Learning and Development Manager
Toronto, ON, CA
1d ago

Ubisoft Toronto Inc.

224 Wallace Avenue. M6H 1V7

Toronto, Ontario

Location of position : Toronto, Ontario

Our Mission

Ubisoft is committed to enriching players lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. We create worlds where people can express themselves, explore, and discover new possibilities.

Ubisoft Toronto was founded in 2010 and has contributed to many award-winning Ubisoft brands including : Assassins Creed®, Far Cry®, For HonorTM, Tom Clancys Splinter Cell®, and Watch Dogs®.

In 2018, the team at Ubisoft Toronto developed its first new IP, Starlink : Battle for Atlas, and is leading development of Watch Dogs : Legion.

Ubisoft Toronto is one of Canadas Top Employers for Young People in 2020.

Are you looking to work with enthusiastic experts who are tackling game-changing challenges in entertainment and beyond?

At Ubisoft, we offer an open environment where bright ideas have a chance to shine and everyone is eager to share knowledge.

Challenge accepted? Join us and Create the Unknown.

On being a Learning and Development Manager at Ubisoft Toronto

The Learning and Development Manager is responsible for the planning and implementation of the talent development strategy within the studio in order to guide the evolution of the production skills.

Type of Position : Permanent, full-time.

The daily life of a Learning and Development Manager at Ubisoft Toronto

  • Align talent development and the studios strategic needs;
  • Implement new learning programs to foster the growth and evolution of the studio;
  • Ensure the relevance of the various development means and their alignment with employees needs (training, e-learning, development plan, conferences, succession planning etc.);
  • Manage the knowledge and community sharing programs to foster expertise sharing and supporting job community improvement such as role / responsibilities / skills required etc.;
  • Lead the process to support organizational challenges within the studio in order to optimize productivity and the development of key talents;
  • Participate to the collaboration between the various HR services and the talent development team in order to ensure the coherence of the planned and taken actions;
  • Supervise, assess and coach talent development team members under his / her responsibility;
  • Be a point of contact for HR teams at headquarters;
  • Manage the budget of the working units;
  • Carry out all other related tasks.
  • What it takes to make it

  • University degree in a relevant field or relevant technical training.
  • Minimum 8-10 years experience in talent development, organizational development or any other relevant experience.
  • Games experience with a focus on production pipelines
  • Experience working with directors and producers
  • Passionate about the development and evolution of talent
  • Ability to anticipate and be innovative
  • Leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Human resource management skills
  • Ability to manage and adapt to change
  • Ability to manage concurrent projects
  • Client focus
  • Ability to defend ones point of view
  • Ability to delegate and create accountability
  • Results focused
  • Nice to have

  • Extensive knowledge of the video game market and industry
  • Have an in-depth knowledge of major trends in Talent Development
  • Mastering the technological and creative environment
  • We Offer :

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package :
  • o Disability Insurance

    o Dental Insurance

    o Extended medical insurance

    o (Optional) RRSP contribution

    o Relocation Assistance

    o Bonus (If Applicable)

    Why Ubisoft Toronto?

    Located in Toronto's up-and-coming Junction Triangle neighbourhood since 2010, Ubisoft Toronto is a studio full of passionate and experienced game developers focused on making innovative and exciting games.

    With over 35 languages spoken, Ubisoft Toronto is as diverse as the booming city it calls home. At Ubisoft Toronto, we are passionate about positive culture.

    We host monthly team celebrations, organize events for employees and their families, and we offer a variety of health and wellness initiatives like on-site yoga, on-site occupational therapists, flexible days, and an abundance of fresh fruit to promote a balanced life.

    Ubisoft Toronto conducts annual performance reviews to help our team develop their careers and grow with our studio, and we provide the opportunity for salary increases annually as part of the performance review process.

    Ubisoft Toronto also offers a comprehensive health benefits package, generous RRSP matching, industry education support, training, and career development.

    Join us and see for yourself why Ubisoft is rated one of Canadas Top 100 Employers, and one of Canadas Top Employers for Young People multiple years running!

    Join Us!

    At Ubisoft Toronto, we look for people who are excited to create the future of games in one of the most diverse cities in the world.

    We believe that embracing our differences helps us build stronger creative teams and develop better games for all players.

    We are an equal-opportunity employer and welcome applications from all interested candidates. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous people, racialized people, neurodivergent people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and / or people with intersectional identities.

    We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation for people with disability upon request.

    If this sounds like your kind of studio, what are you waiting for? Apply to join us now!

    We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No agencies please.

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