Engine Programmer
Ubisoft
Winnipeg, Canada
8d ago

Company Description

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, you’ll 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.

Our Mission

Opening in Fall 2018, Ubisoft Winnipeg is the newest addition to the Ubisoft Canadian studios family, a collective of AAA game development teams dedicated to creating immersive, engaging worlds for our players around the world.

Ubisoft Winnipeg will play a strategic role within the collective with a focus to develop tools and technology to power many of the most successful Ubisoft brands, including Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry and Watch Dogs all games based on an open-

world and systemic gameplay approach. Ubisoft Winnipeg is on the hunt for pioneers excited to help grow a brand new studio from the ground up in one of Canada’s top cities for game development talent.

More information : http : / / www.winnipeg.ubisoft.com

Engine Programmer

The Engine Programmer will develop and maintain low-level systems and the overall architecture of new and existing game engines to enable our game developers to create larger, more immersive open worlds for our AAA games.

The Engine Programmer will work collaboratively with teams in Ubisoft's studios to fully develop the potential of our game engines and improve the efficiency of the production teams.

You will be working on multiple platforms and in areas such as memory management, loading, streaming, physics, audio, platform specific systems, and more.

Type of Position : Permanent, full-time.

Responsibilities :

The main and routine tasks of the Engine Programmer are to :

  • Analyze and understand the requirements of the game development teams in order to define the required functionalities and engine systems that must be developed to support them;
  • Adapt or replace game engine systems as required to support and enhance the efficiency of game development;
  • Analyze innovations and features from external tools and other Ubisoft pipelines to determine where they can be applied to our own pipelines;
  • Collaborate with game developers in other Ubisoft teams to examine the constraints of the existing engines;
  • Analyze and maintain CPU and loading performance by optimizing algorithms to ensure high efficiency and minimize the impact on game developers;
  • Diagnose and repair the most complex defects, including creating systems to help in debugging;
  • Document work to transfer knowledge and enable users.
  • Training :

  • Bachelor of Computer Science or Computer Engineering or equivalent training or experience.
  • Relevant Skills and Experience :

  • Experience in low-level programming using C / C++;
  • Experience with programming and debugging of complex applications;
  • Experience with object-oriented programming;
  • Experience with multi-platform programming;
  • Solid proficiency in multi-threading, performance and optimization techniques;
  • Strong understanding of software development processes;
  • Strong 3D math;
  • Knowledge of refactoring techniques;
  • Game industry experience or personal video game projects are a plus.
  • Other skills :

  • Problem solving skills;
  • Driven by complex challenges;
  • Self-starter;
  • Detail-oriented;
  • Strong communicator;
  • Team player;
  • Flexible and able to adapt to changes;
  • Experience with Direct3D and OpenGL.
  • We Offer :

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package : Disability InsuranceDental InsuranceExtended medical insurance(Optional) RRSP contributionBonus (If Applicable)
  • Join Us!

    We hunt for talent from across the industry seasoned experts that know what it takes to ship world-class games and the next generation of game developer all-

    stars. We value team chemistry and a desire to grow our studio together. If this sounds like your kind of studio, what are you waiting for? Apply to join us now!

    Ubisoft Winnipeg is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. The studio welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.

    We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process.

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

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