Technical Designer - Rocksmith (Game & Level Designer)
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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 9 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 two unannounced projects.
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WHAT YOU'LL DO
- Prototype and rapidly iterate to prove design concepts in the game engine with minimum engineering support
- Understand design requirements from stakeholders and pitch ideas for solutions. Provide accurate risk assessments to production, engineering and design when new features are proposed
- Create a test plan to verify the design as needed
- Design systems and data pipelines in collaboration with engineers. The primary design goal is to provide the maximum flexibility for content creators and designers
- Document, maintain, and enforce technical standards for content creators. Communicate how to use systems
- Update and troubleshoot systems once they’re in use
- Help create tools for the design team to reduce dependency on engineering
WHAT YOU'LL BRING
- Light programming experience
- Able to utilize node graphs
- Ability to convey ideas to engineers and understand technical restrictions they face
- A prototyping and re-use mindset. Able to take existing systems and elements and quickly repurpose them in a new context
- Relevant scripting experience with tools such as Python, C#, or visual scripting
- Experience in all phases of development from inception to ship on at least two titles
- Able to help members of the team enhance their skills both interpersonal and technical
- Effectively able to provide feedback to members of the team and help them grow technical design and implementation skills
- Autonomous and self-driven
WHAT YOU'LL GET
- Medical, dental, and vision coverage
- Employer HSA contribution (with enrollment in a HSA eligible medical plan)
- 401k match
- Paid vacation, holiday and sick time
- Fitness, physical, and esports challenge reimbursements
- 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 five years of employment
- Generous discount on new Ubisoft games
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