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

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999733659080

JOB DESCRIPTION

You will be a part of the production team for Ubisoft Connect PC & Access, where 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.

You will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of programmers, designers and testers where everyone is willing to share their knowledge and are encouraged to evolve every day.

The team spans across several countries and is characterized by passion, collaboration and the love for PC gaming.

You will also have the option to visit and work from collaborating studios.

Responsibilities

As part of the team, you will develop, design and deploy distributed backend services, internal tools and player-facing applications 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 server backend, internal tools and the client codebase 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

  • 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, TypeScript, JavaScript, Databases (SQL)

Nice to have:

  • Python
  • HTML
  • Network Security
  • AWS
  • Akamai
  • Jenkins

Are you seeking the opportunity to contribute your own passions to one of the largest gaming platforms while expanding your experience and knowledge? then come join us!  

About Ubisoft Düsseldorf: 

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is home to several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies. The studio is leading the development of beloved Ubisoft games like The Settlers and the innovative VR escape room experience Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As renowned co-developers within the Ubisoft group, Ubisoft Düsseldorf contributes to high profile projects such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Ubisoft Connect. Ubisoft Düsseldorf is part of the Ubisoft Blue Byte studio network. 

Bilingual (German-English) Interior Architect/Designer [Ubisoft] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999732797440

JOB DESCRIPTION

      --Please note that this position will require fluent command of German--

As an Interior Architect/Designer at Ubisoft, you will be heavily involved in shaping the interior space of our three German studios. This role is located in Mainz, Germany.

You belong to the Property Management team, responsible for translating Ubisoft’s current and future development needs into practical solutions, anticipating and managing its buildings, infrastructure and real-estate requirements. From strategic planning, need analysis, research on building requirements, sourcing of providers to the final design of interior space, this team is taking charge.

In this role, you develop the vision and support the execution on various design projects within the German Ubisoft studios. This includes the assessment of needs, size measurements as well as the development of sketches and concepts. You are also working on technical solutions, develop layout planes, construction drawings, and engage in furniture, fixture and equipment selections (FF&E). Your goal is to always ensure a work environment that not only provides the highest conditions sustainable comfort, security and safety but also reflects Ubisoft’s brand and culture.

What you will do:

  • Participate in need assessments and development of the vision + functional / technical program for the development of our studios’ interior space
  • Evaluate possible solutions; making functional and creative recommendations
  • Produce or coordinate 3D sketches; developing presentation documents
  • Research and decide on products, materials and manufacturing techniques
  • Create drawings and layouts, produce and revise technical detailed documents and coordinate with other teams (engineering, architects, graphic design etc.)
  • Ensure compliance with codes and regulations
  • Adhere to the concepts and standards which apply to all Ubisoft studios
  • Participate in the production of tender documents, proposal analysis and contract negotiations
  • Participate in the follow-up of onsite work, issuing of directives, approval of shop drawings and the management of deficiencies
  • Participate in the development of internal protocols and standards
  • Cost estimation and budget planning

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Finished apprenticeship in interior architecture or interior design (or comparable)
  • Experience in AutoCAD and Sketch Up software
  • Experience in Adobe suite (Indesign, photoshop, illustrator, adobe pro)
  • Good knowledge of the MS Office suite
  • Teamplayer mentality with a high level of service orientation
  • Independent and proactive workstyle with a sense for consistency, decisiveness and effective solutions
  • Problem solving and project management skills
  • Strong communicational skills and fluency in both German and English (spoken and written)

    *Experience in office development or in the realization of relevant projects of different sizes is a strong 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 kind of work samples you deem relevant are a plus (either uploaded or via a link to your website)

About Ubisoft 

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Assassin's Creed VR", "Splinter Cell VR" and many more.

About Ubisoft Mainz

The teams at Ubisoft Mainz are engineering some of Ubisoft’s biggest blockbusters. Operating from a historic city in the heart of Germany, the studio develops games pushing the limits of the genre like the acclaimed Anno 1800 and lends decades of expertise to AAA co-development projects like Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and the upcoming Beyond Good And Evil 2. More information at mainz.ubisoft.com.

Intermediate/Senior Engine Programmer [Skull & Bones] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999733173203

JOB DESCRIPTION

As an 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. 

 

Further responsibilities include:

  • Profiling & definition of performance/memory budgets
  • Maintain engines, tools and other components
  • Integration of 3rd party solutions & branches into engines

Qualifications

  • Multiple years of professional experience in Engine Programming
  • Excellent knowledge in C++
  • Many years of experience in creating memory friendly, cache efficient and optimized code in a multithreaded environment
  • Experience in programming robust and efficient code
  • Experience in integrating middleware solutions into existing engines
  • Able to work with CPU and Memory profiling tools
  • Strong ability for analyzing and extending an existing codebase
  • Very Good debugging and problem solving skills
  • Having a critical and analytical sense
  • Ability to work in large teams distributed all over the world
  • 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

 

Nice to have

  • Familiarity with low level APIs of different consoles
  • Interest and experience with graphics APIs
  • Bachelor or Master degree in computer science or any other relevant discipline

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. We have development studios in 28 countries and sell video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, state of the art video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, “For Honor", “The Settlers”, “Anno”, “Far Cry”  and many more.

The youngest studio in the network, Ubisoft Berlin is set to continue contributing to this impressive line-up and will be working on AAA Co-Development projects together with international Ubisoft teams. 

We Are Ubisoft Berlin

At Ubisoft Berlin, we are steadily growing. We are collaborating on the award-winning “Far Cry” series together with international Ubisoft teams, but also on an yet unannounced project and we are paving the way for even more!

As a newly established Ubisoft studio, we have an ambitious but humble approach to the contribution we want to bring to AAA game development in Germany. We are committed to excellence; we want to dedicate ourselves to delivering inspiring and meaningful game experiences that will empower our players and make them feel part of the worlds, we create.

We encourage an autonomous and entrepreneurial mindset tailored to our highly motivated talents to create experiences that leave a mark in the games industry as a whole.

Come and join us in one of the most creative and dynamic cities in the world!

 

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

Mainz - Full-time - 743999732799972

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 Senior Game 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 part of the game, from game systems to developer tools. Being an avid gamer yourself, you are eager to work on this AAA title and to have direct influence on what ends up in our players’ hands. As a dependable member of a talented and cohesive dev team, you will bring to life the vision of the game and level designers; who will take your point of view and expertise into consideration when making their decisions. With every new iteration, you commit yourself to answering the most fundamental questions: Will the player enjoy this? Does it feel right? Is it AAA quality?

