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Ubisoft is a leading developer and publisher of video games worldwide whose brand portfolio covers blockbusters such as Assassin’s Creed, Watch Dogs, The Division, Prince of Persia and Splinter Cell, Ghost Recon, Rainbow Six, Rayman, Just Dance as well as games for the whole family, from Imagine and Petz to Raving Rabbids. To continue building on its achievements for the future, Ubisoft is looking for new talent for its growing Indian studios!

We favor diversity, creativity, drive and team spirit. If you have the skills and the desire to succeed, we want you to be a part of this exciting period of growth.

To continue building on its achievements for the future, Ubisoft is looking for talented candidates for its growing Indian studios!

Job Description

Job Summary:

A Technical Designer who can bridge the gap between programmer and different teams like design, and animation, ensuring that the different features are integrated in the game. You will work closely with Technical Directors and Programming team to develop technical features and new technologies in the project using various tools available in production pipeline.

Role:

  • Develop gameplay features using tools that are available in game engine and production pipeline like node base editors, mission designers, and quest designers etc.

  • Understand the game pipeline and propose new tool requests to production team

  • Design and validation for different teams as per needs (tech design, pipeline, and data optimization)

  • Document technical design and animation pipelines

  • Participate in data reviews for different teams (Design, Animation)

  • Performance management & Debugging

Responsibilities:

  • Define the technical needs for different teams to develop the creative vision.

  • Develop gameplay features using tools that are available in game engine and production pipeline like node base editors, mission designers, and quest designers etc.

  • Provide hands-on support to designers and engineers regarding feature development, performance and validation

  • Contribute to designing and validation of the game features as per needs (tech design, pipeline, and data optimization)

  • Actively participate in the decision-making process with the management team and anticipate issues on the design, and animation pipeline. 

  • Collaborate closely with other job families to develop and optimize the tools/pipelines used in project.

  • Communicate the tech vision to teams via trainings, documents and coaching team members when needed.

  • Review creative process and identify opportunities for tool improvements

  • Review the content constantly to ensure the technical quality of the data.

  • Give constructive feedback over the tech quality of the team members’ work.

  • Collaborate with engineers and testers to diagnose and resolve in-game problems

  • Create technical benchmarks to be used in production

  • Create and maintain technical documentation

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2-3 years of experience in the video game industry and similar technical experience is a must.

  • Previous experience in a technical position (e.g., Game Developer, Technical Designer, Visual Scripting, Pipelines etc.)

  • Experience in gameplay mechanics development

  • Experience working on AAA games is considered an advantage.

Skills:

  • Knowledge of high-level coding language. (Python, MaxScript, Perl, C#, etc.)

  • Excellent technical knowledge of the editors (Unreal, Unity, Hammer etc.), good understanding of scripting (visual and/or writing) and workflows (node graphs, blueprints etc.)

  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of the video game development process.

  • A prototyping and iterative approach, being able to take existing systems and elements and quickly repurpose them in a new context

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Excellent ability to organize and prioritize his/her own work.

  • Ability to quickly adapt to new situations.

  • Coaching skills and presentation skills.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.

Good to have:

  • Passion for videogames and extensive knowledge of different game genres across all platforms

  • Good understanding of game design and level design

  • Self-motivated and proactive

  • Positive attitude and a genuine team player

  • A great ability to think creatively to overcome technical challenges.

Additional Information

Ubisoft Offers:

  • International collaboration game projects & AAA IP’s.

  • Access to cutting-edge hardware.

  • Experience using hottest internally developed game engines.

  • Proficient and fun-to-work-with colleagues.

Ubisoft India is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. The studio welcomes and encourages applications from differently-abled people. We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.