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Tools Programmer [Beyond Good and Evil 2] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999828908377

JOB DESCRIPTION

Beyond Good And Evil 2 is an action-adventure sci-fi RPG set in the same universe as Ubisoft’s original cult classic. You can now join our crew at Ubisoft Mainz to help us shape this amazing project.

As our new Tools Programmer, you will be working on game development tools for AAA Games. You will design, implement, and ensure the proper functioning of the tools that will develop the potential of the engine and help improve the efficiency of the production team.

What you will do:

  • Compile, understand and document development needs and assess their feasibility to best serve the production team
  • Collaborate with designers to enhance and improve production pipelines
  • Implement new tools and features
  • Maintain, extend, debug, and optimize the existing tools
  • Document your work to transfer knowledge and enable users (from other crafts) to understand how to use the new tools and features

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • 3-5+ years of professional experience
  • Excellent programming skills in C#
  • A good understanding of WPF
  • Good C++ knowledge
  • Strong ability for analysing and extending existing code
  • Basic knowledge of 3D math
  • Excellent teamwork abilities
  • Fluent English and good communication skills (we integrate directly with teams around the world)
  • Self-organized and structured working attitude.

Nice to have:

  • Basic Python knowledge
  • Experience with Houdini

Additional information

Your benefits

  • Relocation support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search via our relocation partner. For international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year: Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, as well as approximately 12 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible working hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas. Guest speakers from the industry, workshops and access to our training and development platform
  • Self-study and training hours (half a day per month): You have access to our in-house library
  • Company pension scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted games: Discount on employee game orders & free Ubisoft games on Ubisoft Connect.
  • Gym subsidy: We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly mobility budget: 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Borrow a bike for free: Discover the city from a new perspective.
  • English and German classes for free. The main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fruit, vegetables, coffee, tea and water. Enjoy some vitamins and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal.

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Game Designer [Unannounced project] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999801130450

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Game Designer to work on a yet unannounced project developed at Ubisoft Mainz. For this new project, not related to the ANNO brand, you'll be the creative energy behind our concrete designs.

You translate the project's vision into actual gameplay and enable our players to experience our game’s narrative and its world. You will be part of a carefully selected and highly motivated team of developers. From conception to implementation and polishing, you take part in creating, iterating, and fine-tuning designs that are engaging and fun. You work on both, the tiny details that make for high quality and the consistency of the bigger picture where all pieces fall into place.


What you will do:

  • Create intuitive, consistent, and elegant game systems
  • Drive the development of your features towards the game’s vision
  • Support your Lead and Creative Direction
  • Organize and improve feature creation workflows
  • Adjust game systems to achieve a well-balanced gameplay experience
  • Maintain a slim but clean design documentation due to inhouse standards
  • Ensure effective and clear communication with the dev team working on your features

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Minimum 2 years of experience within the game design or other relevant experience
  • Basic knowledge of all game design disciplines like e.g., narrative and system design
  • Excellent communication, documentation, and organizational skills
  • Good understanding of content creation processes and development workflows
  • Good knowledge of game production pipelines and familiarity with scheduling tools
  • Ability to learn and master new tools and techniques
  • Strong verbal and written English skills
  • A broad area of interest exceeding games
  • Team player with a positive mindset
  • A strong motivation to create high quality content

* Basic knowledge of scripting/coding is a plus
* Knowledge and interest in psychology, philosophy, and history is a plus
* German skills are a plus

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us
  • Samples of your work (attach files or send us a link to your demo reel or online portfolio)

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal. 

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Backend Developer - TypeScript [Ubisoft Connect] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999833105468

JOB DESCRIPTION

In order to continue delivering highly qualitative and innovative products we are looking for a Backend Developer - TypeScript [Ubisoft Connect] (f/m/d)

This position will be located at Ubisoft Düsseldorf, Germany.

As part of the production team, you will be involved in the implementation of features and components throughout the full spectrum of backend development using TypeScript.

You will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of programmers, designers and testers where everyone is willing to share their knowledge and are encouraged to evolve every day. The team spans across several countries and is characterized by passion, collaboration and the love for PC gaming.

What you will do:

  • Write clear, modular and maintainable code.
  • Work on the server backend of Ubisoft Connect. This covers topics such as: game data distribution, network architecture, database management, game related data management, server monitoring, API integrations.
  • Be part of an agile team and do the technical design and implementation / improvements of new features.
  • Testing, debugging, profiling and maintaining existing code.
  • Building highly scalable services with low latency.

You as a person:

We believe to succeed in this role you are a result focused person, who is passionate about developing platform software for games with millions of users. Furthermore, you believe in team ownership of what you craft and will be working with your colleagues to learn, share ideas and solve complex problems.

Longing to be part of a fun, creative and passionate workplace? We can offer you this and more in an open and friendly environment where you will work with some of the best craftsmen in the industry. Are you up for it? Come aboard for the ride!

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Excellent skills in TypeScript
  • Knowledge in at least one of following: Backend Services, Network Architecture, Microservices, node.js
  • 4+ years of professional programming experience
  • Experience with common testing frameworks (e.g., Jest)
  • Knowledge of C++, C#, .NET Core or databases is a bonus.

Also nice to have:

  • Python
  • REST
  • NoSQL
  • gRPC
  • Network Security
  • AWS & Cloud Technologies
  • CI/CD

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us

Additional information

Your benefits:

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Company Pension Scheme  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader - please apply via our career portal.

For further Information about Ubisoft Connect: https://news.ubisoft.com/en-gb/article/5WaWQWz9l9qWkIU4tm04ip/how-ubisoft-connect-builds-on-a-decade-of-online-evolution

For further information about Ubisoft Düsseldorf, please also check https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/

Junior Voice Designer (f, m,d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999827235938

JOB DESCRIPTION

 As our Junior Voice Designer (f/m/d) at Ubisoft Düsseldorf, you will work closely with a multidisciplinary team and have the responsibility for planning, organizing, implementing and maintaining all voice-related content over the course of the project. In the position you will be working closely with the audio/narrative/cinematic/game-design teams to ensure that all voice-related content meets everyone’s needs.

What you will do: 

  • Overseeing the whole voice over pipeline
  • Participate in the integration of voice / dialogue in the game
  • Plan voice-recordings in collaboration with third-party providers
  • Collect and organize the available data (Mocap recordings, studio recordings, ADR, robo-voice, etc..)
  • Attend Voiceover- and MoCap sessions in-house or in external studios
  • Participate in the preparation and development of voice content for Performance Capture sessions
  • Develop and carry out sound treatment of voice where the voice requires effects
  • Participate in the planning of the voice production in collaboration with the Audio Director
  • Make sure that the voice quality meets the standard set by the Audio Director
  • Debug, maintain and ensure the final product quality

 

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • College diploma in Audio, Sound Design, Music or other relevant training
  • Experience working with voice over related tasks in the film, TV, and/or video game industry
  • Has shipped a game or completed a large project in the entertainment industry
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to quickly learn new software and direct voice recording sessions
  • Extensive scripting, post-production and voice production knowledge
  • Extensive knowledge of audio processes & DAW software (Nuendo preferred)
  • Experience of working with game engines and audio middleware is a plus
  • Capable of high paced work towards tight deadlines in a sound team with other voice- and sound designers
  • Comprehension of dynamic real-time evaluation-based systems an advantage
  • Experience with interactive non-linear audio mixing is a plus
  • Knowledge of voice and voice history in video games and experience in the field a major asset

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills 
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us 
  • Please provide a portfolio with examples of your previous work/projects - be sure to check the link is working when applying

Additional information

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance 
  • Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy: We offer multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas. Guest speakers from the industry, workshops and access to our training and development platform 
  • Discounted Games: Discount on employee game orders & free Ubisoft games on Ubisoft Connect 
  • Monthly Mobility Budget: 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket 
  • Up To 350€ Childcare Support Per Child Per Month: In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year 
  • Self-study And Training Hours: You have access to our in-house library 
  • Company Pension Scheme: We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Gym Subsidy: We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice 
  • English And German Classes For Free: Good to know: Our main language in the studio is English 
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you 
  • 26 Days Paid Vacation Per Year: Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region 
  • Corporate Benefits Web Portal: With employee discount programs for affiliated retailers, shops and service providers   

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader - please apply via our career portal.  

For further information, please check https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/.

Rendering Engineer [Snowdrop] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999796692614

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new Rendering Engineer, you will join the Snowdrop Game Engine team and also be a part of a larger production technology department 

About Production Technology at Ubisoft 

At Ubisoft, there are no limits to creativity. Innovation comes from every corner and our game teams are constantly pushing the boundaries of technology to transform ideas into fantastical worlds.

To bolster their efforts, Ubisoft’s Production Technology department is a transversal group that unites more than 400 experts across the company around a mission to develop the best tools and technologies that enable our studios to bring their visions to life.

From designing our proprietary game engines and state-of-the-art middleware solutions used by our worldwide developer community to leverage the latest machine learning breakthroughs in R&D, Production Technology team members don’t just help Ubisoft creators make games: they work together to pioneer innovations that change the way games are made.

Snowdrop

The Snowdrop engine is efficient and flexible, enabling relatively small teams to create ambitious AAA games. At the core of the Snowdrop engine, we want to empower the developers.

The Snowdrop engine, with its flexible and empowering tools, has helped develop a number of Ubisoft titles such as The Division, The Settlers, and South Park.

Your Impact

As our new Graphics Programmer, you get the opportunity to create the technical backbone of the game and production pipeline. 

Through a focus on visualization related technologies, from low-level to high-level, you provide all the development teams with technical solutions to produce and carry out their vision and intentions into the game. 

You will develop engines, tools and systems to ensure the optimal and sustainable performance of the game and pipeline.   

  • Provide and maintain the technical foundations for visualization features that assist our AAA production in creating memorable experiences for our players 
  • Research, design, implement and maintain graphics modules with a strong focus on performance, target platform budget and reusability.
  • Work on multiple platforms in areas such as rendering API, asset processing, terrain and other environmental systems, lighting and special effects like post-processing and particles.
  • Maintain and extend the existing graphics frameworks, safeguarding and improving stability and performance
  • Work with the team on realizing their game vision while maintaining the time, frame and memory budgets 
  • Analyze and improve performance and memory footprint of graphics and pipeline features for all target platforms.

Qualifications

  • Strong C++
  • Experience with current rendering APIs (DirectX 12, Vulkan, Metal) 
  • Knowledge of industry-standard CPU and GPU architectures
  • Good knowledge of advanced mathematics
  • Solid understanding of multi-threading rendering architectures
  • Experience with game engines
  • Good oral and written English  

What We Bring

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Company Pension Scheme.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games.  
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

Additional information

For further information please check www. and www.duesseldorf.ubisoft.com and www.ubisoft.com/snowdrop

Lead Animator [Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999814924955

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new Lead Animator you will drive the animation quality of a brand-new IP and collaborate with Directors to deliver an amazing AAA game experience.

  • Leading and managing the Animation team.
  • Collaborating with the Art Director, Technical Art Director and Animation Director to create animations that fits the visual style of the game.
  • Building, developing, and nurturing a strong, empowered team with a healthy, diverse, and supportive team culture
  • Driving the artistic direction of the game.
  • Creating goals for your teams and help them reach it.
  • Defining the animation quality for your team.
  • Prototyping animation systems that will be the basis for animation and gameplay-related discussions.
  • Working closely with production and help defining priorities, optimize workflows and processes.

Qualifications

As our new colleague you'll be able to communicate well and have a keen eye for animation. As a valued lead animator on the team, you will be positive and forward thinking and be able to anticipate the needs of the project and your team members. 

  • You have 5+ years’ experience as an Animator in game development.
  • You have some experience leading, coaching, mentoring or training other team members 
  • You have knowledge of keyframe animations, gameplay animation and procedural animation.  
  • You shipped at least 1 title.
  • You can work with a complex animation system and complex animation state machines.
  • You understand animation workflows and tools (e.g. MotionBuilder, Maya).
  • You have a technical understanding of the animation pipeline
  • You are motivated to constantly expand your knowledge and expertise
  • You are a strong communicator and can easily discuss and negotiate with people up and down the hierarchy.
  • You are Fluent in English, both verbally and written.

What We Bring

We offer the opportunity to work on a brand-new IP from Ubisoft, where you will get the chance to really put your own mark on the game!

You get the opportunity to create unique animations in our snowdrop engine, with the goal of bringing life to the beautiful and dangerous world of Pandora.

  • Relocation and Visa Support.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays.
  • Flexible working hours and work from home policy.
  • Our Ubisoft Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget 80€.
  • All Legal residents of Germany are eligible for free public healthcare.

Additional information

For us to review your application it would be great to see a portfolio of your work together with your application.

It would be great if it contain:

  • A detailed shot breakdown of your work, including what you are responsible for in your reel, portfolio, screenshots etc.
  • Examples of character animation (full body motion, emotions etc.)
  • Examples of animation style variety
  • Examples of environment animation or visual effects
  • Examples of animation rigs and their functionality in a 3D package

For further information please check: 

  • www.bluebyte.de  
  • www.bluebyte.ubisoft.com/en/portfolio/the-avatar-project/

Senior Character Artist - [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999800650550

JOB DESCRIPTION

You'll be involved in the character creation process from start to finish, being responsible for sculpting, modeling, texturing and setting up AAA characters for the game. You will be working closely together with Technical Artists and Animators to push the visual and technical quality to the next level. 

What you'll bring:

  • You'll enjoy the challenge of developing characters and related 3D assets within the limitations of the new VR technology
  • An eye for efficiency, you'll be motivated in setting up and maintaining character production pipelines
  • With great communication skills, you'll collaborate with the Art Director and Lead Artist to work within the visual style of the game
  • A master of your craft, you'll balance quality and efficiency of work to gain the best possible results within in the given time frame and technical constraints
  • You'll enjoy working with a passionate and sociable team of creators, connecting with your team mates to build strong relationships

Qualifications

A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a character artist in game development, with at least one AAA title shipped and examples of realistic style 3D character models.

  • Exceptional understanding of next gen asset creation workflows with the ability to improve them; understanding of high to low poly asset creation
  • Very good skills in Zbrush, at least one of the major 3D modeling packages (Maya, 3DS Max) and Photoshop. 
  • Strong sculpting, texturing and painting skills
  • Ability to create highly realistic characters
  • Very good working knowledge with at least one AAA game engine
  • Being used to work on tasks autonomously and to deliver results in time
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written (No German language skills required)

BONUS

  • Knowledge of Substance Designer / Painter
  • Knowledge of Unity Pipelines
  • Knowledge of Marvelous Designer
  • Having worked with scanned data
  • Good Animation and/or riggings skills are a plus (Maya, 3DS Max, MotionBuilder)
  • Experience with outsourcing and co-development

PORTFOLIO

It is required that you submit a portfolio of your work with your application. You may do so by providing a link to an online portfolio (preferred), or attaching documents to your resume. 

All portfolios must contain a detailed shot breakdown of the work. It must be very clear what you, the applicant, are responsible for in your reel, portfolio, screenshots etc.

The portfolio should contain the following:

  • Examples of realistic characters
  • Examples of high quality materials and textures
  • Show both organic and hard surface works

Additional information

We offer:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
     
  • 26 Days Paid Vacation Per Year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the NRW region.
     
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
     
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
     
  • Up to 350€ Childcare Support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
     
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
     
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.

If you want to grow with us and enjoy the game industry, we look forward to receiving your application including your availability, motivation and salary expectations.

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com.

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf



Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

 

Audio Programmer (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999804198926

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new Audio Programmer will design and implement audio features for one or more projects, together with the Audio Designer and Audio Lead. Furthermore, you will develop audio tools while working with our proprietary engines as well as the audio middleware Wwise.

  • Develop systemic and specific features for several projects
  • Develop audio tools in collaboration with Audio Designers and Programmers
  • Improve and expand upon existing technology
  • Develop future technology beyond state of the art
  • Design, implement, and iterate on new and existing audio systems and audio tools
  • Work in C++ on our integrated editor/game development tools
  • Advise, review and help making tech reusable for multiple projects
  • Collaborate with Audio Designers, Voice Designers and the localization team to develop systems for audio implementation
  • Share knowledge and expertise among the audio team, supporting Audio Designers in finding technical solution
  • Work in close collaboration with other programmers, designers, artists and testers to craft high quality, scalable solutions
  • Contribute to maintenance of systems and pipeline
  • Support multiple teams within Ubisoft with knowledge and practical help
  • Write clear and concise documentation on audio systems and tools developed

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of professional C++  programming experience in the video game industry
  • Familiarity or willingness to learn other languages typically used for tools (e.g. C#, python)
  • Experience in programming audio systems and features
  • Experience with console development is beneficial
  • Debugging, optimization and problem-solving skills
  • Tools, workflow and engine development insight
  • Ability to accurately predict task duration and understand dependencies
  • At least basic knowledge of audio engineering, signal processing and principles of sound
  • Interest in audio topics and understanding of audio vocabulary
  • Familiar with the creative side of audio
  • Experience with Wwise

What We Bring

We offer an opportunity to work with one of the largest and strongest Audio teams in Ubisoft. Our Audio team have gone through rapid growth and we are now 35+ people working in a fully equipped Audio Studio within Ubisoft Düsseldorf. 

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days holiday11 days public holidays, 5 Care for your Sick Child days (all paid)  
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

Additional information

For more information feel free to take a look at https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com

Senior Tools Programmer [Anno] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999786391042

JOB DESCRIPTION

Anno is a critically acclaimed and award-winning franchise, offering a rich city-building experience and providing players ample opportunity to create huge metropolises, plan efficient logistics networks, explore and settle new lands and dominate their opponents by diplomacy, trade or warfare.

As a Senior Tools Programmer you belong to Anno's Tools Department. It will be your mission to take ownership of our tool pipeline and to improve it in close collaboration with other departments. Thanks to your taking ownership and improvement of the pipeline you make everyone else's life easier and help us deliver an outstanding product and game experience.

