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Lead Game Designer - [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999786380384

JOB DESCRIPTION

As Lead Game Designer you'll be heading up the Assassin's Creed VR design team, masterfully steering them towards achieving their goals on this legendary IP. You'll define the systems and game modes for the game, crafting an experience that will be both immersive and memorable for the players. Working as part of a large scale multi-studio project you will be shaping the future of the VR gaming frontier.

  • An empowering leader, you will develop and guide a team of interdisciplinary developers; mentoring, managing and regularly reviewing your team members to enable a cohesive, skilled and effective team
  • Familiar with the possibilities and limitations of VR development, you'll assist in the design, creation and balancing of major game systems;
  • As a supportive figure you'll help the team to carry ideas from conception, through from prototyping to detailed design and implementation;
  • Collaborating with the production, programmers, design and art leads, you'll be comfortable planning tasks and dependencies, and scheduling estimates for the team, tracking the progress with the larger deadlines in mind
  • With a keen eye, you identify risks and opportunities presented during the development and provide solutions to resolve potentially complex problems
  • You are passionate about establishing and maintaining a healthy team spirit with open communication, constructive feedback culture and trust.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of development experience and shipped at least two AAA titles
  • Experience as Game Director / Lead Game Designer / leading a team
  • Key knowledge and understanding in multiple areas of design with a strong awareness of market trends;
  • VR experience and passion
  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant documentation software along with strong reporting and documentation skills
  • Be an advocate and ambassador for the team and their features and the sharing of information from them;
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written (No German language skills required)
  • Great communication skills, a positive attitude and a team player

Additional information

(f/m/d) = female/male/diverse. At Ubisoft we cultivate an inclusive and diverse work environment and encourage applications regardless of gender identity.

Your Benefits

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the NRW region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Development Support: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, paid self-study hours and library.
  • Free English and German; The business language in the studio is English. No German is required to work with us.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
     
  • Gym Subsidy
  • Monthly Travel Budget
  • Discounted Ubisoft Games
  • & more


Living in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf is a very international city close to the border of Germany famous for it's Japanese culture. With a Japanese gardens, "Little Tokyo" area for Asian cuisine and celebrating Japan Day along the River Rhine each year. Art Galleries and Museums can be found as well as the "Old City" - a lively area of bars and restaurants amongst traditional German architecture. Two hours from Paris, Amsterdam, the UK and Hamburg - an excellent location to explore Europe even on a weekend. A large Deer park offers a natural sanctuary for those needing a break from the city life. More rural and suburban areas surround the city for those looking for a more relaxed pace.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals in an international team, please apply via our career portal. 

The application must include your resume, and a cover letter detailing your earliest starting date, motivation.

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com.

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf

Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

QA Automation Test Engineer [Skull & Bones] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999786387970

JOB DESCRIPTION

Who you are

Working as an integral part of the development team your main responsibilities as QA Automation Engineer will be to collect and compile the data produced during the whole development process and to provide support in improving the quality of the game through Automated Testing.

You are a champion for quality and polish. You understand the goals the game has to achieve and take proactive steps to help people to deliver their best on the game. You are efficient at reading feedback and understanding how to improve the testing framework by constantly assessing and validating the test objectives, be it via test protocols or functional investigation.

What you will do

  • Work closely with the development teams to understand the need of automation
  • Develop, integrate and maintain various automated test frameworks to validate versions released
  • React to issues by adding or writing new test scenarios to detect similar issues
  • Support the Dev Team in building tools, test cases and tracking down issues (e.g. gathering of metrics and logs to document issues)
  • Implement and maintain automated testing guidelines
  • Participate in peer reviewing of code to maintain code quality, reliability & reusability for testing & deployment
  • Support technical testing for game backend
  • Deliver feedback and reports to the development team and actively participate in Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Planning and Retrospectives

Qualifications

What you bring

  • Experience with scripting and relational databases
  • Familiar with unit testing test suites and C++ debugging process
  • Proficiency at reusing, adopting and integrating existing code
  • Shipped at least 1 AAA title from concept to final release
  • Understanding of feature & game development processes and the different needs of a team throughout a development cycle
  • Proactive and self-motivated, with an ability to present innovative test approaches to identify problems efficiently and propose creative solutions to problems
  • Excellent time management, ability to handle multiple tasks at the same time and work efficiently under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills and teamwork spirit
  • Excellent spoken and written English

Bonus points for

  • Experience with current game engines and their respective tools
  • Strong experience with defect management tools (e.g. JIRA)
  • Strong experience with test case management tools (e.g. TestRail)
  • Solid experience with version control and data repository tools (e.g. Perforce)
  • Understanding of cross-functional team structures and agile methodologies
  • Formal QA certification, such as ISTQB or equivalent experience
  • Experience with Games-as-a-Service
  • TRC/TCR compliance experience

Additional information

What we want to offer you:

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels inspired, empowered and connected. We believe people do their best work when they feel empowered. We thus aim to give you a lot of autonomy. In return, we expect you to be self-responsible and stay on top of your game by continuously developing your skills. Furthermore, we know it is important for an employee to feel comfortable. With that in mind, we aim to provide a variety of everyday benefits which we hope will help you feel great including:

  • Flexible working hours 
  • External training, education in our in-house guilds and knowledge sharing with other project teams
  • Fresh fruit, discounted gym membership, support for child care, company pension scheme
  • Share ideas! = Working in an innovative and international company

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

 

Senior Character Artist [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999786388090

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Senior Character Artist (f/m/d) for our team.

As a character artist you will be creating AAA characters and character related assets in our art production teams. You will be involved in the character creation process from start to finish, being responsible for sculpting, modeling, texturing and setting up characters in the engine. You will be working closely together with Technical Artists and Animators to push the visual and technical quality to the next level.

Your Impact:

  • Development of high-quality AAA characters and character related 3D assets in a realistic art style
  • Setting up, maintaining and documenting character production pipelines
  • Close collaboration with the Art Director and Lead Artist to work within the visual style of the game
  • Balance quality and efficiency of work to gain the best possible results within in the given time frame and technical constraints
  • Ability to skilfully optimize characters to game-ready quality
  • Ensure performance and technical quality of 3D character assets
  • Integration of character assets into the game engine and verifying visual quality
  • Cooperation with other Ubisoft teams globally on a daily basis
  • Inspire, motivate and mentor other artist

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a character artist in game development, with at least one AAA title shipped
  • Exceptional understanding of next gen asset creation workflows with the ability to improve them, then optimize as required for final product
  • Very good skills in Zbrush, at least one of the major 3D modeling packages (Maya, 3DS Max) and Marvelous Designer
  • Knowledge of Substance Designer / Painter and Photoshop
  • Strong sculpting, texturing and painting skills
  • Ability to create highly realistic characters that meet AAA standards
  • Very good working knowledge with at least one AAA game engine
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written (No German is required to work in our studio)

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Character Concept Artist [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999786389342

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Role

As a Character Concept Artist at Ubisoft Berlin you will be involved in creating the visual style for games that will be played all over the world by our millions of players. You’ll have the freedom to explore your creativity, and be channelling it to help make memorable worlds and characters that live long in the memory of gamers and leave a meaningful impact on their lives.

What you’ll be doing

  • Create and iterate on, primarily, character concepts, thumbnails, loose sketches, and finished/polished pieces
  • Produce quick sketches and iterations
  • Create concepts of characters from existing reference or from scratch
  • Communicate and collaborate with key stakeholders to confirm task direction and ensure consistency of work within the team
  • Create concept iterations & rough drafts to support our game teams
  • Create inspirational artwork that defines the artistic vision of the project
  • Collaborating and establishing communication lines between different disciplines
  • Cooperating with international Ubisoft teams to provide world class concept work
  • Providing callouts and breakdowns of concept for internal and external artists

Qualifications

What you’ll bring

  • Excellent understanding of mood, color, shapes, composition, lighting, material expression, etc
  • Outstanding understanding of human and animal anatomy
  • A solid foundation in traditional arts, e.g. figure drawing, landscape painting and illustration
  • The ability to carry an idea from the conceptual phase to the finished illustration
  • The ability to render realistic and/or stylized believable characters and creatures using contemporary industry standard tools and techniques
  • A good understanding of fashion, industrial design, architecture, and other relevant “form follows function” disciplines
  • Good working knowledge of relevant 2D and 3D software; up-to-date with industry trends, creative software, and able to apply them in daily workflow
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills; a go-getter and a great team player
  • An excellent communicator and fluent in English
  • Good knowledge of the video game industry and awareness of typical video game development processes
  • Possesses the ability to take direction and feedback from the team as well as contributing your own ideas
  • Ability to guide and mentor other artists

What we’d like

  • A link to your online digital portfolio alongside your application

Relevant Experience

  • +3 years of experience creating high-quality 2D art, concepts and designs for games

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Senior Level Designer - [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999796774236

JOB DESCRIPTION

You will be responsible for creating game levels and implementing gameplay situations based on the creative vision. Driving the game’s vision by building levels and working with others to achieve a consistent flow throughout all levels built for the game, you'll be an essential part of the team.

Passionate about sharing knowledge, you'll have the opportunity to coach less experienced members and share best practices. 

This is a full-time position based in Düsseldorf, Germany which requires working onsite.
 

Primary Objectives

  • Create high quality AAA game levels in VR and implement game-play situations based on the creative vision and narrative design.
  • Assist in the definition and implementation of multiple biomes / level styles
  • Manage the levels through the full cycle of production from conception to finalization
  • Maintain and balance the readability, difficulty and accessibility of the levels
  • Understand and apply the narrative and emotional ambition for the environments you are responsible for
  • Mentor less experienced level designers and share your knowledge with your peers

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in game development and track record of amazing games
  • Ability to create fun and exciting levels using a complex array of mechanics
  • Excellent sense of 3D game space and environmental story telling
  • Expert knowledge of level design rules and practices
  • Familiar with large scale level design production workflow
  • Comfortable with indoor and outdoor level design
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written (No German is required)
  • Creativity, ability to challenge the player
  • A passion for creating worlds and a love for games
  • Experience with various level editors to create levels in AAA environment
  • Experience and passion for VR a strong bonus

Please provide a portfolio with examples of your previous work/projects - be sure to check the link is working when applying. Kindly ensure you list the names of your projects and provide links if possible.

Additional information

We offer:

  • Relocation Support
  • 26 Days Paid Vacation Per Year + 11 public holidays
  • Core working hours 10am-4pm
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Up to 350€ Childcare Support (Per child every month)
  • Free games
  • Gym Subsidy
  • Monthly Travel Card 
  • Paid sick days and 50% Health Insurance paid

If you want to grow with us and enjoy the game industry, we look forward to receiving your application including your availability, motivation and salary expectations.

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com.

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf

Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

 

Online Systems Game Programmer [Rainbow Six Siege] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999786380625

JOB DESCRIPTION

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege is an intense, new approach to the first-person tactical online shooter experience. You can now join our team at Ubisoft Mainz to help us shape this amazing project.

As an Online Systems Game Programmer on our team, you will work alongside world-class developers of different specializations, ranging from Front-End and Online to Engine Programming. Everyone on the team is eager to share their knowledge and for you to contribute your own expertise.

You will be given the opportunity to work on mandates that impact the overall performance of the title, as well as the productivity of the worldwide development team itself. Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six: Siege is an ever-evolving title, as such, you will be tasked with finding solutions for complex technical challenges in our title, which boasts over 70 million registered players across 5 different platforms.

What you will do:

  • Maintain our existing online services integrations for different kind of monetization features and other aspects of the game
  • Integrating Ubisoft Service API changes
  • Investigate efficient implementation options for new features
  • Propose sensible code refactoring and reduce technical dept
  • help us to keep our code quality on a high level; Finding a good balance between modern C++ within the existing project structures
  • Analyze the project code to optimize performance, minimize errors and enhance the overall player experience

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Degree in Computer Science, or any relevant qualifications with a strong technical background
  • 3+ years of professional experience
  • Strong skills in C++
  • Analytical and creative problem solving skills
  • Aptitude for learning new technologies
  • Focus on efficiency, code quality and user experience
  • Ability to compile and analyze data, processes, and codes to troubleshoot problems and identify areas for improvement
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Passion for video games and technology

    *Ability to develop unit testing in a plus
    *Deep understanding of game development process and practice is a plus
    *Knowledge of the software development life-cycle is a plus
    * Experience in on-demand cloud computing platforms (AWS/Azure/etc) is a plus
    *Experience with Go is a plus
    *Developing within the Linux environment is a plus

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us
  • Any relevant code/work samples you can provide are highly appreciated 

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal.

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

 

 

Lead Character Artist [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999786388588

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Lead Character Artist (f/m/d)  to lead the character ar team on our unannounced project.

As Lead Character Artist you are responsible for managing the team to deliver AAA characters and character related assets in our art production teams, for trouble shooting character related issues and participate in the planning for the project characters. You will also develop your team through excellent communication skills and mentoring.


Your Impact:

  • Managing, developing and inspiring the character artist team
  • Content creation of characters across all areas of the game as defined together with the Art Director, which sets the industry leading standard for the team and the project
  • Work with and mentor character artists to provide clear direction and set expectations character requirements
  • Setting up, maintaining and documenting character production pipelines
  • Close collaboration with the Art Director to work within the visual style of the game
  • Balance quality and efficiency of work to gain the best possible results within in the given time frame and technical constraints
  • Ability to skilfully optimize characters to game-ready quality
  • Cooperation with other Ubisoft teams globally on a daily basis

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience as a character artist in game development, with at least one AAA title shipped, leadership experience is a plus
  • Exceptional understanding of next gen asset creation workflows with the ability to improve them, then optimize as required for final product
  • Very good skills in Zbrush, at least one of the major 3D modeling packages (Maya, 3DS Max) and Photoshop
  • Strong sculpting, texturing and painting skills
  • Ability to create highly realistic characters that meet AAA standards
  • Very good working knowledge with at least one AAA game engine
  • Being used to work on tasks autonomously and to deliver results in time
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written. (No German language skills are required to work in our studio)
  • Great communication skills, a positive attitude and team player

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

UI Programmer [Anno] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999786389836

JOB DESCRIPTION

Anno is a critically acclaimed and award-winning franchise, offering a rich city-building experience and providing players ample opportunity to create huge metropolises, plan efficient logistics networks, explore and settle new lands and dominate their opponents by diplomacy, trade or warfare.

As a UI Programmer on the Anno team, you create, analyze and maintain the technical side of User Interface. This includes the implementation of systemic and extendable solutions, as well as a close collaboration with UI and UX Designers.

In this interdisciplinary role between UI Programming, Tools Programming and Gameplay Programming, you need a deep understanding of design principles to create modules and components that are maintainable, reusable, highly functional as well as intuitive and easy to use. Thanks to your ability to quickly understand and analyze game design documents and gameplay code, you create lightweight, easy maintainable and scalable front-end code that will help us deliver an outstanding user experience.

What you will do:

  • Take ownership of the entire UI toolchain in order to understand, extend and maintain it
  • Design and implement debugging tools, write documentation and support the daily work of the UI department
  • Observe and improve workflows for UI designers and assess UI data for technical issues and potential pitfalls
  • Act as a consultant for any technical UI related questions and support programmers as well as UI designers with the implementation of new menus and components

Qualifications

What you bring:

 

  • Passion for playing and making games, good knowledge of the games industry in general
  • Profound C/C++ programming skills, with very good knowledge of object oriented development
  • Self-motivated and pro-active attitude with a strong work ethic
  • Excellent oral and written communication and collaboration skills in English
  • Excellent knowledge of common algorithms, data structures and patterns as well as the ability to apply them to problems while keeping constraints and performance in mind
  • Ability to analyze unfamiliar code of a reasonable complexity to understand and extend the functionality of an existing module
  • Innovative drive and creativity to work on new ideas and features for the game
  • Great teamwork skills and motivated to make designer's and programmer's life easier

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal. 

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Senior 3D Environment Artist - [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999792527817

JOB DESCRIPTION

As Environment Artist you will be responsible for creating high quality 3D environment assets for production to bring life and detail to the immersive world we are building and the captivating stories we are unfolding for our players to entice their curiosity.

Primary objectives:

  • Creation of high quality 3D environment assets
  • Integration of 3D assets into the game engine
  • Close collaboration with the Art Director and Lead Artist to work within the visual style of the game

Specific tasks:

  • Create high quality models and textures
  • Ensure performance and technical quality of 3D environment assets
  • Setup destruction, dynamic objects and other functionality of art assets
  • Optimization of assets to fit specific technical requirements
  • Cooperation with other Ubisoft teams all around the world on a daily basis

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 4 years’ experience as an Environment / Props artist in game development
  • Great understanding of next gen asset creation workflows
  • A keen eye for composition, shape, color and detail
  • Very good skills in Maya, 3DS Max, Zbrush and Photoshop
  • Strong texturing and painting skills
  • Being able to closely adapt a specific art style
  • Being used to work on tasks autonomously and to deliver results in time
  • Great communication skills and a positive attitude
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written

    Bonus
     
  • Knowledge of Substance Designer / Painter is a plus
  • Good Animation and/or riggings skills are a plus (Maya, 3DS Max, MotionBuilder)
  • Experience with outsourcing is a plus
  • AAA game experience is a plus

Additional information


PORTFOLIO

It is required that you submit a portfolio of your work with your application. You may do so by providing a link to an online portfolio (preferred), or attaching documents to your resume.

All portfolios must contain a detailed shot breakdown of the work. It must be very clear what you, the applicant, are responsible for in your reel, portfolio, screenshots etc.

The portfolio should contain the following:

  • Examples of natural and realistic environments and props
  • Examples of materials and high quality textures
  • Show both organic and hard surface works
  • Examples of style variety

Please ensure the link to your portfolio works before submitting your application.

Studio Life

Looking to be part of a fun, creative and passionate workplace with  a great work life balance? In our open, international and friendly environment you will work with some of the best craftsmen in the industry. Our state of the art studio will inspire you to go above and beyond to create experiences that will stay with the players.