Your responsibilities:

  • Implement various gameplay systems and tools for a AAA game
  • 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
  • Work with our game designers and programmers 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 in order 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 + propose adapted solutions, considering the entire production pipeline
  • Champion core game values, especially 'gameplay first'

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics or equivalent
  • Around 5 years of programming experience in C++
  • Strong 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 

About Ubisoft Mainz

The teams at Ubisoft Mainz are engineering some of Ubisoft’s biggest blockbusters. Operating from a historic city in the heart of Germany, the studio develops games pushing the limits of the genre like the acclaimed Anno 1800 and lends decades of expertise to AAA co-development projects like Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and the upcoming Beyond Good And Evil 2. More information at mainz.ubisoft.com.

Prop Artist [Anno] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999722022374

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Anno series delivers a rich city-building experience and provides players ample opportunities to create huge metropolises, plan efficient logistic networks, explore and settle new lands and dominate their opponents by diplomacy, trade or warfare. Our team is now looking for a talented Prop Artist (f/m/d) to join us at Ubisoft Mainz in Germany.

In this role you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, with the major focus on creation and integration of 3D content in line with the vision and technology of the project

How you will make an impact: 

  • Close collaboration with the Art Director and Lead Artist to work within the visual style of the game 
  • Modelling, texturing and implementing high-quality 3D assets. (architecture, props, modular kits)   
  • Integration of 3D assets into the game engine meeting both engine and quality requirements
  • Ensuring technical and artistic follow-up of the assets imported into the game including necessary improvements
  • Establishing artistic benchmarks and ensuring regular monitoring 
  • Use project specific tools in order to achieve best results and meet deadlines
  • Setting up configuration, dynamic objects and other functionalities of art assets

Qualifications

What experience you should offer:

  • Minimum 2 years experience as a Prop Artist or 3D artist, and taken part in the production of a game title
  • Complete familiarity with various steps in the design of real-time 3D assets: high and low poly modelling, baking processes (organic and hard surface), and texturing (realistic)
  • Proficient with 3DSMax and/or Maya, Zbrush, Substance Suite and Photoshop
  • Good knowledge of UV layout, texturing & shading
  • Autonomous work style with the ability to take initiative, work resourceful and deliver on time 
  • Ability to quickly grasp technical constraints of platforms, engines and software
  • Great understanding of next gen asset creation and PBR workflow 
  • Keen eye for composition, shape, color and detail 
  • Ability to construct and elaborate on assets/props based on key reference or concepts 
  • Experience in managing the polygon count and texture budget
  • Proactive team player with strong interpersonal skills and positive attitude
  • Curiosity and a strong interest in the video game industry 
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English

     
  • Great understanding of architecture and urbanism is a plus
  • Experience with Substance Designer is a plus
  • Good Animation and/or riggings skills (Maya, 3DS Max, MotionBuilder) is a plus

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 teams at Ubisoft Mainz are engineering some of Ubisoft’s biggest blockbusters. Operating from a historic city in the heart of Germany, the studio develops games pushing the limits of the genre like the acclaimed Anno 1800 and lends decades of expertise to AAA co-development projects like Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and the upcoming Beyond Good And Evil 2. More information at mainz.ubisoft.com.

Studio Production Director (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999735307022

JOB DESCRIPTION

Reporting directly to the Managing Director, the Studio Production Director is responsible for supporting and challenging the Producers to constantly improve and maximize the conditions for both gaming, platforms and technology projects in the studio.

Further responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Definition of best production processes and methods to reach the expected profitability, quality and deadline targets. 

  • Creation and implementation of the Studio production strategy for short/medium/long term

  • Core team recruitment and monitoring 

  • Internal production audits: 

  • Assess the situation of projects on a regular basis

  • Facilitate knowledge sharing both internally and externally 

  • As a key member of the Ubisoft Blue Byte Board of Directors you will support the MD in evolving the Studio culture 

  • Be a strategic partner to HR to support the career evolution of Düsseldorf’s Development staff and help to determine how make our employees fit for the future keeping in mind our strategic product portfolio.

  • Work with MD and Operations Director to determine best practices across the studio. 

  • Bring synergies between German studios to life. 

Qualifications

  • Degree in Project Management/Administration or equivalent industry experience
  • Expert knowledge of project management methods in game development
  • The ability to collaborate with and flexibly create and modify workloads for multiple teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Excellent self-organization and self-motivation abilities 
  • Shipped multiple AAA games
  • Passion for games and strong knowledge of the gaming industry

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", "James Cameron's Avatar", “Beyond Good & Evil 2", "Ubisoft Escape Games", “The Settlers”, “Anno” and many more.

Due to continued sustainable growth at Ubisoft Düsseldorf, we are now accepting applications for a suitably qualified and motivated Studio Production Director (f/m/d) to create and implement production strategies to ensure successful delivery of projects across the studio.

Gameplay Programmer (Unity C#) [The Settlers Online] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999736863943

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Settlers Online is a well established IP with a large fan base. The architect of your own city, you are also it's protector - defeating bandit camps and completing missions to unlock more features. The more experience points you gain the bigger and better you can build your empire.

As Gameplay Programmer, you will be one of our masters of interactions. You will maximize the playability, fun and comfort for the players. Your impact will be driving, challenging and turning creative ideas into high quality gameplay features in order to deliver believable, memorable and original gaming experiences.
 

  • Improve playability with bug-free gameplay features
  • Understand and challenge the design intentions of the game to turn them into gameplay features that will maximize the playability, believability and comfort for the players
  • Create solutions to facilitate the integration and adaptation of gameplay elements - such as design, sound and animation - into the game.

Optimize player’s comfort (playability)

  • Implement and optimize the interaction controls, systems, features and UI together with the game designer to ensure fluid playability
  • Determine and fix the gameplay bugs detected by the production, CRM and quality control teams

Code complex gameplay mechanisms

  • Establish the technical possibilities for the different gameplay features
  • Analyse and understand the game design documents in order to define the required features and game systems that must be developed in the engine
  • Implement the features and systems according to the design documents and conforming the technical framework
  • Validate and verify if the newly developed systems meet project intentions and are coherent with the existing code

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of experience in Gameplay Programming (C#)
  • Experience in programming robust and efficient code, including large existing code bases
  • Strong experience with Unity
  • Experience to work on a game operating in a live environment
  • Proactive behavior and a team player
  • Excellent communication and good English skills (no German language skills are required to work in our Studio)

Bonus

  • Good knowledge in C++ is a plus

 

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", "James Cameron's Avatar", “Beyond Good & Evil 2", "Ubisoft Escape Games", “The Settlers”, “Anno” and many more.

