Game since 1992
Founded in 1992, Behaviour Interactive is Canada’s largest independent game developer and publisher. We proudly boast more than 1,300 employees at our studios in Montreal, Toronto, Seattle, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands. In 2022, our most successful IP, the award-winning Dead by Daylight, surpassed 50 million players on all platforms.
Our successful development history includes multiple partnerships alongside the entertainment industries’ finest brand owners and creators.
We’ve built our reputation on rigorously developing games that let players share unique moments together and transforming the world’s most renowned intellectual properties into interactive experiences designed to engage audiences across every platform.
HUMAN IN OUR APPROACH YET DRIVEN IN BUSINESS
At Behaviour, we work hard and play hard. We promote work-life balance, avoid crunch at all costs, and let you work from home, our state-of-the-art offices or wherever you feel inspired. In return, our employees bring their passion to work and help us develop the best projects, on time and on budget.
CREATIVE IN OUR IDEAS YET DISCIPLINED IN OUR EXECUTION
Innovation is our business. We strongly believe in trying new tech, methods, and ideas. It’s the result that counts, not how we get there.
INDIVIDUALLY COLLABORATIVE, COLLECTIVELY COMPETITIVE
Our team proves every day that it’s possible to be incredibly talented without the over-sized egos. Our employees’ agenda is to grow and, in turn, this allows Behaviour to become invincible.
PASSIONATE IN OUR BELIEFS YET BALANCED IN OUR ACTIONS
We’re passionate about what we do and always seek new opportunities. We are also flexible and proactive in business.
PUSHING OUR LIMITS AND LEARNING FROM OUR MISTAKES
We’re not afraid to take chances, to try new platforms or audiences and learn as we do. Everyone makes mistakes; it’s what you do with the knowledge that counts.
Awards & Distinctions
Our seasoned teams have proven expertise in all aspects of design required by today’s evolving market, including traditional gameplay, systems design, game economics, user experience, social mechanics, and data-driven live operations.
Our games are prototyped and fully playable before they reach the pre-production phase … Creating hundreds of experiences across all genres and platforms has enabled us to mold our design teams into effective and efficient creative powerhouses.
Our engineers are skilled technical veterans who have worked with every technology available, including our partners’ proprietary tools and engines. We are experts in Unity and Unreal, having developed, ported, and remastered numerous titles on these engines.
We have also created our proprietary backend technology, which is currently live on multiple games and many platforms, supporting millions of players worldwide.
Behaviour has outpaced the competition and created its internal Live Operations group consisting of product managers, data analysts, customer support specialists, and community managers.
Our teams utilise a wide range of technologies; always learning and adapting processes to be as efficient and data-driven as possible. These Live Operations teams are integrated early in production to drive the business strategy from soft launch onward, focusing on emergent trends and marketplace success through Key Performance Indicator optimization.
Rémi was inducted into the Canadian Game Development’s Hall of Fame as one of the pioneers of the industry. He is a member of the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences and the International Game Developers Association. He chaired the boards for the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montréal in 2008-2009, CBC/Radio-Canada from 2012 to 2018 and Stationnement de Montréal / l’Agence de mobilité durable from 2010 to 2020.
Rémi has a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the Université de Québec à Montréal.
An industry veteran, he has been passionately leading award-winning teams for more than 30 years. Amongst his many achievements, he was named one of the youngest CEOs in the UK at the age of 28, overseeing projects on PC, console, and mobile.
In his career, Wayne has brokered deals combining a total of hundreds of millions of dollars. With his breadth of gaming knowledge, he possesses a deep understanding of the constant shifts and trends in the industry, inspiring creativity every step of the way.
Prior to joining the Behaviour team, Marie-Eve co-founded Credo Impact and La Gare, a coworking space. From 2012 to 2014, she held the position of Vice-President Communications and Public Relations for the renowned C2 business conference. She also made her mark in her thirteen years at l’Équipe Spectra, from 1999 to 2012. There, she played a key role in building and enhancing the global reputation of major events such as the Montreal International Jazz Festival, FrancoFolies de Montréal, and Montreal HighLights Festival.
Marie-Eve holds a Specialized Graduate Diploma (DESS) in Marketing and Communications from HEC Montreal and BA in Communication Studies from Laval University.