We want to help you stay an expert in your field and have guest speakers from the industry, workshops, online learning platforms, in-studio library and paid self-study time. With team events, various clubs, gaming groups, free German classes, you will find friends from all over the studio to bond with. 

Living in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf is a very multi-national city close to the border of Germany famous for its Japanese culture. A Japanese gardens, "Little Tokyo" area for Asian cuisine, and celebrating Japan Day along the River Rhine are a part of it's charm. Art Galleries and Museums can be found as well as the "Old City" - a lively area of bars and restaurants amongst traditional German architecture.

Two hours from Paris, Amsterdam, the UK & Hamburg - an excellent location to explore Europe even on a weekend. Nature parks offer a sanctuary for those needing a break from city life. More suburban areas surround the city for those looking for a more relaxed pace.

The application via our career portal must include your resume, and a cover letter (both in English) detailing your earliest starting date, salary expectations and motivation.

  • Relocation Assistance provided
  • Flexible work hours
  • Monthly travel budget
  • 26 days holiday, 11 days public holidays, 5 Care for your Sick Child days (all paid)
  • Health Insurance (50% contribution paid by Ubisoft) and paid sick days
  • Pension Scheme
  • Gym subsidy
  • Monthly childcare budget
  • Discounted games & more

Diveristy & Inclusion: (f/m/d = female, male, diverse) At Ubisoft we foster an inclusive environment. All applications are welcome!

 

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com.

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf

Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

Speculative Application: Programming [Rainbow Six Siege] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999786393733

JOB DESCRIPTION

At Ubisoft Mainz, we are always on the lookout for up and coming C++ programmers to join the amazing team behind Rainbow Six Siege. This team is working closely with the lead studio in Montreal on creating the best experiences for our players. 

Possible option on the team include:

  • Tools Programming
  • Online Programming
  • Systems Programming
*Please be aware this posting is an expression of interest only and not an active position. You will only be contacted if there is a vacancy that is matching your experience and profile.

Qualifications

We aim to have a wide and diverse range of profiles within our studio; thus, we are looking forward to being surprised by your application. The most important quality for us is to be a strong team player with a resilient and positive attitude.

Other important requirements often include:

  • Master or Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Knowledge in C++ 
  • Excellent communication and good English skills
  • Passion for Games
  • Self-motivated and autonomous attitude to work

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Flexible working hours
  • External training, education in our in-house guilds and knowledge sharing with other teams
  • Fresh fruits, discounted gym membership, corporate benefits and support for child care
  • Free bike rental or lease your own bike
  • Working in an innovative and international company
     

We offer a highly interesting challenge for a team player including the possibility to show personal initiative. If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals in an international team, please apply via our career portal. The application should include your resume, a cover letter including your earliest starting date, your salary expectations and why you would like to join us.

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Head of Creatives (W/M/NB) - Kolibri Games

Berlin - Full-time - 743999792099751

JOB DESCRIPTION

If you are creative and thrive to shape the future of the mobile game advertising industry this job is for you. As the Head of Creatives, you will be responsible for leading the Marketing and playable artists and ensuring delivering high-performing assets in a timely manner.

 

Reporting to our VP of Marketing, you will work cross-functionally across our User Acquisition and Brand departments to drive quality marketing assets across multiple marketing channels. With your knowledge of cognition, viewer behavior, and marketing skills, you’ll take ownership of driving our marketing efforts forward.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and inspire the advertising and playable Artists and ensure that they have the necessary resources to succeed in their work.
  • Work closely with UA managers, product managers, and ASO managers and provide top-performing creatives on multiple channels (App Stores, Facebook, Google Adwords, Tiktok, app stores, ad networks…)
  • Own the delivery quality and efficiency.
  • Manage agencies and freelancers.
  • Bring new ad concepts.
  • Analyze and understand the KPI’s of the creatives produced, together with the team, and take actions to improve following productions.
  • Have a good understanding of the mobile gaming market.
  • Benchmark ads from competitors and share market insights with the teams.
  • You will make sure to improve internal processes and tools.

 

Qualifications

  • Excellent skills in Adobe After Effects
  • 3- 5 years of professional experience in video production within video games.
  • Must be able to manage a team of artists.
  • Must be proficient in production processes.
  • Highly organized and able to solve problems creatively and quickly.
  • Excellent communication skills, good team spirit, able to communicate with several departments on a daily basis.
  • You are a creative and fast learner.
  • Advanced skills in After Effects / Photoshop and other motion design software (eg Premiere Pro / Animate)
  • Knowledge in 3D software (Blender preferred, or 3Ds MAX / Maya/ etc)

Desirable skills

  • Familiarity with Unity is a big plus.
  • The notion in cognitive psychology.

Additional information

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and age or disability status.

Senior Technical Level Designer - [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999786387738

JOB DESCRIPTION

Ubisoft Dusseldorf is looking for a Technical Level Designer to be involved in the production of an unannounced project.

Their mission will be to create and implement complex system design elements into the game, act as a technical reference and serve as a bridge between tech and design. They will promote a healthy and highly productive develop environment by constantly pushing for improvement of workflows, pipelines and tools used by the design team.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Design team keep the balance between technical constraints and creative vision
  • Participate in the data optimization phase of the project, as well as validating the Level Design team’s compliance with technical constraints
  • Create gameplay metrics and ensure that they are kept by the team
  • Train team members on tools and techniques & raise awareness of new processes.
  • Act as a technical reference for the team in relation to Game Design & Level Design and provide technical support for fast prototyping and integration
  • Understand, collect and share best practices, pipelines and workflows among the Design Team
  • Review and give input on integrated work & find solutions to fix bugs.
  • Assist content creators with their technical needs & bridge communication between design and programming.
  • Create and maintain level design documentation, procedures and how-to guides, including feature specification and implementation guidelines;
  • Prepare post-mortems + recommend ways to evolve how we create and integrate data.

 

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate has minimum 5 years of experience in level design and relevant tools.
  • In-depth knowledge of game engines such as Unity or Unreal.
  • Familiar with bug tracking software (e.g. Jira), version management systems (e.g. Perforce), and basic programming.
  • Problem-solver; interested in investigating tech Issues and troubleshooting.
  • Team player, open to giving and receiving constructive criticism and provide valuable feedback and active listening to team members.
  • Fast learner and highly interested in new technologies, with an awareness of current developments in the industry.
  • Strong motivation and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to communicate well within an English speaking work environment

As a plus:

  • Experience in VR
  • Knowledge of script languages (C#, Python, …etc.)
  • Knowledge of a 3D Software (3D Max, Maya, …etc.)
  • Technical education background

Additional information

We offer:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
     
  • 26 Days Paid Vacation Per Year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the NRW region.
     
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
     
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
     
  • Up to 350€ Childcare Support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
     
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
     
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.

If you want to grow with us and enjoy the game industry, we look forward to receiving your application including your availability, motivation and salary expectations.

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com.

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf



Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

 

Studentische Aushilfe (w/m/d) im Bereich Communication

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999798528945

JOB DESCRIPTION

Studentische Aushilfe (w/m/d) im Bereich Communication

ab 01. April 2022, ca. 80 Stunden pro Monat, Anstellung als Werkstudent/in

Dich erwarten spannende und abwechslungsreiche Aufgaben, wie zum Beispiel:  

  • Distribution von Testmustern und Pressematerialien an Medien-Kontakte
  • Auswertung von Influencer-Aktionen und des Pressespiegels zur Erstellung internationaler Reportings
  • Vorbereitung von Influencer- und Presse-Events
  • Aktualisierung und Pflege unserer Datenbank
  • Abwicklung von Gewinnspielen
  • Übersetzung von Pressemeldungen
  • Bearbeitung individueller Influencer- und Medienanfragen, sowie Unterstützung der Abteilung bei allen aufkommenden Tätigkeiten in der alltäglichen Arbeit

Qualifications

Du passt perfekt zu uns, wenn du Folgendes mitbringst:  

  • Sehr gute Deutsch- und Englischkenntnisse
  • Dir fällt es leicht, auf Menschen zuzugehen und dich mündlich und schriftlich sicher und fehlerfrei auszudrücken
  • Sicherer Umgang mit dem PC und mit den gängigen Office-Anwendungen
  • Interesse an der Videospieleindustrie und der Entertainmentbranche
  • Du bist Student/in und hast pro Monat ca. 80 Stunden Zeit, um unsere Kommunikations-Abteilung tatkräftig zu unterstützen
  • Du suchst eine Tätigkeit für 2-3 ganze Tage pro Woche, denn die Arbeitszeit verteilt sich auf zwei volle Arbeitstage die Woche sowie zweiwöchentlich drei Tage die Woche. Halbtagslösungen können wir leider nicht anbieten.

 

Additional information

Wir bieten:

  • Ein modernes und internationales Arbeitsumfeld, eine Teamorientierte Unternehmenskultur und flache Hierarchien
  • Ein nettes Team mit kompetenten und enthusiastischen Kolleginnen und Kollegen, mit denen man bei der Arbeit auch Spaß hat 
  • Spannende Events
  • Kaffee, Tee, Mineralwasser und Obst sind kostenlos und es gibt vergünstigte Softgetränke
  • Produkte, mit denen du dich mühelos identifizieren kannst, wenn du gerne am PC oder der Konsole spielst

Neugierig geworden? Dann bewirb dich jetzt! Wir freuen uns auf deine vollständigen und aussagekräftigen Bewerbungsunterlagen.

Ubisoft ist ein weltweit agierendes Unternehmen, in dem Menschen vieler unterschiedlicher Kulturen, Nationalitäten und persönlicher Hintergründe miteinander arbeiten. Wir suchen neue Teammitglieder, die diese Vielfalt als Bereicherung wahrnehmen.

Wir freuen uns auf deine Bewerbung! 

Associate Creative Director [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999786384222

JOB DESCRIPTION

At Ubisoft Düsseldorf, we are currently looking for an Associate Creative Director for Assassin’s Creed VR currently in development for the Oculus platform. You will join a large-scale multi-studio project, with the budget of AAA production behind you, and with the goal to deliver a benchmark title for VR and for the Oculus platform.  

 

As Associate Creative Director, you will work alongside the Creative Director, and be responsible for identifying and delivering genre-leading experiences that push VR and the Assassin’s Creed franchise forward. You will be one of the key vision holders for the game and will be responsible for setting standards and ensuring our game achieve the highest quality standards. This is a rare opportunity to be part of one of the industry's biggest open world franchises. 

In addition to serving as Associate Creative Director on Assassin’s Creed VR, you will also be the Creative Director for the VR track in Ubisoft Düsseldorf, defining and communicating the high-level vision that shapes the games that we will produce in the future. You will also be in charge of fostering and improving the design teams capabilities and understanding of VR best practices.  

 

  • On Assassin’s Creed VR, you will take over the actual vision for the game and support it until release. 
  • You will define a clear, cohesive creative vision for upcoming VR games produced in the studio. 
  • Pitch the game vision to the editorial team and upper management; represent your team and the project to them.   
  • Work closely with other core team members to develop their specific parts of the vision and unify your concepts to tie together all design, graphic, narrative, and technical elements.  
  • Communicate (and emphasize) the creative direction across the production floor to guide teams.  
  • Validate the consistency and quality of the game to ensure creative alignment between branding, experience, and strategy. 
  • Review and discuss production priorities, timelines, and scope with the Production team. 
  • Collaborate and communicate in a large co-dev project with diverse disciplines (Programmers, Designers, UI/UX, User Research, QA, etc.) 

 

Qualifications

  • Around 7 years of leadership experience in the video game industry (or other relevant experience): you’re a creative leader with a vision for the future of games 
  • Previous experience in VR design 
  • Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and presentation skills  
  • Effective cross-departmental communication: you have the know-how to comfortably communicate with all disciplines (programming, art, design, marketing, production, testing) 
  • A highly collaborative and innovative spirit 
  • The ability to take technical and production feasibility into account when coming up with concepts 
  • Mentorship: you’re motivated to share your expertise to guide the next generation of creatives 
  • Autonomy in using presentation and design tools (e.g. PowerPoint, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) 
  • Knowledge of game engines and their limitations 
  • Strong experience in stakeholder management, working out requirements and priorities between the production team and business, marketing and other strategic partners 
  • A solid understanding of the market & a (fiery) passion for video games 

- This position is located in Germany and requires relocation.  
- No German language skills necessary; only proficiency in English 

Additional information

Studio Life

Looking to be part of a fun, creative and passionate workplace with  a great work life balance? In our open, international and friendly environment you will work with some of the best craftsmen in the industry. Our state of the art studio will inspire you to go above and beyond to create experiences that will stay with the players.

Living in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf is a very multi-national city close to the border of Germany famous for its Japanese culture. A Japanese gardens, "Little Tokyo" area for Asian cuisine, and celebrating Japan Day along the River Rhine are a part of it's charm. 

Art Galleries, nature parks and Museums can be found as well as the "Old City" - a lively area of bars and restaurants amongst traditional German architecture.Two hours from Paris, Amsterdam, the UK & Hamburg - an excellent location to explore Europe even on a weekend. 

For more information here: Studio Life & Düsseldorf 

  • Relocation Assistance provided
  • Flexible work hours
  • Monthly travel budget
  • 26 days holiday, 11 days public holidays, 5 Care for your Sick Child days (all paid)
  • Health Insurance (50% contribution paid by Ubisoft) and paid sick days
  • Pension Scheme
  • Gym subsidy
  • Monthly childcare budget
  • Discounted games & more

Diveristy & Inclusion: (f/m/d = female, male, diverse) At Ubisoft we foster an inclusive environment. All applications are welcome!

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf

Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

Data Engineer – [Ubisoft Connect] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999792740948

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new Data Engineer you'll oversee the maintenance, improvement, cleaning, and manipulation of our data.

You'll contribute to the infrastructure design; building data warehouses, as well as industrializing prototypes developed by the team.

You'll do this together with the support of a Data Analytics team, IT, and Cloud providers. Ultimately, understanding their needs and proposing robust technical solutions to business requirements in a complex technical environment.

  • Creating and maintaining optimal data pipeline architecture, in collaboration with Massive and Ubisoft data teams;
  • Maximizing utilization of existing infrastructure and managing its extension; when needed, designing and building ETLs that process data from a wide variety of sources;
  • Assembling large & complex datasets from heterogeneous data sources, fulfilling business, technical and performance constraints;
  • Identifying, designing and implementing automation tools, CI/CD pipelines, unit tests or any relevant solution, to ensure data quality and robustness;
  • Industrializing prototypes developed by the team, into scalable and robust solutions used by internal or external clients or application;
  • Helping define the department’s data infrastructure standards, and processes;
  • Documenting processes, ETLs, reports, and tools, within the centralized dept documentation repository.

Qualifications

You're an excellent problem solver, able to recommend and implement new ways to improve our data reliability. You love to build tools that are useful for others and are Team-Orientated. All the while, you're curious and never stop learning.

  • Proven professional experience with Data Engineering and working with Warehouse solutions. Ideally from online services working with large data sets.
  • A degree in data engineering/science, a similar field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Advanced working SQL knowledge, experience with relational and NoSQL databases, working familiarity with a wide range of database system;
  • Proficient in Python, Scala, Typescript, shell-script;
  • Proficient user with Hive/Spark framework, Amazon Web Services ecosystem (notably CDK), and Apache Airflow;
  • Proven work experience with complete data pipeline design, deployment, and maintenance in a production environment;
  • Proven work experience with automated deployment tools, CI/CD pipelines, and serverless deployment utilities;
  • Working knowledge of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable ‘big data’ data stores.

What We Bring 

We offer the opportunity to work on a massive platform that supports millions of users.

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Our Ubisoft Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Company Pension Scheme  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

Additional information

Curios to learn more? check out our launch trailer and our blog post about Ubisoft Connect:

  • https://news.ubisoft.com/en-gb/article/5WaWQWz9l9qWkIU4tm04ip/how-ubisoft-connect-builds-on-a-decade-of-online-evolution 
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1CrGJRFuys&ab_channel=Ubisoft 

Feel free to apply directly on our website https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/ 

Character Artist [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999796706575

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Character Artist you will be creating AAA characters and character related assets in our art production teams. You will be involved in the character creation process from start to finish, being responsible for sculpting, modeling, texturing and setting up characters in the engine. You will be working closely together with Technical Artists and Animators to push the visual and technical quality to the next level.

Your Impact:

  • Development of high-quality AAA characters and character related 3D assets in a realistic and stylized art style
  • Close collaboration with the Art Director and Lead Artist to work within the visual style of the game
  • Balance quality and efficiency of work to gain the best possible results within in the given time frame and technical constraints
  • Ability to skilfully optimize characters to game-ready quality
  • Ensure performance and technical quality of 3D character assets
  • Integration of character assets into the game engine and verifying visual quality
  • Cooperation with other Ubisoft teams globally on a daily basis

Qualifications

  • Experience as a character artist in game development.
  • Understanding of next gen asset creation workflows with the ability to improve them, then optimize as required for final product.
  • Very good skills in Zbrush, at least one of the major 3D modeling packages (Maya, 3DS Max) and Marvelous Designer
  • Knowledge of Substance Designer / Painter and Photoshop
  • Strong sculpting, texturing and painting skills
  • Ability to create highly realistic characters that meet AAA standards
  • Good working knowledge with at least one AAA game engine
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written (No German is required to work in our studio)

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Lead Animator [Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999786380379

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new Lead Animator you will drive the animation quality of a brand-new IP and collaborate with Directors to deliver an amazing AAA game experience.

  • Leading and managing the Animation team.
  • Collaborating with the Art Director, Technical Art Director and Animation Director to create animations that fits the visual style of the game.
  • Building, developing, and nurturing a strong, empowered team with a healthy, diverse, and supportive team culture
  • Driving the artistic direction of the game.
  • Creating goals for your teams and help them reach it.
  • Defining the animation quality for your team.
  • Prototyping animation systems that will be the basis for animation and gameplay-related discussions.
  • Working closely with production and help defining priorities, optimize workflows and processes.