Lead Development Tester [Anno] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999722112442

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Anno series delivers a rich city-building experience and provides players ample opportunities to create huge metropolises, plan efficient logistic networks, explore and settle new lands and dominate their opponents by diplomacy, trade or warfare. Our team is now looking for a talented Lead Development Tester (f/m/d) to join us at Ubisoft Mainz in Germany.

In this role, your primary mission is to lead a team of testers and work with developers, artists, and designers to ensure the quality and stability of new features and game content.

Your responsibilities include: 

  • Lead and manage a team of development testers
  • Follow up and evaluate the work of your team
  • Identify risks and provide relevant solutions to complex problems
  • Actively work with other team leads and facilitate the information flow
  • Manage and forecast the devtest resource needs for the project
  • Manage and update project test plans 
  • Act as a communication link between development and QC teams
  • Create, monitor and control metrics impacting product and team quality 
  • Lead, connect and partner with teams across Ubisoft towards quality initiatives 
  • Coach and develop leadership talent across the department for succession planning 
  • Estimate, prioritize, and manage your team’s tasks 
  • Commit to meeting team objectives

Qualifications

  • Relevant experience as a team lead of 2+ years
  • Shipped multiple titles as a test lead
  • Understanding of general testing methodologies, processes and terminology
  • Knowledge of game production process and workflows
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both in written and spoken English
  • Autonomous and proactive attitude
  • Time-management and organizational skills
  • Open minded problem-solver
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to change
  • Knowledge of gaming platforms (Xbox One, PS4, PC, etc)
  • Experience with MS Office, Confluence, Sharepoint
  • Proficiency in defect & test case management tools (e.g. JIRA, TestRail)

Nice to have:

  • Any coding knowledge: XML/HTML, JavaScript, Python, Java, C/C++/C#, SQL
  • Experience with automation test methods
  • Familiarity with Ubisoft's line of products and services
  • Certification in any of the following: PMP, Scrum Master, ISTQB-ATM
  • Experience working in global teams

The teams at Ubisoft Mainz are engineering some of Ubisoft’s biggest blockbusters. Operating from a historic city in the heart of Germany, the studio develops games pushing the limits of the genre like the acclaimed Anno 1800 and lends decades of expertise to AAA co-development projects like Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and the upcoming Beyond Good And Evil 2. More information at mainz.ubisoft.com.

Graphics Programmer [Skull & Bones and Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999733180569

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.

Further responsibilities include:

  • Develop, extend and manage the rendering technology for the game
  • Optimize existing rendering technology
  • Collaborate with other Ubisoft studios to extend the capabilities of our inhouse 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

  • Multiple years of professional experience as graphics programmer
  • 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 (RenderDoc/nSight/console tools)
  • Strong skills in C/C++
  • Strong ability for analyzing and extending existing codebase
  • Very good 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

Nice to have:

  • Console experience
  • Worked on your own 3D engine
  • Knowledge of low-level graphics APIs(D3D12/Vulkan)
  • Interest in recent development in graphics (Async compute, RTX, …)

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, state of the art video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, “For Honor", “The Settlers”, “Anno”, “Far Cry”  and many more.

The newly established Ubisoft Berlin studio is set to continue contributing to this impressive line-up and will be working on AAA Co-Development projects together with international Ubisoft teams. 

We Are Ubisoft Berlin

At Ubisoft Berlin, we are steadily growing. We are collaborating on the award-winning “Far Cry” series together with international Ubisoft teams, but also on an unannounced project and we are paving the way for even more!

As a newly established Ubisoft studio, we have an ambitious but humble approach to the contribution we want to bring to AAA game development in Germany. We are committed to excellence; we want to dedicate ourselves to delivering inspiring and meaningful game experiences that will empower our players and make them feel part of the worlds, we create.

We encourage an autonomous and entrepreneurial mindset tailored to our highly motivated talents to create experiences that leave a mark in the games industry as a whole.

Come and join us in one of the most creative and dynamic cities in the world!

 

Associate Lead Development Tester [Anno] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999724578769

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Anno series delivers a rich city-building experience and provides players ample opportunities to create huge metropolises, plan efficient logistic networks, explore and settle new lands and dominate their opponents by diplomacy, trade or warfare. Our team is now looking for a talented Associate Lead Development Tester (f/m/d) to join us at Ubisoft Mainz in Germany.

In this role, your primary mission is to assist the Lead Development Tester in managing a team of testers and work with developers, artists, and designers to ensure the quality and stability of new features and game content.

Your responsibilities include: 

  • Assist the Lead Development Tester in managing a team of development testers
  • Follow up and evaluate the work of your team
  • Identify risks and provide relevant solutions to complex problems
  • Actively work with other team leads and facilitate the information flow
  • Manage and forecast the devtest resource needs for the project
  • Manage and update project test plans
  • Act as a communication link between development and QC teams
  • Estimate, prioritize, and manage your team’s tasks
  • Commit to meeting team objectives

Qualifications

  • Experience in game development of 2+ years, ideally in a leadership role
  • Understanding of general testing methodologies, processes and terminology
  • Knowledge of game production process and workflows
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and spoken (including English)
  • Autonomous and proactive attitude
  • Time-management and organizational skills
  • Problem-solving and open minded
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to change
  • Knowledge of gaming platforms (Xbox One, PS4, PC, etc)
  • Experience with MS Office, Confluence, Sharepoint
  • Proficiency in defect & test case management tools (e.g. JIRA, TestRail)
  • Experience in working with Automation tools is a plus

The teams at Ubisoft Mainz are engineering some of Ubisoft’s biggest blockbusters. Operating from a historic city in the heart of Germany, the studio develops games pushing the limits of the genre like the acclaimed Anno 1800 and lends decades of expertise to AAA co-development projects like Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and the upcoming Beyond Good And Evil 2. More information at mainz.ubisoft.com.

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

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999731038708

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, and with the budget of AAA production.

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

  • 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

Neccessary

  • 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 & a team player

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

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Assassin's Creed VR", "Splinter Cell VR" and many more.

 

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

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999730139421

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Lead Programmer (f/m/d) to lead the Düsseldorf team to deliver the content on time and quality. 

In this role and as part of one global team you lead the Düsseldorf programming team. Reporting to the Senior producer, you work closely with your team to support them driving the development of different features. You will oversee the architecture of various game relevant systems, as well as fostering a good climate within the team to enable people and invest in their development. You will be working closely with the technical director, other leads and people from different disciplines, using agile methodologies to drive the work and create an outstanding AAA VR game experience. 

