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Established in 2006, Ubisoft Sofia has grown to a world-class AAA game dev studio. Throughout the years, it has released more than 20 titles, ranging from small casual to big open-world games, and covering a wide range of platforms & technologies. The studio has brought its expertise and creativity into brands such as Tom Clancy’s®, Prince of Persia®, and Assassin’s Creed®.

For more than eight years now, Ubisoft Sofia has been a key contributor to the Assassin’s Creed franchise, taking a significant part in the development of AC Black Flag, AC Origins, and AC Valhalla. Ubisoft Sofia made its mark as a lead studio in the creation of AC Liberation, AC Rogue, and the mythological expansion of AC Origins “The Curse of the Pharaohs”. Following this success, Ubisoft Sofia contributed as a co-dev studio to the creation of Tom Clancy’s The Division 2 and led the production of its second episode “Pentagon, The Last Castle” in 2019. The latest achievement of the teams in Sofia is the creation of the most ambitious expansion in the Assassin's Creed franchise history – AC Valhalla “Dawn of Ragnarök”, released in March 2022.

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Job Description

Your role

Join us in building the next great AAA title and see your code run on millions of devices across the world as we create a world for players to enjoy.

As a Senior Gameplay Programmer, you will develop gameplay elements which facilitate the playability of the game and complex gameplay mechanisms.

Your daily adventure

CREATE BELIEVABLE BEHAVIORS

  • Use your technical knowledge to simulate latency-free, reactive and believable behaviors

ANALYZE GAME AND LEVEL DESIGN

  • Give feedback on their feasibility Identify missing details in feature requests

  • Suggest optimal design within the constraints of the project

COLLABORATE EFFECTIVELY

  • Work together with team members of your or other teams for the optimal development of the assigned features

PROTOTYPE FEATURES

  • Participate in the prototyping of features and define your own objectives

CODE EFFICIENTLY

  • Re-use existing code effectively

  • Produce efficient, modular, and self-contained code and participate in code reviews

DEBUG

  • Identify and correct bugs discovered along the way, even if outside your scope of work

Qualifications

Your skills

EXPERIENCE

  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience

KNOWLEDGE

  • Excellent expertise of C++ and object-oriented development

  • Good understanding of templates, design patterns and anti-patterns

  • Excellent expertise of the software development environment and associated tools (i.e. Visual Studio, Source Control, etc.)

  • Understanding of Linear Algebra and Geometry

PRECISION CODING AND WRITING

  • Ability to write clear, concise code & documentation

CHANGE IMPACT ANALYSIS

  • Ability to judge and communicate on the potential impact of your changes

RATIONAL DESIGN METHODS

  • Ability to anticipate edge cases and proactively work to mitigate them

TIME MANAGEMENT SKILLS

  • Ability to manage your own time and work within deadlines

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • Collaborate effectively with other teams Good level of English

ADVANTAGES

  • Prior experience in games development

  • Knowledge of at least one scripting language

  • Basic understanding of planning and monitoring tools (Jira, Excel)

Additional Information

We offer

Multicultural & friendly working environment Working with the best professionals in the games industry on AAA video games Flexible working hours & additional days off Private medical health & dental care Employee assistance program Learning & knowledge sharing programs International trainings & conferences Top location next to Borisova Garden Park Public transport card & food vouchers Gifts for special occasions Free games & game dev merchandise Memorable parties & teambuilding events

HOW TO APPLY

Please send us a copy of your updated CV in English.

All applications will be reviewed with strict confidentiality and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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