Qualifications

As our new colleague you'll be able to communicate well and have a keen eye for animation. As a valued lead animator on the team, you will be positive and forward thinking and be able to anticipate the needs of the project and your team members. 

  • You have 5+ years’ experience as an Animator in game development.
  • You have some experience leading, coaching, mentoring or training other team members 
  • You have knowledge of keyframe animations, gameplay animation and procedural animation.  
  • You shipped at least 1 title.
  • You can work with a complex animation system and complex animation state machines.
  • You understand animation workflows and tools (e.g. MotionBuilder, Maya).
  • You have a technical understanding of the animation pipeline
  • You are motivated to constantly expand your knowledge and expertise
  • You are a strong communicator and can easily discuss and negotiate with people up and down the hierarchy.
  • You are Fluent in English, both verbally and written.

What We Bring

We offer the opportunity to work on a brand-new IP from Ubisoft, where you will get the chance to really put your own mark on the game!

You get the opportunity to create unique animations in our snowdrop engine, with the goal of bringing life to the beautiful and dangerous world of Pandora.

  • Relocation and Visa Support.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays.
  • Flexible working hours and work from home policy.
  • Our Ubisoft Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget 80€.
  • All Legal residents of Germany are eligible for free public healthcare.

Additional information

For us to review your application it would be great to see a portfolio of your work together with your application.

It would be great if it contain:

  • A detailed shot breakdown of your work, including what you are responsible for in your reel, portfolio, screenshots etc.
  • Examples of character animation (full body motion, emotions etc.)
  • Examples of animation style variety
  • Examples of environment animation or visual effects
  • Examples of animation rigs and their functionality in a 3D package

For further information please check: 

  • www.bluebyte.de  
  • www.bluebyte.ubisoft.com/en/portfolio/the-avatar-project/

3D Programmer / Graphics Programmer [Beyond Good And Evil 2] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999797862292

JOB DESCRIPTION

Beyond Good And Evil 2 is an action-adventure sci-fi RPG set in the same universe as Ubisoft’s original cult classic. You can now join our crew at Ubisoft Mainz to help us shape this amazing project with cutting edge graphics.

As a 3D Programmer on our team, you will provide insight and guidance across the 3D spectrum to connect with our players on two of the most critical aspects of a AAA game: its visuals and its performance.Whether your expertise lies with visuals or low-level systems, you’re a go-to person for information and a reference throughout our studios.

What you will do:

  • Write code customized to the hardware you’re working with
  • Provide support to content creators, meeting often to assess their needs and vision + discuss limitations
  • Improve existing graphical features and inspire the development of new ones
  • Anticipate complex problems + propose adapted solutions, considering the entire production pipeline
  • Explore new hardware and deal with the interesting challenges and opportunities it poses
  • Stay up to date on the latest tech trends and techniques + recommend our best practices

Qualifications

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • An undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
  • Around 3 years of graphics programming experience (for video-game consoles a huge plus) or related experience
  • Proficiency in C++ 
  • Analytical and mathematical skills
  • Knowledge of GPUs, HLSL, and modern graphics APIs (e.g. DirectX 12 and Vulkan) + understanding of game engines and their limitations
  • A thorough grasp of memory management & multithreaded programming techniques
  • Solid interpersonal and presentation skills & the ability to clearly communicate cross-departmentally
  • A long-term approach to problem-solving (if the solution isn’t sustainable, it simply won’t do) 
  • A collaborative and innovative spirit
  • Willingness to continue learning – new technologies, engines, rendering techniques, programming languages, you name it

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us
  • Any relevant code/work samples you can provide are highly appreciated 

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal. 

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Intermediate/Senior Engine Programmer [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999786369952

JOB DESCRIPTION

As Intermediate/Senior Engine Programmer, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining low-level systems and overall architecture. You will be working on multiple platforms and in areas such as performance, memory management, loading, streaming, physics, audio, platform specific systems, etc. 

What you'll do

  • Adapt existing technology to run on a broader range of hardware
  • Develop systems that enhance the technical quality of our in-house engine
  • Add support for new hardware features that become available
  • Collaborate with other Ubisoft studios to extend the capabilities of our inhouse technology
  • Profile and optimize performance and memory usage

Qualifications

What you bring

  • Professional experience in engine programming
  • Excellent knowledge in C/C++
  • Experience in programming robust, optimized and efficient code
  • Debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to collaborate with the development teams to reach the highest possible technical quality
  • Being a team player by heart
  • Self-direction and motivation
  • Excellent communication and good English skills

Bonus points for

  • Experience in creating memory friendly, cache efficient and optimized code in a multithreaded environment
  • Experience in using different CPU and memory profiling tools
  • Worked on your own engine
  • Experience with platforms where performance/bandwidth restrictions exist
  • Understanding of hardware architecture and details

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Senior Concept Artist - Assassin’s Creed [VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999786710552

JOB DESCRIPTION

​The Senior Concept Artist is responsible for creating inspiring concepts and 2D artworks to define the look, mood and the style of environments, characters and other assets of our game worlds. You will have a strong understanding of the importance of how to evolve an existing brand without breaking it. Strong understanding of architecture and the ability to make awe-inspiringly, realistic-looking spaces. Equally you'll be at home creating concept for characters and clothing with historical influences.

Primary Objective:

  • Conceptualise and create 2D artworks, mood paintings, and detailed production concepts for game development to communicate the creative vision.


Specific Tasks:

  • You'll be passionate about creating environment mood paintings and illustrations as well as detailed production concepts.  
  • An excellent communicator with a creative soul, you'll collaborate with the Art Director to work within the visual style of the game. 
  • A friendly and open-minded collaborator, you'll work with other Ubisoft teams all around the world on a daily basis. 
  • You'll enjoy sharing your knowledge, mentoring more junior artists and leading by positive example

 

Qualifications

 

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a Concept Artist in game development 
  • Knowledge of next gen asset creation workflows with the ability to modify and improve them specific to role. 
  • Very strong skills in Photoshop with an emphasis on realistic rendering techniques 
  • Amazing eye for composition, color, lighting and mood 
  • Deep knowledge in human anatomy, architecture and rendering vegetation 
  • Being able to closely adapt a specific art style 
  • Being used to work on tasks autonomously and to deliver results on time 
  • Be forward thinking and anticipate the needs of your project 
  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative 
  • Great communication skills and a positive attitude 
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written 

BONUS 

  • Good modeling and digital sculpting skills are a plus (Maya, 3DSMax, Zbrush, Mudbox) 
  • Knowledge of Substance Designer/Painter knowledge is a plus 
  • Animation and/or riggings skills are a plus (Maya, 3DS Max, MotionBuilder) 
  • Storyboarding skills 

PORTFOLIO 

It is required that you submit a portfolio of your work with your application. You may do so by providing a link to an online portfolio (preferred), or attaching documents to your resume.  
 

All portfolios must contain a detailed shot breakdown of the work. It must be very clear what you, the applicant, are responsible for in your reel, portfolio, screenshots etc. 
 

The portfolio should contain the following: 

  • Examples of natural and realistic environments and props 
  • Examples of  realistic characters 
  • Examples of style variety 

Additional information

We offer:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
     
  • 26 Days Paid Vacation Per Year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the NRW region.
     
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
     
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
     
  • Up to 350€ Childcare Support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
     
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
     
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.

 

If you want to grow with us and enjoy the game industry, we look forward to receiving your application including your availability, motivation and salary expectations.

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com.

 

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf



Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

 

Service Programmer (Java) (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999796694012

JOB DESCRIPTION

In order to continue delivering highly qualitative and innovative game plays we are looking for a motivated and passionate Service Programmer (Java) (f/m/d) that aspires to take games to the next level. In ambitious projects you will build up and maintain high-value productions as Developer in a multi-cultural team. With your experience, you are able to provide a strong technical background, collaborate with teams all around the world and support the team to create a great online services suite for Ubisoft Games (including our AAA Games).

This position will be located at Ubisoft Düsseldorf (Germany) and requires relocation.

 

Primary Objectives

  • You develop and maintain new and existing online services used throughout

the company

  • You define and design software requirements and specifications based on user requirements
  • You cooperate with project management to ensure on-time high quality delivery for the product departments
  • You thoroughly document your work in order to transfer knowledge to your team members
  • You are able to create a development plan and break it down into small and clear tasks

Qualifications

  • Overall 5 years’ experience as a software engineer (Java)
  • Strong background in Restful Web Services (both consuming and producing sides)
  • Micro Service Architecture experience
  • Knowledge of Agile Scrum and Continuous Delivery practices
  • You are able to work in an agile, fluent English speaking team
  • You are familiar with analyzing and debugging performance issues
  • Experience working with a small development team

Bonus Level

Experience with

  • Kubernetes
  • Spring Boot
  • DevOps culture
  • AWS or other cloud providers
  • Linux
  • Docker
  • Octopus Deploy

Additional information

Benefits

  • Relocation Assistance provided
  • Flexible work hours (core hours 10am-4pm)
  • Monthly travel budget
  • 26 days holiday, 11 days public holidays, 5 Care for your Sick Child days (all paid)
  • Health Insurance (50% contribution paid by Ubisoft) and paid sick days
  • Pension Scheme
  • Gym subsidy
  • Monthly childcare budget
  • Discounted games & more

Diveristy & Inclusion: (f/m/d = female, male, diverse) At Ubisoft we foster an inclusive environment. All applications are welcome!

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf

Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

Lead Concept Artist [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999786383707

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Role

As a Lead concept artist at Ubisoft Berlin you will lead, mobilize and develop an art team within a collaborative multidiscipline environment; define and track the schedule for the team, manage and mentor team members, and be a key player in the artistic style of the project.

What you’ll be doing

  • Plan, prioritize and set inspiring objectives for your team members all year long
  • Empower your team members with clear expectations and hold them accountable for their key results
  • Provide your team members with ongoing and meaningful feedback on performance and development -- ensuring positive acknowledgement of all achievements, both big and small
  • Engage and positively influence team members and stakeholders around a vision

Qualifications

What you’ll bring

  • Solid understanding of mood, lighting, color, shapes, composition, anatomy, material expression, etc
  • A solid foundation in traditional arts, ex: figure drawing, landscape painting and illustration
  • The ability to carry an idea from the conceptual phase to the finished illustration
  • A good understanding of industrial design, architecture, and other relevant “form follows function” disciplines
  • Good working knowledge of relevant 2D and 3D software; up-to-date with industry trends, creative software, and able to apply them in daily workflow
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills; A go-getter and a great team player
  • An excellent communicator, and fluent in English
  • Good knowledge of the video game industry and awareness of typical video game development processes
  • Possesses the ability to take direction and feedback from the team as well as contributing your own ideas
  • Ability to guide and mentor other artists

What we’d like

  • A link to your online digital portfolio alongside your application
  • Motivation Letter explaining why you would be a good team leader

Relevant Experience

  • 7+ years of experience creating high-quality 2D art, concepts, and designs for games
  • Has shipped at least 2 games as a concept artist, preferably at least one being an AAA title

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Senior Animator [Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999796509737

JOB DESCRIPTION

As part of Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora, you will play an instrumental role in bringing to life the beautiful and dangerous world of Pandora. This is an opportunity for you to keep growing your experience in games while working hand in hand with Disney’s creative minds and James Cameron's production company, Lightstorm Entertainment.

As our new Senior Animator, you will drive the animation quality of a brand-new IP and collaborate with Directors to deliver an amazing AAA game experience.

  • Animate and motion edit Mocap data within complex animation systems
  • Collaborate with the Art Director and Lead Animator to create animations that fit to the visual style of the project
  • Provide knowledge and solutions for animation problems
  • Set up complex animation state machines
  • Provide skinning for complex characters
  • Cooperation with other Ubisoft teams all around the world on a daily basis
  • Provide support and advice for artists

Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience as an Animator in game development with a strong understanding of rigging, skinning, keyframe animation, motion capturing and procedural animation.
  • Working knowledge of Maya, Motion Builder, 3DSMAX, and/or other commercial 3D authoring packages.
  • A keen eye for motion, weight, timing and animation.  
  • Being able to work with a complex animation system and complex animation state machines
  • Able to keep content within the current projects art style and work within those limitations.
  • Understand typical workflows and tools in animation production with the ability to modify and improve them. 
  • Be forward-thinking and anticipate the needs of your project. 
  • Great communication skills and a positive attitude
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written

What We Bring

We offer the opportunity to work on a brand-new IP from Ubisoft, where you will get the chance to really put your own mark on the game!

You get the opportunity to create unique animations in our snowdrop engine, with the goal of bringing life to the beautiful and dangerous world of Pandora.

  • Relocation and Visa Support.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays.
  • Flexible working hours and work from home policy.
  • Our Ubisoft Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Company Pension Scheme.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget 80€.
  • All Legal residents of Germany are eligible for free public healthcare.

Additional information

For us to review your application it would be great to see a portfolio of your work together with your application.

It would be great if it contain:

  • A detailed shot breakdown of your work, including what you are responsible for in your reel, portfolio, screenshots etc.
  • Examples of character animation (full-body motion, emotions etc.)
  • Examples of animation style variety
  • Examples of environment animation or visual effects
  • Examples of animation rigs and their functionality in a 3D package

Senior Character Artist - [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999786378499

JOB DESCRIPTION

You'll be involved in the character creation process from start to finish, being responsible for sculpting, modeling, texturing and setting up AAA characters for the game. You will be working closely together with Technical Artists and Animators to push the visual and technical quality to the next level. 

What you'll bring:

  • You'll enjoy the challenge of developing characters and related 3D assets within the limitations of the new VR technology
  • An eye for efficiency, you'll be motivated in setting up and maintaining character production pipelines
  • With great communication skills, you'll collaborate with the Art Director and Lead Artist to work within the visual style of the game
  • A master of your craft, you'll balance quality and efficiency of work to gain the best possible results within in the given time frame and technical constraints
  • You'll enjoy working with a passionate and sociable team of creators, connecting with your team mates to build strong relationships

Qualifications

A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a character artist in game development, with at least one AAA title shipped and examples of realistic style 3D character models.

  • Exceptional understanding of next gen asset creation workflows with the ability to improve them; understanding of high to low poly asset creation
  • Very good skills in Zbrush, at least one of the major 3D modeling packages (Maya, 3DS Max) and Photoshop. 
  • Strong sculpting, texturing and painting skills
  • Ability to create highly realistic characters
  • Very good working knowledge with at least one AAA game engine
  • Being used to work on tasks autonomously and to deliver results in time
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written (No German language skills required)

BONUS

  • Knowledge of Substance Designer / Painter
  • Knowledge of Unity Pipelines
  • Knowledge of Marvelous Designer
  • Having worked with scanned data
  • Good Animation and/or riggings skills are a plus (Maya, 3DS Max, MotionBuilder)
  • Experience with outsourcing and co-development

PORTFOLIO

It is required that you submit a portfolio of your work with your application. You may do so by providing a link to an online portfolio (preferred), or attaching documents to your resume. 

All portfolios must contain a detailed shot breakdown of the work. It must be very clear what you, the applicant, are responsible for in your reel, portfolio, screenshots etc.

The portfolio should contain the following:

  • Examples of realistic characters
  • Examples of high quality materials and textures
  • Show both organic and hard surface works

Additional information

We offer:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
     
  • 26 Days Paid Vacation Per Year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the NRW region.
     
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
     
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
     
  • Up to 350€ Childcare Support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
     
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
     
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.

If you want to grow with us and enjoy the game industry, we look forward to receiving your application including your availability, motivation and salary expectations.

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com.

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf



Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

 

Senior Tools Programmer [Anno] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999786391042

JOB DESCRIPTION

Anno is a critically acclaimed and award-winning franchise, offering a rich city-building experience and providing players ample opportunity to create huge metropolises, plan efficient logistics networks, explore and settle new lands and dominate their opponents by diplomacy, trade or warfare.

As a Senior Tools Programmer you belong to Anno's Tools Department. It will be your mission to take ownership of our tool pipeline and to improve it in close collaboration with other departments. Thanks to your taking ownership and improvement of the pipeline you make everyone else's life easier and help us deliver an outstanding product and game experience.

Acting both as an experienced programmer and a direction-providing mentor for less experienced colleagues, you reduce overhead and support the team so they can focus on game development. You will be responsible to develop, design and maintain the tool stack and middleware for all Anno products. The main technologies you will work with are C#, WPF, C++/CLI, C++. 

What you will do:

  • ​Develop, maintain and extend our core tools 
  • Coach and mentor other members of the Tools team, empowering them to innovate
  • Determine and correct tools-bugs identified by your colleagues 
  • Analyze existing functions in the engine and see how they could be enhanced to fulfill the intentions of the project - Suggest improvements by designing and implementing new systems 
  • Working on the Game Engine pipeline 

Tools development 

  • Ensuring the development, maintenance, documentation, and overall quality (including implementation, performance, stability and usability) of the tools and modules 
  • Follow and contribute to development standards and processes 
  • Participate in the development and maintenance of shared tools and components

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Proficient in C#, C++/CLI and C++ language 
  • Self-organized and structured attitude 
  • A good understanding of WPF, and the model to support it (MVVM) 
  • Excellent teamwork abilities 
  • Motivated to make designer's and artist's life easier
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Fluent in English 

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us
  • Any relevant code/work samples you can provide are highly appreciated 

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal. 

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

3D Environment Artist - [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999794013279

JOB DESCRIPTION

As Environment Artist you will be responsible for creating high quality 3D environment assets for production to bring life and detail to the immersive world we are building and the captivating stories we are unfolding for our players to entice their curiosity.