Primary responsibilities include:
 

  • Lead a team of interdisciplinary programmers  
  • Mentor, manage and regularly review team members to continue building a cohesive and effective team 
  • Foster a healthy collaboration of the various programming groups within the team together with the project leadership group and the technical director 
  • Spearhead the design and development of architecture and features within the mandates scope 
  • Work with the production, programmers, design and art leads to create task and schedule estimates for programming team and track development efforts across the team;  
  • Identify risks and opportunities presented during the development and provide solutions to resolve potentially complex problems 
  • Gather feedback and evaluate the work performed by team, analyse their impact on the project, and help them use this information to improve and grow.  
  • Participate in the hiring and interview processes for programmers  
  • Establish and maintain a healthy team spirit with open communication, constructive feedback culture, with ambition and empowerment within the Düsseldorf team and across the studios. 

Qualifications

 

  • 8+ years of development experience and shipped at least two AAA titles 
  • Experience leading a team  
  • Master, Bachelor or equivalent in computer science or engineering 
  • Experience in development for PC VR (preferred), console and mobile  (desirable)  
  • Strong programming skills in Unity/C# (required)
  • C++ is a plus but not required
  • Proficient in refactoring and optimizing existing systems 
  • Excellent debugging and problem-solving skills 
  • Understanding of multi-threaded principles 
  • Ability to work efficiently with a large, existing code base 
  • Knowledge of low-level system architecture 
  • Comfortable planning tasks and dependencies for yourself and team members.  
  • Knowledge of software development environments and associated tools. (i.e. Visual Studio, Perforce, JIRA...) 
  • Strong reporting and documentation skills 
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written (as English is our business language in the studio.)
  • Great communication skills and a positive attitude 
  • Be a team player 

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Mainz, Düsseldorf and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Ubisoft Escape Games", “The Settlers” and many more.

We are creating a brand-new team to work on an unannounced Assassin's Creed VR project. As Lead Programmer you will work on cutting-edge VR technology, on one of Ubisoft’s great IP’s, developed across multiple studios. Join us today to shape the future of VR!

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

Lighting Artist - [Splinter Cell VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999721824782

JOB DESCRIPTION


Lighting artist is responsible for the creation of the lighting for specific scenes in the project. They will work with concept and art direction, environment and level design to ensure the game elements are visually cohesive and support the games design, art direction and the technical constraints of the game. 

Primary Objectives:

Make a beautifully lit game including all of the games elements – environment art, characters and other in game assets. 

Specific Tasks:

  • ​Deliver efficient updates to the games lighting in accordance with the games aesthetic. 

  • Implement and incorporate feedback from Art Director and Leads into work. 

  • Understand best practices, production pipelines and workflows. 

  • Work closely with the Art Director to achieve the desired lighting and mood required for the game. 

  • Produces mood boards to assist in the art direction pertinent specifically to lighting 

  • Looks for and provides reference from all resource platforms to establish and reinforce relevant lighting decision making 

  • Continually looks for ways to push the limits of the lighting pipeline for better results. 

Qualifications

 

  • First and foremost an you are an artist who can take direction towards, and fully understand what looks good and why. 
  • Experience in lighting games and or film  
  • Experience working within a photo realistic environment. 
  • Exposure to industry game engines and production pipelines; 
  • Good working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop 
  • Knowledge of lighting, atmospheric effects and subsequent tools. 
  • Knowledge of Physically Based Rendering and Linear workflows; 
  • Knowledge of colour grading and other post process effects; 
  • Familiarity with data management software (such as Perforce); 
  • Knowledge of workload management software/principles (e.g. Jira); 
  • Knowledge of the video game industry and awareness of typical video game development processes. 
  • Great communication skills and a positive attitude 
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written 
  • Bring your enthusiasm about your craft to the team. 

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Mainz, Düsseldorf and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Ubisoft Escape Games", “The Settlers” and many more.

 

We are creating a brand-new team to work on Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell [VR] for the Oculus platform. You will work on cutting-edge VR technology, on one of Ubisoft’s great IP’s, developed across multiple studios. Join us today to shape the future of VR!

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

Mainz - Full-time - 743999734331034

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)

About Ubisoft Mainz

The teams at Ubisoft Mainz are engineering some of Ubisoft’s biggest blockbusters. Operating from a historic city in the heart of Germany, the studio develops games pushing the limits of the genre like the acclaimed Anno 1800 and lends decades of expertise to AAA co-development projects like Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and the upcoming Beyond Good And Evil 2. More information at mainz.ubisoft.com.

3D Environment / Prop Artist - [Splinter Cell VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999721824270

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Environment / Prop Artist will be responsible for creating high quality 3D environment assets for production to bring life and detail to the worlds we are building together.

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 2 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

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Mainz, Düsseldorf and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Ubisoft Escape Games", “The Settlers” and many more.

 

We are creating a brand-new team to work on Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell [VR] for the Oculus platform. You will work on cutting-edge VR technology, on one of Ubisoft’s great IP’s, developed across multiple studios. Join us today to shape the future of VR!

Senior Generalist Programmer [Ubisoft Connect] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999734746322

JOB DESCRIPTION

As part of the production team, you will be involved in the development of features and components throughout a wide spectrum of applications in the Ubisoft Connect ecosystem. You will be using a variety of programming languages, including but not limited to C++, Python, JavaScript/TypeScript, and frameworks like Vue.js.

You will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of programmers, designers and testers where everyone is willing to share their knowledge and are encouraged to evolve every day. The team spans across several countries and is characterized by passion, collaboration and the love for gaming. As a Senior Programmer, you will have the opportunity to contribute to a wide spectrum of technologies, ranging from frontend to backend applications and tools, component styling to data distribution, network architecture or deployment pipelines.

You will also have the option to visit and work from collaborating studios.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Be part of an agile team collaboratively working on technical designs, new features as well as steady improvements of existing code.
  • Lead technology task forces and initiatives.
  • Contribute to high-level software application and architecture design decisions.
  • Write clear, modular and maintainable code.
  • Debugging, profiling, maintaining and improving the existing code base.

Qualifications

You are seeking the opportunity to contribute with both your experience and passion to one of the biggest gaming platforms. You are eager to involve yourself in the development of new features, general improvements and the steady modernization of our applications and tools.

