Ubisoft’s 20,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their commitment and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.

Ubisoft Berlin is home to nearly 150 people, making up several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies.

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 will do:

  • 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


What you 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

Nice to have:

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

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

  • Hybrid Work Model: Provides the flexibility to combine working from the studio and your home within Germany

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.