Acting both as an experienced programmer and a direction-providing mentor for less experienced colleagues, you reduce overhead and support the team so they can focus on game development. You will be responsible to develop, design and maintain the tool stack and middleware for all Anno products. The main technologies you will work with are C#, WPF, C++/CLI, C++. 

What you will do:

  • ​Develop, maintain and extend our core tools 
  • Coach and mentor other members of the Tools team, empowering them to innovate
  • Determine and correct tools-bugs identified by your colleagues 
  • Analyze existing functions in the engine and see how they could be enhanced to fulfill the intentions of the project - Suggest improvements by designing and implementing new systems 
  • Working on the Game Engine pipeline 

Tools development 

  • Ensuring the development, maintenance, documentation, and overall quality (including implementation, performance, stability and usability) of the tools and modules 
  • Follow and contribute to development standards and processes 
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of shared tools and components

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Proficient in C#, C++/CLI and C++ language 
  • Self-organized and structured attitude 
  • A good understanding of WPF, and the model to support it (MVVM) 
  • Excellent teamwork abilities 
  • Motivated to make designer's and artist's life easier
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Fluent in English 

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us
  • Any relevant code/work samples you can provide are highly appreciated 

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal. 

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

HR Business Partner (w/m/d) [Elternzeitvertretung]

Düsseldorf - Contract - 743999834062963

JOB DESCRIPTION

Als unser neuer HR Business Partner (w/m/d) bei Ubisoft Düsseldorf bist du für die Betreuung und Beratung verschiedener Führungskräfte in Bezug auf Personalpolitik, -prozesse und -programme zuständig. Darüber hinaus bist du ein vertrauensvoller und proaktiver Sparringspartner in allen arbeitsrechtlichen Fragen für die Führungskräfte deiner betreuten Teams. Diese Stelle ist für 24 Monate als Elternzeitvertretung ausgelegt.

Diese Position kann in einem unserer Studios in Düsseldorf, Mainz oder Berlin ausgeübt werden.

Was du machen wirst:

  • Beratung und Betreuung von Führungskräften in Bezug auf den Mitarbeiterlebenszyklus (z.B. Personalplanung, Beförderungen oder Konfliktmanagement)
  • Beratung von Führungskräften bei der Organisations- und Teamentwicklung sowie Unterstützung von Teams bei Veränderungsprozessen
  • Mitwirkung bei der Optimierung von HR-Prozessen und deren Einhaltung
  • Mitwirkung an verschiedenen HR-Projekten

Qualifications

Was du mitbringst:

  • Erfolgreich abgeschlossenes betriebswirtschaftliches Studium mit HR-Schwerpunkt oder vergleichbare Ausbildung
  • 3-6 Jahre Erfahrung als HR Business Partner oder gleichwertige Erfahrungen
  • Sehr gute Kenntnisse im Arbeits- und Sozialversicherungsrecht
  • Sehr gutes organisatorische Fähigkeiten
  • Hohe Serviceorientierung und Teamfähigkeit
  • Sehr gute Englisch- und Deutschkenntnisse in Wort und Schrift
  • Genauigkeit, Termintreue und Diskretion sind ein Muss
  • Kenntnisse in der Spielebranche sind von Vorteil

Was wir von dir benötigen:

  • Lebenslauf mit einem Überblick deiner Ausbildung, Erfahrungen und deiner Fähigkeiten 
  • Anschreiben mit Angaben deines frühestmöglichen Eintrittstermins, deiner Gehaltsvorstellung und deiner Motivation

Additional information

Deine Benefits:

  • Umzugsservice: Wir bieten finanzielle Unterstützung, Hilfe bei der Wohnungssuche sowie Visa-Support
  • Flexible Arbeitszeiten: Unsere Kernarbeitszeit ist von 10 Uhr bis 16 Uhr. Du kannst den Rest der Arbeitsstunden selbst einteilen
  • Betriebliche Altersvorsorge: Wir bieten ein attraktives Programm zur Entgeltumwandlung - mit hohen Zuschüssen on top. 
  • Kinderbetreuungszuschuss: Wir bieten bis zu 350€ monatlich pro Kind und 5 Krankheitstage für Kinder pro Jahr
  • Rabatt auf Games: Wir bestellen regelmäßig Ubisoft-Spiele für unsere Mitarbeiter zu supergünstigen Preisen
  • Fitnessstudiozuschuss: Wir steuern bis zu 50% zu deiner Mitgliedschaft in Fitnessstudios bei
  • Mobilitäts-Budget: Dir stehen monatlich 80€ für das Leasen von Fahrrädern, Mieten von Parkplätzen und ÖPNV-Tickets zur Verfügung
  • Wir bieten 26 Tage bezahlten Urlaub pro Jahr
  • Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy: Entdecke dein Potential und bilde dich mit unserem umfassenden Lern- und Trainingsprogrammen weiter
  • Sprachkurse: Wir bieten kostenlose und akkreditierte Englisch- und Deutschkurse an

Wir bieten eine interessante Herausforderung für einen Teamplayer mit der Möglichkeit, persönliche Initiative zu zeigen. Wenn du dich für Videospiele begeisterst und gerne mit Gleichgesinnten in einem internationalen Team zusammenarbeiten möchtest, bewirb dich bitte über unser Karriereportal.

Intermediate/Senior Graphics Programmer [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999807460826

JOB DESCRIPTION

As Intermediate/Senior Graphics Programmer, your mission will be to develop and maintain graphics techniques within the engine to create the best visuals possible.

What you'll do

  • Bring console level graphics quality to new platforms
  • Optimize existing rendering technology
  • Collaborate with other Ubisoft studios to extend the capabilities of our in-house rendering technology
  • Develop rendering systems that enhance the visual quality, are scalable and fit into defined budgets
  • Establish and maintain workflows that allows the content teams to use the developed systems

Qualifications

What you bring

 

  • Professional experience in graphics programming
  • Knowledge of a broad range of rendering algorithms, special effects and related technology
  • Knowledge of graphics APIs (D3D11/OpenGL) and shading languages (HLSL/GLSL)
  • Ability to use graphics profiling and debugging tools
  • Strong skills in C/C++
  • Debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to collaborate with the content teams to reach the highest possible visual quality
  • Being a team player by heart
  • Self-direction and motivation
  • Excellent communication and good English skills

Bonus points for

  • Experience with platforms where performance/bandwidth restrictions exist
  • Worked on your own graphics engine
  • Knowledge of low-level graphics APIs(D3D12/Vulkan)
  • Understanding of hardware architecture and details

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Platform Configuration Specialist [Build & Release] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999819247761

JOB DESCRIPTION

Build & Release

Joining Build & Release, a division of Ubisoft Düsseldorf, you will be supporting game productions and tech teams in all their needs with build systems, version control and automation for their projects. This means working inside the pipelines and behind the scene of the systems. Our goal is to enable the projects to do their work as efficient as possible. 

As our new Configuration Specialist (f/m/d) at Ubisoft Düsseldorf, you will work with game developers in all roles to make sure the process of making games is as smooth and pleasurable as possible. As a Configuration Specialist (f/m/d) in specific, your focus is on creating and maintaining the backend configuration of our games. That includes, but is not limited to, configuration of digital distribution, statistics, tracking and sanctioning services, and other game related metadata. You are also responsible for the required configuration for first party partners like gaming consoles.

What you will do:

  • Master the configuration environments of Ubisoft Connect and the first party backends (gaming consoles and streaming services) to help our games shine
  • Identify problems and recurring pain points and suggest or implement workflows and permanent fixes in close collaboration with build engineers and game teams
  • Collate and communicate backend needs to members of the game teams and other organization (like global IT) to guarantee a timely and accurate setup

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Experience with databases and backend configurations
  • Basic knowledge of technical requirement checklists 
  • Being meticulous, with a completeness and correctness mindset
  • Proactive behavior and being a team player 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Good English language skills 

Preferred additional experience

  • At least 2 years of industry experience, a shipped title is a plus 
  • Bachelor or Master degree in computer science or any other relevant discipline is a plus
  • Experience with bug tracking systems (Jira) is a plus  

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us

Additional information

Your benefits:

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Company Pension Scheme  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader - please apply via our career portal.

For further information, please also check https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/.

Senior Technical Artist

Berlin - Full-time - 743999804843291

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Role

The Senior Technical Artist works with the Lead Technical Artist, Art Director and Programmers to define and create the pipelines and tools needed to support the art production. They are champions of budgets and technical constraints with which they are expected to inform and guide the team. A key aspect of this role is to identify areas of the current workflows that can be optimized through tools, technology or procedural concepts and implement smart and efficient technical solutions.

What you’ll be doing

  • Establish quick, efficient and clear pipelines in collaboration with team leads, accounting for the artist's needs as well as technical requirements or other limitations
  • Champion of Tech Art constraints, pushing for top visual quality and performance
  • Work with Art Leads, Technical Directors and QA to ensure that all art content conforms to technical requirements
  • Profiling and optimization
  • Produce and maintain documentation on tools, methods, processes, and engine limits for consultation and future reference
  • Develop and deliver training programs for artists on new tools and workflows as required
  • Participate in the development of technology roadmaps for the specific needs of the project
  • Collaborate with all production teams to answer questions and solve complex technical and art-related challenges, identify and communicate risks, share feedback and best practices while maintaining a balance between creative vision and technical constraints

Qualifications

What you’ll bring

  • Extensive experience and knowledge of:
    • Scripting languages and programming concepts
    • Industry standard DCC tools and workflows, both for 3D and 2D content
    • Game editors and engines
  • Knowledge and understanding of rendering pipelines
  • Ability to profile, identify and address art production bottlenecks
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to write clear and concise technical documentation for technical and non-technical audience
  • Being creative (original and resourceful in finding solutions)
  • Great communication skills, and a proactive and solution-oriented attitude
  • Ability to communicate constructively with positivity and respect for others
  • Ability to give and receive feedback and drive the iterative process
  • Good English verbal skills, both orally and in writing

Relevant Experience

  • 5+ years as a Technical Artist or relevant experience with significant involvement with at least 1 published title and exposure to a full project life cycle

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Senior Level Designer - [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999796774236

JOB DESCRIPTION

You will be responsible for creating game levels and implementing gameplay situations based on the creative vision. Driving the game’s vision by building levels and working with others to achieve a consistent flow throughout all levels built for the game, you'll be an essential part of the team.

Passionate about sharing knowledge, you'll have the opportunity to coach less experienced members and share best practices. 

This is a full-time position based in Düsseldorf, Germany which requires working onsite.
 

Primary Objectives

  • Create high quality AAA game levels in VR and implement game-play situations based on the creative vision and narrative design.
  • Assist in the definition and implementation of multiple biomes / level styles
  • Manage the levels through the full cycle of production from conception to finalization
  • Maintain and balance the readability, difficulty and accessibility of the levels
  • Understand and apply the narrative and emotional ambition for the environments you are responsible for
  • Mentor less experienced level designers and share your knowledge with your peers

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in game development and track record of amazing games
  • Ability to create fun and exciting levels using a complex array of mechanics
  • Excellent sense of 3D game space and environmental story telling
  • Expert knowledge of level design rules and practices
  • Familiar with large scale level design production workflow
  • Comfortable with indoor and outdoor level design
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written (No German is required)
  • Creativity, ability to challenge the player
  • A passion for creating worlds and a love for games
  • Experience with various level editors to create levels in AAA environment
  • Experience and passion for VR a strong bonus

Please provide a portfolio with examples of your previous work/projects - be sure to check the link is working when applying. Kindly ensure you list the names of your projects and provide links if possible.

Additional information

We offer:

  • Relocation Support
  • 26 Days Paid Vacation Per Year + 11 public holidays
  • Core working hours 10am-4pm
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Up to 350€ Childcare Support (Per child every month)
  • Free games
  • Gym Subsidy
  • Monthly Travel Card 
  • Paid sick days and 50% Health Insurance paid

If you want to grow with us and enjoy the game industry, we look forward to receiving your application including your availability, motivation and salary expectations.

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com.

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf

Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

 

Lead Development Tester [Rainbow Six Siege] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999791049547

JOB DESCRIPTION

As Lead Development Tester, your primary objective is to lead a team of testers and work with developers, artists, and designers to ensure the quality and stability of new features and game content across multiple platforms (PC, PS4, Xbox One) while coordinating with various co-dev partners around the world.

What you will do:

  • Recruit, manage, coach and lead a team towards individual and team excellence and develop leadership talent across the department for succession planning
  • Connect and partner up with teams across Ubisoft towards quality initiatives
  • Provide high value quality-related services to development leadership
  • Being accountable for the quality of work and relationships on teams
  • Drive test development, estimation, planning, execution, reporting and closure
  • Project, manage and maintain schedules for testing activities
  • Plan and maintain defect management processes and tools
  • Keep QA and QC processes and documentation up to date
  • Influence and champion software development best practices and customer experience
  • Analyze product quality and usability, associated system limitations and report on risk
  • Create, monitor and control metrics impacting product and team quality

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Experience leading test teams: 2+ years
  • Experience in game/software testing: 5+ years
  • Knowledge of gaming platforms (Xbox One, PS4, PC, etc)
  • Proficiency in issue tracking tools (e.g. JIRA, Asana, Bugzilla)
  • Experience with test management tools (e.g. TestRail, Xray)
  • Demonstrated experience in test planning for complex features/systems
  • Proficiency to work in spoken and written English
  • Worked on at least one title as testing lead from production to release
  • Passion for video games and software quality

Nice to have:

  • Any coding knowledge: XML/HTML, JavaScript, Python, Java, C/C++/C#, SQL
  • Certification in any of the following: PMP, Scrum Master, ISTQB-ATM
  • Experience with automation test methods
  • Familiarity with Ubisoft's line of products and services
  • Experience working in global teams

Additional information

Your benefits

  • Relocation support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search via our relocation partner. For international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year: Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, as well as approximately 12 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible working hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas. Guest speakers from the industry, workshops and access to our training and development platform
  • Self-study and training hours (half a day per month): You have access to our in-house library
  • Company pension scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted games: Discount on employee game orders & free Ubisoft games on Ubisoft Connect.
  • Gym subsidy: We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly mobility budget: 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Borrow a bike for free: Discover the city from a new perspective.
  • English and German classes for free. The main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fruit, vegetables, coffee, tea and water. Enjoy some vitamins and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal.

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Senior Environment Artist [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999828455530

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Senior Environment Artist, you will be responsible for designing, prototyping and creating high quality 3D game environments, utilizing in-house Ubisoft tools and engines. You will collaborate with the Lead Artist and Art Director to ensure that your environment art meets the needs of the other creative departments, and that it reaches the required quality and functionality expectations. You will work closely with the Level Design team - taking gameplay block outs through to final quality artwork, while making sure that to accurately incorporate their intended metrics and gameplay functionality into the environment art. Alongside the Lead Environment Artist, you will be actively involved in the delegation of tasks to other members of the team; as well as providing accurate information to the project Producers, to assist with scheduling and planning. Furthermore, you will also support and guide other Environment Artist’s on the team to achieve great results.

What you'll do

  • Design, prototype and implement high quality AAA game environments for real-time games
  • Produce high quality game environments using modeling packages and in-house engines and tools
  • Collaborate with Lead Environment Artists and Art Directors to ensure a high level of visual quality is met
  • Work closely with Level and Game Design teams to ensure your artwork is delivered to the correct specifications and meets their gameplay needs
  • Work alongside Concept Artists and Prop Artists to define what assets are needed for a particular environment
  • Interpret artwork from the Concept Art department and incorporate it into the finished environment.
  • Taking ownership over areas or aspects of an environment and driving them through to completion
  • Proactively assist in designing, implementing, and maintaining the Environment Art creation pipeline and companion documentation
  • Collaborating and communicating with external Ubisoft studios and outsource partners
  • Researching new art tools and techniques to create even more realistic and visually appealing environments
  • Support and mentor Artists within the team

Qualifications

What you bring

  • Proven experience on a least one shipped title as an Environment Artist
  • Excellent skill with composition and storytelling inside 3D space
  • Expert knowledge of at least one 3D software package (Maya / Max / Blender).
  • Good skill with Substance Painter and Photoshop
  • Solid understanding of modular asset and texture creation
  • Solid familiarity with current generation modelling techniques, such as face-weighted Normals and trim sheet textures
  • Knowledge of high-poly modelling and texture baking pipelines.
  • Understanding of PBR texturing principles
  • Familiarity real-time game editors (Eg: Unreal Engine) with node-based workflows
  • Ability to work with different art styles, from realistic to stylized
  • Experience collaborating with Level Designers
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written


Bonus points for

  • Experience of working with stylized art direction
  • Some knowledge of Marmoset Toolbag
  • Some knowledge of Substance Designer

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Senior Technical Designer [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999807033256

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Role

A Senior Technical Designer is a solution finder and liaison between designers and other disciplines. They help with shaping the architecture of complex features and location ingredients; as well as, creating and implementing complex technical design elements into the game. They are advocates for production efficiency and product quality for system development and world creation by mentoring others and highlighting constraints.

