Technical Lead Programmer
Winnipeg, MB, CA
11h ago

Who we are

Ubisoft Winnipeg is a technology studio with a unique mission : develop new technologies that will change the way we build video game worlds.

We are the only Ubisoft studio focused on exploring the unknown to develop technology that empowers game creatorsat all Ubisoft Canadian studiosto build even better, more immersive worlds across our major brands such as Far Cry, Assassins Creed and Watch Dogs.

Who you are

As technical lead, you will be the resource for technological issues in your field. You are a technical specialist who will assess issues in your area of expertise (technical or game console specialization), and be accountable for the technological choices and performance of the systems.

Youll still produce code, and define best practices in your field. You believe in our studios and want to be part of a collaborative team.

What youll do

  • Oversee technical mandates from the CPI, TL or technical architect;
  • Be a reference for team members for all technical issues in your field of expertise;
  • Work as a senior programmer and help program high-risk elements;
  • Be proactive in suggesting enhancements and technological choices;
  • Assess performances on a regular basis and optimize systems whenever necessary;
  • Resolve the most complex technical issues;
  • Be a mentor;
  • Advise the architect and / or CPI by suggesting corrective measures to meet project objectives whenever necessary;
  • Work with technical directors from other working units (design, graphic design, animation, sound, etc.) to ensure the efficiency of the systems in your field of expertise that are used by other teams;
  • Carry out performance assessments in collaboration with the CPI;
  • Carry out all other related tasks.
  • What you bring

  • Bachelors degree in computer science or computer engineering or equivalent training or experience.
  • Minimum 5-10 years experience in software programming, ideally in the video game industry, or equivalent.
  • Extensive knowledge of C / C++ programming and debugging;
  • Solid proficiency in optimization techniques;
  • Excellent understanding of performance sensitive programming (algorithmic and low level optimizations);
  • Strong understanding of software development processes;
  • Good understanding of Software Engineering principles, e.g. Object Oriented programming, etc.
  • Excellent understanding of CPU and GPU bottlenecks;
  • Strong 3D math;
  • Strong understanding of multithreaded / parallel programming.
  • What to send our way

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills, and anything else (GitHub, examples of projects) you think we might find helpful
  • A real live person will review your application, in this case Carolina. While were doing that, get to know our studio and our team a bit more.

    About Ubisoft

    At Ubisoft Winnipeg, we believe it is not work experience, education or training alone that qualify you to work on our team.

    A deep passion to build and create, a personal arsenal of innovative solutions to problems developed from an inner calling we place considerable worth in your personal accomplishments because we recognize that the value they bring to our creative, innovative culture is immeasurable.

    We believe our diversity is our strength. We recognize and celebrate a variety of perspectives, opinions, opportunities, and voices.

    We embrace our differences and draw from them to build our collaborative family culture. We believe we are stronger together.

    Ubisoft is committed to enriching players lives with original & memorable entertainment experiences. We build worlds that are a playground for the imagination, offering moments of surprise, fun and adventure as well as opportunities for learning and self-discovery.

    At Ubisoft, youll grow and collaborate with highly talented teams from around the world. Our massively friendly work environment will inspire you to go above and beyond to create worlds people will fall in love with.

    Whether as an elite spy, a master assassin, or a fearless explorer, we put the player at the heart of all our games.

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