and of the MS Office suite (an asset) Leadership enabling you to build productive teams and assign tasks in an efficient way Great time and priority management skills benefiting your whole team Good collaboration, interpersonal, and communication skills (French and English) Resourcefulness and sense of initiative helping you find innovative solutions Stress and change management skills What to send our way Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills A portfolio of your best work (if applicable—attach images or send us a link to your personal website or online portfolio) About Us Additional Information Ubisoft Sherbrooke is set to open its doors in 2022.

In the heart of Sherbrooke, this new studio will be composed of multidisciplinary teams dedicated to developing iconic franchises that engage millions worldwide.

We’re looking for passionate creators who want to make exceptional games and deliver memorable experiences to our players.

Joining Ubi Sherbrooke means playing a major role in the video game industry.

It represents contributing to advancing Ubisoft’s tech and shaping the economic and social landscape of the Eastern Townships.

These are local efforts with positive, far-reaching impacts!

The world of work is changing.

And so are we.

Our universal vacation time, hybrid and flexible work, competitive benefits, and host of learning opportunities will allow you to reach your full potential.

Here, work-life balance is at the core of our day-to-day.

At the Sherbrooke studio, you’ll discover a workplace that sparks inspiration and connection: an environment with an array of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

Our desire to dream big, take risks, and constantly improve will contribute to the innovation and boundary-pushing that will result in our collective success.

At Ubisoft, you can come as you are.

We embrace diversity in all its forms.

We’re committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and respectful of all differences.