Primary objectives:

  • Creation of high quality 3D environment assets
  • Integration of 3D assets into the game engine
  • Close collaboration with the Art Director and Lead Artist to work within the visual style of the game

Specific tasks:

  • Create high quality models and textures
  • Ensure performance and technical quality of 3D environment assets
  • Setup destruction, dynamic objects and other functionality of art assets
  • Optimization of assets to fit specific technical requirements
  • Cooperation with other Ubisoft teams all around the world on a daily basis

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience as an Environment / Props artist in game development
  • Great understanding of next gen asset creation workflows
  • A keen eye for composition, shape, color and detail
  • Very good skills in Maya, 3DS Max, Zbrush and Photoshop
  • Strong texturing and painting skills
  • Being able to closely adapt a specific art style
  • Being used to work on tasks autonomously and to deliver results in time
  • Great communication skills and a positive attitude
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written

    Bonus
     
  • Knowledge of Substance Designer / Painter is a plus
  • Good Animation and/or riggings skills are a plus (Maya, 3DS Max, MotionBuilder)
  • Experience with outsourcing is a plus
  • AAA game experience is a plus

Additional information


PORTFOLIO

It is required that you submit a portfolio of your work with your application. You may do so by providing a link to an online portfolio (preferred), or attaching documents to your resume.

All portfolios must contain a detailed shot breakdown of the work. It must be very clear what you, the applicant, are responsible for in your reel, portfolio, screenshots etc.

The portfolio should contain the following:

  • Examples of natural and realistic environments and props
  • Examples of materials and high quality textures
  • Show both organic and hard surface works
  • Examples of style variety

Please ensure the link to your portfolio works before submitting your application.

Studio Life

Looking to be part of a fun, creative and passionate workplace with  a great work life balance? In our open, international and friendly environment you will work with some of the best craftsmen in the industry. Our state of the art studio will inspire you to go above and beyond to create experiences that will stay with the players.

We want to help you stay an expert in your field and have guest speakers from the industry, workshops, online learning platforms, in-studio library and paid self-study time. With team events, various clubs, gaming groups, free German classes, you will find friends from all over the studio to bond with. 

Living in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf is a very multi-national city close to the border of Germany famous for its Japanese culture. A Japanese gardens, "Little Tokyo" area for Asian cuisine, and celebrating Japan Day along the River Rhine are a part of it's charm. Art Galleries and Museums can be found as well as the "Old City" - a lively area of bars and restaurants amongst traditional German architecture.

Two hours from Paris, Amsterdam, the UK & Hamburg - an excellent location to explore Europe even on a weekend. Nature parks offer a sanctuary for those needing a break from city life. More suburban areas surround the city for those looking for a more relaxed pace.

The application via our career portal must include your resume, and a cover letter (both in English) detailing your earliest starting date, salary expectations and motivation.

  • Relocation Assistance provided
  • Flexible work hours
  • Monthly travel budget
  • 26 days holiday, 11 days public holidays, 5 Care for your Sick Child days (all paid)
  • Health Insurance (50% contribution paid by Ubisoft) and paid sick days
  • Pension Scheme
  • Gym subsidy
  • Monthly childcare budget
  • Discounted games & more

Diveristy & Inclusion: (f/m/d = female, male, diverse) At Ubisoft we foster an inclusive environment. All applications are welcome!

 

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com.

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf

Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

Engine Programmer [Beyond Good and Evil 2] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999793995202

JOB DESCRIPTION

What you will do:

  • Provide the technical foundation to power an entire game universe
  • Compile, understand and document development needs and assess their feasibility to best serve the production team
  • Implement new engine features, respecting the time, frame and memory budgets
  • Maintain, extend, debug and optimize the existing game engine
  • Share your knowledge with various teams and be a resource contact for programmers.

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • 3+ years of professional experience (at least one released title)
  • Excellent programming skills in C++
  • A thorough grasp of multithreaded programming techniques
  • Strong ability for analyzing and extending existing code
  • Good knowledge of algorithms & mathematics
  • Excellent teamwork abilities
  • Fluent English and good communication skills
  • Self-organized and structured working attitude.

Nice to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or computer engineering or equivalent experience

Additional information

Your benefits

  • Relocation support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search via our relocation partner. For international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year: Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, as well as approximately 12 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible working hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas. Guest speakers from the industry, workshops and access to our training and development platform
  • Self-study and training hours (half a day per month): You have access to our in-house library
  • Company pension scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted games: Discount on employee game orders & free Ubisoft games on Ubisoft Connect.
  • Gym subsidy: We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly mobility budget: 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Borrow a bike for free: Discover the city from a new perspective.
  • English and German classes for free. The main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fruit, vegetables, coffee, tea and water. Enjoy some vitamins and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal.

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

People Manager [Snowdrop] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999793765870

JOB DESCRIPTION

We’re looking for a people manager to join our Snowdrop team. You will join a team, where everyone is willing to expand their knowledge and is encouraged to continue learning new things.

You will manage a small but growing team of programmers who is developing our snowdrop game engine. You will be responsible for the overall development and staffing of the team to achieve the strategic direction and objectives set in the team.

Snowdrop is a part of our Production Technology Department.

About Production Technology at Ubisoft 

At Ubisoft, there are no limits to creativity. Innovation comes from every corner and our game teams are constantly pushing the boundaries of technology to transform ideas into fantastical worlds.

To bolster their efforts, Ubisoft’s Production Technology department is a transversal group that unites more than 400 experts across the company around a mission to develop the best tools and technologies that enable our studios to bring their visions to life.

From designing our proprietary game engines and state-of-the-art middleware solutions used by our worldwide developer community to leverage the latest machine learning breakthroughs in R&D, Production Technology team members don’t just help Ubisoft creators make games: they work together to pioneer innovations that change the way games are made.

About Snowdrop

The Snowdrop engine is efficient and flexible, enabling relatively small teams to create ambitious AAA games. At the core of the Snowdrop engine, we want to empower the developers.

The Snowdrop engine, with its flexible and empowering tools, has helped develop a number of Ubisoft titles such as The Division, The Settlers, and South Park.

Your Impact

  • Create an environment oriented to trust, open communication, creative thinking, and cohesive team effort.
  • Building team management processes and implement improvements on the current ones.
  • Ensure the administrative monitoring of the team (e.g. absence planning and validation and business trips planning, etc)
  • Identify recruitment needs and participates in the recruitment process & onboarding process
  • Do regular One-on-One talks with team members to gather needs and give feedback
  • Define team member development and career path opportunities with team members and mentor them to achieve goals.
  • Take care of performance ratings and provide constant transparency for it with our internal tools
  • Anticipate and recognize potential team-related risks & conflicts and recommend solutions to management
  • Perform improvement methods for tasks organization within the team

Qualifications

You have great managerial experience and a big interest of making strong teams and driving learning and development.

  • 3+ years of professional experience as a People Manager/Team Lead/ Manager or other relevant experience
  • Strong Leadership Mindset
  • Working style is very responsive and task handling is strongly reliable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills combined with strong English oral and written communication skills
  • Highly supportive, helping your team to get things done efficiently with a proactive problem-solving mindset
  • You are comfortable with taking initiative and finding creative solutions to complex problems.
  • Being enthusiastic and cultivating it for ongoing learning and development
  • Encourage change and manage the implementation of new ideas.
  • Excellent self-organization and able to work autonomously
  • Ability to adapt to change & flexibility in organizing work

Nice to have

  • Affinity with technology and ability to grasp technical issues on a high level
  • Experience with software engineering
  • Passion for computer games
  • Experience with JIRA
  • Confluence knowledge

Additional information

For further information please check https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/ and www.ubisoft.com/snowdrop 

Side Note: We are on holiday and expect to be able to respond to your application at the start of January. 

Senior Gameplay Programmer [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999790704856

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new Senior Gameplay Programmer, you will get the opportunity to develop gameplay elements that facilitate the playability of the game; the link between the player's actions and the consequences of those actions on the running game state.

Your Impact

  • Implement and optimize the gameplay systems and features with the game designer to ensure fluid playability  
  • Use prototyping techniques to demonstrate the validity/invalidity of a feature idea  
  • Investigate and fix the bugs detected by the production and quality control teams  
  • Establish the technical possibilities for the different features  
  • Explore and understand the game design documents to define the required features and game systems that must be developed in the engine  
  • Validate and verify if the newly developed systems meet project intentions and are coherent with the existing code  

Qualifications

We aim to have a wide and diverse range of profiles within our studio; thus, we are looking forward to being surprised by your application. The most important quality for us is to be a strong team player with a resilient and positive attitude.   

  • Experience in programming robust and efficient code  
  • Excellent knowledge of C++  
  • Experience in working on existing engines  
  • Ability to work efficiently with large, existing codebases  
  • Familiarity with game-related 3D mathematical concepts 
  • Excellent communication and good English skills  
  • Ability to work well as part of a team  

What We Bring
We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset.

We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits that we hope help you settle into your life in Berlin

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation tickets.
  • English and German classes for free. The main language in the studio is English.
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

Additional information

For further information please check berlin.ubisoft.com

Senior Concept Artist [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999786379224

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Role

As a Senior Concept Artist at Ubisoft Berlin you will be involved in creating the visual style for games that will be played all over the world by our millions of players. You’ll have the freedom to explore your creativity, and be channeling it to help make memorable worlds and characters that live long in the memory of gamers and leave a meaningful impact on their lives.

What you’ll be doing

  • Share knowledge and motivate artists within the team
  • Set and share best practices, production pipelines and workflows within the group
  • Maintain consistent style under the direction of the Art Director and carry out revisions as required
  • Actively participate in the implementation of more efficient work methods
  • Be a reference for the art team in relation to various artistic elements and find solutions to complex issues that arise
  • Support the Lead Artist and/or Art Director in any related ad hoc tasks.
  • Support the Lead to ensure a successful sign off process for own and others work by conducting reviews, critiquing work and providing suitable feedback
  • Communicate and collaborate with key stakeholders to confirm task direction and ensure consistency of work within the team
  • Create concept iterations & rough drafts to support our game teams
  • Create inspirational artwork that defines the artistic vision of the project
  • Collaborating and establishing communication lines between different disciplines
  • Cooperating with international Ubisoft teams to provide world class concept work
  • Providing callouts and breakdowns of concept for internal and external artists

Qualifications

What you’ll bring

  • Excellent understanding of mood, lighting, color, shapes, composition, lighting, anatomy, material expression, etc
  • A solid foundation in traditional arts, ex: figure drawing, landscape painting and illustration
  • The ability to carry an idea from the conceptual phase to the finished illustration
  • A good understanding of industrial design, architecture, and other relevant “form follows function” disciplines
  • Good working knowledge of relevant 2D and 3D software; Up-to-date with industry trends, creative software and able to apply them in daily workflow
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, a go-getter and a great team player
  • An excellent communicator, and fluent in English
  • Good knowledge of the video game industry and awareness of typical video game development processes.
  • Possesses the ability to take direction and feedback from the team as well as contributing your own ideas
  • Ability to guide and mentor other artists

What we’d like

  • A link to your online digital portfolio alongside your application

Relevant Experience

  • 5+ years of experience creating high-quality 2D art, concepts, and designs for games
  • Has shipped at least 1 game as a concept artist, preferably AAA

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Senior C++ Programmer [Ubisoft Connect PC & Access] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999798745959

JOB DESCRIPTION

You will help us create the fundamental frameworks that we build our features on, by contributing to architectural decisions and developing base libraries, plugin frameworks, multithreading, message exchange system, process management, API programming and more.  

You will be using a variety of technologies and programming languages, including but not limited to C++ 14/17/20, CEF, CMake, Conan, WinAPI.  

  • Work on the client-side codebase of Ubisoft Connect  
  • This covers topics such as: game content related data management (e.g., achievements), social features (e.g., chat, friends), user interface, game data distribution, in-game overlay, user-generated content, shop, and much more. 
  • Write clear, modular and maintainable code. 
  • Helping us defining best practices 
  • Creating Design Patterns 
  • Working on technical designs, Architecture, new features as well as steady improvements of existing code 
  • Testing, debugging, profiling and maintaining existing code. 

Qualifications

 

  • 7+ years of programming experience  
  • Expert knowledge in a modern version of C++  
  • Experience with Multithreading  
  • Knowledge about API programming  
  • Knowledge in either Windows API or CEF 
  • Fluent in oral and written English 

Nice to have 

  • Programming experience on multiple platforms (Windows, Mac and Linux) 
  • HTML/CSS
  • Protocol Buffers 
  • JavaScript/TypeScript  
  • Vue.js 

What We Bring 

We offer the opportunity to work on a massive platform that supports millions of users.

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Our Ubisoft Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Company Pension Scheme  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare

Additional information

Curios to learn more? check out our launch trailer and our blog post about Ubisoft Connect:

  • https://news.ubisoft.com/en-gb/article/5WaWQWz9l9qWkIU4tm04ip/how-ubisoft-connect-builds-on-a-decade-of-online-evolution 
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1CrGJRFuys&ab_channel=Ubisoft 

Feel free to apply directly on our website https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/ 

Level Designer [Beyond Good and Evil 2] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999799335542

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Level Designer working on Beyond Good & Evil 2 team at Ubisoft Mainz, you will be involved into the creative design and practical implementation of game levels based on the creative vision. You will use your experience and technical skills to design and create a space pirate universe.

What you will do:

  • Rapidly prototype levels within engine to test out new ideas, gameplay systems and modes
  • Work within multi-discipline teams to build towards a high-quality product
  • Prototype the environment, establish the layouts, and suggest ways of using the interactive and non-interactive elements to create the desired emotions
  • As the project progresses, integrate the elements produced in the map (new game play, AI, sound, etc.)
  • Ensure a good player on-map guidance, player experience and consistent difficulty level
  • Develop a solid design documentation for level progression (flow), layouts and 3D block-outs for in-engine playtesting

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • 2+ years of experience in game development (AAA title a plus)
  • Ability to create fun and exciting levels using a complex array of mechanics
  • Good sense of 3D game space and environmental story telling
  • Familiar with indoor or outdoor level design
  • Solid knowledge of level design fundamentals
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written
  • Creativity, ability to challenge the player
  • Experience with various level editors to create levels
  • Portfolio with examples of your previous work/projects
  • Knowledge of any scripting language or programming skills a plus

Additional information

Your benefits

  • Relocation support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search via our relocation partner. For international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year: Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, as well as approximately 12 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible working hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas. Guest speakers from the industry, workshops and access to our training and development platform
  • Self-study and training hours (half a day per month): You have access to our in-house library
  • Company pension scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted games: Discount on employee game orders & free Ubisoft games on Ubisoft Connect.
  • Gym subsidy: We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly mobility budget: 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Borrow a bike for free: Discover the city from a new perspective.
  • English and German classes for free. The main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fruit, vegetables, coffee, tea and water. Enjoy some vitamins and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal.

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Senior Lighting Artist [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999786374220

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Role

As a Lighting Artist you will work in a cooperative, international, cross-disciplinary team environment. You possess solid artistic skills, including a thorough understanding of colour theory, composition, light, and form. You have a strong ability to learn and utilize new toolsets to solve technical problems and improve performance.

What you’ll be doing

  • Develop high-quality game-ready lighting in collaboration with Art Direction.
  • Provide creative direction and feedback to concept artists on defining the mood for the project.
  • Create and iteratively develop visual ideas from prototype to in-game.
  • Work closely with fellow artists, programmers, animators, game designers and sound designers to help create high quality in-game lighting that supports gameplay objectives.
  • Work with the cinematics team to create lighting solutions that adapt to their needs.
  • Work with Technical Art and Programming teams to anticipate and solve complex technical challenges within given constraints and visual requirements.
  • Contribute to the development and placement of special effects related to lighting and atmosphere, such as light flares, fog, God-rays and camera optics.
  • Prototype the use of innovative lighting techniques to reach challenging visual targets.
  • Prioritize, plan, and organize lighting domain tasks with the Producer/Associate Producer as well as identify risks within the schedule and suggest changes.
  • Identify and set up best practices of production workflows for cross-discipline topics involving lighting.

Qualifications

What you’ll bring

  • You have an expert understanding of color theory, composition, lighting theory and form.
  • You have a good understanding of rendering and post process techniques for real-time rendering.
  • You have a good understanding of cinematic workflows for lighting and post processing.
  • You have a good understanding of physically based rendering (PBR) and basic knowledge of shaders.
  • You can solve technical problems and improve performance, develop new tools and workflows alongside engineers.
  • You have experience with V-Ray/Arnold or similar rendering software.
  • Great communication skills, and a proactive and solution-oriented attitude.
  • Good English verbal skills, both orally and in writing.

Relevant Experience

  • 5+ years as a Lighting Artist or relevant experience with significant involvement with at least 1 published title and exposure to a full project life cycle.

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Foley Artist (f/m/d) [Audio Services]

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999786391983

JOB DESCRIPTION

Joining Ubisoft Düsseldorf Audio Service Team, you’ll help create Audio from start to finish for several large titles from Ubisoft. As our new Foley Artist you will perform, record and prepare the raw audio materials in collaboration with the Audio Designers.

  • Performing and recording Foley
  • Recording sound effects either in or outside the studio
  • Responsible for editing, creating and organizing the recordings as ready to be used material by the Audio Designers
  • Studio maintenance 

1) Foley

  • Perform and prepare content as audio assets ready for implementation.
  • Respect budget when carrying out specific assignments.

2) Collaborate with Audio Designers

  • Work with Audio Designers to create fitting sounds for complex interactive game audio systems

3) Field Recording

  • Planning and execution of field recording sessions.

4) Studio recording

  • Studio planning and maintenance.
  • Taking the lead in recording sessions.

5) Foley and SFX mastering

  • Editing, cleaning, and mastering sound effects with state-of-the-art tools
  • Organize and sort recordings with metadata into libraries.

Qualifications

  • One AAA game or various smaller titles shipped
  • Relevant training or experience producing foley and sound effect recordings for interactive media
  • Experience in selecting the right props from various sources to achieve the best results, willingness to experiment and iterate to find new sounds
  • Experience working in a professional audio studio environment and troubleshooting skills
  • Basic knowledge of game audio implementation principles
  • Good skills in various DAWs and state of the art plugins (Nuendo (is preferred), Pro Tools, Reaper…)
  • Extensive microphone knowledge
  • Ability to work on tasks autonomously and to deliver results in time
  • Knowledge of library organization, metadata, and naming conventions (e.g. Soundminer)
  • Experience in producing professional grade field recordings
  • Good knowledge of standard software such as Microsoft office suite and Confluence/Wiki Software
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written

What We Bring

We offer a opportunity to work with one of the largest and strongest Audio teams in Ubisoft. Our Audio team have gone through rapid growth and we are now 35+ people working in a fully equipped Audio Studio within Ubisoft Düsseldorf. You will have the opportunity to work on Audio Foley for some of our largest titles in Ubisoft.