Before joining Behaviour, Stephen was one of Ubisoft Montreal’s first six programmers.
Besides working with an incredible management team, Stephen’s reasons for showing up in the morning are his passions for optimization and problem-solving.
Stephen holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Concordia University.
Roland has more than 25 years of experience in financial, strategic and operational management gained in institutional and entrepreneurial settings including the largest Canadian media and telecommunication company and the most important Canadian Fund Manager. Throughout his career, Roland has sat on multiple Board of Directors and has proven to be result-oriented and gained a reputation for his reliability, quick mindedness, creativity, organisational skills, polyvalence, and ability to foster a collaborative environment.
Roland has a Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance), with honors, from the Université du Québec à Montréal; a Master’s in Business Administration from McGill University, and is a CFA Charterholder (Chartered Financial Analyst).
Over the years, the Business Solutions team has enabled companies in various sectors to benefit from the creative and customer service expertise of video game specialists and innovative gaming technologies, notably those that facilitate customization, visualization, simulation and 3D experience.
Prior to joining Behaviour, Dominique headed the Montreal office of Cossette Communication, Canada's largest communications and marketing company. He was also Deputy Chief of Staff to the Premier of Quebec and chaired La Guilde du jeu vidéo du Québec, the organization that represents video game makers across the province.
Kalina thrives on having employees feeling inspired, fulfilled and genuinely happy in the work they do. She excels in fast-paced environments and has 20 years of experience managing the HR challenges posed by rapid growth in both the engineering and tech sectors.
The born-and-bred Montrealer has held high-level positions in Canada, the United States, and France and has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the Université de Montréal.
In his various roles at Behaviour, Fadi has touched on every aspect of game programming, from low level assembly code to high-level multiplayer gameplay programming and wrote the first lines of code for Behaviour’s hit action-horror title, Dead by Daylight. Fadi brings outside the box thinking to his work and a well-honed understanding of risk that allows him to anticipate issues before they occur and plan for their mitigation. Driven by a lifelong passion for programming, Fadi takes great pleasure in applying it to his goal of building the greatest games as a service to the world.
Fadi holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Computer Engineering from McGill University in Montreal.
Luc got his start in the video game industry at Nintendo before moving on to the development of peripheral devices at Guillemot Corporation. He joined Ubisoft Montreal in 2005 where he held senior roles on flagship brands such as Far Cry, Rainbow Six, Assassin's Creed, Avatar and For Honor. He served as both Director of Communications and Brand Director with Ubisoft Montreal and was later promoted to Executive Marketing Director.
Luc has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Marketing) from HEC Montréal.
As well as overseeing the creative direction of all the titles he also runs the R&D group who’s ongoing mission is to “prospect for Behaviour Digital’s future”.
Jean-François excels at creative problem solving. He is a master of scoping who applies his deep experience to proactively assess and mitigate production risks, establish priorities and balance quality, time and cost. During his time at Behaviour he has played a leadership role in the production of more than 30 games, such as Dead by Daylight and WET.
Jean-François holds a Bachelor’s in Computer Engineering from Polytechnique Montréal and certificates in Finance and Project Management from HEC.
Chris entered the video game industry as one of the initial employees when Ubisoft expanded to open a New York City development studio. From that time Chris grew within the industry which led him to work on EA’s prestigious Lord of the Rings film trilogy games, followed by The Godfather. Furthering his success with Electronic Arts, Chris was able to delve into creating new IP with his work on Army of Two.
Chris joined Behaviour in 2009 and began guiding our teams in translating top-tier prestigious brands from major partners.
Over the past decade, Vincent has worked closely with top players in the gaming industry, rising to countless technical challenges and cementing Behaviour's position as a leading provider of innovative solutions. He has overseen all technical challenges, production risks, and quality assurance, elevating the company's Services division to a superior level.
Vincent's expertise extends beyond traditional game development, having played a key role in the creation of Olympus Technology, a proprietary suite of tools that streamlines development across Behaviour's productions. This solution is a key component of all productions by Behaviour’s Services division.
Vincent holds a bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering from the Université du Québec à Chicoutimi.