You have very strong communication skills and enjoy sharing knowledge and experience by mentoring and supporting less experienced colleagues.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years professional programming experience
  • Highly proficient in modern C++

Experience in any of the following is a plus:

  • Web technologies
  • Databases

About Ubisoft Connect  

At Ubisoft Connect, a division of Ubisoft, you’ll help bring millions of players closer than ever to the games they love. 

Together with your colleagues, you'll collaborate with AAA production teams to build critical online and interface tools that enhance players' experiences and connect them to their communities. From exclusive rewards to social sharing features, you and your team of fellow innovators will bring about impactful technological advancements regularly. 

Joining Ubisoft Connect means joining a team of passionate, extraordinary people driven by a common desire to innovate and create. Not only will you work across a variety of platforms, but you’ll have access to some of the most cutting-edge technologies currently available. You’ll also enjoy career advancement opportunities, a supportive and inclusive learning environment, and a competitive compensation package. 

Located in Düsseldorf, we offer a work environment unique in the industry; one that will help refine your abilities while simultaneously developing a unified vision of the online services that power our games. 

About Ubisoft Düsseldorf

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is home to several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies. The studio is leading the development of beloved Ubisoft games like The Settlers and the innovative VR escape room experience Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As renowned co-developers within the Ubisoft group, Ubisoft Düsseldorf contributes to high profile projects such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Ubisoft Connect. Ubisoft Düsseldorf is part of the Ubisoft Blue Byte studio network. More information at http://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/

Speculative Application Programming - Berlin (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999731092664

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a wide-range of talented programming professionals for our new studio in Berlin. If you would like to send us your speculative application for a programming position, please do so here. This vacancy is for our Berlin Studio opening in 2018!

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.

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", "James Cameron's Avatar", “Ubisoft Escape Games", "Beyond Good & Evil 2", “The Settlers”, “Anno” and many more.

The newly established Ubisoft Berlin studio is set to continue contributing to this impressive line-up and will be working on AAA Co-Development projects together with international Ubisoft teams.

We Are Ubisoft Berlin

At Ubisoft Berlin, we are steadily growing. We are collaborating on the award-winning “Far Cry” series together with international Ubisoft teams, an unannounced project and we are paving the way for even more! 

As a newly established Ubisoft studio, we have an ambitious but humble approach to the contribution we want to bring to AAA game development in Germany. We are committed to excellence; we want to dedicate ourselves to delivering inspiring and meaningful game experiences that will empower our players and make them feel part of the worlds, we create.

We encourage an autonomous and entrepreneurial mindset tailored to our highly motivated talents to create experiences that leave a mark in the games industry as a whole.

Come and join us in one of the most creative and dynamic cities in the world!

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

Berlin - Full-time - 743999733173880

JOB DESCRIPTION

The AI Programmer will develop generic systems in the field of game AI supporting the game's content and game play creation. 

Your tasks: 

  • Develop state-of-the-art AI technology, AI modules and systems 
  • Design, implement, test and document the technical aspects of features for a AAA game 
  • Create workflows to support data-driven AI solutions 
  • Work together with other international Ubisoft studios 
  • Work with fellow teammates to conceptualize and realize functionality 

Qualifications

Your profile: 

  • Some years of professional experience 
  • Experience in AI programming 
  • Proficient knowledge in C++ 
  • Experience in programming readable and extendable code 
  • Strong ability for analyzing and extending existing code 
  • Excellent teamwork abilities including other international studios 
  • Ability to predict task duration and understand dependencies 
  • Fluent in English 

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. We have development studios in 28 countries and sell video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, state of the art video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, “For Honor", “The Settlers”, “Anno”, “Far Cry”  and many more.

The youngest studio in the network, Ubisoft Berlin is set to continue contributing to this impressive line-up and will be working on AAA Co-Development projects together with international Ubisoft teams. 

We Are Ubisoft Berlin

At Ubisoft Berlin, we are steadily growing. We are collaborating on the award-winning “Far Cry” series together with international Ubisoft teams, but also on an yet unannounced project and we are paving the way for even more!

As a newly established Ubisoft studio, we have an ambitious but humble approach to the contribution we want to bring to AAA game development in Germany. We are committed to excellence; we want to dedicate ourselves to delivering inspiring and meaningful game experiences that will empower our players and make them feel part of the worlds, we create.

We encourage an autonomous and entrepreneurial mindset tailored to our highly motivated talents to create experiences that leave a mark in the games industry as a whole.

Come and join us in one of the most creative and dynamic cities in the world!

 

Senior Prop Artist [Anno] (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999722022629

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Anno series delivers a rich city-building experience and provides players ample opportunities to create huge metropolises, plan efficient logistic networks, explore and settle new lands and dominate their opponents by diplomacy, trade or warfare. Our team is now looking for a talented Senior Prop Artist (f/m/d) to join us at Ubisoft Mainz in Germany.

In this role you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, with the major focus on creation and integration of 3D content in line with the vision and technology of the project

How you will make an impact: 

  • Close collaboration with the Art Director and Lead Artist to work within the visual style of the game 
  • Production of realistic and high-quality assets (modeling and texturing) that meet the expectations of a AAA Ubisoft game     
  • Integration of 3D assets into the game engine meeting both engine and quality requirements
  • Ensuring technical and artistic follow-up of the assets imported into the game including necessary modifications 
  • Maintaining quality, efficiency and consistency across your work     
  • Establishing artistic benchmarks and ensuring regular monitoring 
  • Ensuring performance and technical quality of 3D environment assets  
  • Setting up configuration, dynamic objects and other functionalities of art assets
  • Providing support and advice for other artists

Qualifications

What experience you should offer:

  • Minimum 4-5 years experience as a Prop Artist or 3D Artist, having shipped at least 1 title
  • Excellent knowledge of modeling tools such as 3DSMAX, Autodesk Maya, Blender, Zbrush
  • Complete familiarity with various steps in the design of real-time 3D assets: high and low poly modelling, baking processes (organic and hard surface), and texturing (realistic).
  • Mastery of the PBR Pipeline for the creation of textures (Substance Suite /Photoshop, baking tools)
  • Exceptional understanding of next gen asset creation workflows with the ability to modify and improve them
  • Ability to construct and elaborate on assets/props based on key reference or concepts;
  • Ability  to closely adapt a specific art style
  • Keen eye for composition, shape, color and detail
  • Strong understanding of balancing quality standards and game performance in a game engine
  • Ability to take initiative, to work independently, resourceful and to deliver on time
  • Adaptable and open to feedback
  • Strong interpersonal skills - you are a proactive team player with a positive attitude
  • Curiosity and a strong interest in the video game industry and best practices
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English

     
  • Great understanding of architecture and urbanism is a plus
  • Good Animation and/or riggings skills (Maya, 3DS Max, MotionBuilder) are a plus
  • Shader creation knowledge is a plus
  • Experience with outsourcing is a plus
  • Ability to manage FX and lighting is a plus
     

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 teams at Ubisoft Mainz are engineering some of Ubisoft’s biggest blockbusters. Operating from a historic city in the heart of Germany, the studio develops games pushing the limits of the genre like the acclaimed Anno 1800 and lends decades of expertise to AAA co-development projects like Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and the upcoming Beyond Good And Evil 2. More information at mainz.ubisoft.com.