What you’ll be doing

  • Implement and take ownership for complex features and location setups
  • Optimize feature implementations and generalize recurring blocks of logic into reusable libraries
  • Provide constructive, critical feedback and accurate risk assessments for production and other departments for planned features and locations considering engine and toolset constraints
  • Review built locations and features to ensure they are set up according to metrics, with budget limitations in mind, and stay in a maintainable state
  • Create training materials and conduct workshops for designers and level artists working on locations or features to advocate best practices
  • Debug issues with features or locations and implement or suggest reliable solutions until production has ended
  • Obtain in-depth knowledge of engine and data authoring tools to identify potential areas for improvement, to grow troubleshooting expertise, and to directly support game and level designers should they encounter issues
  • Mentor junior members of the technical design team and other designers interested in growing their technical expertise

Qualifications

What you’ll bring

  • Extensive experience and knowledge of:
    • (Visual) Scripting languages and programming concepts
    • Game editors and engines
  • Demonstrated understanding of design principles and the workflows needed to achieve them
  • Ability to work with complex logic and data structures which are reusable and modular
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to write clear and concise technical documentation for technical and non-technical audience
  • Being creative (original and resourceful in finding solutions)
  • Great communication skills and desire to build strong ties with both technical and design departments on the project
  • Being proactive and solution-oriented
  • Ability to communicate constructively with positivity and respect for others
  • Ability to give and receive feedback and drive the iterative process
  • Good English verbal skills, both orally and in writing

Relevant Experience

  • Ideally ~5 years of technical design experience with at least 1 shipped title and exposure to a full project life cycle or equivalent experiences

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Associate Producer (Senior Level) (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999828429613

JOB DESCRIPTION

Within Ubisoft this position is referred to as Associate Producer which is the equivalent of a senior level producer or project manager.

As an Associate Producer at Ubisoft Berlin, you’ll handle the development of a specific part of the game. Together with your team you then break down this part into a roadmap of achievable milestones and concentrate on the day-to-day efforts to reach them.

You’ll guide one or many multidisciplinary teams to bring your assigned portion to life from start to end. You’ll pair well-designed work processes with clear expectations for your team members to do their best work and optimize their talents.

Through careful planning, follow-through, and oversight, you’ll keep development on pace, ensuring that time is spent on the right things, and pivot when need be.

You have a wide perspective of the production floor: a realistic grasp of our capabilities, thorough understanding of interdependencies, knowledge of the actionable steps to get to our goals, and awareness of where to focus our energy. While handling production capacity and quality , you’ll see to it that your team is ready and able to deliver their part of the game on time and in a supportive environment.

What you’ll do:

  • Partner with directors to understand the overall game vision and requirements and communicate them across the production floor
  • Establish the scope of your area of focus: create its long-term roadmap and schedule, establish its deliverables, quality targets, and key milestones, and define its development strategies and budgets
  • Collaborate with your production team and cross-functional team leads to create the production schedule and developing strategies
  • Anticipate risks, coordinate with the team leads regarding contingency plans and ensure that the mitigation is communicated to the team
  • Support and enable the team on a day-to-day basis based on the rituals of agile development and its respective tools/software
  • Collaborate to create and foster a respectful and trusting atmosphere by establishing easy and lean processes and realistic goals for the teams
  • Use project management tools to provide visibility on the progression and velocity
  • Identify staffing needs pre-emptively, oversee the hiring process in collaboration with the team (in line with project and studio- long-term needs)
  • Mentor and coach direct reports in form of regular 1-1s, performance assessments and continuous feedback, as well as help them building a growth plan by promoting the discovery of their strength and weaknesses, giving suggestions for trainings etc.

 

Qualifications

  • Shipped at least one AAA title either on PC and/or console from start to end in a Production role
  • A servant leadership mindset and experience in coaching teams to reach high performance
  • A creative problem-solver with good analytical, technical and project management skills
  • Ability to clearly communicate with the team and stakeholders
  • Great sense of responsibilities and priorities
  • Strong knowledge of project management methodologies (Agile, Lean, DevOps, etc.) and the respective software and tools (e.g. Jira, Confluence)
  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal skills in English
  • Willing to relocate to Berlin, Germany

We aim to have a wide and diverse range of profiles within our studio; thus, we are looking forward to being surprised by your application. The most important quality for us is to be a strong team player with a resilient and positive attitude.

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

 

Lead VFX Artist [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999786394041

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Role

As Lead VFX Artist you will drive the creation of high-quality visual effects with the collaboration of the creative direction of the game. You will work closely with the tech art team to define technical budget constraints; and be a champion for performance. As lead you will inspire, manage, and develop the VFX team.

What you’ll be doing

  • Create high-quality environmental, gameplay, and cinematic effects.
  • Collaborate with the Art Director to ensure the VFX is aligned with the defined vision.
  • Give mentorship and clear direction for the aesthetic and technical requirements to more junior members of the team.
  • Research and develop innovative VFX solutions adapted to the needs of the project.
  • Identify and set up the best workflow and pipeline practices.
  • Together with the technical art team, you’ll investigate and develop optimized VFX solutions to achieve the highest quality level within the limitations of the platform and project.

Qualifications

What you’ll bring

  • 5 years of Real-Time VFX experience, having shipped at least 1 title.
  • You have expert knowledge of game engine particle editors and tools, texture and shader creation, and 3D DCCs.
  • Experience in a leadership role, or the desire to grow into that position.
  • You navigate through ambiguity and embrace change with a positive mindset.
  • Your communication skills are excellent; you can clearly explain and document concepts, give feedback to internal artists and are fluent in English both written and verbally.
  • You find it easy to collaborate with other departments and be a bridge between your areas of expertise to enrich gameplay, accessibility, and the player experience.
  • You are organized and have the experience to deliver time estimates for VFX deliverables, participating in the planning for the project’s visual effects.

 

Please include a link to your portfolio with your application.

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

User Research Analyst Intern [User Research Lab] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Intern - 743999834477379

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new User Research Analyst Intern (f/m/d) at Ubisoft Düsseldorf, you will get to support the preparation and running of studies assessing the usability and appreciation of our games in order to validate the game design. This includes supporting the preparation of the study protocol, data collection tools, data analysis, interpreting and reporting this data to answer the various objectives and needs of the production teams and the studio. This position will be a paid internship and is planned for a duration of 6 months.

What you will do: 

  • Support the selection of an appropriate methodology, definition of test measures, and creation of relevant tools in order to evaluate if the players’ experience is in line with the design intentions of the various productions
  • Efficiently analyse multiple sources of data (including observation, telemetry, etc.) and provide valuable and actionable insights on players’ experience
  • Identify and use the most optimal data visualization methods to present the findings (graphs, tables, etc.)
  • Elaborate study reports and present the findings destined for production teams, brand management and high management
  • Assume any other related duties

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • An ongoing studying in Game Design or any other relevant training or experience
  • Good knowledge of research (develop appropriate methods to answer research objectives, conduct appropriate analyses and communicate findings efficiently)
  • Be proactive, innovative and autonomous
  • Be organized and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Being able to handle customer contacts during tests including interviewing skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in German and English 
  • Good knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods and tools
  • Competent in Microsoft Office 

* Good knowledge of the video game industry is a plus 
* Experience in ergonomics, HCI, cognitive psychology is a plus
* Statistic knowledge and use of statistics programs (e.g. R) is a plus 
* Written and oral communication skills in French is a plus

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills 
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date and why you would like to join us
  • If you would like to complete a mandatory internship, we require your study regulations, in which the duration of your internship is defined

Additional information

Your benefits:

  • Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy: We offer multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas. Guest speakers from the industry, workshops and access to our training and development platform 
  • Discounted Games: Discount on employee game orders & free Ubisoft games on Ubisoft Connect 
  • Monthly Mobility Budget: 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket 
  • Up To 350€ Childcare Support Per Child Per Month: In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year 
  • Self-study And Training Hours: You have access to our in-house library 
  • Gym Subsidy: We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice 
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you 
  • 12 Days Paid Vacation: For the duration of your internship 
  • Corporate Benefits Web Portal: With employee discount programs for affiliated retailers, shops and service providers   

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader - please apply via our career portal.  

For further information, please check https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/.

Lead Graphics Programmer [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999807396672

JOB DESCRIPTION

As Lead Graphics Programmer you have a deep understanding of modern rendering pipelines and use that knowledge to drive a team of talented developers to reach the optimal graphics quality for the target platforms. You collaborate with our Art department to define optimal workflows that will helps them to generate the graphics quality that our customers expect.

What you'll be doing:

  • Help your team members to grow and acquire more knowledge
  • Participate in the hiring process
  • Foster the collaboration between the different departments
  • Define the roadmap together with other related leads and the Technical Director
  • Break down the roadmap and support handling of all tasks for the graphics department
  • Shape the rendering pipeline for new platforms to reach the highest possible quality
  • Collaborate with other Ubisoft studios to extend the capabilities of our in-house rendering technology
  • Define budgets and workflows for all related departments
  • Establish and maintain workflows that allows the content teams to use the developed systems

Qualifications

What you'll bring

 

  • Mentioned as lead graphics programmer or similar role in at least one AAA title
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and collaborative team environment
  • Knowledge of a broad range of rendering algorithms, special effects and related technology
  • Hands on experience with a variety of graphics profiling and debugging tools
  • Strong skills in C/C++
  • Debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Self-direction and motivation
  • Excellent communication and good English skills

Bonus points for:

  • Experience with platforms where performance/bandwidth restrictions exist
  • Understanding of hardware architecture and details

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Game Engine Programmer [Snowdrop] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999800542803

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new Game Engine Programmer, you will join the Snowdrop Game Engine team and also be a part of a larger production technology department. 

About Production Technology at Ubisoft 

At Ubisoft, there are no limits to creativity. Innovation comes from every corner and our game teams are constantly pushing the boundaries of technology to transform ideas into fantastical worlds.

To bolster their efforts, Ubisoft’s Production Technology department is a transversal group that unites more than 400 experts across the company around a mission to develop the best tools and technologies that enable our studios to bring their visions to life.

From designing our proprietary game engines and state-of-the-art middleware solutions used by our worldwide developer community to leverage the latest machine learning breakthroughs in R&D, Production Technology team members don’t just help Ubisoft creators make games: they work together to pioneer innovations that change the way games are made.

Snowdrop

The Snowdrop engine is efficient and flexible, enabling relatively small teams to create ambitious AAA games. At the core of the Snowdrop engine, we want to empower the developers.

The Snowdrop engine, with its flexible and empowering tools, has helped develop a number of Ubisoft titles such as The Division, The Settlers, and South Park.

Your Impact

As our new Graphics Programmer, you get the opportunity to create the technical backbone of the game and production pipeline. 

Through a focus on visualization related technologies, from low-level to high-level, you provide all the development teams with technical solutions to produce and carry out their vision and intentions into the game. 

You will develop engines, tools and systems to ensure the optimal and sustainable performance of the game and pipeline.   

  • Provide and maintain the technical foundations for visualization features that assist our AAA production in creating memorable experiences for our players 
  • Research, design, implement and maintain graphics modules with a strong focus on performance, target platform budget and reusability.
  • Work on multiple platforms in areas such as rendering API, asset processing, terrain and other environmental systems, lighting and special effects like post-processing and particles.
  • Maintain and extend the existing graphics frameworks, safeguarding and improving stability and performance
  • Work with the team on realizing their game vision while maintaining the time, frame and memory budgets 
  • Analyze and improve performance and memory footprint of graphics and pipeline features for all target platforms.

Qualifications

  • Strong C++
  • Experience with current rendering APIs (DirectX 12, Vulkan, Metal) 
  • Knowledge of industry standard CPU and GPU architectures
  • Good knowledge of advanced mathematics
  • Solid understanding of multi-threading rendering architectures
  • Experience with game engines
  • Good oral and written English  

What we Bring

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Company Pension Scheme.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games.  
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

Additional information

For further information please check https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/ and www.ubisoft.com/snowdrop

Senior Technical Artist [Beyond Good And Evil 2] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999812406600

JOB DESCRIPTION

Beyond Good And Evil 2 is an action-adventure sci-fi RPG set in the same universe as Ubisoft’s original cult classic. You can now join our crew at Ubisoft Mainz to help us shape this amazing project.

As a Senior Technical Artist on our team, you are satisfied once we deliver a visually outstanding game that still maintains cutting-edge performance. 

As an interpreter and problem-solver between art and programming you are the team's hybrid specialist for facilitating cohesive and efficient collaboration; You ensure assets can be rendered without compromising the artistic vision, on the one hand, or busting your memory budget on the other, setting benchmarks for your feature as you go along.

Your curious and passionate nature sees you investigating, creating and implementing new techniques and pipelines that allow your team to push the standards of AAA quality in the most efficient way. 

What you will do:

  • Establish quick, efficient and clear pipelines in collaboration with team leads; Accounting for the artist's needs as well as technical requirements or other limitations
  • Stay up to date on trends and methodologies in current and future graphics software and hardware to develop early planning of tools and processes
  • Participate in the development of technology road maps for the specific needs of the project
  • Prepare coherent documentation for pipelines, tools and procedures;
  • Be involved in the development and rendering of artwork, models, animations and textures as and when required
  • Collaborate with all production teams to answer questions and solve complex tech art related challenges, identify and communicate risks, share feedback and best practices while remaining a balance point between creative vision and technical/budget restraints
  • Assist in the development of training programs for artists if they are required
  • Be involved in the development and rendering of artwork, models, animations and textures as and when required

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in art, design, technical discipline or other relevant training
  • At least 5 years experience in technical art or other relevant experience
  • Shipped at least 1 game within the technical art discipline; preferably full cycle on a AAA console title
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Understanding and proven history of proficiency in using 3D graphics software such as 3DS Max, Maya etc. ideally on an advanced scripting level
  • Knowledge of data management software (such as perforce)
  • Knowledge of platform strengths and limitations
  • Good knowledge of multiple art and animation pipelines
  • Knowledge of different hardware architecture
  • Working knowledge of scripting/programming using languages such as Max Script, Python, C Sharp etc.
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Knowledge of video bit rates, compression methods and other associated processes is desirable
  • Technical proficiency in areas of 2D and 3D art

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us
  • A portfolio with a breakdown of your best and most fitting work – seriously, show us your process and why you are a great fit! (attach work samples or send us a link to your personal website or online portfolio)

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal. 

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Configuration Specialist DevOps [Build & Release] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999819247109

JOB DESCRIPTION

Build & Release

Joining Build & Release, a division of Ubisoft Düsseldorf, you will be supporting game productions and tech teams in all their needs with build systems, version control and automation for their projects. This means working inside the pipelines and behind the scene of the systems. Our goal is to enable the projects to do their work as efficient as possible. 

As our new Configuration Specialist (f/m/d) at Ubisoft Düsseldorf, you will work with game developers in all roles to make sure the process of making games is as smooth and pleasurable as possible. As a Configuration Specialist (f/m/d) in specific, your focus is on creating and maintaining the backend configuration of our games. That includes, but is not limited to, configuration of digital distribution, statistics, tracking and sanctioning services, and other game related metadata. You are also responsible for the required configuration for first party partners like gaming consoles.

What you will do:

  • Master the configuration environments of Ubisoft Connect and the first party backends (gaming consoles and streaming services) to help our games shine
  • Identify problems and recurring pain points and suggest or implement workflows and permanent fixes in close collaboration with build engineers and game teams
  • Collate and communicate backend needs to members of the game teams and other organization (like global IT) to guarantee a timely and accurate setup

Qualifications

 

What you bring:

  • Experience with databases and backend configurations
  • Basic knowledge of technical requirement checklists 
  • Being meticulous, with a completeness and correctness mindset
  • Proactive behavior and being a team player 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Good English language skills 

Preferred additional experience

  • At least 2 years of industry experience, a shipped title is a plus 
  • Bachelor or Master degree in computer science or any other relevant discipline is a plus
  • Experience with bug tracking systems (Jira) is a plus  

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us

Additional information

Your benefits:

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Company Pension Scheme  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader - please apply via our career portal.

For further information, please also check https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/.

Technical Artist [Beyond Good And Evil 2] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999825318140

JOB DESCRIPTION

Beyond Good And Evil 2 is an action-adventure sci-fi RPG set in the same universe as Ubisoft’s original cult classic. You can now join our crew at Ubisoft Mainz to help us shape this amazing project.

As a Technical Artist on our team, you are satisfied once we deliver a visually outstanding game that still maintains cutting-edge performance. 

As an interpreter and problem-solver between art and programming you are the team's hybrid specialist for facilitating cohesive and efficient collaboration; You ensure assets can be rendered without compromising the artistic vision, on the one hand, or busting your memory budget on the other, setting benchmarks for your feature as you go along.

Your curious and passionate nature sees you investigating, creating and implementing new techniques and pipelines that allow your team to push the standards of AAA quality in the most efficient way. 

What you will do:

  • Developing tools & scripts for Houdini (3DMax a plus) and other 3D/2D packages and in-house tools
  • Establish quick, efficient and clear pipelines in collaboration with the tech and art teams
  • Creation & maintenance of documentation for Technical Art features and tools to provide for the team
  • Accounting for the artist's needs as well as technical requirements or other limitations
  • Collaborate with all production teams to answer questions and solve complex tech art related challenges, identify and communicate risks, share feedback and best practices while remaining a balance point between creative vision and technical/budget restraints
  • Be involved in the development and rendering of artwork, models, animations and textures as and when required

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Good knowledge of Houdini (3DMax Photoshop, Blender, Substance Designer, a plus)
  • Knowledge of tools used in the parametric creation of nodes
  • Experience working on shipped titles for consoles and/or pcs, as Technical Artist
  • Solid understanding of art optimization techniques
  • Experience and understanding of art/animation pipelines for game engine
  • Ability to think creatively to overcome technical challenges
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with a positive mindset

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us
  • A portfolio with a breakdown of your best and most fitting work – seriously, show us your process and why you are a great fit! (attach work samples or send us a link to your personal website or online portfolio)

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal. 

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Senior 3D Programmer [Snowdrop] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999811768543

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new Senior 3D Programmer you will join the Snowdrop Game Engine team and also be a part of a larger production technology department 

About Production Technology at Ubisoft 

At Ubisoft, there are no limits to creativity. Innovation comes from every corner and our game teams are constantly pushing the boundaries of technology to transform ideas into fantastical worlds.

To bolster their efforts, Ubisoft’s Production Technology department is a transversal group that unites more than 400 experts across the company around a mission to develop the best tools and technologies that enable our studios to bring their visions to life.

From designing our proprietary game engines and state-of-the-art middleware solutions used by our worldwide developer community to leverage the latest machine learning breakthroughs in R&D, Production Technology team members don’t just help Ubisoft creators make games: they work together to pioneer innovations that change the way games are made.

