Full Time Job

Development Director


San Francisco, CA 04-09-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
We are looking for a highly talented, motivated, and experienced person to work with us on XDefiant, a new multiplatform online multiplayer action game based in our San Francisco studio.

This is a Hybrid role with occasional onsite at our SF Studio and requires location based in the Bay Area.

XDefiant is a free-to-play, fast-paced arena shooter that combines intense gunplay with personalized loadouts and specialized factions, as teams of gunfighters battle for domination.

Job Description

As a Development Director, you'll be part of the diverse Ubisoft San Francisco team.

• Work with Executive Producer(s) and/or Studio Directors in driving the overall development timeline, making sure the team can hit all milestones
• Identify and analyze risks to the project timeline. Communicate risks to project management. Provide solutions to avoid potential risks
• Develop and implement tools and processes for effectively tracking project status and be able to communicate that project status to the team and team management in a timely manner
• Drive resource planning and hiring for the project team
• Liaison with senior staff on the project's timeline, risks, and resource needs
• Assist team members with task management, priority, estimations, and tracking


• Mid to senior level of project management experience
• Mid to senior level of game development experience
• Experience with project management frameworks (Waterfall, Agile)
• Experience with project management tools (ie. Jira, Excel, Shotgun, etc.)

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm0ovx-44-222-104-206-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Ubisoft’s worldwide network of video game development studios and business offices work hand-in-hand each day to deliver rich and innovative gaming experiences that reflect the creativity and diversity of their teams