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Established in 2008, Ubisoft Chengdu has since grown into a robust production center contributing to Ubisoft’s biggest brands across numerous platforms. Located in China, the world's biggest gaming market, the studio is uniquely positioned to master production on both AAA and free-to-play titles, build strong bridges to promote Chinese culture to Western audiences, and offer memorable and meaningful gaming experiences to players around the world.

The studio continues to build upon its commitment to excellence in game production and live operations, with a strong track record of development on Assassin’s Creed, For Honor, Immortals Fenyx Rising, Mario Rabbids: Sparks of Hope, Rainbow 6 and Skull and Bones. Notably, we also led production on Immortals Fenyx Rising: Myths of the Eastern Realm, a full-fledged, standalone DLC based on Chinese myths, as well as casual titles such as Rabbids: Party of Legends and UNO which were released to worldwide audiences.

At Chengdu studio, we embrace diversity in all forms, and we are committed to providing a fair and inclusive working environment for our employees, which now comprises over 470 talents hailing from 10 nationalities. Our strength lies in our diverse and passionate people, and together, we explore the unknown and create the best games for fans of all ages.

Job Description

About the Role

As a Game Designer, you will enjoy collaborating with the rest of the development team and are able to keep iterating different ideas, features, testing, and pushing them to reach the final level of quality. Most of all, you understand that great games are based on smooth and engaging core gameplay. We have big ambitions to introduce something groundbreaking in building long-term player engagement. You will get to enjoy the network and resources of Ubisoft while working in an agile studio with creative freedom.

What you will do

  • Implement game mechanics that engage players and drive them towards interesting challenges in the short and long terms.

  • Understand consumer needs and ensure that the team's elements contribute to player satisfaction and enjoyment.

  • Create and maintain clear and concise design documentation.

  • Develop a strong understanding of game engines, leverage strengths, and respect limitations.

  • Design one or several parts of the game systems, controls and interfaces in line with the game design direction

  • Communicate and collaborate on the game systems from conception to release with the entire development team

Qualifications

  • Comfortable with both the conceptual and practical aspects of game design

  • Ability to thrive in a playtest-driven development schedule focused on fast iterations and polish.

  • A true team player that works constructively and collaboratively with others

  • A problem-solver, creative thinking, able to think outside of the box, while being able to understand and respect a creative direction

  • Strong personal motivation and interpersonal skills

  • Highly proficient in both spoken and written English

  • Proven experience in the field of game design, (from AI, to systems, or specific mechanics, 3Cs, etc.)

Additional Information

Ubisoft CSR commitment

Making a long-lasting positive impact for our players, our teams, our partners and our planet.

In Ubisoft, we are working to enrich players’ lives through unique and memorable gaming experiences and by improving the positive impacts of our games. To get there, we are creating a safer, more inclusive work environment, we are giving back to the communities where Ubisoft operates by working with local non-profit partners and by working to reduce the environmental impact of our business.