IT Solution Developer (Python & C#) (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999732796702

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a IT Solution DevOps Developer at Ubisoft Mainz, you’ll be part of the Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions Team, whose goal it is to design and deploy technical solutions that support the activities of Ubisoft employees worldwide within an advanced IT environment. 

You like improvement and feel comfortable in the data jungle. If your skills allow you to identify, analyze and implement possible solutions, then you are in the right place.  
You can expect a highly collaborative environment where knowledge is freely shared, and help is always available.  

What you will do:

  • Design, develop and establish an advanced IT environment  
  • Analyze needs and develop solutions in coordination with the customers
  • Identify risks and opportunities presented during development and provide solutions to resolve potentially complex problems 
  • Data Management 
  • Establish new 3rd party applications
  • Provide feedback for peers and team; process to facilitate continuous improvement  

Qualifications

What you bring:

Training and relevant experience 

  • Master, Bachelor or equivalent degree in computer science or engineering 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Software development 
  • Python, C# and SQL skills
  • Experience in Data Management

Knowledge and skills required 

  • Managing APIs 
  • Proficiency in designing, coding, debugging, refactoring, profiling, and optimizing new and existing systems with excellent problem-solving skills  
  • Experience in collaboration with DevOps 
  • Experience with Source Control Management, preferably GIT 
  • Good communication skills 
  • Sense of humor, positive attitude, a generous spirit, a desire to learn and grow, and a team-focus 
  • Ability to complete duties on time whilst maintaining a high-quality service 
  • Enthusiasm in learning and using new technologies 
  • Good attention to detail 
  • Fluent in English 

Nice to have

      * Knowledge around Service Management  
      * Experience with Front-end Programming  
      * Microsoft Power Platform / Azure  
      * SharePoint Online 
 

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 

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good And Evil 2", “Assassin's Creed VR", "Splinter Cell VR" and many more.

Generalist Programmer [Skull & Bones and Unannounced Project] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999733414887

JOB DESCRIPTION

What you will do

As a Generalist Programmer you will develop systems that touch a wide-range of game development areas, and collaborate not only with specialist Programmers in these areas, but also with those from other disciplines. Potential collaborations might involve working with:

  • Gameplay Programmers and Designers to realise new game features
  • Backend Programmers to define client-server communication protocols
  • UI Programmers to supply screens with necessary data, or help with layouts and populating views with data
  • Artists and Engine/Tools Programmers to create new content creation workflows
  • Production to scope and plan feature development

As well common programming duties such as:

  • Reviewing the work of other Programmers
  • Creating and maintaining technical documentation
  • Debugging and profiling code on multiple platforms
  • Managing and mentoring individuals within the Programming Team

 

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.

What you bring

  • Strong C++ skills
  • Experience with different programming patterns and abstractions
  • Understanding of the code performance and memory-usage implications
  • Understanding of the advantages/disadvantages of common programming patterns and abstractions
  • Understanding of multithreaded environments and how to work within them
  • Familiarity with working in large code bases
  • 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 C++ in a game development context
  • Experience in architecture of complex systems
  • Experience on multiplatform projects, including consoles

 

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, state of the art video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, “For Honor", “The Settlers”, “Anno”, “Far Cry”  and many more.

The Ubisoft Berlin studio is set to continue contributing to this impressive line-up and will be working on AAA Co-Development projects together with international Ubisoft teams. 


We Are Ubisoft Berlin

At Ubisoft Berlin, we are steadily growing. We are collaborating on the award-winning “Far Cry” series together with international Ubisoft teams, an unannounced project and we are paving the way for even more!

We have an ambitious but humble approach to the contribution we want to bring to AAA game development in Germany. We are committed to excellence; we want to dedicate ourselves to delivering inspiring and meaningful game experiences that will empower our players and make them feel part of the worlds, we create.

We encourage an autonomous and entrepreneurial mindset tailored to our highly motivated talents to create experiences that leave a mark in the games industry as a whole.

Come and join us in one of the most creative and dynamic cities in the world!

Frontend Web Developer [Ubisoft Connect] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999735899007

JOB DESCRIPTION

As part of the production team, you will be involved in the implementation of features and components throughout the full spectrum of web development. You will be using a variety of technologies and programming languages, including but not limited to HTML, JavaScript / TypeScript, CSS / SCSS and frontend frameworks like Vue.js and Angular.

You will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of programmers, designers and testers where everyone is willing to share their knowledge and are encouraged to evolve every day. The team spans across several countries and is characterized by passion, collaboration and the love for  gaming.

You will also have the option to visit and work from collaborating studios.

Responsibilities:

  • Write clear, modular and maintainable code
  • Participate in or lead feature task forces for technical design and implementation/improvement of new features.
  • Testing, debugging, profiling and maintaining existing code
  • Develop and maintain new public-facing web applications, shown in the Ubisoft Connect client and on the web

Qualifications

You as a person:

We believe to succeed in this role you’re a result focused person, who is passionate about developing platform software for games with millions of users. Furthermore, you believe in team ownership of what you craft and will be working with your colleagues to learn, share ideas and solve complex problems.

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!

Qualifications

  • Excellent skills in JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML and stylesheet languages (CSS, SCSS, etc.)
  • 4+ years of professional programming experience
  • 2+ years experience with modern JavaScript frameworks (preferably Vue.js)
  • Experience with common JavaScript tools and toolchains (e.g., webpack)
  • Experience with common JavaScript testing frameworks (e.g., Jest)
  • Basic knowledge of C++, C#, .NET Core or databases is a bonus.

At Ubisoft Connect, a division of Ubisoft, you’ll help bring millions of players closer than ever to the games they love. 

Together with your colleagues, you'll collaborate with AAA production teams to build critical online and interface tools that enhance players' experiences and connect them to their communities. From exclusive rewards to social sharing features, you and your team of fellow innovators will bring about impactful technological advancements regularly. 

