Project Manager
Ubisoft Entertainment
Pune
12d ago

About the Organization

Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-

renowned brands. The teams throughout Ubisoft's worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms.

Ubisoft Pune is proud to be one of the most creative video game studios in India. The studio was established in in 2008 and today it’s becomes more than 500 talented employees ranging many areas of expertise and growing unit which specializes in console and mobile game development, quality control and web services.

We favor diversity, creativity, drive and team spirit. If you have the skills and the desire to succeed, we want you to be a part of this exciting period of growth.

JOB SPECIFICATION

Job Title Project Manager

Note : Final Designation / Level will be decided based on the relevant experience and interview ratings.

Job Summary Ubisoft Entertainment is seeking a highly organized project manager with outstanding communication abilities and proven experience in project management.

The project manager will oversee the game from QC perspective to interface with development teams on QC initiatives while identifying and communicating QC needs.

The ideal candidate shall have the ability to effectively communicate with both technical and non-technical personnel. The position will require the person to work closely with QC Teams from multiple studios and the development teams to ensure high level of collaboration on the assigned title.

Job Responsibilities :

As a part of Ubisoft QC Department, you will be involved in a complex process of quality control and serving the following mandates -

  • Spearhead the discussion with Production and QC teams for requirement gathering, process establishment and setting up of communication channels
  • Regular sync up with Production team, developers and QC teams to communicate progress
  • Analyze the resource requirements for the projects based on the scope of the work and provide work estimates.
  • Work with Automation Architect to prepare automation strategy for a game and align stakeholders to the approach and benefits
  • Monitor and communicate the ROI of Automation initiatives. Come up with a framework to forecast ROI easily and accurately.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders to work on process improvement initiatives in-line with studio and World Wide QC (WWQC) strategies
  • Continuously analyze the solution improvements / needs for our Production and QC teams on global level and share the same with the stakeholders
  • Create Automation strategy for the project along with the QC PM and Leads to ensure complete coverage on the scope of the project and monitor the progress regularly
  • Define the processes & procedures to be followed by the Automation teams throughout the duration of the project.
  • Identify the documentation, knowledge management, communication and collaboration processes that will be followed by the Automation teams through various project stages
  • Ensure high level of collaboration between the Automation, QC and Production teams, define the best practices to be followed and create information sharing platforms where all involved teams can contribute at local, project and global level
  • Update the WWQC and other stakeholders with appropriate reports (Monthly / Weekly)
  • Identify risks to the project and analyze the risk based on impact, probability of occurrence and its effect on the game quality & release date.
  • Similarly come up with a mitigation plan for the identified risks

  • Capture learnings from Project and incrementally improve processes and solution based on the same
  • Stakeholder management- Creating and maintaining a dashboard of the Automation team’s performance. Identifying red flags and proactively resolve any concerns and issues
  • Participate in regular QC review meetings to highlight Project progress, share updates and identify risks and relevant action items
  • Ready for frequent travel
  • Drive and deliver results with minimum management oversight required
  • Required skills

  • Good managerial skills with previous experience in coordinating large, cross-cultural and cross-functional teams on a Technical Assignment or Technical Project Delivery
  • Solid communication skills in English with French being a plus
  • Experience in Project Management role
  • Good to have gaming industry experience or you are a gamer
  • Strong understanding of debugging and quality control process
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Thrives in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Critical thinking & problem-solving
  • Efficiency oriented, anticipative thinking
  • Ability to spearhead changes and share with teams
  • Ability to motivate people
  • Analytical and detail-oriented
  • Capacity to analyze risk and make contingency plans
  • Independent and innovative
  • Strong leadership ability, challenging his / her structure for best results
  • Focus on continuous improvement
  • Preferred Skills

  • Knowledge of Project Management tools and frameworks
  • Knowledge of Agile, DevOps, TDD / BDD methodologies. Experience in working in an Agile environment being a plus
  • Experience of managing large teams
  • Additional Notes

    We at Ubisoft, provide the best possible resources and environment that stimulates growth in a fast paced and ever evolving industry.

    Some of the perks that would indulge you

  • Access to all Ubisoft Games without cost
  • A chance to work on international AAA projects in partnership across multiple studios
  • Experience the latest and forthcoming game engines developed internally
  • Access to cutting edge hardware
  • Opportunity to travel overseas and collaborate with colleagues from other studios or to participate in QC events
  • A free and hearty breakfast
  • Indoor games like pool, table tennis, etc.
  • Regular video game tournaments organized internally and much more!
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