You're a Production Manager?

The Empire wants to hear from you!

Metric Empire is a small independent game development studio located in the heart of Mile End in Montreal. It's the perfect environment if you're looking for a friendly, passionate and motivated team. We offer you the ability to work in a human-sized, collaborative and creative environment, and to contribute to the success and growth of the studio.

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Production Manager (Permanent, Full-Time)

Date: September 2022

 

Your impact:

As a Production Manager, you will bring your expertise to our team of about twenty people. You will have a significant impact on the work organization and the efficiency of the studio, by setting up production management systems.

With an inclusive and participative approach, you will be in close contact with all teams, whether they are in art, design, programming and the management team. This is our first production hire in order to structure our growth. You will have a direct impact on the implementation of efficient and humane processes adapted to our reality. Your role will be as much on the field as it will be strategic, managing the daily life of the studio to ensure the well-being of our team, but also the project management strategy.

In your day-to-day, you will:

  • Collaborate with the production to define the game development strategy;

  • Be in charge of the medium/long term planning of the production schedule (deliverables, resources, budget, etc.) and set up performance indicators;

  • Implement production processes and pipelines, and manage these changes with the team;

  • Plan and manage the dailies and weekly syncs (planning, review, retro, etc.); 

  • Optimize the use or implement work tools, including documentation and communication channels;

  • Actively participate in creating a healthy, collaborative and motivating work environment for the team;

  • Fluidly circulate information on the progress of the project to the entire team and collect feedback;

  • Keep you informed of best practices in project/team management in order to feed the knowledge of the team, especially the more junior members;

  • Keep yourself informed of best practices in project / team management in order to feed the knowledge of the team, especially the most junior ones;

  • Participate actively in various initiatives and projects related to the culture and life of the studio.

You ideally possess the following qualities:

  • A previous experience in a similar role in the video game industry;

  • Participation in at least one game production cycle;

  • Great autonomy and a willingness to take ownership;

  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, communicate effectively and adapt to the needs of the team and the studio;

  • Ability to compromise and make decisions;

  • A collaborative, empathetic and solution-oriented spirit;

  • Knowledge of agile methodology;

  • Knowledge of Jira or any other similar project management tool;

  • Fluency in French and English (spoken and written).

Metric Empire offers:

  • A friendly and fair working environment, we guarantee equal access to job opportunities;

  • Vacation, sick days, unpaid leave and Christmas week;

  • A competitive group insurance program including medical, vision, dental, etc;

  • Free access to a telemedicine service (Dialogue), as well as the Employee Assistance Program (24 hours a day);

  • A group RRSP program;

  • Daily snacks (fruit, coffee, tea, etc);

  • Fun social events!

Does that sound like you? If so, send us your CV and online portfolio at jobs@metricempire.com and we'll get back to you as soon as we can!

*Metric Empire commits to offer equal working chances to every individual, without regards based on the followings : age, sex, sexual orientation, physical disability, race, religion, citizenship, native country or any other possible particularities. We sincerely believe in a respectful and open-minded work environment, in which everyone can fully contribute to the organization's development.