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Ubisoft

Copy Editor (Creative Services)

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Ubisoft
🇨🇦 Montréal, QC

At Ubisoft Montreal, a preeminent developer of video games located in Montreal’s dynamic Mile-End neighbourhood since 1997, we offer a work environment unique in the industry for allowing you to build and cultivate games that are part of critically acclaimed, iconic AAA franchises of international repute.

When you join Ubi Montreal, you enter a community of passionate, extraordinary developers connected by their need to innovate, to be creative and to work with the latest technology. You’ll discover a world where employees enjoy constant career advancement, a supportive learning environment, and competitive compensation packages.

More than anything, at Ubi Montreal, you will regularly ship a variety of big, quality titles – Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Rainbow Six, Watch_Dogs, For Honor and… well we can’t disclose all our secrets just yet… – and work with some of the most talented people in the industry.

Job Description

(This is a 6-month contract and there is a possibility of extension.)

As a Copy Editor for Ubisoft’s Creative Services department, you will ensure that millions of players will view trailers, press releases, and packaging cleanly edited with the latest branding, legal, trademarking, and ESRB information.

This position will be hired through a third-party payroll provider, and you will not be a direct Ubisoft employee

What you’ll do:

  • Proofread and copyedit all print and online materials for the San Francisco office’s Marketing Department, including packaging, promotional items, print ads, and video and web content.
  • Become familiar with Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft requirements and work with their representatives to secure approvals.
  • Ensure that copy fits brand tone but is also accessible for most consumers.
  • Revise French text into Quebec French and do small last-minute French translations (from English).
  • Review French translations for grammar, content, and consistency, and do small English-to-French translations, while helping to ensure that copy fits the required Brand tone.
  • Work with language specialists and manage internal translation requests with Canadian, Mexican, and Brazilian territories.

Qualifications

What you'll bring:

  • A positive attitude professional proofreading/copyediting experience.
  • Strong organizational, research, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work quickly and independently on multiple products, in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to adhere to workflow processes, and to help evolve internal processes.
  • Highly organized in both a team and independent environment.
  • Adaptability to changing priorities and deadlines.
  • Bilingual

Additional Information

What to send our way

  • Your CV, your expertise and/or related experience and skills.

Just a heads up: If you require a work permit, your eligibility may depend on your education and years of relevant work experience, as required by the government.

Additional information

Skills and competencies show up in different forms and can be based on different experiences, that's why we strongly encourage you to apply even though you may not have all the requirements listed above.

At Ubisoft, you can come as you are. We embrace diversity in all its forms. We’re committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and respectful of all differences.