Snowdrop

The Snowdrop engine is efficient and flexible, enabling relatively small teams to create ambitious AAA games. At the core of the Snowdrop engine, we want to empower the developers.

The Snowdrop engine, with its flexible and empowering tools, has helped develop a number of Ubisoft titles such as The Division, The Settlers, and South Park.

Your Impact

As our new Engine Programmer you get the opportunity to create the technical backbone of the game and production pipeline. 

Through a focus on visualization related technologies, from low-level to high-level, you provide all the development teams with technical solutions to produce and carry out their vision and intentions into the game. 

You will develop engines, tools and systems to ensure optimal and sustainable performance of the game and pipeline.   

  • Provide and maintain the technical foundations for visualization features that assist our AAA production in creating memorable experiences for our players 
  • Research, design, implement and maintain graphics modules with a strong focus on performance, target platform budget and reusability.
  • Work on multiple platforms in areas such as rendering api, asset processing, terrain and other environment systems, lighting and special effects like post-processing and particles.
  • Maintain and extend the existing graphics frameworks, safeguarding and improving stability and performance
  • Work with the team on realizing their game vision while maintaining the time, frame and memory budgets 
  • Analyze and improve performance and memory footprint of graphics and pipeline features for all target platforms.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in Graphics Programming, Engine Programming or 3D programming
  • Strong C++
  • Experience with current rendering APIs (DirectX 12, Vulkan, Metal) 
  • Knowledge of industry standard CPU and GPU architectures
  • Good knowledge of advanced mathematics
  • Solid understanding of multi-threading rendering architectures
  • Experience with game engines
  • Good oral and written English  

What We Bring
We offer the opportunity to work on the core of the Snowdrop Game Engine, developing a completely new area of the engine.

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Company Pension Scheme  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

Additional information

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com/snowdrop

Animation Programmer - [Assassin’s Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999786372857

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Animation Programmer will be responsible for the technical side of character animations within the project and will serve as a liaison between Character Animation Artists and Gameplay Programmers. 

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Expand and maintain the animation layer between NPC behaviors and Unity's Mecanim system.
  • Maintain the visual character prefabs. 
  • Create and update procedural animations and IK systems on NPCs. 
  • Implement real-time facial phoneme animation system for spoken audio lines. 
  • Support character ragdoll code and the animation side for grabbing, pushing, pulling. 
  • Design, implement, and iterate on new and existing systems and tools. 
  • Assist with performance optimization of animation systems, including levels of detail. 

Internal Relationships

  • Act as a technical contact between animation artists and feature team programmers. 
  • Collaborate with technical artists as needed.​ 

Qualifications

 

  • 3+ years of professional programming experience with an emphasis on character animation (at least 1 published title preferred) 
  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, or Software Engineering 
  • Very good knowledge of C++
  • Experience in Unity and Unity's Mecanim system 
  • Strong 3D math and computer graphics skills 
  • Experience in IK/FK systems 
  • Debugging and problem-solving skills 
  • Good understanding of modern animation techniques 

Additional information

Your Benefits

  • Bonus Scheme
  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the NRW region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Development Support: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, paid self-study hours and library.
  • Free English and German; The business language in the studio is English. No German is required to work with us.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
     
  • Gym Subsidy
  • Monthly Travel Budget
  • Discounted Ubisoft Games
  • Ubisoft pays 50% of your Health Insurance
  • & more


Living in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf is a very international city close to the border of Germany famous for it's Japanese culture. With a Japanese gardens, "Little Tokyo" area for Asian cuisine and celebrating Japan Day along the River Rhine each year. Art Galleries and Museums can be found as well as the "Old City" - a lively area of bars and restaurants amongst traditional German architecture. Two hours from Paris, Amsterdam, the UK and Hamburg - an excellent location to explore Europe even on a weekend. A large Deer park offers a natural sanctuary for those needing a break from the city life. More rural and suburban areas surround the city for those looking for a more relaxed pace.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals in an international team, please apply via our career portal. 

The application must include your resume, and a cover letter detailing your earliest starting date, salary expectations and motivation.

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com.

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf



Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

 

UI Programmer [Anno] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999786389836

JOB DESCRIPTION

Anno is a critically acclaimed and award-winning franchise, offering a rich city-building experience and providing players ample opportunity to create huge metropolises, plan efficient logistics networks, explore and settle new lands and dominate their opponents by diplomacy, trade or warfare.

As a UI Programmer on the Anno team, you create, analyze and maintain the technical side of User Interface. This includes the implementation of systemic and extendable solutions, as well as a close collaboration with UI and UX Designers.

In this interdisciplinary role between UI Programming, Tools Programming and Gameplay Programming, you need a deep understanding of design principles to create modules and components that are maintainable, reusable, highly functional as well as intuitive and easy to use. Thanks to your ability to quickly understand and analyze game design documents and gameplay code, you create lightweight, easy maintainable and scalable front-end code that will help us deliver an outstanding user experience.

What you will do:

  • Take ownership of the entire UI toolchain in order to understand, extend and maintain it
  • Design and implement debugging tools, write documentation and support the daily work of the UI department
  • Observe and improve workflows for UI designers and assess UI data for technical issues and potential pitfalls
  • Act as a consultant for any technical UI related questions and support programmers as well as UI designers with the implementation of new menus and components

Qualifications

What you bring:

 

  • Passion for playing and making games, good knowledge of the games industry in general
  • Profound C/C++ programming skills, with very good knowledge of object oriented development
  • Self-motivated and pro-active attitude with a strong work ethic
  • Excellent oral and written communication and collaboration skills in English
  • Excellent knowledge of common algorithms, data structures and patterns as well as the ability to apply them to problems while keeping constraints and performance in mind
  • Ability to analyze unfamiliar code of a reasonable complexity to understand and extend the functionality of an existing module
  • Innovative drive and creativity to work on new ideas and features for the game
  • Great teamwork skills and motivated to make designer's and programmer's life easier

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal. 

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

3D Level Artist [Beyond Good and Evil 2] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999822496298

JOB DESCRIPTION

Beyond Good & Evil 2 is an action-adventure sci-fi RPG and set in the same universe as Ubisoft’s original cult classic. Join the crew at Ubisoft Mainz and help us create the best possible experience for our players. 

As Level Artist you will create captivating 3D environments within an immersive world waiting to be explored. As an environment architect, a visual storyteller, and an experience maker wrapped into one, you assemble and position key elements to deliver impactful visual moments and enhance the player experience. Whether from a building or a prop, the assets that you carefully place tell a story, evoke an atmosphere and a mood. You know how to modify lighting, play around with composition, and add just the right amount of detail to develop a game space with plenty of personality.

You will closely cooperate with your superior(s) to maintain artistic consistency and vision for the game while building outstanding levels and scenes. You will represent the gameplay intentions as part of the graphic content and ensure that the integration of the work is in line with the technical constraints and artistic direction.

What you will do:

The main and routine functions of the Level Artist are to:

  • Collaborate with level designers, lead artist and content director to discuss and understand game intentions and vision.
  • Creating strong environment storytelling with set dressing.
  • Perform artistic research (find written descriptions and visual references).
  • Set up placeholders and submit modelling and texturing requests to artists.
  • Find balance between artistic aspects and technical constraints.
  • Integrate and build assets into the game engine to set and dress a polished scene. 
  • Ensure integrated work is aligned with the artistic direction and makes sense gameplay-wise (test and improve).
  • Meet deadlines.

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • College diploma in 3D Art techniques for video games or equivalent training or experience.
  • At least 2-4 years of experience in modelling, texturing, lighting, image processing, or other relevant experience
  • Knowledge of 3D software (e.g. 3DS Max or Maya) and optimization techniques
  • Understanding of art fundamentals: lighting, composition, color theory, etc.
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills
  • Curiosity, flexibility, and resourcefulness
  • Ability to easily communicate in English.
  • Creativity and a keen eye for detail!

Artists should enclose a portfolio or link to an online portfolio to their application. As part of the recruitment process, the candidates will be asked to perform an art test.

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Flexible working hours
  • External training, education in our in-house guilds and knowledge sharing with other teams
  • Fresh fruits, discounted gym membership, corporate benefits and support for child care
  • Free bike rental or lease your own bike
  • Working in an innovative and international company

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal. The application should include your resume, your portfolio, a cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us.

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Level Designer [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999804740461

JOB DESCRIPTION

You will be responsible for creating game levels and implementing gameplay situations based on the creative vision. Driving the game’s vision by building levels and working with others to achieve a consistent flow throughout all levels built for the game, you'll be an essential part of the team.

This is a full-time position based in Düsseldorf, Germany which requires working onsite.

  • Create high-quality AAA game levels in VR and implement game-play situations based on the creative vision and narrative design.
  • Assist in the definition and implementation of multiple biomes/level styles
  • Manage the levels through the full cycle of production from conception to finalization
  • Maintain and balance the readability, difficulty and accessibility of the levels
  • Understand and apply the narrative and emotional ambition for the environments you are responsible for
  • Mentor less experienced level designers and share your knowledge with your peers

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in game development and a track record of amazing games
  • Ability to create fun and exciting levels using a complex array of mechanics
  • Excellent sense of 3D game space and environmental storytelling
  • Expert knowledge of level design rules and practices
  • Familiar with large scale level design production workflow
  • Comfortable with indoor and outdoor level design
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written (No German is required)
  • Creativity, ability to challenge the player
  • A passion for creating worlds and a love for games
  • Experience with various level editors to create levels in an AAA environment
  • Experience and passion for VR are a strong bonus

Please provide a portfolio with examples of your previous work/projects - be sure to check the link is working when applying. Kindly ensure you list the names of your projects and provide links if possible.

We Offer

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days holiday11 days public holidays, 5 Care for your Sick Child days (all paid)  
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. The main language in the studio is English. 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  

Additional information

For more information feel free to take a look at https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com

Lead UI Artist [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999807703286

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Lead UI Artist, you will be responsible for establishing and driving the direction of UI Art. You will guide the UI Artists in delivering high quality assets and will provide ongoing support to grow the team. 

What you'll do

  • Work with the Art Director to find the best artistic style for the game
  • Collaborate with the UX and Technical stakeholders to ensure that the UI art is usable and feasible
  • Ensure that the quality of art is consistent at all stages of the project
  • Oversee, mentor, and support the UI Art team

Qualifications

What you bring

  • Strong skills in visual communication: graphic design, iconography, typography, animation 
  • A profound knowledge of the full UI implementation pipeline into a game engine 
  • A good understanding of user interface in video games and the fundamentals of user experience approach
  • Excellent communication skills; presenting, transferring, and documenting 
  • A people-oriented mindset: mentor and provide support to ensure the team can thrive in a safe environment
  • Fluency in English: you are comfortable to collaborate with international teams
  • You are proactive, self-motivated, and organized

Relevant experience

  • Shipped at least 2 titles as a UI Artist
  • Have a good understanding of game production constraints
  • Experience in mentoring. Management experience is a plus

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Senior Environment Artist (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999819475543

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our Senior Environment Artist your contribution will be the creation of high-quality environment and prop assets with a full pipeline of 3D production, from block-out to integration into the game.

  • Design, prototype and implement high quality AAA game environments for real-time games
  • Collaborate with Lead Environment Artists and Art Directors to ensure a high level of visual quality is met
  • Ensuring a productive and efficient workflow for the Level Art team through excellent internal and external communication
  • Establish a prospering art culture within the team, to strive for exceptional quality
  • Push the visual and technical quality of the project to the next level 
  • Ensure that you meet the expected artistic and technical quality standards

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years’ professional experience creating Environments for games.
  • Proven experience on a least one shipped title as an Environment Artist
  • Excellent skill with composition and storytelling inside 3D space
  • Strong knowledge of at least one 3D software package (Maya / Max / Blender)
  • Good skill with Substance Painter and Photoshop.
  • Solid understanding of modular asset and texture creation.
  • Familiarity with current generation modelling techniques, such as face-weighted normals and trim sheet textures
  • Knowledge of high-poly modelling and texture baking pipelines
  • Understanding of PBR texturing principles
  • Familiarity real-time game editors (Eg: Unreal Engine) with node-based workflows
  • Ability to work with different art styles, from realistic to stylized.
  • Ability to work closely to references materials, with minimal need for oversight and direction

Bonus skills:

First knowledge of Marmoset Toolbag and Substance Designer

 

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 'care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Tools Support Specialist / Dev Ops [Beyond Good and Evil 2] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999835332095

JOB DESCRIPTION

Beyond Good And Evil 2 is an action-adventure sci-fi RPG set in the same universe as Ubisoft’s original cult classic. You can now join our crew at Ubisoft Mainz to help us shape this amazing project.

What you will do:

  • Develop intricate knowledge of in-house tools setup and maintenance.
  • Provide technical support for account administration, access, and permissions across various software
  • Liaise between development team and IT to solve technical issues
  • Alongside IT, monitor and manage the NAS storage used by all Studio projects
  • Perforce branch management / integration
  • Maintain project pipeline application support knowledge / awareness.
  • Create and maintain scripts to automate the Build Pipeline.
  • Monitor build system for failures / errors and maintain Build Servers & Build Farm
  • Debug compilation issues in code & tools
  • Collaborate with partner studios to share technology and best practices
  • Act as the team’s main point of contact for technical support

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in software engineering or other related major
  • Experience with automated build systems and continuous integration (Jenkins/Bamboo)
  • Version Control Administration experience (Perforce, Git).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Scripting Experience, preferably Python, C# & Batch & Shell scripting
  • Good organization skills
  •  Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Excellent English communication skills (spoken and written)

Additional information

Your benefits

  • Relocation support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search via our relocation partner. For international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year: Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, as well as approximately 12 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible working hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas. Guest speakers from the industry, workshops and access to our training and development platform
  • Self-study and training hours (half a day per month): You have access to our in-house library
  • Company pension scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted games: Discount on employee game orders & free Ubisoft games on Ubisoft Connect.
  • Gym subsidy: We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly mobility budget: 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Borrow a bike for free: Discover the city from a new perspective.
  • English and German classes for free. The main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fruit, vegetables, coffee, tea and water. Enjoy some vitamins and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal.

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

3D Environment Artist - [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999794013279

JOB DESCRIPTION

As Environment Artist you will be responsible for creating high quality 3D environment assets for production to bring life and detail to the immersive world we are building and the captivating stories we are unfolding for our players to entice their curiosity.

Primary objectives:

  • Creation of high quality 3D environment assets
  • Integration of 3D assets into the game engine
  • Close collaboration with the Art Director and Lead Artist to work within the visual style of the game

Specific tasks:

  • Create high quality models and textures
  • Ensure performance and technical quality of 3D environment assets
  • Setup destruction, dynamic objects and other functionality of art assets
  • Optimization of assets to fit specific technical requirements
  • Cooperation with other Ubisoft teams all around the world on a daily basis

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience as an Environment / Props artist in game development
  • Great understanding of next gen asset creation workflows
  • A keen eye for composition, shape, color and detail
  • Very good skills in Maya, 3DS Max, Zbrush and Photoshop
  • Strong texturing and painting skills
  • Being able to closely adapt a specific art style
  • Being used to work on tasks autonomously and to deliver results in time
  • Great communication skills and a positive attitude
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written

    Bonus
     
  • Knowledge of Substance Designer / Painter is a plus
  • Good Animation and/or riggings skills are a plus (Maya, 3DS Max, MotionBuilder)
  • Experience with outsourcing is a plus
  • AAA game experience is a plus

Additional information


PORTFOLIO

It is required that you submit a portfolio of your work with your application. You may do so by providing a link to an online portfolio (preferred), or attaching documents to your resume.

All portfolios must contain a detailed shot breakdown of the work. It must be very clear what you, the applicant, are responsible for in your reel, portfolio, screenshots etc.

The portfolio should contain the following:

  • Examples of natural and realistic environments and props
  • Examples of materials and high quality textures
  • Show both organic and hard surface works
  • Examples of style variety

Please ensure the link to your portfolio works before submitting your application.

Studio Life

Looking to be part of a fun, creative and passionate workplace with  a great work life balance? In our open, international and friendly environment you will work with some of the best craftsmen in the industry. Our state of the art studio will inspire you to go above and beyond to create experiences that will stay with the players.

We want to help you stay an expert in your field and have guest speakers from the industry, workshops, online learning platforms, in-studio library and paid self-study time. With team events, various clubs, gaming groups, free German classes, you will find friends from all over the studio to bond with. 

Living in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf is a very multi-national city close to the border of Germany famous for its Japanese culture. A Japanese gardens, "Little Tokyo" area for Asian cuisine, and celebrating Japan Day along the River Rhine are a part of it's charm. Art Galleries and Museums can be found as well as the "Old City" - a lively area of bars and restaurants amongst traditional German architecture.

Two hours from Paris, Amsterdam, the UK & Hamburg - an excellent location to explore Europe even on a weekend. Nature parks offer a sanctuary for those needing a break from city life. More suburban areas surround the city for those looking for a more relaxed pace.

The application via our career portal must include your resume, and a cover letter (both in English) detailing your earliest starting date, salary expectations and motivation.

  • Relocation Assistance provided
  • Flexible work hours
  • Monthly travel budget
  • 26 days holiday, 11 days public holidays, 5 Care for your Sick Child days (all paid)
  • Health Insurance (50% contribution paid by Ubisoft) and paid sick days
  • Pension Scheme
  • Gym subsidy
  • Monthly childcare budget
  • Discounted games & more

Diveristy & Inclusion: (f/m/d = female, male, diverse) At Ubisoft we foster an inclusive environment. All applications are welcome!

 

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com.

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf

Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

People Manager (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999809274145

JOB DESCRIPTION

This position will be located at Ubisoft Düsseldorf (Germany).

This position is a fixed-term one year contract. Extending the contract or converting it into an unlimited contract is very likely.

