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We are looking for a highly talented, motivated, and experienced person to work with us on XDefiant, a new multiplatform online multiplayer action game based in our San Francisco studio.

This is a Hybrid role with occasional onsite at our SF Studio and requires location based in the Bay Area.

XDefiant is a free-to-play, fast-paced arena shooter that combines intense gunplay with personalized loadouts and specialized factions, as teams of gunfighters battle for domination.

Job Description

As a modeler with Ubisoft San Francisco, you will produce all kinds of visual elements related to the environment, either natural or manufactured. You will use both your artistic and technical skills to create the objects that will bring the game environment to life. You regularly ask the opinion of your colleagues to refine your art and develop a solid foundation.


  • Collaborate with the art leadership to understand the game’s creative and artistic visions

  • Transfer assets from various pipelines to Snowdrop

  • Rework existing assets to create new versions

  • Develop and polish your own models throughout the 3D pipeline (modeling, sculpting, texturing, re-topologizing, UV unwrapping, etc.)

  • Find balance between artistic aspects and technical constraints to combine aesthetics with technique

  • Adapt assets based on feedback from development testers and collaborating teams



  • Knowledge of 2D art tools (e.g. Photoshop) and 3D software (3DS Max, Maya, Substance Painter, Marvelous Designer, and ZBrush)

  • Solid understanding of topology, materials, textures, proportion, and anatomy + animation and game limitations (poly count, memory, etc.)

  • A highly creative, collaborative, and innovative spirit

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Motivation to reach out for feedback and adapt to it


  • Your CV, highlighting your experience, and skills

  • A portfolio of your best 3D modeling work. Attach images or send us a link to your personal website or online portfolio

Additional Information

Temporary position is expected to last 12 months. This temporary role will be administered by an external Temporary Staffing service.

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 24 countries and sales in more than 50 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. To learn more, please visit

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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.

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