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Ubisoft Bordeaux

Founded in 2017, Ubisoft Bordeaux works with passion on the biggest AAA titles to deliver the best gaming experiences. Today, the studio is composed of over 400 talents from 20 different nationalities, working on licenses such as Assassin's Creed, Beyond Good & Evil 2 and other unannounced projects. At the same time, the studio has set up a Tech branch which works on all Ubisoft's online services (named Online Services) and on the Anvil game engine. A R&D unit, La Forge, has also been set up, bringing together engineers and researchers to work on prototypes for game production, particularly in the field of AI.

Job Description

As a Lead at Ubisoft Bordeaux, you would contribute to the development of a skilled Gameplay animation team working on our next unannounced project in the Assassin's Creed licence.

You'll also collaborate with other Leads, Producers, and multidisciplinary developers across our AAA production.

What you'll do

  • Providing constructive feedback, mentoring, and coaching a team of Gameplay Animators

  • Collaborate with Production to prioritize and coordinate the Animation Team’s tasks to ensure that deliverables are completed on time

  • Supervising the development of high-quality AAA animations

  • Creating and maintaining a prospering art culture within the Animation Team

  • Ensuring a productive internal workflow and beneficial relationships with external partners

  • Collaborating with other Leads, Directors, and cross-functional teams


You are a motivated and team-oriented Lead, dedicated to the craft of Animation. You find the team's achievements to be motivating and are able to supervise a team of like-minded people by providing feedback and support whenever needed. As an animator, you share our enthusiasm for film and the games industry and are motivated by the chance to bring things to a higher level. Your experience from leading a team allows you to solve problems and organize an effective workflow.

Additional Information

  • Type of contract: Permanent contract - Full Time

  • Location : position based in Bordeaux, France

  • Remote work: on site position - Hybrid pace possible

Hiring Process:

  • Phone Interview with a recruiter

  • Interview(s) with our internal teams

  • Final interview with the project manager

If your application is not retained, you will receive a negative answer.

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, we value diversity at our company and do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status. All personal informations will be treated as confidential according to the Employment Equity act.