We’re looking for a People Manager to join the Ubisoft Connect project; Ubisoft’s digital distribution platform. You will join a multi-disciplinary team, where everyone is willing to expand their knowledge and is encouraged to continue learning new things. The Ubisoft Connect team is characterized by passion and the love for PC gaming. You will work in close collaboration with other people managers and manage our diverse talents on the team with the objective to ensure team member happiness and drive career development and planning.

You will manage and are responsible for a diverse group of team members from different disciplines, with different skills, expertise, and cultural backgrounds who all collaborate on developing shared features and services to support the growth of our platform.

You will be the primary point of contact for those direct reports and are responsible for the employee satisfaction & wellbeing and development of the team members, and the staffing of the team in order to achieve the strategic direction and objectives set in the team.

You must possess excellent organization and communication skills and strong team management skills to support the team members and the project. 

Responsibilities

  • Create an environment oriented to trust, open communication, creative thinking, and cohesive team effort.
  • Drive and manage employee satisfaction and well-being.
  • Regular One-on-One talks with every team member to collect needs and pick up on concerns with the goal of managing those proactively.
  • Ensure the administrative management of the team (e.g. definition of OKRs, plan and drive personal growth, salary reviews, conduct appraisals, absence planning and validation, …)
  • Identify recruitment needs within the project and coordinate the recruitment process to ensure we move fast and efficient.
  • Participate in the recruitment to ensure team fit.
  • Accompany the onboarding process of every newcomer to ensure proper support during this critical phase.
  • Define team member development and career path opportunities with team members and functional leads to develop relevant competence.
  • Take care of performance ratings and provide constant transparency on it with our internal tools
  • Anticipate and recognize potential team related risks & conflicts and recommend solutions to management
  • Standardize processes and ways-of-working within the People Management group across the project.
  • Primary contact for local operational teams (e.g. HR, Office, IT, Talent Development, etc.) for team matters.
  • Maintain excellent knowledge on Ubisoft and especially Team Management processes, reinforce them and propose enhancements as per reality in the operational field

You as a person

You have excellent interpersonal skills combined with strong oral and written communication skills. You are passionate about technology and keep yourself up-to-date with the latest trends in your domain. To succeed in this position; you have great managerial experience and a big interest of making strong teams and driving learning and development. You are highly supportive, helping your team to do get things done efficiently with a proactive problem-solving mindset. You show integrity in everything that you do and you are familiar with handling people at all levels and enjoy making all process smoother for the developers. You are comfortable with taking initiative and finding creative solutions to complex problems.

Qualifications

Besides what is stated above we’re looking for someone with experiences within the following areas:

  • 3+ years of professional experience as a Team Lead/ Manager or other relevant experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills combined with strong English oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple international teams
  • Experience/ knowledge in technologies and software development
  • Working style is very responsive and task handling is strongly reliable
  • Highly supportive, helping your team to get things done efficiently with a proactive problem-solving mindset
  • Being enthusiastic and cultivating it for on-going learning and development
  • Encourage change and manage the implementation of new ideas.
  • Excellent self-organization and able to work autonomously
  • Ability to adapt to change & flexibility in organizing work

Bonus:

  • Affinity with technology and ability to grasp technical issues on a high level
  • Experience in a software engineering environment
  • Passion for computer games
  • Knowledge of Scrum methodologies
  • Experience with JIRA
  • Confluence knowledge

Additional information

Longing to be part of a fun, creative and passionate workplace? We can offer you this and more in an open and friendly environment where you will work with some of the best craftsmen in the industry. Are you up for it? Come aboard for the ride!
 

What We Bring 

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Company Pension Scheme  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

Curios to learn more? check out our launch trailer and our blog post about Ubisoft Connect:

https://news.ubisoft.com/en-gb/article/5WaWQWz9l9qWkIU4tm04ip/how-ubisoft-connect-builds-on-a-decade-of-online-evolution 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1CrGJRFuys&ab_channel=Ubisoft 

Feel free to apply directly on our website https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/ 

Engine Programmer [Snowdrop] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999810849424

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new Engine Programmer, you will join the Snowdrop Game Engine team and also be a part of a larger production technology department 

About Production Technology at Ubisoft 

At Ubisoft, there are no limits to creativity. Innovation comes from every corner and our game teams are constantly pushing the boundaries of technology to transform ideas into fantastical worlds.

To bolster their efforts, Ubisoft’s Production Technology department is a transversal group that unites more than 400 experts across the company around a mission to develop the best tools and technologies that enable our studios to bring their visions to life.

From designing our proprietary game engines and state-of-the-art middleware solutions used by our worldwide developer community to leverage the latest machine learning breakthroughs in R&D, Production Technology team members don’t just help Ubisoft creators make games: they work together to pioneer innovations that change the way games are made.

Snowdrop

The Snowdrop engine is efficient and flexible, enabling relatively small teams to create ambitious AAA games. At the core of the Snowdrop engine, we want to empower the developers.

The Snowdrop engine, with its flexible and empowering tools, has helped develop a number of Ubisoft titles such as The Division, The Settlers, and South Park.

Your Impact

As our new Graphics Programmer, you get the opportunity to create the technical backbone of the game and production pipeline. 

Through a focus on visualization related technologies, from low-level to high-level, you provide all the development teams with technical solutions to produce and carry out their vision and intentions into the game. 

You will develop engines, tools and systems to ensure the optimal and sustainable performance of the game and pipeline.   

  • Provide and maintain the technical foundations for visualization features that assist our AAA production in creating memorable experiences for our players 
  • Research, design, implement and maintain graphics modules with a strong focus on performance, target platform budget and reusability.
  • Work on multiple platforms in areas such as rendering API, asset processing, terrain and other environmental systems, lighting and special effects like post-processing and particles.
  • Maintain and extend the existing graphics frameworks, safeguarding and improving stability and performance
  • Work with the team on realizing their game vision while maintaining the time, frame and memory budgets 
  • Analyze and improve performance and memory footprint of graphics and pipeline features for all target platforms.

Qualifications

What you bring

  • Strong C++
  • Experience with current rendering APIs (DirectX 12, Vulkan, Metal) 
  • Knowledge of industry standard CPU and GPU architectures
  • Good knowledge of advanced mathematics
  • Solid understanding of multi-threading rendering architectures
  • Experience with game engines
  • Good oral and written English  

Additional information

What we Bring

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Company Pension Scheme.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games.  
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com/snowdrop

Senior UI Programmer [The Settlers] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999829677513

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new Senior UI Programmer on The Settlers at Ubisoft Düsseldorf, you will be responsible for the presentation layer of the game. You will provide technical solutions to bring complex and feature-rich user-interfaces into existence. You develop configurations, systems and tools to handle input and output. You are eager and curious to dive into the unknown, with love for details like key mapping, data binding and message passing architecture. Furthermore, you learn and teach how to realize UX visions for the team.

What you will do: 

  • Work on existing and new UI features (screens, dialogs, user-flows)
  • Input handling for keyboard, mouse and game-controllers
  • Drive complex layout, animation and presentation
  • Work with the team on improving game stability and useability

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Strong C# and C++ experience, node-based programming
  • Fluent in UX and UI principles
  • Knowledge of industry standard UI architectures
  • Experience in working with existing game engines
  • Ability to work with large, existing code bases
  • Demonstrate efficient analytical skills
  • Proactive behavior and being a team player
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good English language skills

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills 
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us 
  • Please provide a portfolio with examples of your previous work/projects - be sure to check the link is working when applying

Additional information

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance 
  • Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy: We offer multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas. Guest speakers from the industry, workshops and access to our training and development platform 
  • Discounted Games: Discount on employee game orders & free Ubisoft games on Ubisoft Connect 
  • Monthly Mobility Budget: 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket 
  • Up To 350€ Childcare Support Per Child Per Month: In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year 
  • Self-study And Training Hours: You have access to our in-house library 
  • Company Pension Scheme: We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Gym Subsidy: We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice 
  • English And German Classes For Free: Good to know: Our main language in the studio is English 
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you 
  • 26 Days Paid Vacation Per Year: Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 10 bank holidays in the Düsseldorf region 
  • Corporate Benefits Web Portal: With employee discount programs for affiliated retailers, shops and service providers   

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader - please apply via our career portal.  

For further information, please check https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/.

Lead Level Designer [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999809384284

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Role

As a Lead Level Designer, you’ll be challenged with supporting the level design team in creating FUN levels. You’ll oversee everything, from team development to planning, creative, stakeholder management (both internal and external), and collaborations with Ubisoft studios all over the world.

What you’ll be doing

  • Manage the LD team and support your team’s career advancement across the studio and identify areas for development in line with their ambitions
  • Be a people person and create a safe environment where the LD team can safely experiment and where it’s ok to fail.
  • Empower your team to make decisions. Teach and support them in setting their own priorities and objectives. Guide them to finding solutions to design problems.
  • Be a mentor in terms of Level Design for team members
  • Be bold enough and innovate within the level design processes. Question old methods and dare to do try out new ones. Develop innovative communication frameworks, templates, methods and keep them relevant, up to date during the entire project
  • Be the voice of your team when working with Directors and your Lead peers. Provide industry-leading quality benchmarks and best practices in accordance with the game's creative vision
  • Anticipate and recognize potential conflicts and recommend solutions to the team, producer, or line manager
  • Maintain project clarity and ensure the project is both sustainable and reaching the quality expected by internal and external stakeholders.
  • As a Hiring Manager, work with Recruitment and build a diverse Level Design team. Ensure that new employees integrate the team

Qualifications

What you’ll bring

  • A keen understanding of process, but also know that people are an equal, if not larger, part of the equation of success.
  • An expert knowledge of how games are built and shipped, from the ground up.
  • Are a natural leader with previous experience from leading a Level Design team.
  • Know how to act and behave as a servant leader, one who understands the importance of clear, honest communication.
  • Are used to working in an international environment and can express yourself fluently in English.
  • While our teams will retain flexibility in working from home in future, you are willing to relocate to Berlin, Germany.

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

 

Environment Artist (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999832052088

JOB DESCRIPTION

What you will do: 

  • Create high-quality AAA Environments including props on basis of concept art and reference imagery.
  • Environmental storytelling through the set dressing, and composition.
  • Ensure a productive and efficient workflow for the Level Art team through excellent internal and external communication.
  • Close collaborate with the Art Director, Leads and Producers, to ensure the team works within the game’s visual style.  
  • Establish a prospering art culture within the team, to strive for exceptional quality.  
  • Push the visual and technical quality of the project to the next level. 
  • Ensure that you meet the expected artistic and technical quality standards.
  • Craft high-quality models, textures, and materials for props for the environment.
  • Block out assets/creating a base for final asset creation.
  • Work with level designers to bring a blocked-out space to life.
  • Work closely with the Concept Art and Level Design Teams, to ensure that you deliver content that matches their needs. 
  • Interact with Jira, or other similar project management tools, to ensure the timely delivery of assets through a defined pipeline. 

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience as a Prop Artist in game development. 
  • Proven experience on a least one shipped title. 
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently.  
  • Exceptional understanding of current asset creation workflows and working in Game Engine.
  • Great organizational skills and the ability to anticipate problems and find solutions fast. 
  • Expert skills in at least one 3D software package (Maya / Max / Blender), in addition to Zbrush. 
  • Strong Understanding of architecture, lighting, composition, and design.
  • Advanced knowledge of Substance Painter and Photoshop. 
  • Full understanding of low poly / high poly baking and texturing pipeline for Props. 
  • Being able to adapt to a specific art style. 
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written. 

Bonus Skills 

  • Experience in working with Ubisoft proprietary game engine.
  • Experience in working with stylized art. 
  • Working knowledge of Substance Designer.
  • Finally, passion for video games and the gaming industry.

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills 
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us 
  • Please provide a portfolio with examples of your previous work/projects - be sure to check the link is working when applying (only for art roles etc.) 

Additional information

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance 
  • Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy: We offer multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas. Guest speakers from the industry, workshops and access to our training and development platform 
  • Discounted Games: Discount on employee game orders & free Ubisoft games on Ubisoft Connect 
  • Monthly Mobility Budget: 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket 
  • Up To 350€ Childcare Support Per Child Per Month: In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year 
  • Self-study And Training Hours: You have access to our in-house library 
  • Company Pension Scheme: We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Gym Subsidy: We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice 
  • English And German Classes For Free: Good to know: Our main language in the studio is English 
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you 
  • 26 Days Paid Vacation Per Year: Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region 
  • Corporate Benefits Web Portal: With employee discount programs for affiliated retailers, shops and service providers   

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader - please apply via our career portal. 

For further information, please check https://berlin.ubisoft.com/en/.

Senior 3D Artist [Beyond Good And Evil 2] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999834716252

JOB DESCRIPTION

Beyond Good And Evil 2 is an action-adventure sci-fi RPG set in the same universe as Ubisoft’s original cult classic. You can now join our crew at Ubisoft Mainz to help us shape this amazing project.

As a Senior 3D Artist on our team, you are an expert in creating high quality buildings, environments, landscape elements and game objects which bring the artistic vision of our game to life.

From design, prototyping and creating high quality 3D assets, mentoring other artist, and close cooperation with your lead as well as concept artists, you shape the universe of Beyond Good And Evil 2. 

What you will do:

  • Work closely with the lead artist understand the overall game vision and quality goals
  • Design, prototype and create AAA quality game assets, while staying organized and meeting agreed deadlines  
  • Work closely with concept artists, the lead artist and the content director to discuss and internalize the game’s vision and intentions ; study visual references and perform independent artistic research for further inspiration
  • Iterate to improve your work based on feedback from your lead and interdependent team members
  • Assess planned 3D assets with the lead artist and production to establish time and planning estimates as well as priorities
  • Build road maps for content creation; ensure the technical and artistic quality of final deliveries and oversee necessary optimization 
  • Act as a direction-providing mentor for other 3D artists

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • At least 7 years of experience in 3D Art (ideally within video games); Creating 3D models and textures
  • Outstanding knowledge of 3DS Max and Photoshop
  • Great technical understanding of 3D creation processes
  • Creative mindset with a very good eye for details
  • Strong texturing and drawing skills
  • Ability to deliver high- and low poly assets
  • Ability to get best results using normal maps and material usage
  • Interest and ability to mentor other artists
  • Good command of spoken and written English

*Experience with mudbox or zbrush is a plus
 

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us
  • A portfolio with a breakdown of your best and most fitting work – seriously, show us your process and why you are a great fit! (attach work samples or send us a link to your personal website or online portfolio)

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal. 

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Lead Producer [Rainbow Six Siege] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999824090381

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new Lead Producer you will be responsible for the largest commercially successful game of Ubisoft. You get to drive projects, involving creativity and technological challenges. 

Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege is the acclaimed first-person shooter franchise. Inspired by the reality of counter terrorist operatives across the world, Rainbow Six Siege invites players to master the art of destruction. Intense close quarters confrontations, high lethality, tactics, team play, and explosive action are at the center of the experience.

Rainbow Six Siege is the largest commercially successful game of Ubisoft with millions of concurrent players and a strong E-sport scene.

What You'll Do 

  • Manage multiple feature teams for the project.
  • Define project planning (budget, resource plans, deliverables, etc.) & deliver the project. 
  • You are the liaison between stakeholders and project management. 
  • Build your team and foster team building and commitment. 
  • Define the scope in collaboration with your team and present it to management.
  • Foster productivity, mobilize and inspire your team to reach targeted deliverables. 
  • Challenge and support your team to develop the best possible product. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject or equivalent industry experience.
  • 8+ years of experience working on development projects either in the producer branch or the project management branch.
  • Proven experience of the project life-cycles (start to finish) from multiple projects.
  • Proficient in project management methods and techniques and feel comfortable to explain those terms and techniques to stakeholders. 
  • Good knowledge of the games industry and the procedures involved. 
  • Good oral and written communication skills.  
  • Able to lead and motivate your team. 
  • Fluent English language skills.

Additional information

Longing to be part of a fun, creative and passionate workplace? We can offer you this and more in an open and friendly environment where you will work with some of the best craftsmen in the industry. Are you up for it? Come aboard for the ride!
 

What We Bring 

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Company Pension Scheme  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

For further information, please check https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/ and www.ubisoft.com

Lead Level Artist [Anno] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999808713302

JOB DESCRIPTION

Anno is a critically acclaimed and award-winning franchise, offering a rich city-building experience and providing players ample opportunity to create huge metropolises, plan efficient logistics networks, explore and settle new lands and dominate their opponents by diplomacy, trade or warfare.

As Lead Level Artist on Anno, you will be responsible for leading the Level Art team in the development of AAA environments in adherence with the creative vision of the game. 

What you will do:

  • Inspire, mentor and challenge your team in order to develop both their creative and technical skillset
  • Design, prototype and implement stunning game worlds and environments
  • Asset briefing, prototyping and final propping of in-game scenes with a focus on mood and environmental storytelling
  • Close collaboration with the overall art team and art director 
  • Work closely with the art director, product owner, designers, and engineers to establish the production pipeline and best practices for the game

 

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Minimum 5 years experience as an artist in video games, with at least 1 shipped AAA title, plus experience leading and managing an art team
  • Excellent communication skills as a leader, collaborator, and mentor
  • A keen eye for composition, proportion and sense of scale
  • Strong ability to tell stories through level art and propping scenes
  • Skilled in creating mood and atmosphere for game environments (lighting, composition etc.)
  • Ability to optimize the game world to meet performance requirements
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written
  • Excellent communication skills, never afraid to ask questions and to help teammates with answering their own

* Experience with strategy games is a plus

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us

Please make sure to submit a portfolio of your work with your application. You may do so by providing a link to an online portfolio (preferred), or attaching documents to your resume.

All portfolios must contain a detailed shot breakdown of the work. It must be very clear what you, the applicant, are responsible for in your reel, portfolio, screenshots etc.

