Eidos Montreal, the Sq. Enix-owned studio that developed Deus Ex: Human Revolution and is engaged on the Guardians of the Galaxy recreation, is switching to a four-day work week. The change additionally applies to Eidos-Sherbrooke, Eidos Montreal’s help studio.
The studio introduced the change in a weblog publish, the place Head of Studio David Anfossi stated the transfer will assist create a sustainable work setting.
“The concept is to not condense the working hours into 4 days, however reasonably to overview our methods of doing issues and our high quality time invested, with the goal of working higher,” Anfossi stated. “Above all, we need to enhance the productiveness and well-being of our workers.”
The four-day, 32 hour work week is not going to influence any worker’s salaries. Anfossi says one instance of how the studio will make up the additional day is chopping pointless time spent in conferences.
Eidos Montreal is among the first examples we have seen of a Triple-A studio transitioning to the four-day work week. Lately, Bugsnax developer Younger Horses introduced they have been shifting to the 32 hour work week as nicely. Nevertheless, the studio stated the shift was simple for them due to their small workers.
As of 2018, GI.biz reported Eidos Montreal was the most important Sq. Enix staff with over 500 members, making this a a lot larger transfer to drag off.
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