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Ubisoft

Gameplay Programmer (GPP)

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Ubisoft
🇨🇦 Sherbrooke, QC

When you’re a Gameplay Programmer at Ubi Sherbrooke, you have direct influence over the quality of the game that will end up in the players’ hands; there is a tangible link between your work and the player experience. You are entrusted with coding the interactive systems that make the game.

With every new iteration, you commit yourself to answering the most fundamental questions: Will the player enjoy this? Does it feel right? Is it AAA quality? You’re an avid gamer who cares about the player experience.

As a dependable member of a cohesive gameplay team composed of AI, UI and 3Cs specialists, you will bring to life the vision of the game and mission designers, who will take your point of view and expertise into consideration when making their decisions.

What you'll do

  • Code new and existing systems to meet the intent of the game’s design
  • Keep them coherent with existing code
  • Develop gameplay tools for large content teams
  • Understand existing functions, and suggest and develop improvements
  • Collaborate with designers and animators on environments
  • Resolve gameplay bugs
  • Document your work

Qualifications

What you bring

  • An undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering
  • 3 years of experience in C++ and optimizing code
  • Experience in gameplay, AI, and design (main character, cameras, NPCs, environment, behaviours)
  • Experience as part of a team that has shipped a video game is an asset
  • Experience developing on video-game consoles
  • Proficiency to communicate with all disciplines and to support and elevate the team in terms of quality and vision of the game
  • You are creative and thirsty for innovation

Additional Information

About us

Ubisoft Sherbrooke is set to open its doors in 2022.

In the heart of Sherbrooke, this new studio will be composed of multidisciplinary teams dedicated to developing iconic franchises that engage millions worldwide.

We're looking for passionate creators who want to make exceptional games and deliver memorable experiences to our players. Joining Ubi Sherbrooke means playing a major role in the video game industry. It represents contributing to advancing Ubisoft's tech and shaping the economic and social landscape of the Eastern Townships. These are local efforts with positive, far-reaching impacts!

The world of work is changing. And so are we. Our universal vacation time, hybrid and flexible work, competitive benefits, and host of learning opportunities will allow you to reach your full potential. Here, work-life balance is at the core of our day-to-day.

At the Sherbrooke studio, you’ll discover a workplace that sparks inspiration and connection: an environment with an array of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

Our desire to dream big, take risks, and constantly improve will contribute to the innovation and boundary-pushing that will result in our collective success.

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.