The portfolio should contain the following:

  • Examples of natural and realistic environments scenes
  • Examples of mood and lighting
  • Examples of environmental storytelling
  • Examples of style variety

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal. 

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

UX Research Tools Coordinator (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999833529446

JOB DESCRIPTION

In order to continue delivering highly qualitative and innovative game plays we are looking for a UX Research Tools Coordinator [Ubisoft Connect] (f/m/d)

This position will be located at Ubisoft Düsseldorf (Germany).

 

What you will do:

  • Work as part of the transversal UX Research Operations team and collaborate with Research Labs, Analytics, Community Management, the Accessibility team and tools developers.
  • Support with setting up and coordinating UX Research tools, their development and usage for the project on a global level.
  • Take ownership of coordinating development of UX research tools.
  • Cater to versatile needs of UX and UI Designers and other stakeholders, by proposing and setting up suitable research and testing methodologies.
  • Communicate research findings and user test results efficiently to the UX and UI Designers to help them move forward with a user-centric design solution.
  • Advocate for accessibility research.
  • Foster close collaboration between designers, developers, business stakeholders and user researchers.

 

You as a person:

  • You are a tireless advocate for a user-centric approach and strive for an accessible, usable and enjoyable user experience throughout the product, based on advanced research, testing and cutting-edge methodologies.
  • You are well-organized and reliable.
  • You pro-actively identify improvements within processes and streamline knowledge transfer across multiple parties.
  • You can work autonomously within your field and at the same time you are able to work well within a multidisciplinary and iterative team.
  • You communicate well with your colleagues and present your work effectively.
  • You are excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders.
  • You ask questions, listen carefully, take risks, champion new ideas and drive your ideas forward.
  • You take responsibility for your tasks and follow them through.
  • You are open to providing and receiving feedback and improving upon it.
  • You have outstanding abilities to solve problems creatively and effectively.
  • You are ambitious to learn new things and have the passion to share knowledge with others.

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • 2+ years of experience with user research on digital services, platforms, etc.
  • Academic degree in the field of User Research, UX and/or Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, Psychology or Ergonomics, etc. or Project Management with additional high-level knowledge of User Research or UX Design.
  • Profound skills in coordinating and organizing research and development features.
  • Knowledge of agile project management (Kanban, Scrum or similar) and project management tools (e.g. JIRA, Confluence,…).
  • Ability to prioritize assignments in order to anticipate and meet multiple deadlines.
  • Proficiency in user research and high-level knowledge about a range of methodologies and qualitative/quantitative user testing.
  • Proficiency in user-centered design and user behavior.
  • Knowledge or deep interest about accessibility and inclusive design.
  • Motivation to solve our users’ problems and to think “outside the box”.
  • Handling customer-contact during interviews, with a high level of empathy and proficiency.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written.
  • Being well organized and pro-active.
  • Up-to-date with the latest UX and UR trends, techniques, and technologies.

Nice to have:

  • Experience in working with research tools.
  • Experience in collaborating with international teams.
  • Experience in prototyping tools (Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD or similar).
  • Portfolio or case studies to illustrate your user research approach / involvement / contribution on projects that you have worked on.
  • Passion for Design, Video Games, and E-sports.

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us

Additional information

Longing to be part of a fun, creative and passionate workplace? We can offer you this and more in an open and friendly environment where you will work with some of the best craftsmen in the industry. Are you up for it? Come aboard for the ride!

Your benefits:

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Company Pension Scheme  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader - please apply via our career portal.

For further Information about Ubisoft Connect: https://news.ubisoft.com/en-gb/article/5WaWQWz9l9qWkIU4tm04ip/how-ubisoft-connect-builds-on-a-decade-of-online-evolution

For further information about Ubisoft Düsseldorf please also check https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/

Senior Technical Level Designer [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999807707663

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Role

A Senior Technical Level Designer is a solution finder and liaison between level designers and other disciplines. They help with shaping the implementation details of complex locations; as well as, creating and integrating reusable location ingredients into the game themselves. They are advocates for production efficiency and quality for world creation by mentoring others and highlighting constraints.

What you’ll be doing

  • Implement and take ownership for complex locations and the ingredients they are built with
  • Optimize feature implementations and generalize recurring blocks of logic into reusable libraries
  • Provide constructive, critical feedback and accurate risk assessments for production and other departments for planned locations considering engine and toolset constraints
  • Review built locations to ensure they are set up according to metrics, with budget limitations in mind, and stay in a maintainable state
  • Create training materials and conduct workshops for level designers and artists working on locations to advocate best practices
  • Debug issues with locations and implement or suggest reliable solutions until production has ended
  • Obtain in-depth knowledge of engine and data authoring tools to identify potential areas for improvement, to grow troubleshooting expertise, and to directly support team members building levels should they encounter issues
  • Mentor junior members of the technical design team and level designers interested in growing their technical expertise

Qualifications

What you’ll bring

  • Extensive experience and knowledge of:
    • (Visual) Scripting languages and programming concepts
    • Game editors and engines
  • Demonstrated understanding of level design principles and the workflows needed to achieve them
  • Ability to work with complex logic and data structures that are reusable and modular
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to write clear and concise technical documentation for technical and non-technical audiences
  • Being creative (original and resourceful in finding solutions)
  • Great communication skills and desire to build strong ties with both technical and design departments on the project
  • Being proactive and solution-oriented
  • Ability to communicate constructively with positivity and respect for others
  • Ability to give and receive feedback and drive the iterative process
  • Good English verbal skills, both orally and in writing

Relevant Experience

  • Ideally ~5 years of technical level design experience with at least 1 shipped title and exposure to a full project life cycle or equivalent experiences

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Full-Stack Web Developer [Ubisoft Connect] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999828639988

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a part of the production team, you will be responsible to deliver the new web experience of Ubisoft Connect, using a wide spectrum of technologies ranging from C# on the server to TypeScript, HTML and SCSS on the UI side.

You will join a multi-disciplinary team where everyone is willing to expand their knowledge and are encouraged to continue learning new things. The team is characterized by passion, comradery and the love for pc gaming. You will work in close collaboration with the other programmers, designers and testers with the opportunity to visit and work from collaborating studios.

Responsibilities:

  • Write clear, modular and maintainable code.
  • Participate in or lead feature task forces for technical design and implementation/improvement of new features.
  • Testing, debugging, profiling and maintaining existing code, including the Ubisoft Connect back office self-service portal.
  • Develop and maintain new web applications, using Vue.js for the client-side application and .NET server side.

You as a person:

We believe to succeed in this role you’re a result focused person, who is passionate about developing platform software for games with millions of users. Furthermore, you believe in team ownership of what you craft and will be working with your colleagues to learn, share ideas and solve complex problems.

Longing to be part of a fun, creative and passionate workplace? We can offer you this and more in an open and friendly environment where you will work with some of the best craftsmen in the industry. Are you up for it? Come aboard for the ride!

Qualifications

  • Excellent C#, JavaScript (TypeScript), CSS and HTML skills.
  • 3+ years of professional programming experience.
  • Bonus: Vue.js, ASP.NET Web API, .NET Core, AWS, ElasticSearch, Protocol Buffers, Continuous Integration.

Additional information

Your benefits:

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Company Pension Scheme  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader - please apply via our career portal.

Curios to learn more? check out our launch trailer and our blog post about Ubisoft Connect:

  • https://news.ubisoft.com/en-gb/article/5WaWQWz9l9qWkIU4tm04ip/how-ubisoft-connect-builds-on-a-decade-of-online-evolution 
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1CrGJRFuys&ab_channel=Ubisoft 


Feel free to apply directly on our website https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/ 

 

Audio Director [Audio Services] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999786386332

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new Audio Director you will establish and executing an audio vision for various projects through all phases of development. This will be done within the pipelines and rules of the Audio Service Department and you will represent and defend the vision by keeping close contact with all other directors and stakeholders.

What You'll Do

  • Establish and communicate the audio vision and department needs to the entire project team
  • Align the Audio Vision with the Audio Department Head
  • Collaborate closely with the Creative Director of the project
  • Work with the creative team and IP partners to establish the audio vision and technical goals.
  • Directing the audio team to create and implement all the project’s audio assets.
  • Collaborate with tech directors to design and implement audio tools and processes

Qualifications

What You Bring

  • Multiple years of experience in audio for video games
  • Experience shipping AAA games in a lead, senior, or director audio role
  • Extensive knowledge of industry-standard audio tools.
  • World class expertise in audio recording production techniques
  • Experience with Wwise
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience working in an Audio Service Environment is a bonus
  • Multiple shipped titles as a game audio director is a bonus
  • Demonstrated talents as a musician or composer is a bonus
  • Demonstrated talent as a voice director is a bonus
  • Experience leading voiceover, location, or Foley recording sessions is a bonus

Additional information

What we Bring

We offer a highly motivating opportunity for team players interested in showing personal initiate in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader please apply via our career portal.

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Company Pension Scheme  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

VFX Lead - [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999800649904

JOB DESCRIPTION

As Lead VFX Artist for the Assassin’s Creed VR team you will be passionate about creating high-quality visual effects that are in-line with the creative direction of the game universe and adhere to any technological budget constraints. In order to give our players an unforgettable experience you’ll use your in-depth understanding of the impact that VFX has and how to smoothly integrate it. You will lead a diverse team in a passionate, fun and creative workplace and maximise their potential as you always strive for excellence. 
 
 

  • As lead you will inspire, manage and develop the VFX team 
  • You’ll collaborate with the Art Director to ensure the VFX is aligned with the defined vision 
  • You’ll enjoy giving mentorship and clear direction for the aesthetic and technical requirements 
  • As part of one of our cutting-edge AAA VR projects, you’ll be ignited with a passion to research and develop new VFX solutions both visually and technically 
  • Together with the technical art team, you’ll investigate and develop optimised VFX solutions to achieve the highest quality level within the limitations of the platform and project. 
  • Negotiating the needs of the team will be a challenge you are geared up for

Qualifications

What you’ll bring 

  • 5 years of VFX experience, having shipped at least 1 title
  • 2 years of experience in a leadership role 
  • Experience with Unity 
  • Experience with Houdini 
  • Experience optimising VFX for mobile platform preferred 
  • Your communication skills are excellent; you can clearly explain and document concepts, give feedback to internal artists and are fluent in English both written and verbally. 

You as a person 

  • You’ll build trust with your team and lead with integrity and high emotional intelligence 
  • You find it easy to collaborate with other departments and be a bridge between your areas of expertise to enrich gameplay, accessibility and the player experience 
  • You are organised and have the experience to deliver time estimates for VFX deliverables, participating in the planning for the projects visual effects. 
  • When it comes to improving upon existing technologies and developing new ones that raise the bar of the game, you are passionate and curious 
  • You are a bold and intelligent negotiator 

Please include a link to your portfolio with your application and ensure the link is still valid.

Additional information

Studio Life

Looking to be part of a fun, creative and passionate workplace with  a great work life balance? In our open, international and friendly environment you will work with some of the best craftsmen in the industry. Our state of the art studio will inspire you to go above and beyond to create experiences that will stay with the players.

Living in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf is a very multi-national city close to the border of Germany famous for its Japanese culture. A Japanese gardens, "Little Tokyo" area for Asian cuisine, and celebrating Japan Day along the River Rhine are a part of it's charm. Art Galleries and Museums can be found as well as the "Old City" - a lively area of bars and restaurants amongst traditional German architecture.

Two hours from Paris, Amsterdam, the UK & Hamburg - an excellent location to explore Europe even on a weekend. Nature parks offer a sanctuary for those needing a break from city life. More suburban areas surround the city for those looking for a more relaxed pace.

For more information here: Studio Life & Düsseldorf 

  • Relocation Assistance provided
  • Flexible work hours
  • Monthly travel budget
  • 26 days holiday, 11 days public holidays, 5 Care for your Sick Child days (all paid)
  • Health Insurance (50% contribution paid by Ubisoft) and paid sick days
  • Pension Scheme
  • Gym subsidy
  • Monthly childcare budget
  • Discounted games & more

Diveristy & Inclusion: (f/m/d = female, male, diverse) At Ubisoft we foster an inclusive environment. All applications are welcome!

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf

Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

Technical Artist [The Settlers] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999826048851

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new Technical Artist on The Settlers, you will have a clear focus on in-engine work. Furthermore, you will be assisting in developing, supporting and documenting our art pipeline with utilizing tooling and scripting techniques.

What you will do: 

  • Working on complex in-engine topics (e.g. node graphs, state machines, etc.)
  • Realization of the designed features within the engine (e.g. UI, animation, data setup)
  • Daily support for Art and Tech teams
  • Enabling other team members to achieve tasks in an efficient & consistent manner 
  • Creation & maintenance of documentation for Technical Art features and tools to provide for the team

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Understanding of Art/Animation/UI pipelines for game engines
  • Knowledge of Python, (C# and Java is a plus)
  • Good knowledge of Maya, and/or MotionBuilder, 3DMax (Photoshop, Substance Designer, Houdini is a plus)
  • Knowledge of node graph based development (like Unreal)
  • Understanding of physically based rendering (PBR) pipeline
  • Ideally 2 years experience working on titles for consoles and/or PCs, as Technical Artist
  • UI/UX experience when designing tool interfaces
  • Solid understanding of art optimization techniques
  • Ability to think creatively to overcome technical challenges
  • English communication skills and a positive attitude

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills 
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us 

Please provide a portfolio with a detailed shot breakdown of your work. It must be very clear what you, the applicant, are responsible for in your reel, portfolio, screenshots etc. - be sure to check the link is working when applying. The portfolio should contain the following:

  • Scripts or application examples, code samples.
  • Examples of rigs, visual effects, animation, procedural visualization

Additional information

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance 
  • Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy: We offer multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas. Guest speakers from the industry, workshops and access to our training and development platform 
  • Discounted Games: Discount on employee game orders & free Ubisoft games on Ubisoft Connect 
  • Monthly Mobility Budget: 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket 
  • Up To 350€ Childcare Support Per Child Per Month: In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year 
  • Self-study And Training Hours: You have access to our in-house library 
  • Company Pension Scheme: We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Gym Subsidy: We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice 
  • English And German Classes For Free: Good to know: Our main language in the studio is English 
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you 
  • 26 Days Paid Vacation Per Year: Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region 
  • Corporate Benefits Web Portal: With employee discount programs for affiliated retailers, shops and service providers   

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader - please apply via our career portal.  

For further information, please check https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/.

Programmer [Snowdrop] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999810426743

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new programmer, you will join the Snowdrop Game Engine team and be a part of a larger production technology department. 

About Production Technology at Ubisoft 

At Ubisoft, there are no limits to creativity. Innovation comes from every corner and our game teams are constantly pushing the boundaries of technology to transform ideas into fantastical worlds.

To bolster their efforts, Ubisoft’s Production Technology department is a transversal group that unites more than 400 experts across the company around a mission to develop the best tools and technologies that enable our studios to bring their visions to life.

From designing our proprietary game engines and state-of-the-art middleware solutions used by our worldwide developer community to leverage the latest machine learning breakthroughs in R&D, Production Technology team members don’t just help Ubisoft creators make games: they work together to pioneer innovations that change the way games are made.

About Snowdrop

The Snowdrop engine is efficient and flexible, enabling relatively small teams to create ambitious AAA games. At the core of the Snowdrop engine, we want to empower the developers.

The Snowdrop engine, with its flexible and empowering tools, has helped develop a number of Ubisoft titles such as The Division, The Settlers, and South Park.

Your Impact

As a generalist programmer, your role is to create the technical backbone of the game and production pipeline. You provide the development teams with technical solutions to carry out their vision and intentions into the game. You will develop engines, tools and systems to ensure the optimal and sustainable technical performance of the game and its pipeline.

  • Develop the engine, tools and systems used for production development
  • Analyze the production team's needs and create sustainable and reusable solutions
  • Develop systems to realize a game vision
  • Supply the tools required to integrate the teams' work
  • Extend the systems and environments for automated testing
  • Create and maintain the existing code base while following code guidelines
  • Write new systems in a clear and structured manner
  • Debug, repair and extend existing systems
  • Collaborate with other team members for transferring knowledge
  • Comment and document code
  • Formulate and accept criticism constructively during code and system reviews

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience,
  • Good knowledge of and years of practical experience with C++
  • Demonstrate efficient analytical skills
  • Ability to work with large, existing codebases
  • Proactive behaviour and being a team player
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good English language skills

What We Bring
We offer an opportunity for you to create and improve a cutting edge game engine and join an industry leader. 

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Company Pension Scheme  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare

Additional information

For further information please check https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/ and www.ubisoft.com/snowdrop 

Public Affairs Intern (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Intern - 743999826644471

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new Public Affairs Intern (f/m/d) at Ubisoft Düsseldorf, you contribute to the success of the Ubisoft entities in Germany (Düsseldorf, Berlin, Mainz) by building relationships and using networks of the video games industry and other stakeholders (institutional, political & educational sector) to achieve strategic corporate goals (e.g. CSR initiatives, fostering the games ecosystem etc.). This position will be a paid internship and is planned for a duration of 6 months.

What you will do:

  • Support the Public Affairs team members with their activities for initiatives like Ubisoft Education, Ubisoft Entrepreneurs, Research & Development and CSR projects (Diversity & inclusion, sustainability, charities)
  • In collaboration with the Public Affairs Director continue support of Ubisoft’s local communities (incl. regional video game industry networks like games.nrw e.V.)
  • Research key socio-economic and political metrics on municipal, state and federal level
  • Prepare presentations and write reports, briefings etc.