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days holiday11 days public holidays, 5 Care for your Sick Child days (all paid)  
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

Additional information

Feel free to apply directly on our website https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com

3D Programmer / Graphics Programmer [Anno] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999797862188

JOB DESCRIPTION

Anno is a critically acclaimed and award-winning franchise, offering a rich city-building experience and providing players ample opportunity to create huge metropolises, plan efficient logistics networks, explore and settle new lands and dominate their opponents by diplomacy, trade or warfare.

As a 3D Programmer on our team, you will develop strong architectures which take our engine to the next level. Besides implementing new functionalities, you will also maintain existing tools and frameworks while helping to ensure that we extract every bit of speed and performance from our platform. Our studio values a high level of teamwork, commitment and open communication, so you should be eager to drive improvements and just as comfortable speaking to our artists and designers as you are discussing code with fellow programmers.

What you will do:

  • Maintain and extend the existing engine, tools and frameworks
  • Research new rendering techniques
  • Analyze performance and optimize code
  • Collaborate with game designers/level designers/artists

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
  • Experience with programming 3D graphics applications using current rendering APIs (Direct3D 11/12, Vulkan) and shader languages
  • Strong programming skills in C++
  • Good understanding of 3D math, rendering algorithms, and data structures
  • Experience with multi-threaded architectures
  • Ability for analyzing and extending existing code
  • Good debugging and problem solving skills
  • Good communication and English skills
  • Ability and desire to work as a team player
  • Self-direction and motivation
  • Passion for making and playing games

Nice to have:

  • Good programming skills in C++/CLI or C#
  • Experience with performance critical programming
  • Experience with GPU performance analysis and tools

 

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us
  • Any relevant code/work samples you can provide are highly appreciated 

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal. 

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

VFX Lead - [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999786385005

JOB DESCRIPTION

As Lead VFX Artist for the Assassin’s Creed VR team you will be passionate about creating high-quality visual effects that are in-line with the creative direction of the game universe and adhere to any technological budget constraints. In order to give our players an unforgettable experience you’ll use your in-depth understanding of the impact that VFX has and how to smoothly integrate it. You will lead a diverse team in a passionate, fun and creative workplace and maximise their potential as you always strive for excellence. 
 
 

  • As lead you will inspire, manage and develop the VFX team 
  • You’ll collaborate with the Art Director to ensure the VFX is aligned with the defined vision 
  • You’ll enjoy giving mentorship and clear direction for the aesthetic and technical requirements 
  • As part of one of our cutting-edge AAA VR projects, you’ll be ignited with a passion to research and develop new VFX solutions both visually and technically 
  • Together with the technical art team, you’ll investigate and develop optimised VFX solutions to achieve the highest quality level within the limitations of the platform and project. 
  • Negotiating the needs of the team will be a challenge you are geared up for

Qualifications

What you’ll bring 

  • 5 years of VFX experience, having shipped at least 1 title
  • 2 years of experience in a leadership role 
  • Experience with Unity 
  • Experience with Houdini 
  • Experience optimising VFX for mobile platform preferred 
  • Your communication skills are excellent; you can clearly explain and document concepts, give feedback to internal artists and are fluent in English both written and verbally. 

You as a person 

  • You’ll build trust with your team and lead with integrity and high emotional intelligence 
  • You find it easy to collaborate with other departments and be a bridge between your areas of expertise to enrich gameplay, accessibility and the player experience 
  • You are organised and have the experience to deliver time estimates for VFX deliverables, participating in the planning for the projects visual effects. 
  • When it comes to improving upon existing technologies and developing new ones that raise the bar of the game, you are passionate and curious 
  • You are a bold and intelligent negotiator 

Please include a link to your portfolio with your application and ensure the link is still valid.

Additional information

Studio Life

Looking to be part of a fun, creative and passionate workplace with  a great work life balance? In our open, international and friendly environment you will work with some of the best craftsmen in the industry. Our state of the art studio will inspire you to go above and beyond to create experiences that will stay with the players.

Living in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf is a very multi-national city close to the border of Germany famous for its Japanese culture. A Japanese gardens, "Little Tokyo" area for Asian cuisine, and celebrating Japan Day along the River Rhine are a part of it's charm. Art Galleries and Museums can be found as well as the "Old City" - a lively area of bars and restaurants amongst traditional German architecture.

Two hours from Paris, Amsterdam, the UK & Hamburg - an excellent location to explore Europe even on a weekend. Nature parks offer a sanctuary for those needing a break from city life. More suburban areas surround the city for those looking for a more relaxed pace.

For more information here: Studio Life & Düsseldorf 

  • Relocation Assistance provided
  • Flexible work hours
  • Monthly travel budget
  • 26 days holiday, 11 days public holidays, 5 Care for your Sick Child days (all paid)
  • Health Insurance (50% contribution paid by Ubisoft) and paid sick days
  • Pension Scheme
  • Gym subsidy
  • Monthly childcare budget
  • Discounted games & more

Diveristy & Inclusion: (f/m/d = female, male, diverse) At Ubisoft we foster an inclusive environment. All applications are welcome!

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf

Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

UI Programmer [Beyond Good And Evil 2] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999786387733

JOB DESCRIPTION

Beyond Good And Evil 2 is an action-adventure sci-fi RPG set in the same universe as Ubisoft’s original cult classic. You can now join our crew at Ubisoft Mainz to help us shape this amazing project.

As a UI Programmer on our team, you will support UI Designers and other UI Programmers with the implementation and improvement of technology that they need. You will be working on the integration of our in-house UI Tech with our Game Engine for a AAA game.

Depending on the needs, you will also implement visual Designs related to in-game menus. You will implement and integrate the Features that will empower our UI Team to deliver their vision of the UI. You will collaborate closely with an interdisciplinary Team. You should be passionate about UI, Video Games and confident in writing C++.

What you will do:

  • Create and update UI components to meet the intent of the game’s design and flow
  • Use your expertise to help colleagues make informed choices about the UI
  • Create layouts for UI Artists and Designers to work in
  • Debug and profile code on multiple platforms
  • Document your work

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • An undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
  • Proficiency in C++ 
  • Previous professional experience, in the capacity of a UI Programmer role
  • Good understanding of UX/UI design principles and ability to think user centric
  • A thorough grasp of multithreaded programming techniques
  • Solid interpersonal and presentation skills & the ability to clearly communicate cross-departmentally
  • A long-term approach to problem-solving (if the solution isn’t sustainable, it simply won’t do) 
  • A collaborative and innovative spirit
  • Willingness to continue learning – new technologies, engines, rendering techniques, programming languages, you name it

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us
  • Any relevant code/work samples you can provide are highly appreciated 

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal.

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Lead VFX Artist [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999786394041

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Role

As Lead VFX Artist you will drive the creation of high-quality visual effects with the collaboration of the creative direction of the game. You will work closely with the tech art team to define technical budget constraints; and be a champion for performance. As lead you will inspire, manage, and develop the VFX team.

What you’ll be doing

  • Create high-quality environmental, gameplay, and cinematic effects.
  • Collaborate with the Art Director to ensure the VFX is aligned with the defined vision.
  • Give mentorship and clear direction for the aesthetic and technical requirements to more junior members of the team.
  • Research and develop innovative VFX solutions adapted to the needs of the project.
  • Identify and set up the best workflow and pipeline practices.
  • Together with the technical art team, you’ll investigate and develop optimized VFX solutions to achieve the highest quality level within the limitations of the platform and project.

Qualifications

What you’ll bring

  • 5 years of Real-Time VFX experience, having shipped at least 1 title.
  • You have expert knowledge of game engine particle editors and tools, texture and shader creation, and 3D DCCs.
  • Experience in a leadership role, or the desire to grow into that position.
  • You navigate through ambiguity and embrace change with a positive mindset.
  • Your communication skills are excellent; you can clearly explain and document concepts, give feedback to internal artists and are fluent in English both written and verbally.
  • You find it easy to collaborate with other departments and be a bridge between your areas of expertise to enrich gameplay, accessibility, and the player experience.
  • You are organized and have the experience to deliver time estimates for VFX deliverables, participating in the planning for the project’s visual effects.

 

Please include a link to your portfolio with your application.

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Graphics Programmer [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999786393991

JOB DESCRIPTION

As Intermediate/Senior Graphics Programmer, your mission will be to develop and maintain graphics techniques within the engine to create the best visuals possible.

What you'll do

  • Bring console level graphics quality to new platforms
  • Optimize existing rendering technology
  • Collaborate with other Ubisoft studios to extend the capabilities of our in-house rendering technology
  • Develop rendering systems that enhance the visual quality, are scalable and fit into defined budgets
  • Establish and maintain workflows that allows the content teams to use the developed systems

Qualifications

What you bring

 

  • Professional experience in graphics programming
  • Knowledge of a broad range of rendering algorithms, special effects and related technology
  • Knowledge of graphics APIs (D3D11/OpenGL) and shading languages (HLSL/GLSL)
  • Ability to use graphics profiling and debugging tools
  • Strong skills in C/C++
  • Debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to collaborate with the content teams to reach the highest possible visual quality
  • Being a team player by heart
  • Self-direction and motivation
  • Excellent communication and good English skills

Bonus points for

  • Experience with platforms where performance/bandwidth restrictions exist
  • Worked on your own graphics engine
  • Knowledge of low-level graphics APIs(D3D12/Vulkan)
  • Understanding of hardware architecture and details

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Tools Programmer [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999786394056

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Tools Programmer, you will join our team to develop systems supporting artistic creation. You will work in close relation with artists and technical artists to improve  our tools to shape the future of Ubisoft asset pipelines & workflows.

What you will do

  • Work closely with other programmers to build functional systems following existing and new technical designs
  • Develop and maintain tools’ backend and assist the development of frontends for it
  • Design efficient interfaces to better interconnect with existing and new systems
  • Document the work to transfer knowledge and enable users (from other crafts) to understand how to use the new systems and functions

Qualifications

We aim to have a wide and diverse range of profiles within our studio; thus, we are looking forward to being surprised by your application. Collaborating with multiple productions and teams across Ubisoft, the most important quality for us is to be a strong team player with a resilient and positive attitude.

What you bring

  • Good understanding of modern C/C++
  • Some knowledge of Python
  • Good knowledge of mathematics and geometry
  • Ability to collaborate with the content teams to reach the highest possible visual quality
  • Ability to work in large teams, and with teams working remotely, sometimes in different time zones
  • Excellent communication skills in general, as well as written and spoken English
  • Curiosity about cutting edge technology and the desire to expand and share new insights

Bonus points for

  • Experience with tool development in close collaboration with artists
  • Experience working with digital content creator software (Maya, 3D Max, Houdini) and their APIs

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels inspired, empowered and connected. We believe people do their best work when they feel empowered. We thus aim to give you a lot of autonomy. In return, we expect you to be self-responsible and stay on top of your game by continuously developing your skills. Furthermore, we know it is important for an employee to feel comfortable. With that in mind, we aim to provide a variety of everyday benefits which we hope will help you feel great including:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

C++ Programmer [Ubisoft Connect] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999798745894

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new C++ programmer you will be involved in the development of features and components related to uploading and downloading game builds from our infrastructure.

You will be using a variety of technologies and programming languages, including but not limited to C++ and web technologies throughout the full spectrum of technology from player-facing solutions to server infrastructure.

As part of the team, you will develop, design, and deploy player-facing applications, internal tools and distributed backend services that form the full flow from uploading Ubisoft PC titles to downloading them on a player’s machine. These solutions are developed with focus on high availability, low latency and scalability.

  • Write clear, modular and maintainable code
  • Work on the client code base, internal tools, and server backend of Ubisoft Connect. This covers topics such as: game data distribution, network architecture, database management, game related data management, server monitoring, API integrations.
  • Be part of an agile team and do the technical design and implementation/improvements of new features.
  • Testing, debugging, profiling and maintaining existing code.

Qualifications

You are seeking the opportunity to contribute your own passions to one of the biggest gaming platforms while expanding your experience and knowledge.

  • 2+ years of professional programming experience
  • Highly confident in C++11 or newer
  • Confident in working with REST APIs
  • Knowledge in at least one of following: WinAPI, Protocol Buffers, Network Architecture, Backend Services, Databases (SQL).

Nice to have:

  • Python
  • Java
  • Network Security
  • AWS
  • Akamai
  • Jenkins

What We Bring 

We offer the opportunity to work on a massive platform that supports millions of users.

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Our Ubisoft Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Company Pension Scheme  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare

Additional information

Curios to learn more? check out our launch trailer and our blog post about Ubisoft Connect:

  • https://news.ubisoft.com/en-gb/article/5WaWQWz9l9qWkIU4tm04ip/how-ubisoft-connect-builds-on-a-decade-of-online-evolution 
  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-1CrGJRFuys&ab_channel=Ubisoft 

Feel free to apply directly on our website https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/ 

UI Designer [Anno] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999791755401

JOB DESCRIPTION

Anno is a critically acclaimed and award-winning franchise, offering a rich city-building experience and providing players ample opportunity to create huge metropolises, plan efficient logistics networks, explore and settle new lands and dominate their opponents by diplomacy, trade or warfare.

As a UI Designer on our team, your player-focused mindset allows you to conceptualize intuitive menus whose look and feel encompass our game's overall creative vision. Thanks to your work, the game experience remains intuitive, immersive and provides our players with the right information at the right time. At times you might also engage in the design of icons and support us with interface related graphic design. 


What you will do:

  • Work closely with the Lead UI Designer to conceptualize and design menus and HUD elements
  • Adapt and develop graphic design and motion graphic solutions fitting to Anno's visual style
  • Clearly communicate ideas in a visual manner, either as wireframes, or mock-ups
  • Work closely with the UX and Game Design teams to know what type of player experience is intended
  • Work closely with the programming team to implement menus into the game and verify the quality of said menus once implemented
  • Design motion graphics for in-game assets
  • Discover solutions to make UI user-friendly
  • Design icons

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • College diploma in graphic design and multimedia or equivalent training/work experience
  • 3+ years’ experience in creating interfaces for video game or feature film
  • Experience working on game interfaces; ideally for at least one AAA title
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Creativity and sense of initiative (proactivity, originality and resourcefulness when searching for solutions)
  • Strong observation skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Openness to constructive criticism and able to adapt to change
  • Strong verbal and written English skills

*Console experience is a plus

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us
  • A portfolio with a breakdown of your best and most fitting work – show us your process and why you are a great fit! (attach work samples or send us a link to your personal website or online portfolio)

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal. 

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Presentation Director [Anno] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999786388246

JOB DESCRIPTION

Anno is a critically acclaimed and award-winning franchise, offering a rich city-building experience and providing players ample opportunity to create huge metropolises, plan efficient logistics networks, explore and settle new lands and dominate their opponents by diplomacy, trade or warfare.

As Presentation Director on our team, you are responsible for crafting the game’s visual identity both at UI and brand level, complementing the existing art direction and creative direction of the game. Additionally, you are responsible for the signs & feedback realization within the game world.

Thanks to your strong collaboration with Marketing & Art Direction and establishment of style guides, you promote graphical consistency for in-game and out-of game assets. You will also act as a visionary team leader who inspires, motivates and supports the UI/UX team.

What you will do:

  • Conceptualize and supervise the game’s 2D visual signature and maintain this vision through all development phases
  • Contribute to the game’s artistic vision together with the art director to set the style and tone for the game
  • Own the design of the user interface and any related in-game visual feedback
  • Work together with Game Design, Art and Programming for realisation of signs and feedback
  • Ensure high quality, modern interface solutions & screen design and help all contributing artists understand the presentation signature
  • Oversee the visual look-and-feel for the game interface including prototyping, conception and animation
  • Collaborate on the creation of marketing materials to create a unified visual signature for the game/brand
  • Give feedback on the marketing materials and ensure its exceptional artistic quality
  • Create presentation guidelines (style guides) that will be used to direct internal and external resources.
  • Conceptualize and supervise the production of motion design and motion graphics
  • Depending on project needs; oversee the creation of templates and guidelines for internal communication
  • Collaborate with external partners from all over the world to ensure consistency in style and quality
  • Contribute to play test sessions and adjust presentation elements based on feedback 

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • 10 years of experience in crafting video game art
  • 3 years as a lead artist or experience as art director or presentation director
  • Proven UI Experience on at least one shipped title
  • Great knowledge in Animation (2d or 3d)
  • Profound knowledge of UI implementation processes in video game projects

Essential Skills:

  • Have high quality standards with the ability to communicate them to the team
  • Great communication and presentation skills combined with a positive attitude
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines and to deliver high quality within a short timeframe
  • Good working knowledge on UX related topics (Information hierarchy, UX heuristics, principles of human computer interaction)

Other Skills:

  • The ability to review the work of other artists and give feedback efficiently and in a clear and constructive manner
  • Good ability to anticipate user behavior
  • Profound graphic design skills (design, layout, typography)
  • Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects
  • A keen eye for composition, color, lighting and mood
  • Very good sense for Motion design / Motion graphics
  • Knowledge of next gen interface creation workflows with the ability to modify and improve them
  • A problem solver mind-set with excellent follow through
  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative
  • Great communication skills and a positive attitude
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written

    * Experience working in an international multi-site production team is a plus

 

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us
  • A portfolio or demo reel of your work with your application*

    *You may do so by providing a link to an online portfolio (preferred), or attaching documents to your resume.

