Project Manager - Dead by Daylight

About the Employer
Company Description

Founded in 1992, Montreal-based Behaviour Interactive is one of North America’s largest independent game developers with close to 600 employees and over 70 million games sold on every platform. To date, the company’s games have reached more than 200 million players worldwide. In 2019, its most successful IP, the award-winning Dead by Daylight, celebrated 12 million players. Behaviour counts amongst its partners some of the world’s most recognized brands such as Sony, Disney, Netflix, Activision, Warner Bros, Ubisoft, Xbox Game Studios, Google, Bombardier, Wargaming, HBO, NetEase, Gaea, La Capitale, and many more. For more information: bhvr.com.

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in all planning discussions;
  • Maintain JIRA and Confluence tasks;
  • Ensure clear communication and comprehension of the game design & development process/deliverables;
  • Facilitate clear communication channels across disciplines;
  • Maintain the team focused and motivated;
  • Drive the team in day-to-day activities such as removing roadblocks and general problem solving;
  • Guide the team in achieving high-standard milestone delivery on schedule;
  • Collaborate with leads and stakeholders to ensure tasks are correctly scoped, prioritized and that the schedule is updated;
  • Communicate and follow-up stakeholder’s expectations for each deliverable;
  • Work closely with the team to ensure it focuses on the right priorities throughout the production;
  • Keep stakeholders informed of delivery progress, potential risks and roadblocks;
  • Help to prepare documents, plans and progress reports;
Qualifications

Requirements :

  • 3-5 years’ experience in game development;
  • Contributed and shipped at least 2 games on a major console or PC;
  • Good understanding of all areas of game development (scheduling & resource planning, project management, in-game monetization, technology/programming, art production, QA testing, game design, audio production, staffing, localization);
  • Experience working on a mid-core games;
  • Experience using Agile development tools (JIRA, Confluence, etc.);
  • Experience coordinating different groups/disciplines and activities;
  • Ability to plan and track multiples tasks;
  • Ability to learn quickly and able to apply new concepts and processes;
  • Know how to identify and escalate risks when necessary;
  • Able to work well under pressure;
  • Passionate about gaming industry;
  • Understand game development steps and processes;
  • Very organized;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good people management skills;
  • Fluent in English and French (spoken and written);
  • Be able to adapt from game production to live operations;
  • Certified in Project Management (a plus);
Additional Information

Joining Behaviour means being part of a company that believes in equity and diversity. We base all employment decisions on merit, qualifications, and competence. We will never discriminate on the grounds of national or ethnic origin, health, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or disability. The masculine is used without any discrimination and for the sole purpose of lightening the text.