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Based in Osaka, Japan, the studio formerly known as Digital Kids was acquired by Ubisoft in 2008. Since then, the studio built up a wealth of experience developing for console, handheld, and mobile platforms. The studio released many successful titles, notably for the Petz® brand, and worked on games for a number of high profile partners including Tetris®, The Smurfs™, and The Disney Channel. Ubisoft Osaka collaborated with the Ubisoft San Francisco studio on the development of South Park™ The Fractured But Whole™ and the Rocksmith® franchise. With an eye on the future, the studio continues to grow in size with a focus on fostering its close working relationship with Ubisoft San Francisco to develop upcoming AAA projects.

Job Description


  • Implement system-level and gameplay-supporting systems

  • Optimize game code and systems

  • Mentor less experienced engineers

  • Collaborate with technology director/architect on technical design and feature roll out

  • Work with game teams and other engineers to identify systems in need of maintenance, optimization, or refactoring

  • Coordinate with other developers to ensure smooth roll out of new features

  • Review the work of other engineers and provide mentorship

  • Create and maintain technical design documents



  • Senior level of programming experience

  • Shipped at least 2-3 games as core engineer or equivalent for PS4, PS3, Xbox One, 360, PC, or MacOS

  • C/C++, with multi-threaded programming techniques

  • Understanding of low-level optimizations and core subsystems, memory management, cross-platform development

  • Experience on several major platforms (PS4, PS3, Xbox One, 360, PC, or MacOS)

  • Ability to be self-directed, focused, and detail-oriented.

  • Experience with technical requirement certification (Sony, Microsoft, etc

  • Understanding of streaming file systems

  • Experience in networked gameplay

  • High level graphics knowledge using Direct3D or OpenGL

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