    All portfolios must contain a detailed shot breakdown of the work. It must be very clear what you, the applicant, are responsible for in your reel, portfolio etc. The portfolio should further contain the following:

 

  • Relevant Examples of your work (Concept Art, Style Guides)
  • Examples of modern layouts, screen design or corporate identity designs
  • Examples of dynamic motion design and interface animations

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal. 

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Associate Producer (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999786371339

JOB DESCRIPTION

As an Associate Producer, you will report to the local Producer or Production Director and implement best processes, methods and tools to deliver a quality mandate in time and using the resources that were allocated. Together with the team you secure the advancement of the work and attainment of production objectives. You effectively manage development team members and support them to remain firmly committed and highly motivated. The project is led by another studio, but the mandate and its execution are owned locally.

Further responsibilities include:

  • Together with the team and the Producer/Production Director, build and maintain a roadmap for the whole mandate
  • Identify risks, communicate mitigation strategy and propose/implement contingency plans to stay aligned with the roadmap
  • Help respective cross-functional teams to improve their internal agile processes and help drive greater efficiency both internally and externally with stakeholders
  • Establish and maintain a healthy team spirit with open communication, constructive feedback culture, easy and lean processes and realistic goals
  • Establish and foster a healthy work relationship with the lead studio
  • Ensure proper bug management (reports, priorities, test procedures, etc.) together with local QA
  • Support and enable the team on a day to day basis (e.g. with running daily stand ups and sprint planning / retrospective / review sessions where required)
  • Regular monitoring, tracking and updating of progress via project management tools
  • Determine project needs in terms of acquisitions (software, material, etc.)
  • Identify staffing needs preemptively, lead or support hiring process for the team in line with mandate and studio- long-term needs
  • Lead Project Coordinators and/or Project Assistants as well as QA
  • Carry out the performance assessments and growth plan for direct reports
  • Provide coverage for Production Director or Producer where necessary

Qualifications

What you'll bring

  • Shipped at least one AAA title either on PC and/or console from start to end in Production role
  • Experienced leader for your team with a servant leadership mindset and helping to unleash the full potential of each and every member of your team
  • Experience in building and leading high performing teams
  • Problem-solver with good analytical, technical and project management skills
  • Structured collaborator who understands the importance of clear communication
  • Results focused and ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Change management knowledge
  • Ability to manage competing priorities
  • Strong ability to collaborate with multiple international teams
  • Strong knowledge of project management methodologies (Agile, Lean, DevOps, etc.) and tools (Jira, Confluence) in game development
  • Excellent knowledge of issue and project management software (e.g. Jira) and other task tracking tools
  • Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft suite e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written interpersonal skills in English
  • Willing to relocate to Berlin, Germany

We aim to have a wide and diverse range of profiles within our studio; thus, we are looking forward to being surprised by your application. The most important quality for us is to be a strong team player with a resilient and positive attitude.

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

 

Senior Level Designer [Beyond Good and Evil 2] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999799335944

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Senior Level Designer will work closely with the Content Director & Level Art team to create the game levels and/or implement the gameplay situations based on the creative vision.

What you will do:

  • Understand the part that his/her levels play in the overall game experience based on the Content Director’s vision
  • Contribute to the creative process through original ideas and inspiration
  • Be familiar with the functions his/her levels will fulfill within the broader narrative of the game
  • Create levels from blockout through final set dressing and lighting
  • Gather art, design and playtest feedback and translate it into iterative improvements
  • Prototype the environment, establish the layouts, and suggest ways of using the interactive and non-interactive elements to create the desired emotions
  • Communicate the results of the prototype to the other crafts in order to validate the intentions and have the team assess the technical feasibility and the quality of the levels
  • Work in collaboration with the level artists to ensure that the playability of the level and the graphic elements support each other
  •  Take design responsibility
  • Strong sense of level design, scale, pacing, and gameplay flow

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in video game level design and production or any other relevant experience
  • Portfolio of work demonstrating strong proficiency as an Environment Artist and/or Level Designer
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Creativity, strong visual aesthetic and ability to challenge the player
  • Critical and analytical sense
  • Structure and rigor
  • Ability to put oneself in the player’s shoes
  • Good English skills (verbal & written)
  • Meeting deadlines

Additional information

Your benefits

  • Relocation support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search via our relocation partner. For international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year: Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, as well as approximately 12 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible working hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas. Guest speakers from the industry, workshops and access to our training and development platform
  • Self-study and training hours (half a day per month): You have access to our in-house library
  • Company pension scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted games: Discount on employee game orders & free Ubisoft games on Ubisoft Connect.
  • Gym subsidy: We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly mobility budget: 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Borrow a bike for free: Discover the city from a new perspective.
  • English and German classes for free. The main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fruit, vegetables, coffee, tea and water. Enjoy some vitamins and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal.

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

ASO Manager (M/W/NB) - Kolibri Games

Berlin - Full-time - 743999786390353

JOB DESCRIPTION

If you are an analytical and creative person with experience in ASO, seeking to make the difference in a fast growing gaming company, this job is for you. As a Marketing Analyst/ASO Manager you own our App Store Optimisation (ASO) Strategy. 

Reporting into our Head of User Acquisition Manager, you will work with our product and marketing teams to drive more players into our games by optimising the App Store performance and organic downloads. With your analytical mindset, you’ll deconstruct app store mechanics to maximise our organic downloads (assets management, metadata optimisation, rankings and featurings).

Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain our ASO strategy across our game portfolio.
  • Analyse current processes and develop alternative solutions.
  • Test and report on hypotheses to improve conversion rate and organic installs.
  • Coordinate with our creative teams on creative assets.
  •  Work in close collaboration with the Product and User Acquisition teams to match ASO efforts to quantifiable results like retention, player life-time value and return on advertising spend.
  • Utilize ASO tools such as App Annie and App Radar to identify high-performing keywords and trends in organic growth 

Qualifications

  • Experience in ASO
  • You are analytical and a critical thinker.
  • You possess a creative testing mindset.
  • Advanced skills on Excel.
  • You are data driven.
  • Fluent in English.

Desirable skills

  • Experience in mobile games.
  • Knowledge of BI tools such as Tableau, Looker, PowerBI etc…

Additional information

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and age or disability status.

Senior VFX Artist - [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999786388003

JOB DESCRIPTION

As Senior VFX Artist for the Assassin’s Creed VR team you will be passionate about creating high-quality visual effects that are in-line with the creative direction of the game universe and adhere to any technological budget constraints. In order to give our players an unforgettable experience you’ll use your in-depth understanding of the impact that VFX has and how to smoothly integrate it. You will help to lead a diverse team in a passionate, fun and creative workplace and maximise their potential as you always strive for excellence. 
 
 

  • As a senior you will inspire, manage and develop the VFX team 
  • You’ll collaborate with the Art Director to ensure the VFX is aligned with the defined vision 
  • You’ll enjoy giving mentorship and clear direction for the aesthetic and technical requirements 
  • As part of one of our cutting-edge AAA VR projects, you’ll be ignited with a passion to research and develop new VFX solutions both visually and technically 
  • Together with the technical art team, you’ll investigate and develop optimised VFX solutions to achieve the highest quality level within the limitations of the platform and project. 
  • Negotiating the needs of the team will be a challenge you are geared up for

Qualifications

What you’ll bring 

  • 5 years of VFX experience, having shipped at least 1 title
  • Experience with Unity 
  • Experience with Houdini 
  • Experience optimising VFX for mobile platform preferred 
  • Your communication skills are excellent; you can clearly explain and document concepts, give feedback to internal artists and are fluent in English both written and verbally. 
  • Leadership/mentoring/co-dev experience is a plus

You as a person 

  • You’ll build trust with your team and lead with integrity and high emotional intelligence 
  • You find it easy to collaborate with other departments and be a bridge between your areas of expertise to enrich gameplay, accessibility and the player experience 
  • You are organised and have the experience to deliver time estimates for VFX deliverables, participating in the planning for the projects visual effects. 
  • When it comes to improving upon existing technologies and developing new ones that raise the bar of the game, you are passionate and curious 
  • You are a bold and intelligent negotiator when it comes to communicating on behalf of your team 

Please include a link to your portfolio with your application and ensure the link is still valid.

Additional information

Studio Life

Looking to be part of a fun, creative and passionate workplace with  a great work life balance? In our open, international and friendly environment you will work with some of the best craftsmen in the industry. Our state of the art studio will inspire you to go above and beyond to create experiences that will stay with the players.

Living in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf is a very multi-national city close to the border of Germany famous for its Japanese culture. A Japanese gardens, "Little Tokyo" area for Asian cuisine, and celebrating Japan Day along the River Rhine are a part of it's charm. Art Galleries and Museums can be found as well as the "Old City" - a lively area of bars and restaurants amongst traditional German architecture.

Two hours from Paris, Amsterdam, the UK & Hamburg - an excellent location to explore Europe even on a weekend. Nature parks offer a sanctuary for those needing a break from city life. More suburban areas surround the city for those looking for a more relaxed pace.

For more information here: Studio Life & Düsseldorf 

  • Relocation Assistance provided
  • Flexible work hours
  • Monthly travel budget
  • 26 days holiday, 11 days public holidays, 5 Care for your Sick Child days (all paid)
  • Health Insurance (50% contribution paid by Ubisoft) and paid sick days
  • Pension Scheme
  • Gym subsidy
  • Monthly childcare budget
  • Discounted games & more

Diveristy & Inclusion: (f/m/d = female, male, diverse) At Ubisoft we foster an inclusive environment. All applications are welcome!

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf

Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

Development Tester [Rainbow Six Siege] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999791747661

JOB DESCRIPTION

What you will do:

  • Perform daily tests and responsibility for quality and stability of new game content, new features and upcoming releases
  • Isolate and reproduce the bugs to assess gravity and probability based on Ubisoft’s standards, and suggest solutions
  • Working alongside developers, artists and designers to perform specific tests;
  • Report and monitor software errors (bugs) and game design problems in a bug database
  • Verify fixes applied by developers (bug regression)
  • Validate high risk changes before they are integrated into the main version in order to ensure stability and basic functionality
  • Deliver feedback and reports to the development team, on a regular basis as well as on-demand
  • Monitor closely validation sequences

Qualifications

What you should bring:

  • Experience on a similar position for at least 1 year
  • Excellent knowledge of English both spoken and written
  • A strong understanding of development processes and the needs of different departments throughout a development cycle
  • Good communication skills and interpersonal skills
  • Adapt easily to platform and workload variations
  • High expertise in writing test-cases and setting up test procedures
  • Open to changes and self-improvement
  • Proactive and independent working manner
  • Knowledge of gaming platforms (Xbox One, PS4, PC, etc.)
  • Experience with MS Office, Confluence, Sharepoint
  • Experience with defect & test case management tools (e.g. JIRA, TestRail)

Nice to have:

  • Experience in working with Automation tools

Additional information

Your benefits

  • Relocation support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search via our relocation partner. For international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year: Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, as well as approximately 12 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible working hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas. Guest speakers from the industry, workshops and access to our training and development platform
  • Self-study and training hours (half a day per month): You have access to our in-house library
  • Company pension scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted games: Discount on employee game orders & free Ubisoft games on Ubisoft Connect.
  • Gym subsidy: We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly mobility budget: 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Borrow a bike for free: Discover the city from a new perspective.
  • English and German classes for free. The main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fruit, vegetables, coffee, tea and water. Enjoy some vitamins and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal.

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Senior Technical Artist [Beyond Good And Evil 2] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999786387993

JOB DESCRIPTION

Beyond Good And Evil 2 is an action-adventure sci-fi RPG set in the same universe as Ubisoft’s original cult classic. You can now join our crew at Ubisoft Mainz to help us shape this amazing project.

As a Senior Technical Artist on our team, you are satisfied once we deliver a visually outstanding game that still maintains cutting-edge performance. 

As an interpreter and problem-solver between art and programming you are the team's hybrid specialist for facilitating cohesive and efficient collaboration; You ensure assets can be rendered without compromising the artistic vision, on the one hand, or busting your memory budget on the other, setting benchmarks for your feature as you go along.

Your curious and passionate nature sees you investigating, creating and implementing new techniques and pipelines that allow your team to push the standards of AAA quality in the most efficient way. 

What you will do:

  • Establish quick, efficient and clear pipelines in collaboration with team leads; Accounting for the artist's needs as well as technical requirements or other limitations
  • Stay up to date on trends and methodologies in current and future graphics software and hardware to develop early planning of tools and processes
  • Participate in the development of technology road maps for the specific needs of the project
  • Prepare coherent documentation for pipelines, tools and procedures;
  • Be involved in the development and rendering of artwork, models, animations and textures as and when required
  • Collaborate with all production teams to answer questions and solve complex tech art related challenges, identify and communicate risks, share feedback and best practices while remaining a balance point between creative vision and technical/budget restraints
  • Assist in the development of training programs for artists if they are required
  • Be involved in the development and rendering of artwork, models, animations and textures as and when required

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in art, design, technical discipline or other relevant training
  • At least 5 years experience in technical art or other relevant experience
  • Shipped at least 1 game within the technical art discipline; preferably full cycle on a AAA console title
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Understanding and proven history of proficiency in using 3D graphics software such as 3DS Max, Maya etc. ideally on an advanced scripting level
  • Knowledge of data management software (such as perforce)
  • Knowledge of platform strengths and limitations
  • Good knowledge of multiple art and animation pipelines
  • Knowledge of different hardware architecture
  • Working knowledge of scripting/programming using languages such as Max Script, Python, C Sharp etc.
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Knowledge of video bit rates, compression methods and other associated processes is desirable
  • Technical proficiency in areas of 2D and 3D art

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us
  • A portfolio with a breakdown of your best and most fitting work – seriously, show us your process and why you are a great fit! (attach work samples or send us a link to your personal website or online portfolio)

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal. 

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Lead Artist [Beyond Good And Evil 2] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999786384946

JOB DESCRIPTION

Beyond Good And Evil 2 is an action-adventure sci-fi RPG set in the same universe as Ubisoft’s original cult classic. You can now join our crew at Ubisoft Mainz to help us shape this amazing project.

As Lead Artist on our team, you will be responsible for leading the art team in the development of AAA environments and assets while ensuring adherence with the creative vision of the game. 

What you will do:

  • Help establish, develop and maintain the game artistic style and visual quality
  • Help build a successful and proactive team of artists by pushing the quality bar with seasoned artists to mentoring and helping junior staff with their first ever game
  • Inspire and motivate the art team to achieve their best, driving artistic quality by example and successful teamwork, giving feedback and direction where needed
  • Work closely with the art director, product owner, designers, and engineers to establish the production pipeline and best practices for the game
  • Create and maintain the brand/art style guides and technical documentation
  • Mentor artists along their career paths, setting challenges to encourage growth
  • Assess and manage all staff members career progression by helping with training and mentoring by continuous appraisals and feedback
  • Take ownership of the milestone planning, day-to-day feedback communications, and final quality of deliverables from various external partners (outsourcing)
  • Understand and work within project requirements and constraints

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Minimum 5 years experience as an artist in video games, with at least 1 shipped AAA title, plus experience leading and managing an art team
  • Excellent communication skills as a leader, collaborator, and mentor
  • Excellent 2D and 3D skills - 3D modeling, texturing and lighting
  • Proficient with industry tools like 3DS Max and Photoshop, with an ability to learn new tools
  • Pro-active & collaborative work attitude toward achieving results under pressure
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communication skills as a leader, collaborator and mentor with a proactive approach to collaboration and feedback from others
  • Excellent communication skills, never afraid to ask questions and to help teammates with answering their own

Nice to have:

  • Enjoy the feedback process as the best way to create fantastic visuals and collaboration when working with outsource and external contractors
  • A proven track record in the delivery of high performance, high quality 3D assets for AAA titles

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us
  • A portfolio with a breakdown of your best and most fitting work (attach work samples or send us a link to your personal website or online portfolio)

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal.

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Project Assistant [Beyond Good & Evil 2] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999793995439

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Project Assistant, you help to coordinate the work of cross-disciplinary technology teams in order to meet the project objectives, you will be responsible for maintaining up-to-date project documentation and communications within the project team and international co-development partners.

What you will do:

  • Coordinate and organize the work to be carried out
  • Support the creation of project plans
  • Maintain the projects tasks and roadmap by collecting, managing and following-up on the status of tasks with all team members
  • Communicate the current status of the project with the project team
  • Schedule project meetings and ensure key decisions and required tasks are documented, follow up these actions within team where necessary

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in management, administration or other relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of project management methods
  • The ability to work with and as part of multiple teams, both internal and external
  • Fluent in English
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as good instructional skills
  • Self-organization and self-motivation abilities
  • Enthusiasm for on-going learning and development

 Nice to have: 

  • Prior working experience on projects

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us
  • A portfolio with a breakdown of your best and most fitting work (attach work samples or send us a link to your personal website or online portfolio)

Additional information

Your benefits

  • Relocation support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search via our relocation partner. For international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year: Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, as well as approximately 12 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible working hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas. Guest speakers from the industry, workshops and access to our training and development platform
  • Self-study and training hours (half a day per month): You have access to our in-house library
  • Company pension scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted games: Discount on employee game orders & free Ubisoft games on Ubisoft Connect.
  • Gym subsidy: We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly mobility budget: 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Borrow a bike for free: Discover the city from a new perspective.
  • English and German classes for free. The main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fruit, vegetables, coffee, tea and water. Enjoy some vitamins and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal.

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Gameplay/AI Programmer [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999786392291

JOB DESCRIPTION

What you'll do

Gameplay/AI Programmers develop gameplay elements which facilitate the playability of the game (the link between the player's actions, character's behavior, and the consequences on the evolution of the game) and complex gameplay mechanisms, as well as AI systems to support NPC behaviors.  