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Majoring in communications, media studies, international relations, political/social science, business administration or other relevant fields
  • Good understanding of German politics
  • Execute tasks with integrity, being diligent and worthy of trust
  • Sharp analytical mindset, proactive and structured working method
  • Fluent in German and English orally and written
  • Strong social and communication skills

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date and why you would like to join us

Additional information

Your benefits:

  • Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy: We offer multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas. Guest speakers from the industry, workshops and access to our training and development platform 
  • Discounted Games: Discount on employee game orders & free Ubisoft games on Ubisoft Connect 
  • Monthly Mobility Budget: 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket 
  • Up To 350€ Childcare Support Per Child Per Month: In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year 
  • Self-study And Training Hours: You have access to our in-house library 
  • Gym Subsidy: We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice 
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you 
  • 12 Days Paid Vacation: For the duration of your internship 
  • Corporate Benefits Web Portal: With employee discount programs for affiliated retailers, shops and service providers   

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader - please apply via our career portal.  

For further information, please check https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/.

Lead Character Artist [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999800650653

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Lead Character Artist (f/m/d)  to lead the Splinter Cell character artist team.

As lead character artist you are responsible for managing the character artist team to deliver AAA characters and character related assets in our art production teams, for trouble shooting character related issues and participates in the planning for the project characters. You will also develop your team through excellent communication skills and mentoring.

This is a full-time position based in Düsseldorf, Germany which requires working onsite; we cannot offer remote or freelance work.

Your Impact:

  • The Lead Character Artist is responsible for managing and developing the character artist team.
  • Content creation of characters across all areas of the game as defined together with the Art Director, which sets the industry leading standard for the team and the project.
  • Work with and mentor character artists to provide clear direction and set expectations character requirements.
  • Setting up and maintaining character production pipelines
  • Close collaboration with the Art Director to work within the visual style of the game
  • Balance quality and efficiency of work to gain the best possible results within in the given time frame and technical constraints
  • Ability to skillfully optimize characters to game-ready quality for a VR title
  • Be hands-on and willing to create characters
  • Cooperation with other Ubisoft teams globally on a daily basis

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a character artist in game development, with at least one AAA title shipped and 3 years as a lead
  • Exceptional understanding of next gen asset creation workflows with the ability to improve them, then optimize as required for final VR product.
  • Very good skills in Zbrush, at least one of the major 3D modeling packages (Maya, 3DS Max) and Photoshop.
  • Strong sculpting, texturing and painting skills
  • Ability to create highly realistic characters that meet AAA standards
  • Very good working knowledge with at least one AAA game engine
  • Being used to work on tasks autonomously and to deliver results in time
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written. (No German language skills are required to work in our studio)
  • Great communication skills, a positive attitude and team player.

    BONUS
  • Having worked with scanned data is a plus.
  • Good Animation and/or riggings skills are a plus (Maya, 3DS Max, MotionBuilder)
  • Knowledge of Substance Designer / Painter and/or Marvelous Designer is a plus

Additional information

To apply for this opportunity you must include your resume, portfolio link and a cover letter detailing your earliest starting date, salary expectations and motivation.


PORTFOLIO

All portfolios must contain a detailed shot breakdown of the work. It must be very clear what you, the applicant, are responsible for in your reel, portfolio, screenshots etc.

The portfolio should contain the following:

  • Examples of realistic characters
  • Examples of high-quality materials and textures
  • Show both organic and hard surface works
  • Examples of style variety

Tips:

Ensure the links to your portfolio are easy to find and still working.

Preferred portfolio platform: Artstation.

Any shared drives portfolio should have access granted.

Your Benefits

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Development Support: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, paid self-study hours and library.
  • Free German Classes; The business language in the studio is English. No German is required to work with us, this class is an optional benefit.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
     
  • Company Pension Scheme. 
  • 50% Health Insurance Contribution
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Gym Subsidy
  • Monthly Travel Budget
  • Discounted Ubisoft Games
  • & more


Living in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf is a very international city close to the border of Germany famous for it's Japanese culture. With a Japanese gardens, "Little Tokyo" area for Asian cuisine and celebrating Japan Day along the River Rhine each year. Art Galleries and Museums can be found as well as the "Old City" - a lively area of bars and restaurants amongst traditional German architecture. Two hours from Paris, Amsterdam, the UK and Hamburg - an excellent location to explore Europe even on a weekend. A large Deer park offers a natural sanctuary for those needing a break from the city life. More rural and suburban areas surround the city for those looking for a more relaxed pace.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals in an international team, please apply via our career portal. 

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com.

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf

Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

Lead Character Artist [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999786388588

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Lead Character Artist (f/m/d)  to lead the character ar team on our unannounced project.

As Lead Character Artist you are responsible for managing the team to deliver AAA characters and character related assets in our art production teams, for trouble shooting character related issues and participate in the planning for the project characters. You will also develop your team through excellent communication skills and mentoring.


Your Impact:

  • Managing, developing and inspiring the character artist team
  • Content creation of characters across all areas of the game as defined together with the Art Director, which sets the industry leading standard for the team and the project
  • Work with and mentor character artists to provide clear direction and set expectations character requirements
  • Setting up, maintaining and documenting character production pipelines
  • Close collaboration with the Art Director to work within the visual style of the game
  • Balance quality and efficiency of work to gain the best possible results within in the given time frame and technical constraints
  • Ability to skilfully optimize characters to game-ready quality
  • Cooperation with other Ubisoft teams globally on a daily basis

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience as a character artist in game development, with at least one AAA title shipped, leadership experience is a plus
  • Exceptional understanding of next gen asset creation workflows with the ability to improve them, then optimize as required for final product
  • Very good skills in Zbrush, at least one of the major 3D modeling packages (Maya, 3DS Max) and Photoshop
  • Strong sculpting, texturing and painting skills
  • Ability to create highly realistic characters that meet AAA standards
  • Very good working knowledge with at least one AAA game engine
  • Being used to work on tasks autonomously and to deliver results in time
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written. (No German language skills are required to work in our studio)
  • Great communication skills, a positive attitude and team player

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Senior Gameplay Programmer [Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999817224932

JOB DESCRIPTION

Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora 
As part of Avatar Frontiers of Pandora, you will play an instrumental role in bringing to life the beautiful and dangerous world of Pandora. This is a unique opportunity to keep growing your experience in games while working hand in hand with Disney’s creative minds and James Cameron's production company, Lightstorm Entertainment.

Your Impact

  • Design, implement, test and document the technical aspects of features for a AAA game on PC & console
  • Work together with other international Ubisoft studios
  • Work with game designers and fellow programmers to conceptualize and realize the functionality
  • Analyze and understand game design to define required features and game systems to be developed
  • Development of features within a multi-threaded environment.
  • Implement and optimize systems in C++ with designers
  • Analyse and understand game design to define requirements for features and game systems to be developed.
  • Plan your schedule effectively using AGILE methodology
  • Identify and resolve bugs identified by people from other disciplines, the quality control team, and your peers.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional experience
  • Experience in video game programming
  • Experience in mentoring and supporting more junior team members
  • Excellent knowledge of C++
  • Knowledge of multithreaded development
  • Experience in programming robust and efficient code
  • Strong ability for analyzing and extending existing code
  • Ability to provide solid estimations
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills; we integrate directly with teams around the world
  • Fluent in English

What We Bring

We offer the opportunity to work on a brand-new IP from Ubisoft, where you will get the chance to put your own mark on the game!

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Company Pension Scheme  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

Additional information

Feel free to apply directly on our website https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/ 

Audio Project Manager (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999804190822

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new Project Manager, you will be responsible for organizing and coordinating the day to day work of one or multiple audio teams across our audio department. 

  • Communicate with the audio team to facilitate their work on the project
  • Report on the status of tasks and schedules
  • Help teams to shape their deliverables
  • Keep track of Deadlines, Tasks and Risks
  • Manage the Project Backlog
  • Communicate tasks and schedules to the team
  • Report on the team’s progress
  • Report on and help resolve blockers
  • Detect issues and difficult team situations, highlight them and step in to take initial actions to resolve them when necessary
  • Document and maintain project information

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of relevant experience (Project Management/Coordination, Audio Management etc.)
  • Understanding of common project management methodologies
  • Basic understanding of Game Development processes
  • Good time management skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good English skills both verbally and written
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Experience with JIRA is a plus
  • Experience in developing games or in-game audio is a plus
  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in the field of Management or Games is a plus

What we Bring

We offer an opportunity to work with one of the largest and strongest Audio teams in Ubisoft. Our Audio team have gone through rapid growth and we are now 35+ people working in a fully equipped Audio Studio within Ubisoft Düsseldorf. 

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days holiday11 days public holidays, 5 Care for your Sick Child days (all paid)  
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

Additional information

Feel free to apply directly on our website https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com

AI Programmer [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999807463193

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Role

AI Programmers are responsible for designing and implementing the systems behinds NPCs and other elements in the game which are not controlled by the player.

What you'll be doing

  • Implement and optimize existing AI systems, such as Behaviour Trees, Finite State Machine, Utility Systems, etc.
  • Communicate with designers to make sure the AI systems in the engine support their requirements.
  • Investigate and fix the bugs detected by the production and quality control teams  
  • Establish the technical possibilities for the different features  
  • Explore and understand the game design documents to define the required features and game systems that must be developed in the engine  
  • Validate and verify if the newly developed systems meet project intentions and are coherent with the existing code  

Qualifications

What you'll bring

  • Experience working with AI systems (Behaviour Trees, Finite State Machine, GOAP, Pathfinding, etc)
  • Experience in programming robust and efficient code  
  • Excellent knowledge in C++  
  • Experience in working on existing engines  
  • Ability to work efficiently with large, existing code bases  
  • Excellent communication and good English skills  
  • Ability to work well as part of a team  

 

We aim to have a wide and diverse range of profiles within our studio; thus, we are looking forward to being surprised by your application. The most important quality for us is to be a strong team player with a resilient and positive attitude.   

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Senior Technical Level Designer - [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999786387738

JOB DESCRIPTION

Ubisoft Dusseldorf is looking for a Technical Level Designer to be involved in the production of an unannounced project.

Their mission will be to create and implement complex system design elements into the game, act as a technical reference and serve as a bridge between tech and design. They will promote a healthy and highly productive develop environment by constantly pushing for improvement of workflows, pipelines and tools used by the design team.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Design team keep the balance between technical constraints and creative vision
  • Participate in the data optimization phase of the project, as well as validating the Level Design team’s compliance with technical constraints
  • Create gameplay metrics and ensure that they are kept by the team
  • Train team members on tools and techniques & raise awareness of new processes.
  • Act as a technical reference for the team in relation to Game Design & Level Design and provide technical support for fast prototyping and integration
  • Understand, collect and share best practices, pipelines and workflows among the Design Team
  • Review and give input on integrated work & find solutions to fix bugs.
  • Assist content creators with their technical needs & bridge communication between design and programming.
  • Create and maintain level design documentation, procedures and how-to guides, including feature specification and implementation guidelines;
  • Prepare post-mortems + recommend ways to evolve how we create and integrate data.

 

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate has minimum 5 years of experience in level design and relevant tools.
  • In-depth knowledge of game engines such as Unity or Unreal.
  • Familiar with bug tracking software (e.g. Jira), version management systems (e.g. Perforce), and basic programming.
  • Problem-solver; interested in investigating tech Issues and troubleshooting.
  • Team player, open to giving and receiving constructive criticism and provide valuable feedback and active listening to team members.
  • Fast learner and highly interested in new technologies, with an awareness of current developments in the industry.
  • Strong motivation and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to communicate well within an English speaking work environment

As a plus:

  • Experience in VR
  • Knowledge of script languages (C#, Python, …etc.)
  • Knowledge of a 3D Software (3D Max, Maya, …etc.)
  • Technical education background

Additional information

We offer:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
     
  • 26 Days Paid Vacation Per Year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the NRW region.
     
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
     
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
     
  • Up to 350€ Childcare Support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
     
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
     
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.

If you want to grow with us and enjoy the game industry, we look forward to receiving your application including your availability, motivation and salary expectations.

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com.

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf



Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

 

3D Artist [Beyond Good And Evil 2] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999834759478

JOB DESCRIPTION

Beyond Good And Evil 2 is an action-adventure sci-fi RPG set in the same universe as Ubisoft’s original cult classic. You can now join our crew at Ubisoft Mainz to help us shape this amazing project.

As a 3D Artist on our team, you will enable our players to explore a game world filled with beautiful 3D environments and objects.

From design and prototyping to creating 3D assets, you will shape the universe of Beyond Good And Evil 2. You work closely with the lead artist and your colleagues in concept art to realize buildings, environments, landscape elements and game objects that bring the artistic vision of our game to life.

What you will do:

  • Work closely with the lead artist understand the overall game vision and quality goals
  • Design, prototype and create AAA quality game assets, while staying organized and meeting agreed deadlines  
  • Work closely with concept artists; study their concepts and research your own references in order to bring a believable but breathtaking world to live
  • Find balance between artistic aspects and technical constraints with the help of the lead artist
  • Iterate to improve your work based on feedback from your lead and interdependent team members

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • At least 3 years of experience in 3D Art (ideally within video games); Creating 3D models and textures
  • Excellent knowledge of 3DS Max and Photoshop
  • Strong technical understanding of 3D creation processes
  • Creative mindset with a very good eye for details
  • Good texturing and drawing skills
  • Ability to deliver high- and low poly assets
  • Ability to get best results using normal maps and material usage
  • Good command of spoken and written English

*Experience with mudbox or zbrush is a plus
 

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us
  • A portfolio with a breakdown of your best and most fitting work – seriously, show us your process and why you are a great fit! (attach work samples or send us a link to your personal website or online portfolio)

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal.

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Senior Audio Designer (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999804200463

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new Senior Audio Designer, you will be overseeing artistic and technical audio content for AAA Ubisoft brands.

Your role will include Implementation of audio content (music, sound design, voiceover) into the game by using audio engines, game engines and tools.

  • Creation and enhancement of game features and gameplay mechanics with audio designs.
  • Working closely with game and level designers to ensure that the audio design supports the game design.
  • Working with various audio engine features, commercial wave editors and take an active role in improvement and bug-fixing.
  • Working with audio software developers to bring needed functionality into the studio.
  • Works closely with programmers to solve technical issues and to ensure a high quality soundscape.
  • Defining features and tasks for projects.
  • Ensures proper documentation using Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Confluence/Wiki.
  • Sound design including field recording, Foley, synthesis, library-work, etc. 
  • Research within audio databases for the whole production process.
  • Mixing and mastering of linear media.
  • Participate in the creation of the game at the creative level (with the lead designer, creative director, artistic director, etc.) to enhance the player’s immersion and experience.
  • Take part in the assessment of the sound content that is not included in the game (e.g. trailer, teaser, marketing…) or develop this content in-house. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Audio, Sound Design, Music or equivalent
  • Excellent skills in Audio Engine Editors (Wwise (is preferred), FMOD...) 
  • Profound skills in various DAWs (Nuendo (is preferred), Cubase, Pro Tools, Logic…) and Audio Editing Tools (Wavelab, Soundforge…)
  • Good skills in Game Engine Editors (Unity, Unreal...) 
  • 3+ years experience in a similar position
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written

Nice to have

  • Experience in Perforce
  • Experience in scripting/coding (C++, C#, Java,…) 
  • Experience in 3D Software (Maya, 3DS Max)

What We Bring

We offer an opportunity to work with one of the largest and strongest Audio teams in Ubisoft. Our Audio team have gone through rapid growth and we are now 35+ people working in a fully equipped Audio Studio within Ubisoft Düsseldorf. 

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days holiday11 days public holidays, 5 Care for your Sick Child days (all paid)  
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

Additional information

For more information feel free to take a look at https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com

Azubi zum Kaufmann/ zur Kauffrau für Marketingkommunikation (m/w/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999821450559

JOB DESCRIPTION

Komm zum 01. August 2022 an Bord als

Azubi zum Kaufmann/ zur Kauffrau für Marketingkommunikation (m/w/d)

für unser Office in Düsseldorf.

 

Dich erwarten spannende und abwechslungsreiche Aufgaben, wie zum Beispiel:

Als Azubi für Marketingkommunikation lernst du, wie die Vermarktung von Games funktioniert. Während deiner Ausbildung machst du Station in mehreren Marketingabteilungen, um das gesamte Spektrum kennenzulernen:

Du schaust dem Brand Marketing Team über die Schulter, wie sie kreative Arbeit beurteilen, umsetzen und steuern. Darüber hinaus wirst du lernen, Briefings für Kreativ- und Mediaagenturen zu erstellen und Einblicke über Pitch-Verfahren erhalten. Gerade der Bereich Media, d.h. Werbung auf Social Media, im Internet, TV oder Kino spielt im Produkt-Marketing eine große Rolle.

In der Communication Abteilung lernst du den ganzheitlichen Austausch mit Content Creator sowie Medien kennen. Du unterstützt uns bei der Erstellung von Presseinformationen jeder Art und erstellst diese später auch eigenständig. Die selbstständige Betreuung ausgewählter Influencer:innen sowie die Abwicklung von Presseanfragen wie auch die Übernahme eigener Projekte gehört ebenso zu deinen Aufgaben wie das Erstellen von Reportings und Media Monitorings. Weiterhin unterstützt du uns bei der Organisation und Vorbereitung von (digitalen) Presse- und Influencer:innen-Events, in der Gäste-Akquise und Reiselogistik im Rahmen von Veranstaltungen oder Messen, und wirst tief bei allen aufkommenden Tätigkeiten in der täglichen Communication-Arbeit aktiv eingebunden.

Im Audience Marketing Bereich kommst du dann ganz nah ran an die Community. Du hilfst uns bei den verschiedensten Aufgaben rund um die Community-Betreuung: Von E-Sports-Turnieren, Social Media und unserem eigenen YouTube-Kanal gTV bis hin zu Community Leader Programmen und (digitalen) Fanevents.

Marketing bei Ubisoft beinhaltet auch viel Recherche und Analysen, damit du immer am Ball bleibst, was neue Trends angeht. Unser Aufgabenspektrum ist vielseitig, deckt viele Bereiche ab und bietet auch für Azubis viel Raum für Kreativität und Innovation. 

