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Home to the North American Ubisoft headquarters since 1996, Ubisoft San Francisco opened its development studio in 2009 and since developed Rocksmith® and Rocksmith 2014, to teach millions of people how to play guitar and bass. With a song library of over 1,500 songs and 10 years of support the Rocksmith franchise helped millions of players around the world on their musical journey. In 2017, the studio released the critically acclaimed South Park™: The Fractured But Whole™, in collaboration with Trey Parker, Matt Stone, and South Park Digital Studios. The studio is currently working on innovative new titles with Rocksmith+ and XDefiant.

Job Description

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 as a Full Time Remote employee.

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

You’ll be a key player in designing, creating, and extending the rendering systems which bring our games to life. Based on the Snowdrop engine, XDefiant brings cutting-edge visuals to the latest platforms, and your contributions will enable the game content and our target platforms to shine. You will work on a small, collaboration-oriented team where you will have the opportunity to contribute in meaningful ways. 

You’ll be part of the diverse Ubisoft San Francisco team. We embrace a variety of work situations based on what’s best for the team, and we welcome people working in our SF office, remotely from other locations, or some combination of the two. We put a priority on supporting our team members and what makes them happiest and most productive.

WHAT YOU'LL DO 

  • Refine and develop our rendering architecture

  • Add cutting-edge graphical features to XDefiant

  • Optimize rendering code and systems 

  • Collaborate with the Lead Core Engineer 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  

Qualifications

WHAT YOU'LL BRING

  • Solid C/C++ experience with understanding of multi-threaded programming

  • In-depth graphics knowledge using Direct3D or OpenGL 

  • Experience writing and optimizing shaders using HLSL or GLSL 

  • Experience building games as a rendering engineer for PlayStation, Xbox, or PC 

  • Experience mentoring more junior engineers

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

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

  • Experience on the new generation of consoles (PS5, Xbox Series X) 

Learn more about XDefiant here - https://www.ubisoft.com/en-us/game/xdefiant

Learn more about the Snowdrop engine here - https://www.ubisoft.com/snowdrop

Additional Information

WHAT YOU'LL GET

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage

  • Employer HSA contribution to fully cover your deductible (with enrollment in a HSA eligible medical plan)

  • 401k match

  • Paid vacation, holiday and wellness time

  • Fitness, physical challenge, and eSports competition reimbursements

  • Ginger emotional support app for you and your adult dependents with up to 10 sessions per year of video-based therapy and psychiatry services

  • Membership to One Medical

  • Rocket Lawyer online legal service membership

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid time off to volunteer

  • Pawternity – paid time off to bond with a newly adopted pet

  • Sabbatical leave available after 5 years of employment

  • Access to all of the latest Ubisoft games for PC

  • Generous discount on new Ubisoft games

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines

Ubisoft is composed of over 20,000 talented people located in 55+ development studios and offices across the globe. With more than 80% of our teams dedicated to creation, Ubisoft is the biggest in-house creative force in the industry.

Ubisoft’s worldwide network of video game development studios and business offices work hand-in-hand each day to deliver rich and innovative gaming experiences that reflect the creativity and diversity of their teams. This cross-studio collaboration model means every team member has the opportunity to participate in challenging projects based on iconic brands including Assassin's Creed®, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege®, Tom Clancy's The Division®, For Honor®, Rabbids®, Rayman®, Watch Dogs®, Far Cry®, The Crew®, Just Dance® and more. Ubisoft is a global leader in the video games and entertainment software industry.

Ubisoft is committed to enriching player’s lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. We create worlds where people can express themselves, explore and discover new possibilities.

Are you looking to work with enthusiastic experts who are tackling game-changing challenges in entertainment and beyond? At Ubisoft, we offer an open environment where bright ideas are given a chance to shine, and everyone is eager to share knowledge.

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.

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. Ubisoft is committed to creating an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of our player community. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.

Take entertainment to the next level. Join us and create the unknown.

We do not accept any unsolicited resumes submitted by staffing or placement agencies or recruiters

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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