Further responsibilities include:  

  • Implement and optimize the gameplay/AI systems and features with the game designer to ensure fluid playability  
  • Use prototyping techniques to demonstrate the validity/invalidity of a feature idea  
  • Investigate and fix the bugs detected by the production and quality control teams  
  • Establish the technical possibilities for the different features  
  • Explore and understand the game design documents to define the required features and game systems that must be developed in the engine  
  • Validate and verify if the newly developed systems meet project intentions and are coherent with the existing code  

Qualifications

What you'll bring

  • Experience in programming robust and efficient code  
  • Excellent knowledge in C++  
  • Experience in working on existing engines  
  • Ability to work efficiently with large, existing code bases  
  • Familiarity with game-related 3D mathematical concepts 
  • Excellent communication and good English skills  
  • Ability to work well as part of a team  

We aim to have a wide and diverse range of profiles within our studio; thus, we are looking forward to being surprised by your application. The most important quality for us is to be a strong team player with a resilient and positive attitude.   

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Gameplay Programmer [Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999786392781

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new Gameplay programmer you will be focused on AI and NPC behavior. 

As a part of our gameplay team, you will be implementing gameplay features and functionality for the Avatar Project on PC and Console in C++ using our Snowdrop Engine.

Your will write high performing, robust code, extend and improve NPC behaviors and modify and maintain existing systems all in collaborating with other team members. 

  • Design, implement, test and maintain the simulation and behavior of NPCs in collaboration with other programmers and designers for a AAA game on PC & console
  • Analyze and understand game design to define required features and game systems to be developed
  • Ensure that newly developed features and systems meet expectations and are coherent with existing code and architecture
  • Collaboration with teams to create the best possible player experience.
  • Implement and optimize systems in C++ with designers
  • Make use of iterative prototyping to demonstrate the validity of gameplay features
  • Plan your schedule effectively using SCRUM/AGILE methodology
  • Participate in code reviews throughout development to ensure that code meets the standards

Qualifications

Our new team member would have a high degree of self-motivation and initiative. You'll be able to communicate well and have a keen eye for NPC Behavour.

As a passionate and valued gameplay programmer on the team you will be positive and forward thinking and be able to anticipate the needs of your project. 

  • Master or Bachelor’s in computer science or engineering (or equivalent experience)
  • Strong programming skills in C++
  • Applied knowledge of AI, NPC behaviors and gameplay system
  • Proficient in refactoring and optimizing existing systems
  • Good debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of multi-threaded principles
  • Ability to work efficiently with a large, existing code base
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work in a team
  • Comfortable planning tasks and dependencies

What We Bring

We offer the opportunity to work on a brand-new IP from Ubisoft, where you will get the chance to put your own mark on the game!

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Company Pension Scheme  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

Additional information

For further information please check: 

  • www.bluebyte.de  
  • www.bluebyte.ubisoft.com/en/portfolio/the-avatar-project/

Lead UI Artist [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999786391089

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Lead UI Artist, you will be responsible for establishing and driving the direction of UI Art. You will guide the UI Artists in delivering high quality assets and will provide ongoing support to grow the team. 

What you'll do

  • Work with the Art Director to find the best artistic style for the game
  • Collaborate with the UX and Technical stakeholders to ensure that the UI art is usable and feasible
  • Ensure that the quality of art is consistent at all stages of the project
  • Oversee, mentor, and support the UI Art team

Qualifications

What you bring

  • Strong skills in visual communication: graphic design, iconography, typography, animation 
  • A profound knowledge of the full UI implementation pipeline into a game engine 
  • A good understanding of user interface in video games and the fundamentals of user experience approach
  • Excellent communication skills; presenting, transferring, and documenting 
  • A people-oriented mindset: mentor and provide support to ensure the team can thrive in a safe environment
  • Fluency in English: you are comfortable to collaborate with international teams
  • You are proactive, self-motivated, and organized

Relevant experience

  • Shipped at least 2 titles as a UI Artist
  • Have a good understanding of game production constraints
  • Experience in mentoring. Management experience is a plus

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Lead Character Artist [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999794693845

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Lead Character Artist (f/m/d)  to lead the Splinter Cell character artist team.

As lead character artist you are responsible for managing the character artist team to deliver AAA characters and character related assets in our art production teams, for trouble shooting character related issues and participates in the planning for the project characters. You will also develop your team through excellent communication skills and mentoring.

This is a full-time position based in Düsseldorf, Germany which requires working onsite; we cannot offer remote or freelance work.

Your Impact:

  • The Lead Character Artist is responsible for managing and developing the character artist team.
  • Content creation of characters across all areas of the game as defined together with the Art Director, which sets the industry leading standard for the team and the project.
  • Work with and mentor character artists to provide clear direction and set expectations character requirements.
  • Setting up and maintaining character production pipelines
  • Close collaboration with the Art Director to work within the visual style of the game
  • Balance quality and efficiency of work to gain the best possible results within in the given time frame and technical constraints
  • Ability to skillfully optimize characters to game-ready quality for a VR title
  • Be hands-on and willing to create characters
  • Cooperation with other Ubisoft teams globally on a daily basis

Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a character artist in game development, with at least one AAA title shipped and 3 years as a lead
  • Exceptional understanding of next gen asset creation workflows with the ability to improve them, then optimize as required for final VR product.
  • Very good skills in Zbrush, at least one of the major 3D modeling packages (Maya, 3DS Max) and Photoshop.
  • Strong sculpting, texturing and painting skills
  • Ability to create highly realistic characters that meet AAA standards
  • Very good working knowledge with at least one AAA game engine
  • Being used to work on tasks autonomously and to deliver results in time
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written. (No German language skills are required to work in our studio)
  • Great communication skills, a positive attitude and team player.

    BONUS
  • Having worked with scanned data is a plus.
  • Good Animation and/or riggings skills are a plus (Maya, 3DS Max, MotionBuilder)
  • Knowledge of Substance Designer / Painter and/or Marvelous Designer is a plus

Additional information

To apply for this opportunity you must include your resume, portfolio link and a cover letter detailing your earliest starting date, salary expectations and motivation.


PORTFOLIO

All portfolios must contain a detailed shot breakdown of the work. It must be very clear what you, the applicant, are responsible for in your reel, portfolio, screenshots etc.

The portfolio should contain the following:

  • Examples of realistic characters
  • Examples of high-quality materials and textures
  • Show both organic and hard surface works
  • Examples of style variety

Tips:

Ensure the links to your portfolio are easy to find and still working.

Preferred portfolio platform: Artstation.

Any shared drives portfolio should have access granted.

Your Benefits

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Development Support: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, paid self-study hours and library.
  • Free German Classes; The business language in the studio is English. No German is required to work with us, this class is an optional benefit.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
     
  • Company Pension Scheme. 
  • 50% Health Insurance Contribution
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Gym Subsidy
  • Monthly Travel Budget
  • Discounted Ubisoft Games
  • & more


Living in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf is a very international city close to the border of Germany famous for it's Japanese culture. With a Japanese gardens, "Little Tokyo" area for Asian cuisine and celebrating Japan Day along the River Rhine each year. Art Galleries and Museums can be found as well as the "Old City" - a lively area of bars and restaurants amongst traditional German architecture. Two hours from Paris, Amsterdam, the UK and Hamburg - an excellent location to explore Europe even on a weekend. A large Deer park offers a natural sanctuary for those needing a break from the city life. More rural and suburban areas surround the city for those looking for a more relaxed pace.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals in an international team, please apply via our career portal. 

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com.

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf

Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

Gameplay Programmer (VR Comfort) [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999786385972

JOB DESCRIPTION

Your Impact

As Gameplay Programmer you'll take on the challenge of technical design and architecture of our game plus gameplay features.

As a member of a Gameplay Feature Team, you will develop strong relationships with designers to build and maintain VR gameplay features that provide players with amazing experiences they can’t get from traditional flat-screen games.

As a member of the VR Comfort Team, you will gain the responsibility for one or more features to ensure that our VR title(s) can be played comfortably by VR veterans and newcomers alike

  • Work with a Designer/Product Owner and other Programmers to implement, test, document, and fix bugs in various game features
  • Design, implement, maintain and optimize game systems in Unity/C#
  • Code review the work of your peers and provide valuable feedback
  • Identify risks and opportunities presented during the development and provide solutions to resolve potentially complex problems
  • Help the Lead Programmer in hiring and interview processes as needed
  • Share your knowledge with others on the team regularly whilst keeping your skills current and continually learning

Qualifications

  • 4+ years of game dev experience and shipped completed games (AA/AAA preferred)
  • Master, Bachelor or equivalent in computer science or engineering (Masters counts for 1-2 years’ experience)
  • Solid programming skills in C# and experience with Unity
  • Experience in development in VR is a BIG plus
  • Experience in refactoring and optimizing existing systems
  • Solid code reviewing, debugging and problem-solving skills
  • Understanding of multi-threaded principles
  • Ability to work efficiently with a large, existing code base
  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment (e.g., Scrum)
  • Knowledge of software development environments and associated tools. (i.e. Visual Studio, Perforce, JIRA...)
  • C++ programming skills are a big plus
  • Strong time management skills, reporting and documentation skills

Additional information

Studio Life

Looking to be part of a fun, creative and passionate workplace with  a great work life balance? In our open, international and friendly environment you will work with some of the best craftsmen in the industry. Our state of the art studio will inspire you to go above and beyond to create experiences that will stay with the players.

Living in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf is a very multi-national city close to the border of Germany famous for its Japanese culture. A Japanese gardens, "Little Tokyo" area for Asian cuisine, and celebrating Japan Day along the River Rhine are a part of it's charm. Art Galleries and Museums can be found as well as the "Old City" - a lively area of bars and restaurants amongst traditional German architecture.

Two hours from Paris, Amsterdam, the UK & Hamburg - an excellent location to explore Europe even on a weekend. Nature parks offer a sanctuary for those needing a break from city life. More suburban areas surround the city for those looking for a more relaxed pace.

For more information here: Studio Life & Düsseldorf 

  • Relocation Assistance provided
  • Flexible work hours
  • Monthly travel budget
  • 26 days holiday, 11 days public holidays, 5 Care for your Sick Child days (all paid)
  • Health Insurance (50% contribution paid by Ubisoft) and paid sick days
  • Pension Scheme
  • Gym subsidy
  • Monthly childcare budget
  • Discounted games & more

Diveristy & Inclusion: (f/m/d = female, male, diverse) At Ubisoft we foster an inclusive environment. All applications are welcome!

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf

Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

Audio Designer

Berlin - Full-time - 743999793750861

JOB DESCRIPTION

You will oversee all the artistic and technical audio content of one or more given games. You will be implementing audio content (music, sound design, voiceover) into the game by using audio engines, game engines and tools. Also, work with the creation of sound design with all available processes and tools.  

Your Impact

  • Creation and enhancement of game features and gameplay mechanics with audio designs. 
  • Sound design including field recording, Foley, synthesis, library-work, etc
  • Working closely with game and level designers to ensure that the audio design supports the game design.  
  • Working with various audio engine features, commercial wave editors and taking an active role in improvement and bug-fixing. 
  • Working with audio software developers to bring needed functionality into the studio. 
  • Works closely with programmers to solve technical issues and to ensure a high-quality soundscape. 
  • Defining features and tasks for projects. 
  • Ensures proper documentation using Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Confluence/Wiki. .  
  • Research within audio databases for the whole production process. 
  • Mixing and mastering of linear media. 
  • Participate in the creation of the game at the creative level (with the lead designer, creative director, artistic director, etc.) to enhance the player’s immersion and experience. 
  • Take part in the assessment of the sound content that is not included in the game (e.g. trailer, teaser, marketing…) or develop this content in-house.  

Qualifications

  • Excellent skills in Audio Engine Editors (Wwise (is preferred), FMOD etc.)   
  • Profound skills in various DAWs (Nuendo (is preferred), Cubase, Pro Tools, Logic etc.) and Audio Editing Tools (Wavelab, Soundforge etc.)  
  • Good skills in Game Engine Editors (Unity, Unreal etc.)   
  • Being able to closely adapt the audio vision 
  • Being used to work on tasks autonomously 
  • Very good communication and team skills   
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written  

What We Bring
We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset.

We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits that we hope help you settle into your life in Berlin

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation tickets.
  • English and German classes for free. The main language in the studio is English.
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

Additional information

For further information please check berlin.ubisoft.com
 

Side Note: We are on holiday and expect to be able to respond to your application in the start of January. 

Talent Development Intern (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999792771509

JOB DESCRIPTION

The human resources development intern supports all operational tasks and also looks after smaller projects alone. They assists in finding new training and has a good sense of trends. Together with the team, he ensures that current training is carried out to the full satisfaction of everyone and participates in the consultation of employees.

  • Providing assistance to talent development tasks and projects
  • Supporting the creation of new training ideas and concepts
  • Involvement in creating leadership development concepts
  • Coordinating and organizing trainings in collaboration with internal colleagues or external providers
  • Administration of our internal learning platform
  • Managing and supervising on- and off-site training sessions from start to end

Qualifications

  • Student of economics with a focus on human resources or a comparable degree program
  • Strong administrative and organizational focus
  • Service-oriented and emphatic
  • Very good spoken and written English language skills and fluent German language skills

Additional information

Feel free to apply directly on our website https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/ 

Senior Engine Programmer [Snowdrop] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999791061336

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new Senior Engine Programmer you will join the Snowdrop Game Engine team and also be a part of a larger production technology department 

About Production Technology at Ubisoft 

At Ubisoft, there are no limits to creativity. Innovation comes from every corner and our game teams are constantly pushing the boundaries of technology to transform ideas into fantastical worlds.

To bolster their efforts, Ubisoft’s Production Technology department is a transversal group that unites more than 400 experts across the company around a mission to develop the best tools and technologies that enable our studios to bring their visions to life.

From designing our proprietary game engines and state-of-the-art middleware solutions used by our worldwide developer community to leverage the latest machine learning breakthroughs in R&D, Production Technology team members don’t just help Ubisoft creators make games: they work together to pioneer innovations that change the way games are made.

Snowdrop

The Snowdrop engine is efficient and flexible, enabling relatively small teams to create ambitious AAA games. At the core of the Snowdrop engine, we want to empower the developers.

The Snowdrop engine, with its flexible and empowering tools, has helped develop a number of Ubisoft titles such as The Division, The Settlers, and South Park.

Your Impact

As our new Engine Programmer you get the opportunity to create the technical backbone of the game and production pipeline. 

Through a focus on visualization related technologies, from low-level to high-level, you provide all the development teams with technical solutions to produce and carry out their vision and intentions into the game. 

You will develop engines, tools and systems to ensure optimal and sustainable performance of the game and pipeline.   

  • Provide and maintain the technical foundations for visualization features that assist our AAA production in creating memorable experiences for our players 
  • Research, design, implement and maintain graphics modules with a strong focus on performance, target platform budget and reusability.
  • Work on multiple platforms in areas such as rendering api, asset processing, terrain and other environment systems, lighting and special effects like post-processing and particles.
  • Maintain and extend the existing graphics frameworks, safeguarding and improving stability and performance
  • Work with the team on realizing their game vision while maintaining the time, frame and memory budgets 
  • Analyze and improve performance and memory footprint of graphics and pipeline features for all target platforms.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in Graphics Programming, Engine Programming or 3D programming
  • Strong C++
  • Experience with current rendering APIs (DirectX 12, Vulkan, Metal) 
  • Knowledge of industry standard CPU and GPU architectures
  • Good knowledge of advanced mathematics
  • Solid understanding of multi-threading rendering architectures
  • Experience with game engines
  • Good oral and written English  

What We Bring
We offer the opportunity to work on the core of the Snowdrop Game Engine, developing a completely new area of the engine.

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English. 
  • Company Pension Scheme  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

Additional information

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com/snowdrop

Lead UI Programmer [Rainbow Six Siege] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999786393615

JOB DESCRIPTION

Rainbow Six Siege  

Rainbow Six Siege is the acclaimed first-person shooter franchise. Inspired by the reality of counter terrorist operatives across the world, Rainbow Six Siege invites players to master the art of destruction. Intense close quarters confrontations, high lethality, tactics, team play, and explosive action are at the center of the experience. 

Rainbow Six Siege is a fantastic game with a great community, the largest commercially successful game of Ubisoft with millions of concurrent players and a strong E-sport scene.

What You'll Do 
You will be working with our UI implementation team in laying the foundation and architecture of the user interface for our online systems. Your systems are cleanly designed, favor simplicity, and are flexible enough to allow for future expansion.

You will be working as part of our feature teams, including but not limited to quality of life improvements, monetization and retention features of Rainbow Six Siege.

  • Work closely together with architects and technical leads within Rainbow Six around the world.
  • Collaborate with artists and designers in delivering world-class user interface systems.
  • Siege is a fantastic game with a great community, and we work to improve the experience for our users. You are able to carefully balance the need of a developer with the expectations of the end-user.
  • Work on a feature from conception, to research, to final implementation.
  • Design and implement UI screens and components in C++
  • Improving and extending existing game UI and UI framework
  • Setting up wireframes for UI Artists and Designers to work in
  • Design and implement client-side UI logic, working together with Online Programmers.

Qualifications

What You Bring 

  • ​​​​​​​5+ years of professional experience.
  • Strong C++ skills
  • Good understanding of the MVVM paradigm
  • Good understanding of modern Software Engineering
  • Master or Bachelor degree in (Applied) Computer Science or any relevant qualifications with a strong technical background
  • Excellent communication skills, and desire to work as a team-player
  • Self-direction and motivation
  • Fluent in English

Additional information

What We Bring 
Longing to be part of a fun, creative and passionate workplace? We can offer you this and more in an open and friendly environment where you will work with some of the best craftsmen in the industry. Are you up for it? Come aboard for the ride!

  • Relocation and Visa Support.  
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays.  
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.   
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.   
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.  
  • Company Pension Scheme.   
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.   
  • Discounted Games and all games on Ubisoft Connect for PC. 
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.   
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€   
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare.  

For further information, please check https://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/en/ and www.ubisoft.com

Junior UI Designer [Anno] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999786378825

JOB DESCRIPTION

Anno is a critically acclaimed and award-winning franchise, offering a rich city-building experience and providing players ample opportunity to create huge metropolises, plan efficient logistics networks, explore and settle new lands and dominate their opponents by diplomacy, trade or warfare.

