Have you been dreaming of a four-day workweek forever now? Well, this Montreal company is in the midst of moving to a four-day workweek and the employer plans to keep employees' salaries the same.
So, we figured we'd see which positions video game studio Eidos has available at the moment.
Eidos told MTL Blog that "the 4-day week is already in effect for some teams, each of which is responsible for submitting its integration plan to the studio head for approval."*
When asked if new hires will be able to take advantage of the reduced work week immediately, the company said yes, so long as the four-day workweek program is approved on their team. "The 4-day work week applies to all studio employees."*
The company currently has 22 job openings. These include:
As for the perks and benefits of working at Eidos, the company stated that "you benefit from a competitive salary and advantageous bonus plans, while having the possibility of working remotely and adjusting your work schedules in order to create your own work-family balance."
Wondering why the company chose to move to a four-day workweek? In a Q&A, Eidos Head of Studio David Anfossi said, "The idea is not to condense the working hours into [four] days, but rather to review our ways of doing things and our quality time invested, with the aim of working better!"
The positions at Eidos were open at the time of writing this article but are subject to change.
As one of the world's leading video game developers, Gearbox Studios Montreal will develop AAA video game titles along the lines of its famous Borderlands and the Duke Nukem series.
Gearbox Studios Montreal is opening soon thanks to a $200 million investment from the company.* Gearbox Entertainment already has an office in Quebec City.
"Following our successful experience establishing Gearbox Studio Quebec, our investment in a new studio in Montreal creates an exciting new prospect for Montreal-based talent – whether they wish to work on existing Gearbox franchises, or help with the creation of new, original ideas," Gearbox founder Randy Pitchford said in a press release.
There are already some jobs available that you can apply to right now at Gearbox Studios Montreal.*This article has been updated.