**Please note that this position is ONLY available for Ontario post-secondary students who are seeking a Fall 2022 co-op/internship position for minimum 4 months as part of their studies.
Location of position: Toronto, Ontario; Remote Work Opportunities Available
Ubisoft’s 19,000 team members, working across more than 40 locations worldwide, are bound by a joint mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their dedication and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer who believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are vital in creating worlds where players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game changing challenges, cutting edge technologies, and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.
Ubisoft Toronto is one of the largest development studios within Ubisoft, employing talented developers from around the world. We create worlds and tell stories that grip you, inspire you and challenge you. Since opening in 2010, we have shipped innovative game projects on some of Ubisoft’s biggest brands: Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, For Honor and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell.
Most recently, we launched Far Cry 6, the most ambitious Far Cry game to date, featuring the talented Giancarlo Esposito as Anton Castillo. Our studio has also led the development of the newest game in the Watch Dogs franchise – Watch Dogs: Legion (2020), a stand out for its tech and design work, play as anyone gameplay in an open world, and rich and detailed rendition of a future London. Starlink: Battle for Atlas (2018) was Ubisoft Toronto’s first new IP, using technology that seamlessly blended physical and digital gameplay. Splinter Cell Blacklist was the first title released by Ubisoft Toronto in 2013. We have an exciting roadmap of projects for the future and can’t wait to share more details.
Are you looking to work with enthusiastic experts who are tackling industry-changing challenges in entertainment and beyond? At Ubisoft Toronto, we are always striving to get better, be better and do better – embracing innovative ideas, exploring new technologies, and working together courageously and collaboratively.
On being a Software Developer Intern in the Performance Capture department
Our large team of experts bring your story to life. The 12,000 square foot, state of the art performance capture studio is outfitted with 80 Vicon T-160 cameras to capture subtle performances with extreme accuracy, perfect for everything from a solo performance to large multi-character scenes.
Our studio is also an excellent sound stage ready to record high-fidelity audio, virtually eliminating the need for ADR.
Together with professional photogrammetry station the Ubisoft Toronto Performance Capture Studio delivers the ultimate, immersive entertainment experiences.
Working within the performance capture department, the incumbent will design, implement, and ensure the proper functioning of the software that will help improve the efficiency of the production team.
Type of Position: Full-time, paid internship
Length of internship: 4-16 months, minimum of 4 months required
Start Time: September 2022
Location: Toronto - Hybrid (Remote & In-Studio), must reside in Ontario
Eligibility: This position is ONLY available for Ontario students who are seeking a co-op or internship position as part of their studies. Applicants cannot be graduated nor graduating BEFORE December 2022.
The daily life of a Performance Capture Software Developer Intern at Ubisoft Toronto
- Work in a dynamic team which cooperates with other Ubisoft studios;
- Analyze and understand the nature of Performance Capture software and workflows;
- Design & implement improvements and features requested by the production team or identified by the programming team in various areas of the Performance Capture pipeline;
- Track down and correct the bugs identified on the production stage;
- Support existing functionalities and systems;
- Program in a clear and structured way, taking into account performance, maintenance, and compatibility requirements;
- Contribute to the software quality with various automated test technics;
- Document the work to transfer knowledge and allow users (from other crafts) to understand how to use the systems and functionalities;
- Carry out all other related tasks.
What it takes to make it
- Bachelor’s in computer science or computer engineering, or equivalent in progress;
- 0-2+ year’s software programming experience;
- Solid understanding of principles of object-oriented programming and object-oriented design;
- Knowledge of the following programming technologies: .NET (C#/WPF/Blazor) and Python;
- Experience with Microsoft Visual Studio, Git and relational databases;
- Strong self-motivation, aspiration to learn, rise and succeed;
- Good analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to detail;
- Ability to take initiative;
- Good communication and interpersonal skills;
- Ability to adapt to change and flexibility in work organization.
Life at Ubisoft
At Ubisoft Toronto, we look for people who are excited to create the future of games in one of the most diverse cities in the world. We believe that embracing our individuality helps us build stronger creative teams and develop better games for all players.
When you’re a member of our team, your professional development is a priority. You’ll have opportunities to be challenged, learn and grow in your role. Pushing the boundaries of what’s possible within game development while working with Ubisoft’s most powerful technologies – from game engines to performance capture and more. Annual performance reviews and salary increases will help you further your career and grow with our studio. We also offer hybrid remote work options, six weeks of vacation for all employees, an enhanced parental leave program, a comprehensive health benefits package, generous RRSP matching, industry education support, training and career development.
We celebrate the big and small moments together – with virtual events, get togethers, giveaways and more. In addition to our “right to disconnect” philosophy, the studio offers a variety of health and wellness initiatives including yoga, an on-site gym, flexible work hours, and other programs to create a better, sustainable work environment for our teams.
We encourage you to read our Code of Conduct prior to applying. It is our collective responsibility at Ubisoft Toronto to maintain a respectful and inclusive work environment, and be the best possible place to work and grow. Knowing and respecting our Code of Conduct’s principles and guidelines is key to achieving that goal.
At Ubisoft Toronto, we believe diversity is our studio’s biggest strength. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace that reflects the diversity of our player community, is inclusive and respectful of the individuality of our team and embodies our core values – trust, integrity, excellence and care.
We encourage applications from Indigenous people, racialized people, neurodivergent people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.
If this sounds like your kind of studio, what are you waiting for?
Ubisoft Toronto is committed to providing accommodations for accessibility upon request.
We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No agencies please.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.