Qualifications

Du passt perfekt zu uns, wenn du Folgendes mitbringst:  

  • Du hast einen guten Schulabschluss (Höhere Handelsschule, Fachabitur oder Abitur), möchtest dich nach einem begonnenen Hochschulstudium neu orientieren oder bist eine engagierte Quereinsteigerin/ ein engagierter Quereinsteiger, mit erster Presse- oder Marketing-Erfahrungen
  • Du interessierst dich für die Videospieleindustrie und die Entertainmentbranche
  • Deine Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse sind sehr gut
  • Du bist kommunikativ und gehst gerne auf Menschen zu
  • Du bist mit Gaming-Inhalten auf Social Media-Kanälen wie Twitch, Instagram, YouTube oder Tik Tok vertraut
  • Du bist ein Organisationstalent und kannst flexibel auf neue Situationen reagieren
  • Du verfügst über gute Kenntnisse in den gängigen MS-Office Anwendungen

Du erkennst dich darin wieder? Wunderbar, dann bist du richtig als Azubi bei Ubisoft!

Additional information

Wir bieten:

  • Verkürzung der Ausbildung auf 2 Jahre
  • Ein modernes und internationales Arbeitsumfeld, eine teamorientierte Unternehmenskultur und flache Hierarchien
  • Ein nettes Team mit kompetenten und enthusiastischen Kolleginnen und Kollegen, mit denen man bei der Arbeit auch Spaß hat 
  • Die Möglichkeit, selbstständig und eigenverantwortlich im Team mitzuarbeiten und eine stetig steigende Lernkurve
  • Kaffee, Tee, Mineralwasser und Obst sind kostenlos und es gibt vergünstigte Softgetränke
  • Produkte, mit denen Du Dich mühelos identifizieren kannst, wenn Du gerne am PC oder der Konsole spielst

Neugierig geworden? Dann bewirb dich jetzt! Wir freuen uns auf deine vollständigen und aussagekräftigen Bewerbungsunterlagen. Bitte reich diese ausschließlich über unser Karriereportal ein.

Ubisoft ist ein weltweit agierendes Unternehmen, in dem Menschen vieler unterschiedlicher Kulturen, Nationalitäten und persönlicher Hintergründe miteinander arbeiten. Wir suchen neue Teammitglieder, die diese Vielfalt als Bereicherung wahrnehmen.

Wir freuen uns auf deine Bewerbung! 

Art Director [Anno] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999834251898

JOB DESCRIPTION

Anno is a critically acclaimed and award-winning franchise, offering a rich city-building experience and providing players ample opportunity to create huge metropolises, plan efficient logistics networks, explore and settle new lands and dominate their opponents by diplomacy, trade or warfare.

As Art Director you’ll guide the art team in creating a rich, captivating, and meaningful world players will immerse themselves in. You are fundamental to the game’s development: a member of the core team, the connection between the creative vision and the artists, the voice of the art team, and a thought leader.

As a vision champion, you not only provide your team with direction, but also with creative space for them to incorporate their ideas and use them to help shape the artistic direction. You motivate, inspire, and support the team to transform concepts to reality. You have the talent and expertise to help the teams produce visual content that is aligned with the creative vision and of AAA quality.

You can communicate your artistic vision to the team and stakeholders, and you will act as visionary who elevates, inspires, motivates, and supports the art team.

What you will do:

  • Work with the core creative team to define and drive the artistic vision and the art style of the project
  • Build an efficient art team and create an atmosphere of creativity, curiosity and collaboration even beyond the art discipline to deliver the best overall game experience
  • Be the link and visionary for different art disciplines like Concept Art, 3D, Level Art and Tech Art
  • Shape the look of buildings, characters, environments and other game elements in the desired style of the IP
  • Create briefs, reference footage, guides and style documentation for internal and external art teams
  • Help produce visual content, set best practices and benchmarks in AAA+ quality
  • Give feedback on the realization of the game art and ensure its exceptional artistic quality
  • Be the key communication channel between art, design and programming
  • Collaborate with external partners from all over the world to ensure consistency in style and quality
  • Collaborate closely with the technical teams to ensure an art vision which respects engine constraints and budgets, while also achieving excellence in visuals and realization
  • Excel at collaboration across all departments, at all stages of development;
  • Participate in recruitment to build the artistic team & foster their growth

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • 10 years of experience in crafting video game art
  • 5 years as a lead artist or art director
  • Knowledge of Photoshop and 3D software (e.g. 3DS Max / Blender)
  • Problem solver mind-set with excellent follow through
  • Proactive attitude and efficient work methods
  • A keen eye for composition, color, lighting and mood
  • Great communication and presentation skills combined with a positive attitude
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and to deliver high quality within a short timeframe
  • Exceptional knowledge of next gen asset creation workflows with the ability to modify and improve them
  • High quality standards with the ability to communicate them to the team
  • Natural curiosity and creativity with the ability to explore new ideas and learn from others
  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative
  • Great communication skills and a positive attitude
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written    
     
  • Having a cinematic background is a plus


What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us
  • A portfolio or demo reel of your work with your application*

    *You may do so by providing a link to an online portfolio (preferred), or attaching documents to your resume.

    All portfolios must contain a detailed shot breakdown of the work. It must be very clear what you, the applicant, are responsible for in your reel, portfolio etc. The portfolio should further contain relevant examples of your work (Concept Art, Style Guides, etc.)

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal. 

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Senior Backend Developer - TypeScript [Ubisoft Connect] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999833105970

JOB DESCRIPTION

In order to continue delivering highly qualitative and innovative products we are looking for an experienced Senior Backend Developer - TypeScript [Ubisoft Connect] (f/m/d)

This position will be located at Ubisoft Düsseldorf, Germany.

As part of the production team, you will be involved in the implementation of features and components throughout the full spectrum of backend development using TypeScript.

You will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of programmers, designers and testers where everyone is willing to share their knowledge and are encouraged to evolve every day. The team spans across several countries and is characterized by passion, collaboration and the love for PC gaming.

What you will do:

  • Write clear, modular and maintainable code.
  • Support and mentor other programmers.
  • Work on the server backend of Ubisoft Connect. This covers topics such as: game data distribution, network architecture, database management, game related data management, server monitoring, API integrations.
  • Be part of an agile team and do the technical design and implementation / improvements of new features.
  • Testing, debugging, profiling and maintaining existing code.
  • Building highly scalable services with low latency.

You as a person:

We believe to succeed in this role you are a result focused person, who is passionate about developing platform software for games with millions of users. Furthermore, you believe in team ownership of what you craft and will be working with your colleagues to learn, share ideas and solve complex problems.

Longing to be part of a fun, creative and passionate workplace? We can offer you this and more in an open and friendly environment where you will work with some of the best craftsmen in the industry. Are you up for it? Come aboard for the ride!

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Excellent skills in TypeScript
  • Knowledge in at least one of following: Backend Services, Network Architecture, Microservices, node.js
  • 6+ years of professional programming experience
  • Experience with common testing frameworks (e.g., Jest)
  • Knowledge of C++, C#, .NET Core or databases is a bonus.

Also nice to have:

  • Python
  • REST
  • NoSQL
  • gRPC
  • Network Security
  • AWS & Cloud Technologies
  • CI/CD

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us

Additional information

Your benefits:

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Company Pension Scheme  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader - please apply via our career portal.

For further Information about Ubisoft Connect: https://news.ubisoft.com/en-gb/article/5WaWQWz9l9qWkIU4tm04ip/how-ubisoft-connect-builds-on-a-decade-of-online-evolution

For further information about Ubisoft Düsseldorf, please also check https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/

HR Studio Manager (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999826749416

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new HR Studio Manager (f/m/d) at Ubisoft Düsseldorf, you will report to the HR Director and become an integral part of the HR leadership team, driving and championing the development and implementation of HR policies, processes & programs. It is also in your responsibility to develop your processes and your team to constantly be a trustful and professional consultant and coach to the managers and teams concerning all relevant HR and labor law topics.

Your role is to be the key point of contact in the studio concerning HR matters for the business and to help the teams to perform a strategical People Management according to our Ubisoft's values, frameworks and concepts as well as to shape the employees experience alongside the steps of the employees life cycle.

What you will do: 

  • Consulting and coaching HR Business Partners and managers, regarding all employee life cycle activities and labor law
  • Consulting managers and team leads regarding organizational development and team development as well as supporting teams during change processes
  • Drive to the optimization of the HR processes and their compliance
  • Connect and network with the HR Managers of the other studios as well as with the Expertise Centers (Talent Development, Talent Acquisition, Compensation & Benefits) to ensure continuous improvement of our overall HR work and a constant employee experience within Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH
  • Lead and develop your own team in line with the HR vision and the HR values

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Successful finalized studies in economics, management or business (HR focus) or equivalent
  • 3-6 years of experience as HR Business Partner or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years managerial experience
  • Very good knowledge of labor law and social security law
  • Very good organizational skills
  • Analytical and strategical orientated mind-set and high capacity for teamworking/networking
  • Excellent command of English and German both in oral and written form
  • Preciseness, adherence to schedule and discretion is a must have
  • Knowledge of the games industry is an advantage

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills 
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us 

Additional information

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance 
  • Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy: We offer multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas. Guest speakers from the industry, workshops and access to our training and development platform 
  • Discounted Games: Discount on employee game orders & free Ubisoft games on Ubisoft Connect 
  • Monthly Mobility Budget: 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket 
  • Up To 350€ Childcare Support Per Child Per Month: In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year 
  • Self-study And Training Hours: You have access to our in-house library 
  • Company Pension Scheme: We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Gym Subsidy: We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice 
  • English And German Classes For Free: Good to know: Our main language in the studio is English 
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you 
  • 26 Days Paid Vacation Per Year: Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region 
  • Corporate Benefits Web Portal: With employee discount programs for affiliated retailers, shops and service providers   

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader - please apply via our career portal.  

For further information, please check https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/.

Technical Level Designer [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999804752350

JOB DESCRIPTION

You will join one of the largest teams of VR experts globally working on this critically acclaimed IP with an enormous and passionate fanbase in a multi-studio project. The beauty of VR is the depth of experience and excitement you can create with the medium. You'll be an essential part of the level design team, building the immersive world for the player to fall in love with. 

  • Assist the Design team keep the balance between technical constraints and creative vision
  • Participate in the data optimization phase of the project, as well as validating the Level Design team’s compliance with technical constraints
  • Create gameplay metrics and ensure that they are kept by the team
  • Act as a technical reference for the team in relation to Game Design & Level Design and provide technical support for fast prototyping and integration
  • Understand, collect and share best practices, pipelines and workflows among the Design Team
  • Review and give input on integrated work & find solutions to fix bugs.
  • Assist content creators with their technical needs & bridge communication between design and programming.
  • Create and maintain level design documentation, procedures and how-to guides, including feature specification and implementation guidelines;
  • Prepare post-mortems + recommend ways to evolve how we create and integrate data.

Qualifications

  • 2+years of experience in level design and relevant tools.
  • In-depth knowledge of game engines such as Unity or Unreal.
  • Familiar with bug tracking software (e.g. Jira), version management systems (e.g. Perforce), and basic programming.
  • Problem-solver; interested in investigating tech Issues and troubleshooting.
  • Team player, open to giving and receiving constructive criticism and provide valuable feedback and active listening to team members.
  • Fast learner and highly interested in new technologies, with an awareness of current developments in the industry.
  • Strong motivation and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to communicate well within an English speaking work environment

As a plus

  • Experience in VR
  • Knowledge of script languages (C#, Python, …etc.)
  • Knowledge of a 3D Software (3D Max, Maya, …etc.)
  • Technical education background

Please provide a portfolio with examples of your previous work/projects - be sure to check the link is working when applying. Kindly ensure you list the names of your projects and provide links if possible.

We Offer

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days holiday11 days public holidays, 5 Care for your Sick Child days (all paid)  
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. The main language in the studio is English. 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  

Additional information

For more information feel free to take a look at https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com

Technical Animator [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999828072747

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Technical Animator you will work on the animation pipeline, implementing animations for characters, weapons and props. You will work closely with the animation team, artists and engineers to support the animation production and to bring the characters to life in the game world. 

What you’ll be doing 

  • Work closely with animators and animation programmers to implement animation assets into the game engine 
  • Set up and maintain animation systems and state machines for characters, weapons and props  
  • Optimize animation systems to match the technical constraints of the project and to improve performance and flexibility 
  • Develop Python tools for the animation pipeline 
  • Support the animators by identifying roadblocks and solving technical problems in the animation production 
  • Create and maintain documentation of animation systems, tools and engine workflows for consultation and future reference 

Qualifications

What you’ll bring 

  • Extensive experience and knowledge of:  
  • Game Engines, animation systems and state machines 
  • implementing animation assets in game engines  
  • industry standard animation tools (Maya or Motionbuilder) 
  • Python scripting and programming 
  • Excellent understanding of animation pipelines and technical constraints 
  • Excellent knowledge of Human Anatomy and motion 
  • Ability to identify and optimize bottlenecks within the animation pipeline 
  • Ability to write clear and concise technical documentation 
  • for technical and non-technical audience
  • Great communication skills, and a proactive and solution-oriented attitude 
  • Ability to communicate constructively with positivity and respect for others 
  • Good English verbal skills, both orally and in writing 

Nice-to-have 

  • Knowledge of C++ (be able to read and understand engine source code) 
  • Rigging and Animation experience 
  • Experience with 3DsMax and Blender 

Relevant Experience 

  • 2+ years as a Technical Animator or relevant experience with significant involvement with at least 1 published title 

Additional information

What you get:

 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 'care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin

Programmer [Build & Release] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999801869718

JOB DESCRIPTION

Build & Release

Joining Build & Release, a division of Ubisoft, you will be supporting game productions and tech teams in all their needs with build system, version control and automation for their projects. This means working inside the pipelines, behind the scene of the systems. Our goal is to enable the projects to do their work as efficient as possible. We currently have 3 cooperation's with large game projects across Ubisoft.

Your Impact

As our new DevOps Programmer you will have the opportunity to be a part of a stimulating, multi-cultural, ambitious but friendly studio.

Our team members are self-sufficient and have a problem-solving mindset, with the freedom in their work environment they are able to explore new solutions independently. 

  • Working on a AAA title using the Snowdrop technology
  • Maintenance and improvement of the existing build pipeline
  • Supporting developers with versioning software
  • Setting up CI/CD pipelines

Qualifications

  • Solid understanding of C#
  • Strong experience with Build and Automation Pipelines
  • Experience building CI/CD systems
  • Ability to work on a strategic level and finding custom solutions for different specifications 
  • Good debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Strong ability for analyzing and extending existing code
  • Good oral and written communication in English

Preferred additional experience

  • Java/Python
  • Perforce, Git, GitLab
  • Automation software (e.g. Jenkins, Ansible, Custom)
  • working on multi-platform projects
  • C++ experience is a plus

Additional information

Longing to be part of a fun, creative and passionate workplace? We can offer you this and more in an open and friendly environment where you will work with some of the best craftsmen in the industry. Are you up for it? Come aboard for the ride!
 

What We Bring 

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Company Pension Scheme  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

Feel free to apply directly on our website  https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/ 

For further information, please check https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/ and www.ubisoft.com

VFX Artist - [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999800652204

JOB DESCRIPTION

As VFX Artist for the Assassin’s Creed VR team you will be passionate about creating high-quality visual effects that are in-line with the creative direction of the game universe and adhere to any technological budget constraints. In order to give our players an unforgettable experience you’ll use your understanding of the impact that VFX has and how to smoothly integrate it. You will be a part of a diverse team in a passionate, fun and creative workplace an, together, maxamise your potential as a team whilst you strive for excellence. 
 

  • As part of one of our cutting-edge AAA VR projects, you’ll be ignited with a passion to research and develop new VFX solutions both visually and technically 
  • Together with the technical art team, you’ll investigate and develop optimised VFX solutions to achieve the highest quality level within the limitations of the platform and project. 

Qualifications

What you’ll bring 

  • 3 years of VFX experience, having shipped at least 1 title
  • Experience with Unity 
  • Experience with Houdini 
  • Experience optimising VFX for mobile platform preferred 
  • Your communication skills are excellent; you can clearly explain and document concepts, give feedback to internal artists and are fluent in English both written and verbally. 

You as a person 

  • You’ll integrate well into a fun, passionate and driven team
  • You find it easy to collaborate with other departments and be a bridge between your areas of expertise to enrich gameplay, accessibility and the player experience 
  • You are organised and like to bring new ideas to the table

Please include a link to your portfolio with your application and ensure the link is still valid.

Additional information

Studio Life

Looking to be part of a fun, creative and passionate workplace with  a great work life balance? In our open, international and friendly environment you will work with some of the best craftsmen in the industry. Our state of the art studio will inspire you to go above and beyond to create experiences that will stay with the players.

Living in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf is a very multi-national city close to the border of Germany famous for its Japanese culture. A Japanese gardens, "Little Tokyo" area for Asian cuisine, and celebrating Japan Day along the River Rhine are a part of it's charm. Art Galleries and Museums can be found as well as the "Old City" - a lively area of bars and restaurants amongst traditional German architecture.

Two hours from Paris, Amsterdam, the UK & Hamburg - an excellent location to explore Europe even on a weekend. Nature parks offer a sanctuary for those needing a break from city life. More suburban areas surround the city for those looking for a more relaxed pace.

For more information here: Studio Life & Düsseldorf 

  • Relocation Assistance provided
  • Flexible work hours
  • Monthly travel budget
  • 26 days holiday, 11 days public holidays, 5 Care for your Sick Child days (all paid)
  • Health Insurance (50% contribution paid by Ubisoft) and paid sick days
  • Pension Scheme
  • Gym subsidy
  • Monthly childcare budget
  • Discounted games & more

Diveristy & Inclusion: (f/m/d = female, male, diverse) At Ubisoft we foster an inclusive environment. All applications are welcome!

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf

Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772