Joining Ubisoft Connect means joining a team of passionate, extraordinary people driven by a common desire to innovate and create. Not only will you work across a variety of platforms, but you’ll have access to some of the most cutting-edge technologies currently available. You’ll also enjoy career advancement opportunities, a supportive and inclusive learning environment, and a competitive compensation package. 

About Ubisoft Düsseldorf: 

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is home to several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies. The studio is leading the development of beloved Ubisoft games like The Settlers and the innovative VR escape room experience Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As renowned co-developers within the Ubisoft group, Ubisoft Düsseldorf contributes to high profile projects such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Ubisoft Connect. Ubisoft Düsseldorf is part of the Ubisoft Blue Byte studio network. 

Senior Full-Stack Web Developer [Ubisoft Connect] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999734455718

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Senior Full-Stack Web Developer you will design, develop and deploy both frontend and backend applications, enriching the Ubisoft Connect ecosystem and empowering the team to handle player-facing features and contents.

As part of the production team, you will be involved in the implementation of features and components throughout the full spectrum of web development. You will be using a variety of technologies and programming languages, including but not limited to C#, TypeScript, SCSS and frontend frameworks like Vue.­­js and Angular.

You will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of programmers, designers and testers where everyone is willing to share their knowledge and are encouraged to evolve every day. The team spans across several countries and is characterized by passion, collaboration and the love for PC gaming.

You will be using a wide spectrum of technologies ranging from frontend to backend, TypeScript to C#, component styling to data persistence.
Specific responsibilities include:

  • Write clear, modular and maintainable code
  • Work on both front- and backend application in the context of Ubisoft Connect 
  • Be part of an agile team collaboratively working on technical designs, new features as well as steady improvements of existing code

You will also have the option to visit and work from collaborating studios.

Qualifications

You are seeking the opportunity to contribute with both your experience and passion to one of the biggest gaming platforms. You are eager to involve yourself in the development of new features, general improvements and the steady modernization of our web applications.

  • Excellent C#, JavaScript/TypeScript, (S)CSS and HTML skills
  • Knowledge in the following topics: ASP.NET, .NET Core, SQL, REST, automated testing
  • Hands-on experience in developing SPAs with modern frontend frameworks (Vue, Angular, React)
  • Bonus: AWS, ElasticSearch, Python, Protocol Buffers, Continuous Integration

About Ubisoft Düsseldorf: 

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is home to several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies. The studio is leading the development of beloved Ubisoft games like The Settlers and the innovative VR escape room experience Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As renowned co-developers within the Ubisoft group, Ubisoft Düsseldorf contributes to high profile projects such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Ubisoft Connect. Ubisoft Düsseldorf is part of the Ubisoft Blue Byte studio network. 

UI Artist [The Settlers] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999729419495

JOB DESCRIPTION

The UI Artist will be responsible for creating high quality, modern interface solutions, 2D artworks and animations for game development.

Primary Objectives

  • Create modern Interface Designs from conception to final quality
  • Translate high-level gameplay ideas into visual functional UI Designs
  • Establish logical, readable UI solutions and usability strategies

Specific Tasks

  • Develop flexible designs that ensure extension and further development
  • Layout and implement HUD & Menu designs
  • Create convincing UI animations to drive attention and offer guidance for players
  • Provide good Information Hierarchy that enhances the player experience
  • Communicate ideas & concepts with international teams and stakeholders
  • Assist Engineers to ensure implementation reflects the Design Vision

Qualifications


Skills

  • Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects or Flash
  • Good sense for Motion design / Motion graphics
  • Proficient in creating ideas, prototyping and final realization
  • Profound graphic design skills (design, layout, typography)
  • Think critically and conceptually
  • Be forward thinking and anticipate the needs of your project
  • Be self-motivated and organized

Knowledge and Experience

  • Work experience of at least 2 years in the Video Game industry
  • Good knowledge in Animation (2D or 3D)
  • Profound knowledge of UI implementation processes in video game projects
  • Familiar with industry game engines and prototyping workflows
  • Practical experience with data management software (perforce)
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written (no German language skills required)

Bonus

  • Strong compositing skills and video editing skills are a plus (After effects, Premiere)
  • Being an avid gamer is a plus

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 modern layouts and screen design
  • Examples of dynamic motion design and interface animations
  • Examples of style variety
  • Examples of icons and other UI elements

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Mainz, Düsseldorf and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Ubisoft Escape Games", “The Settlers” and many more.

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

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999734559852

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 
  • 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 

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", "James Cameron's Avatar", “Beyond Good & Evil 2", "Ubisoft Escape Games", “The Settlers”, “Anno” and many more.

We are now accepting applications for an experienced and motivated Animation Programmer (f/m/d) that aspires to take games to the next level. In this AAA VR Unannounced Project you will develop and maintain high-value productions as Developer in a multi-cultural team. With your experience, you are able to possess a strong technical background and collaborate with teams all around the world!

Associate Technical Art Director - [Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999729419262

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Associate Technical Art Director will implement the graphic tools and methods to carry out the artistic vision of the game within the defined technical constraints. The main focuses are conversion of art direction into technical requirements, the implementation of art technologies, tools, pipelines and budgets for the project and development of team members.

Manage and help build a team that works together smoothly and collaborates well with external partners

  • Guide, provide constant support, and mentor technical artists. Play a key role in their career development.
  • Ensure team productivity: assign, organize, and prioritize the work within his team
  • Help construct a credible road map to reach target dates
  • Work closely with HR recruitment and producers to identify, hire, and grow promising candidates in your area of expertise

Gatekeeper of a solid bridge between art and tech teams

  • Understand art direction requirements and convert them to new features and improvements
  • Have regular sync-ups with the tech direction and art direction to align on options, choices and priorities
  • Be proactive by foreseeing problems and technical needs
  • Work closely with Rendering, Engine, Tools, and Art teams to ensure requirements are properly prioritized
  • Foster inter-team coordination. Help coordinate communication between groups and achieve consensus for the requirements necessary to ship a high quality title.
  • Establish an open communication with your peers on the project

Owner of the art technologies, tools, pipelines and budgets

  • Test and confirm that the intended techniques are possible with the tools chosen. Validate the quality of the product with the Art Director and Lead Programmer.
  • Produce a technical reference and/ or technical constraints document, keep it current, and communicate it for the team's guidance
  • Assure the homogeneity of the technical quality throughout the game
  • Propose and create the right tools to accelerate certain procedural tasks
  • Be the gatekeeper of the budget, stability and performance of the art

Look out for innovation

  • Network with other experts to benchmark solutions used on the project
  • Provide insights and value add to the project and group

 

Qualifications

 

  • Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Detailed knowledge of the technical constraints of engines and the different game platforms
  • Knowledge of 2D and 3D graphic software
  • Knowledge of an asset management system 
  • Knowledge of a programming language (C++…) (an asset)
  • Knowledge of Max Script (an asset)
  • In-depth knowledge of the jobs required to produce a AAA video game

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Mainz, Düsseldorf and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Ubisoft Escape Games", “The Settlers” and many more.

