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Ubisoft Bordeaux

Founded in September 2017, Ubisoft Bordeaux works with passion on the biggest AAAA’s game in order to offer the best gaming experiences to our players. Today, the studio has more than 400 talents, from 15 different nationalities, who work on licenses such as Assassin's Creed, Beyond Good & Evil 2, plus other unannounced free-to-play games. We are also working on exciting technologies with the Anvil team, Online services teams and with La Forge who seek to validate the value of technological innovations.

Job Description

Join our teams in Bordeaux on a new unannounced PVP cross-platfom game !

Under the responsibility of the Technical Art Director, you are in charge of designing and optimizing the real time VFX of environment or gameplay.

In this context, your missions are the following:

  • Analyze the VFX editor within the project and propose possible improvements

  • Design and prototype multiple effects of smoke, clouds, dust, explosions, fire, ...

  • Create particle, fluid, smoke and fire materials

  • Optimize VFX and find the best solutions to realize effects that will fit the technical constraints of our game engine and the technologies used

  • Ensure the artistic quality of the VFX by respecting the orientation given by the Artistic and Technical Direction

  • Ensure the artistic quality of the VFX to the Level Artists once integrated in the game


  • You have significant experience in the production of real time VFX

  • You have had experience with various game engines or rendering tools and are comfortable with their technical specificities (rendering, physics, etc.)

  • You have a strong command of modeling tools or 2D/3D effects (Photoshop, 3DS Max, Maya, After Effect, etc.)

  • You have a strong technical sensitivity, especially via programming languages (such as Mel, Python)

  • Knowledge of Houdini is appreciated

  • You speak English fluently

  • You are passionate about video games and have a good knowledge of this industry.

Additional Information

Hiring Process:

  • Phone Interview with a recruiter

  • Art Test

  • Final interview with the project manager

If your application is not retained, you will receive a negative answer.

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