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Ubisoft

UI Programmer

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Ubisoft
🇨🇦 Sherbrooke, QC

Job Description

When you’re a UI Programmer at Ubi Sherbrooke, you have direct influence over the quality of the game that will end up in the players’ hands; there is a tangible link between your work and the player experience. You are entrusted with coding the flow and delivery of key information for the player.

With every new iteration, you commit yourself to answering the most fundamental questions: Will it be easy for the player to flow through menus? Does the HUD feel right? Is it AAA quality? You’re an avid gamer who cares about the player experience.

As a dependable member of a cohesive presentation team composed of UI designers and artists, you will bring to life the vision of the UI designers, who will take your point of view and expertise into consideration when making their decisions.

What you'll do

  • Code new and existing UI systems to meet the intent of the game’s design and flow;
  • Keep them coherent with existing code;
  • Understand existing functions, and suggest and develop improvements;
  • Collaborate with designers and artists on layouts;
  • Resolve UI bugs;
  • Document your work

Qualifications

What you bring

  • An undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering;
  • 3 years of experience in C++ and optimizing code;
  • Experience in gameplay, UI, and design (menus, HUD);
  • Experience as part of a team that has shipped a video game is an asset;
  • Experience developing on video-game consoles (Playstation, Xbox);
  • Proficiency to communicate with all disciplines and to support and elevate the team in terms of quality and vision of the game;
  • Familiar with Scaleform or Adobe Flash is an asset;
  • You are creative and thirsty for innovation.

Additional Information

About us

Ubisoft Sherbrooke is set to open its doors in 2022.

In the heart of Sherbrooke, this new studio will be composed of multidisciplinary teams dedicated to developing iconic franchises that engage millions worldwide.

We're looking for passionate creators who want to make exceptional games and deliver memorable experiences to our players. Joining Ubi Sherbrooke means playing a major role in the video game industry. It represents contributing to advancing Ubisoft's tech and shaping the economic and social landscape of the Eastern Townships. These are local efforts with positive, far-reaching impacts!

The world of work is changing. And so are we. Our universal vacation time, hybrid and flexible work, competitive benefits, and host of learning opportunities will allow you to reach your full potential. Here, work-life balance is at the core of our day-to-day.

At the Sherbrooke studio, you’ll discover a workplace that sparks inspiration and connection: an environment with an array of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

Our desire to dream big, take risks, and constantly improve will contribute to the innovation and boundary-pushing that will result in our collective success.

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.