As a Junior UI Designer on our team, your player-focused mindset allows you to conceptualize intuitive menus whose look and feel encompass our game's overall creative vision. Thanks to your work, the game experience remains intuitive, immersive and provides our players with the right information at the right time. When needed you might also engage in the design of icons and animations or support us with interface related graphic design.


What you will do:

  • Work closely with other UI Designers to conceptualize and design menus and HUD elements
  • Adapt and develop graphic design solutions fitting to Anno's visual style
  • Clearly communicate ideas, either as wireframes, prototypes or mock-ups
  • Design solutions to make UI user friendly 
  • Work closely with the Game Design teams to know what type of player experience is intended
  • Implement menus in collaboration with other UI Designers as well as the programming team and verify their quality
  • At times design in-game motion graphics or icons

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • College diploma in interface, interaction or graphic design or equivalent training/work experience
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite and prototyping software
  • Solid visual design skills and the ability to adapt to different graphical styles
  • Creativity and sense of initiative (proactivity, originality and resourcefulness when searching for solutions)
  • Good observational skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Openness to constructive criticism and able to adapt to change
  • Strong verbal and written English skills

*Being an avid gamer is a strong plus
*Experience with Animation or Motion Design is a plus

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us
  • A portfolio with a breakdown of your best and most fitting work – show us your process and why you are a great fit! (attach work samples or send us a link to your personal website or online portfolio)

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal. 

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Graphics Programmer [Snowdrop] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999791061683

JOB DESCRIPTION

As our new Graphics Programmer, you will join the Snowdrop Game Engine team and also be a part of a larger production technology department 

About Production Technology at Ubisoft 

At Ubisoft, there are no limits to creativity. Innovation comes from every corner and our game teams are constantly pushing the boundaries of technology to transform ideas into fantastical worlds.

To bolster their efforts, Ubisoft’s Production Technology department is a transversal group that unites more than 400 experts across the company around a mission to develop the best tools and technologies that enable our studios to bring their visions to life.

From designing our proprietary game engines and state-of-the-art middleware solutions used by our worldwide developer community to leverage the latest machine learning breakthroughs in R&D, Production Technology team members don’t just help Ubisoft creators make games: they work together to pioneer innovations that change the way games are made.

Snowdrop

The Snowdrop engine is efficient and flexible, enabling relatively small teams to create ambitious AAA games. At the core of the Snowdrop engine, we want to empower the developers.

The Snowdrop engine, with its flexible and empowering tools, has helped develop a number of Ubisoft titles such as The Division, The Settlers, and South Park.

Your Impact

As our new Graphics Programmer, you get the opportunity to create the technical backbone of the game and production pipeline. 

Through a focus on visualization related technologies, from low-level to high-level, you provide all the development teams with technical solutions to produce and carry out their vision and intentions into the game. 

You will develop engines, tools and systems to ensure the optimal and sustainable performance of the game and pipeline.   

  • Provide and maintain the technical foundations for visualization features that assist our AAA production in creating memorable experiences for our players 
  • Research, design, implement and maintain graphics modules with a strong focus on performance, target platform budget and reusability.
  • Work on multiple platforms in areas such as rendering API, asset processing, terrain and other environmental systems, lighting and special effects like post-processing and particles.
  • Maintain and extend the existing graphics frameworks, safeguarding and improving stability and performance
  • Work with the team on realizing their game vision while maintaining the time, frame and memory budgets 
  • Analyze and improve performance and memory footprint of graphics and pipeline features for all target platforms.

Qualifications

What you bring

  • Strong C++
  • Experience with current rendering APIs (DirectX 12, Vulkan, Metal) 
  • Knowledge of industry standard CPU and GPU architectures
  • Good knowledge of advanced mathematics
  • Solid understanding of multi-threading rendering architectures
  • Experience with game engines
  • Good oral and written English  

Additional information

What we Bring

  • Relocation and Visa Support 
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and 11 bank holidays 
  • Company Pension Scheme.  
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.  
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.  
  • Discounted Games.  
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.  
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€  
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.  
  • German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.  
  • All Legal residents of Germany are entitled to free public healthcare 

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com/snowdrop

Senior Programmer [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999786379756

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Senior Programmer on our team, you will be both a hands-on programmer and a direction-providing mentor. In this role, you will work on every aspect of the game, from engine and game systems to developer tools.

You are eager to work on a yet unannounced game title and to have direct influence on what ends up in our players’ hands. As a key developer of a small, talented dev team, you will bring the vision of the game to life and provide expert knowledge to help make strategic project decisions.

Your responsibilities:

  • Implement various gameplay systems and tools
  • Implement and refactor engine features to support the projects technical needs
  • Coach and mentor other members of the programming team, empowering them to innovate
  • Deliver robust and flexible code
  • Act as a service-oriented ambassador of engineering to the rest of the team
  • Collaborate with all disciplines to evaluate technical possibilities, conceptualize and realize game features and functionality and create the best possible player experience
  • Ensure that newly developed features and systems meet expectations and are coherent with existing code
  • Make use of iterative prototyping to demonstrate the validity of gameplay features
  • Analyze and understand the game design to define required features and game systems - suggest improvements whenever necessary by designing and implementing new systems or modifying existing systems
  • Identify and resolve bugs reported by people from other disciplines, the quality control team, and your peers
  • Anticipate complex problems and propose respective solutions, considering the entire production pipeline

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or equivalent
  • At least 5 years of programming experience in C++
  • Advanced skills in C++. (C# and WPF are a plus)
  • Strong data structures, logic, algorithms, and optimization skills
  • Experience in the design and implementation of various game systems, such as game object management, AI, pathfinding, scripting, combat, and online networking preferred
  • Knowledge of good software engineering practices, design patterns and software architecture
  • Strong ability for analyzing and optimizing existing systems
  • Great verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Self-motivated team player and good experience working closely with game designers
  • Interest and ability to mentor other programmers
  • Passion for video games and technology

What to send our way:

  • Your CV, highlighting your education, experience, and skills
  • A cover letter including your earliest starting date, expected salary and why you would like to join us
  • Any relevant code/work samples you can provide are highly appreciated 

Additional information

Your benefits: 

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the Mainz region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, Experts and library.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Our Ubisoft Blue Byte Academy offers multiple opportunities for you to discover your full potential and develop yourself in various areas.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.
  • Free fresh Fruit, Coffee, Tea and Water. Enjoy fresh fruit and beverages in our office.

We offer a highly motivating challenge for team players interested in showing personal initiative in an innovative and international company. If you are passionate about video games and would like to join an industry leader -  please apply via our career portal. 

For further information, please check https://mainz.ubisoft.com/en/

Associate Producer – Assassin's Creed VR (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999797576041

JOB DESCRIPTION

As Associate producer, you'll be a valued member of the production team, supporting the producer to guide the team to create a “world” and its content. You'll also communicate between different teams and departments. Using your experience and proven track record to track the progress of the team, you will achieve the production objectives and to ensure that the team members remain committed and motivated.

This is a full-time role based in Düsseldorf, Germany which requires working in the studio in a hybrid working model (within Germany).

Your Impact

You'll:

  • Be an excellent leader for your team, having a servant leadership mindset and helping to unleash the full potential of every member of your team
  • Establish and maintain a healthy team spirit with open communication, constructive feedback culture with lean processes and realistic goals.
  • Have an analytical eye, optimizing workflows and processes to make coordination within the team members on different sites as simple as possible.
  • Planning and scheduling for your area of the project including planning documentation, tools and constant monitoring of progression.
  • Identifying issues and risk mitigation to reduce impact on the content, schedule and/or quality and initiate contingency plans where necessary.
  • Ensure proper bug management (bug reports, priorities, etc.)
  • Coordinate the submission process and all dependencies inside Ubisoft and ensure all requirements are met.
  • Supporting the Producer, Lead's and Recruitment with on-boarding of new employees

Qualifications

What you bring to the team 

  • Multiple years of experience and shipped titles in the video game industry, in a producing role (in the development environment)
  • A passion for VR
  • Great flexibility to adapt to a whole series of situations & manage interdependencies
  • Familiarity with various project management methodologies
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills (in English)
  • An attentive, collaborative and innovative spirit
  • A people-centered approach
  • Strong ability to collaborate with multiple international teams, both internal and external.

Additional information

Your Benefits

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the NRW region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • Development oriented environment; workshops, online lessons, guest speakers from the industry, library, paid self study hours, coaching available.
  • English and German classes for free. Business language in the studio is English. No German language is required.
     

The application must include your resume and a cover letter detailing your earliest starting date, salary expectations and motivation

For further information please check www.ubisoft.com.

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf

Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

Senior Game Designer [Assassin's Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999786369293

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Project

Join today to shape the future of VR. We are adding to an established team to work on an exciting new Assassin’s Creed VR project. You will work on the Oculus platform, on one of Ubisoft’s most iconic and legendary IP’s on a multi-studio project across the globe.

Your Impact

We are looking for a senior comfort VR game designer to work in our Comfort Team to imagine the future ways of enjoying VR.

Responsibilities

  • Design and prototype proven and innovative game systems for VR Comfort and Accessibility
  • Ensure the implementation of desired features into actual gameplay and settings, while maintaining the quality and balance between multiple gameplay systems
  • Create and maintain design documentation, including feature specification and implementation guidelines
  • Contribute to the handling, gameplay, mechanics and interface setup
  • Analyze and audit gameplay systems
  • Prepare guidelines and consult other teams with a focus on design for VR Comfort and Accessibility
  • Collaborate and communicate in a large co-dev project with diverse disciplines (Programmers, Designers, UI/UX, User Research, QA, etc.)
  • Prioritize and meet deadlines, document and communicate progress, participate in meetings.
  • Implement, balance and bug fix gameplay features, overseeing them from concept to final implementation
  • Prepare testing/research environments, help test designs and iterate on the design

Qualifications


Necessary

  • Previous experience in VR design with a focus on Comfort and/or Accessibility
  • Strong human-centered design skills and ability to analyze gameplay systems with critical judgment
  • Understanding of VR game design principles, Cognitive psychology, Ergonomics principles, Accessibility and UX
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively on a large co-dev project with team members of different disciplines
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively document and communicate ideas and concepts;
  • Task driven, good time management and problem-solving skills, as well as strong analysis and communication skills
  • Proficient in English, both spoken and written.
  • Great communication skills, a positive attitude & team player
  • Willing to relocate; this is a permanent position based in Düsseldorf, Germany.

Bonus (but optional)

  • Experience working with Unity
  • Experience conducting user-tests or collaborating with User research
  • Experience working with Jira, Confluence and within Agile/Scrum Organizational Environment

Additional information

Your Benefits

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the NRW region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Development Support: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, paid self-study hours and library.
  • Free English and German; The business language in the studio is English. No German is required to work with us.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
     
  • Gym Subsidy
  • Monthly Travel Budget
  • Discounted Ubisoft Games
  • & more


Living in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf is a very international city close to the border of Germany famous for it's Japanese culture. With a Japanese gardens, "Little Tokyo" area for Asian cuisine and celebrating Japan Day along the River Rhine each year. Art Galleries and Museums can be found as well as the "Old City" - a lively area of bars and restaurants amongst traditional German architecture. Two hours from Paris, Amsterdam, the UK and Hamburg - an excellent location to explore Europe even on a weekend. A large Deer park offers a natural sanctuary for those needing a break from the city life. More rural and suburban areas surround the city for those looking for a more relaxed pace.

Applying

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals in an international team, please apply via our career portal. 

The application must include your resume, and a cover letter detailing your earliest starting date, motivation.

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com.

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf

Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

UI Artist [Skull&Bones] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999786387236

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Description 

The UI Artist will be working closely with the game director, lead UX and lead UI artist to design the look and feel of the User Interface in our games as well as helping to establish the usability strategies. Additionally, the UI Artist will be responsible for conceptualization, creation and implementation of art assets. 

 
What you will do 

  • Translate gameplay high-level ideas and UX vision into visual functional UI designs
  • Deliver and implement high quality UI Art in line with the vision of the game
  • Define usability strategies and create compelling visual UI through prototyping, wireframes, graphics and animation
  • Communicate concepts with local and international teams as well as stakeholders
  • Create convincing UI animations to drive players’ attention and offer guidance

Qualifications

What you bring 

  • Shipped at least 1 game title as a UI Artist and have good understanding of game production constraints. 
  • Experience in working with large-scale teams. 
  • Skills in visual communication (graphic design, iconography, typography, animation). 
  • Proficiency in conceptualizing, presenting, and executing ideas. 
  • Technical and artistic problem solving. 
  • A good understanding of the fundamentals of user experience approach. 
  • A good knowledge of the full pipeline for getting UI assets into a game engine. 
  • Expertise in creating multiplatform compatible UI assets. 
  • Have a strong understanding of Photoshop and Illustrator. 
  • Pro-activity, self-motivation, and organization. 

  
Bonus points for: 

  • Previous experience in Usability, familiar with Prototyping and related tools such as Adobe XD, Axure, Figma, etc. 
  • Strong compositing skills, experiences with video editing tools (After Effects, Premiere, etc.) and ability to integrate motion graphics or videos in UI design. 

Additional information

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels at home. We believe people do their best work when you give them ownership and trust. In return, we expect our teams to practice self-responsibility – continuing to develop their skills and with a growth mindset. We know how critical it is for our teams to feel comfortable and with that in mind, we provide a variety of benefits which we hope helps you settle into your life in Berlin:

Your benefits:

  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get approximately 10 bank holidays in the Berlin region.
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Opportunities for growth on your desired career path: workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, experts and in-house library.
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
  • Discounted Games. We regularly order Ubisoft Games for super cheap prices for our employees.
  • Gym Subsidy. We contribute 50% (up to a maximum amount of 25€) towards the monthly cost of a gym membership of your choice.
  • Monthly Mobility Budget. 80€ per month that can be used on bicycle lease, parking spot rental or public transportation ticket.
  • English and German classes for free. Main language in the studio is English.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. 
For further information please check bluebyte.de and berlin.ubisoft.com

Animation Programmer - [Assassin’s Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999786372857

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Animation Programmer will be responsible for the technical side of character animations within the project and will serve as a liaison between Character Animation Artists and Gameplay Programmers. 

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Expand and maintain the animation layer between NPC behaviors and Unity's Mecanim system.
  • Maintain the visual character prefabs. 
  • Create and update procedural animations and IK systems on NPCs. 
  • Implement real-time facial phoneme animation system for spoken audio lines. 
  • Support character ragdoll code and the animation side for grabbing, pushing, pulling. 
  • Design, implement, and iterate on new and existing systems and tools. 
  • Assist with performance optimization of animation systems, including levels of detail. 

Internal Relationships

  • Act as a technical contact between animation artists and feature team programmers. 
  • Collaborate with technical artists as needed.​ 

Qualifications

 

  • 3+ years of professional programming experience with an emphasis on character animation (at least 1 published title preferred) 
  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, or Software Engineering 
  • Very good knowledge of C++
  • Experience in Unity and Unity's Mecanim system 
  • Strong 3D math and computer graphics skills 
  • Experience in IK/FK systems 
  • Debugging and problem-solving skills 
  • Good understanding of modern animation techniques 

Additional information

Your Benefits

  • Bonus Scheme
  • Relocation Support: We offer financial support in form of a cash allowance and assistance with accommodation search and settle-in support via our relocation partner, for international candidates we offer visa assistance.
  • 26 days paid vacation per year. Additionally, you will get half a day off on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve and approximately 11 bank holidays in the NRW region.
  • Flexible Working Hours: We have core working times between 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM and the distribution of the other hours is up to you.
  • Development Support: Leadership training, workshops, guest speakers from the industry, online Ubisoft learning platform, coaches, paid self-study hours and library.
  • Free English and German; The business language in the studio is English. No German is required to work with us.
  • Company Pension Scheme. We offer an attractive scheme through salary sacrificing in which the employer also matches contributions 
  • Up to 350€ childcare support per child per month. In addition, we also offer 5 ‘care for ill children days’ per child per year.
     
  • Gym Subsidy
  • Monthly Travel Budget
  • Discounted Ubisoft Games
  • Ubisoft pays 50% of your Health Insurance
  • & more


Living in Düsseldorf

Düsseldorf is a very international city close to the border of Germany famous for it's Japanese culture. With a Japanese gardens, "Little Tokyo" area for Asian cuisine and celebrating Japan Day along the River Rhine each year. Art Galleries and Museums can be found as well as the "Old City" - a lively area of bars and restaurants amongst traditional German architecture. Two hours from Paris, Amsterdam, the UK and Hamburg - an excellent location to explore Europe even on a weekend. A large Deer park offers a natural sanctuary for those needing a break from the city life. More rural and suburban areas surround the city for those looking for a more relaxed pace.

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals in an international team, please apply via our career portal. 

The application must include your resume, and a cover letter detailing your earliest starting date, salary expectations and motivation.

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com.

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH 
Studio Düsseldorf
Luise-Rainer Str. 7
40235 Düsseldorf



Geschäftsführer: Yves Guillemot
Sitz der Gesellschaft: Düsseldorf
Amtsgericht Düsseldorf HRB Nr. 51772

 

Game Programmer [Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999792514813

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Game Programmer on our team, you will be a hands-on programmer, being able to make a strong contribution for the overall project. In this role, you will work on every aspect of the game, from engine and game systems to developer tools.

You are eager to work on a yet unannounced game title and to have direct influence on what ends up in our players’ hands. As a key developer of a small, talented dev team, you will bring to life the vision of the game.

Your responsibilities:

  • Implement various gameplay systems and tools for a yet unannounced game
  • Implement and refactor engine features to support the projects technical needs
  • Deliver robust and flexible code
  • Act as a service-oriented ambassador of engineering to the rest of the team
  • Collaborate with all disciplines to evaluate technical possibilities, conceptualize, and realize game features and functionality and create the best possible player experience
  • Ensure that newly developed features and systems meet expectations and are coherent with existing code
  • Make use of iterative prototyping to demonstrate the vali