Production Manager

Production | Montreal

PearFiction Studios is looking for an experienced Production Manager to lead our highly talented production team. You will lead and manage the daily work of our development, creative, and quality assurance teams, driving projects from beginning to end and ensuring a consistent thematic vision. You will be the central point of contact between our game teams and external partners. You will develop and maintain effective relationships with the team leads, working closely with them to ensure that games are delivered on time and on budget, managing risks, issues and changes, creating and monitoring processes, and managing multiple streams of work and technical dependencies.

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You will be responsible for: 

  • Manage the production department’s daily tasks, back-logs, sprints, and pull request reviews, following our workflow and processes
  • Create and maintain task assignments for the teams and anticipate potential staffing changes based on game development or creative shifts
  • Responsible for the pipeline scheduling and milestone deliveries of our games.
  • Provides support to the Game Project Manager and team leads as needed
  • Act as the primary contact for the production team and external partners
  • Assist the Game Producers and Game Project Managers to create and maintaining the game related documentations including the high-level design schematics, game design document (GDD), and detailed game specification document (GSD)
  • Liaison with Game Project Manager, Art Directors, Mathematicians, and Game Producers to ensure the game is produced according to the agreed vision and specifications
  • Coordinate the quality assurance, certification, and translation processes of the games
  • Use Jira, work logs, and KPI reports to measure the team performance and resource capacity ensuring that team output is always optimal
  • Deliver games on time and on budget, by optimizing the production department development process and performance
  • Research, play, and study casino games to stay up-to-date with market trends and competition
  • Perform other tasks as required

Essential experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Management, Communications, or Business
  • 5+ years as a Project Manager, Production Coordinator, or Technical Coordinator within the wider gaming industry, i.e. anything from PC gaming to mobile to casino games
  • Great knowledge of software development lifecycle
  • Strong track-record of managing project teams with successful production of games or projects
  • Highly organized, experienced in running multiple projects and delivering to tight deadlines
  • Experience working with remote teams or clients
  • Passionate in whatever you do and want to make a difference in the iGaming Industry
  • Experience with MS Project, Confluence/JIRA
  • Exceptional English written and verbal communication skills
  • Leadership attitude and not afraid to get your hands dirty
  • Excellent teamwork skills and ability to adapt

Desirable experience: 

  • Knowledge of casino games and real money gaming compliance, jurisdictions, trends, and regulatory bodies
  • Relevant certification / qualification / diploma in Project Management (i.e. CAPM/PMP)
  • Open to challenges of learning new technologies, tools and approaches to game development
  • Self-motivated with a strong desire to learn and stay abreast of online casino game trends and developments/standards
  • Bilingual (French and English) is an asset
  • The role will be remote-based initially, but preference will be given for candidates who are able to relocate to Montreal, Canada once our offices will re-open
  • Preference will be given for candidates with experience in producing online casino games

Apply for this position.

If you are interested in an open position please contact us at Email: [email protected]

PEARFICTION STUDIOS INC

417 Rue Saint-Pierre, Suite 700-701

Montreal, Quebec, Canada

H2Y 2M4

Tel: (514) 419-7977

GENERAL ENQUIRIES

For any questions you may have you can contact us at Email: [email protected]

If you are interested in an open position please contact us at Email: [email protected]

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