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Development Director – Canada – Sal – Excellent DOE
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Jobref:
357DDI
Location:
Nationwide (Canada)
Type:
Year
Package:
Salary + Benefits

Role Overview:

We are currently looking for a Director of Development to oversee and improve the development
of all titles within this studio. The successful candidate will be responsible for defining the
development practices used in the studio and directly managing the Producers working on the
titles. Working in direct collaboration with the Creative Director, you’ll be responsible for bringing
new business into the studio, maintaining business relationships with the client publishers and
finding new business opportunities. You’ll maintain a very hands-on approach with regards to
production issues on the games and, as required, may act as a direct producer on titles, as needs arise. The successful candidate will have extraordinary interpersonal, communication and
organizational skills, coupled with an ability to manage, motivate and provide direction for small
to large diverse teams.

Responsibilities

• Overseeing the strategic direction of development of all titles in production within the
studio, from pitching process through to submission.
• Overseeing and improving development processes used within the studio
• Manage relationships and business development initiatives with publishers, console
manufacturers, partners and contractors
• Execute upon the creative vision of our projects throughout the production lifecycle
• Perform financial projections, budget tracking, competitive & risk analysis
• Longer-term forecasting of studio staffing needs beyond that of individual projects
• Depending on current studio workload, may also act as a direct Producer on an individual
title
• Critique deliverables and provide constructive feedback
• Provide direction and input with regards to marketing and promotional activities
• Track progress and report regularly to the Studio Manager

Requirements

• 5+ years experience as a Producer or a similar Production Role
• 5+ years experience leading cross-functional teams
• Strong track record of project management and execution
• Previous experience with Agile methodologies, specifically SCRUM
• Excellent communication and organization skills
• Bachelor’s Degree would be an asset


Social advantages and work conditions

• Competitive Salary
• Comprehensive benefit package
• Relocation Packages available
• Flexible Work Hours
• Additional paid vacation during the winter holiday season

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