Reflector Entertainment, a subsidiary of Bandai Namco Group, is seeking an Associate Producer with at least 6 years of relevant experience in the game industry to assist the Producer in delivering the project. The successful candidate will lead all phases of the project, from initiation through closing, and ensure that the production runs smoothly, meets deadlines, and stays within budget. The job offers a hybrid working model, flexible working hours, collective insurance, enhanced holidays, and a wide range of activities to suit all tastes and interests. The ideal candidate should have a thorough understanding of AAA games pipelines, be a good team player and leader, and have strong communication skills in French and English, both oral and written.
Located in Montreal, Reflector Entertainment, a subsidiary of Bandai Namco Group, a renowned entertainment studio that works with the best talents in the industry to produce captivating content for international audiences. Using a transmedia approach focused on creating rich narrative universes, the company is successful in developing compelling original properties that draw fans in across various platforms.
Here is an overview of what we offer our team:
·A hybrid working model with a minimal presence of one day per week at the studio.
·Flexible working hours. Whether you're more productive in the morning or in the evening, it's up to you to manage your 37.5 hours per week.
·Collective insurance in addition you will also have accesses to a health care spending account, telemedicine, two (2) personal days and unlimited paid sick days from day one.
·Holidays are enhanced.
·We reimburse employees for transport expenses incurred in commuting to work.
·Employee assistance program, voluntary retirement savings plan with Reflector contributions.
·Human-sized studio with the means of a large group.
·You get two (2) weeks of paid vacation from Reflector in December to give you time to rest and spend time with your family, in addition to your banked vacation weeks.
·We offer a wide range of activities to suit all tastes and interests, to allow you to have fun and thrive (lunches, 5 to 7, game nights, etc.).
The Associate Producer assists the Producer in the delivery of the project. He/She works closely with other department leads to ensure that the production runs smoothly, meets deadlines, and stays within budget. Throughout production, he/she monitors schedules and budgets, and prepares reports for the producer for the area he/she is in charge of.
·Define and maintain project pipeline application;
·Participate in defining the project deliverables and risks;
·Collaborate with partner studios to share technology and best practices;
·Lead all phases of a project, from initiation through closing;
·Facilitate organizational change, perform business process analysis and process improvement activities, and drive requirements management;
·Define and manage risk analyses and of the associated action plans (cots, deadlines, quality);
·Determine the resources required to ensure project success and secure their participation, mobilize and maximise production process and productivity;
·Drive the progress of project work and communicate statuses to project stakeholders on a regular basis, ensuring excellent collaboration between project collaborators;
·Coordinate communications between the different teams inside the project;
·Ensure transparency and high quality in all forms of project communication (written, verbal);
·Address difficult team situations (conflicts, communication issues, etc.) and take the actions necessary to resolve them.
·Minimum 6 years of relevant experience as project manager in the game industry;
·Shipped at least 1 game as a project manager, preferably on a ‘AAA’ console title;
·A thorough understanding of AAA games pipelines and the processes involved from the conceptual phase to implementation;
·High degree of self-motivation and initiative;
·Well-organised and maintains high standards even under pressure;
·Logical thinker and solutions-driven;
·Ability to demonstrate initiative, autonomy, and ownership of your projects;
·Waterfall and Agile software development practices;
·Managing production pipelines ensuring successful product delivery;
·Production pipeline tools, such as Jira;
·Good team player and leader;
·Ability to adapt to change;
·Strong communication skills in French and English, both oral and written.
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Location: Montreal, Quebec
Date found: 2023-04-11