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Ubisoft Barcelona, has developed for over 25 years a strong expertise in the production of videogames from a large variety of genres and platforms. Our goal is to bring outstanding experiences to our players around the world. Our passion is innovation and using cutting-edge technology to deliver the unexpected. Our teams are behind memorable AAA titles such as “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, “Beyond Good & Evil 2”, “Assassin’s Creed Valhalla” … etc.

Job Description

As a Senior Technical Designer, you will join the team responsible for several gameplay features on Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and continue their mission to develop exciting, challenging, and forward-thinking features and quests.

You will act as a solution finder and liaison between designers and other disciplines to help shape the architecture for new game systems as well as create and implement the more complex technical design elements into the game. Equally, you will advocate and shape production efficiency and product quality, both for system development and level creation.

Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for the realization and implementation of the technical elements of a complete feature of the game in an autonomous way by collaborating closely with the designers, programmers, or other professionals.

  • Actively participate in the production of prototypes to adjust and validate features and systems prior to production and assess the success of these prototypes by measuring how objectives are met.

  • Proactively identify major design roadblocks and work to find solutions to improve team workflow and productivity.

  • Develop technical guidelines for level and game design (best practices)

  • Establish the procedure for creating worlds, progression systems, and 3Cs

  • Act as a technical reference in the team, support and advise peers, as needed.

  • Participate in the advanced debugging of the data until the very end of production.

  • Stay up to date on best practices to keep up with the industry & develop your skills and refresh your knowledge.

  • Monitor and evaluate worlds, progression systems, and 3Cs to provide technical coaching for designers.

  • Perform feasibility tests, optimizations and validate AI behavior and performances.

  • Regularly evaluate the different tools and pipelines and identify improvements.

Qualifications

  • At least 4-5 years of professional experience as a Technical Designer – preferably on AAA console titles.

  • Relevant scripting experience with such as python, C#, or visual scripting

  • Strong understanding of software engineering principles

  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.

  • Easy to understand and communicate in technical language.

  • Critical thinking, curiosity, resourcefulness, and plenty of flexibility

  • Relevant working experience in data handling.

  • Ability to sift through data and come to meaningful conclusions.

Additional Information

Our studio is located in one of the most popular urban area of Europe: Barcelona! We bet that you know Barcelona, either for its amazing architecture / monuments, famous nightlife, restaurants, super weather and beaches, culture or for its great life quality. Here in Barcelona, as well as in the studio, you will meet people from around the world, eat hundreds of different foods, play different sports, talk about art and history, share amazing life experience with creative, open-minded and dynamic people. We encourage everyone to inspire the world and build the future! We promote a friendly, creative and passionate culture to develop the best AAA game and invest time in playing any type of games, if it’s together, even better! Are you ready to join the Ubi family for your new challenge? We are already excited to meet you!

What we offer

  • Restaurant Tickets: 120 € per month (1440€ net/Year).

  • 25 working days of holidays and the day of your birthday.

  • Flexible working hours & Flexible Friday.

  • Work from home (Up to 60 % in a month).

  • Beneficial Price to a Health Care Insurance for you (and eventually to the members of your family).

  • Beneficial Price to Sport activities and gym (app: Andjoy).

  • Access to tax discounts from your public transport and kindergarten costs.

  • Free Fruits and drinks in the Office.

  • Breakfast in the Office.

  • Free access to Ubisoft games on PC / Discounts for Ubisoft console games.

  • Team Building events.

Ubisoft Barcelona as an equal opportunity employer is committed to create an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of our player community. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to ethnic group, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, nationality, age, marital status, disability or all the other characteristics that make us different. We've learnt that we thrive on learning from each other, so we don't just welcome but actively hire a range of open-minded people from different backgrounds.

We encourage you to provide

  • CV in English (In respect of the EOE statement we don´t require personal information such as picture, home address, ID number, etc.)