 

We are creating a brand-new team to work on Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell [VR] for the Oculus platform project. You will work on cutting-edge VR technology, on one of Ubisoft’s great IP’s, developed across multiple studios. Join us today to shape the future of VR!

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

Mainz - Full-time - 743999725187763

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Anno series delivers a rich city-building experience and provides players ample opportunities to create huge metropolises, plan efficient logistic networks, explore and settle new lands and dominate their opponents by diplomacy, trade or warfare. Our team is now looking for a talented Gameplay Programmer (f/m/d) to join us at Ubisoft Mainz in Germany.

If you are a talented programmer with strong C++, we would love to welcome you on the team. We expect you to have outstanding people skills, a collaborative “yes, and…” attitude, and a longstanding passion for games within many genres on multiple platforms.

Your responsibilities include: 

  • Design and Implement various gameplay systems and tools for the Anno Brand
  • Work closely with game designers, programmers, and artists to ensure a great player experience
  • Champion core game values, especially 'gameplay first'

Qualifications

  • Strong C / C++ programming skills
  • Experience in game programming
  • Strong data structures, logic, algorithms, and optimization skills   
  • Experience in the design and implementation of various game systems, including game object management, AI, pathing, scripting, combat, and online networking
  • Speaks “designer” fluently  
  • Self-motivation and willingness to participate in many areas of game development
  • Good verbal and written communications skills in English
  • Passion for video games

Nice to have:

  • Experience in shipping a AAA title   
  • Experience working with big C++ engines
  • Experience in C#, WPF
  • UI development experience
  • Computer science, mathematics, physics, or related degree
  • Experience working on networked games
  • Experience working on security issues
  • In-depth familiarity with Ubisoft products

The teams at Ubisoft Mainz are engineering some of Ubisoft’s biggest blockbusters. Operating from a historic city in the heart of Germany, the studio develops games pushing the limits of the genre like the acclaimed Anno 1800 and lends decades of expertise to AAA co-development projects like Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and the upcoming Beyond Good And Evil 2. More information at mainz.ubisoft.com.

QA Coordinator (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999733173619

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Role

At the head of a project QA team, you will have a critical role in helping us deliver world class game experiences to millions of players worldwide. You will help our talented and diverse development team by managing a group of testers to ensure our games launch at the highest quality. No two days are the same – from discussing intended design with our design team, to coordinating with international Ubisoft teams on playtests, you’ll have the opportunity to make a big impact on everything we do.

You will help your team by

  • Empower them to be autonomous and responsible
  • Plan and support the progress of your team members
  • Provide your team with constructive feedback on performance and development
  • Servant leadership mindset and team building
  • Communicate with impact and promote open dialogue with team members

What you’ll be doing

  • Collaboration with external QA / QC teams and Production, being the main point of contact
  • Support Production in monitoring and assessing processes and production pipelines
  • Monitor progress and maintain test schedule
  • Maintain the bug backlog using dashboards, filters and bug regression
  • Monitor your team’s velocity and manage risks
  • Follow up on test requests from the development team
  • Maintain documentation to support testing
  • Set up, monitor and iterate on QA processes and test plans
  • Drive the QA closing process as the project approaches milestones
  • Drive the staffing strategy growth plans for your team
  • Maintain awareness of the critical issues supporting development
  • Create visibility through regular reports within the development team and stakeholders on the quality state of the project

Qualifications

What you’ll bring

  • Self-organised, eager to learn and evolve
  • An understanding of feature & content development in games
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Familiarity with Agile Methodologies
  • Ability to adapt to change
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong knowledge about automation and testing processes
  • Strong knowledge about version control systems and bug tracking systems (P4, JIRA etc)
  • TRC/TCR compliance experience
  • Fluent in English

What we’d like

  • ·6+ years industry experience in QA/QC or equivalent as team leader or in a senior capacity, preferably in an embedded role.
  • Multiple shipped AAA titles, or the extensive experience in the live phase of an AAA title, preferably in QA leadership

Nice To Have

  • Formal QA certification, such as ISTQB or equivalent experience

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, state of the art video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like "Far Cry", “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, “For Honor", “The Settlers”, “Anno” and many more.


The Ubisoft Berlin studio is set to continue contributing to this impressive line-up and will be working on AAA Co-Development projects together with international Ubisoft teams. 


We Are Ubisoft Berlin

At Ubisoft Berlin, we are steadily growing. We are collaborating on the award-winning “Far Cry” series together with international Ubisoft teams, an unannounced project and we are paving the way for even more!

We have an ambitious but humble approach to the contribution we want to bring to AAA game development in Germany. We are committed to excellence; we want to dedicate ourselves to delivering inspiring and meaningful game experiences that will empower our players and make them feel part of the worlds, we create.

We encourage an autonomous and entrepreneurial mindset tailored to our highly motivated talents to create experiences that leave a mark in the games industry as a whole.

Come and join us in one of the most creative and dynamic cities in the world!

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

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999733161196

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Lead UI Artist, you will be responsible for creating high quality, modern interface solutions, 2D artworks and animations for our games as well as managing, training and leading a team of UI artists, 3d Artists and Technical Artists.

You will help set the visual quality bar, establish efficient workflow, foster communication, and create best practices to share with the team. Additionally, you will be expected to perform hands-on asset creation as necessary. Your ability to collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and mentor other artists will be key to your success in this role.

  • Help produce visual content, set best practices and benchmarks in AAA+ quality
  • Push the visual and technical quality of the Interface art to the next level
  • Create modern Interface Designs from conception to final quality
  • Translate high-level gameplay ideas into visual functional UI Designs
  • Establish logical, readable UI solutions and usability strategies
  • Ensure a productive and efficient workflow for the UI art team through excellent internal and external communication.
  • Close collaboration with the Art Director, Producers, Design and Code Leads to ensure the team works within the defined direction.
  • Establish a prospering art culture within the team to strive for exceptional quality.
  • Balance quality and efficiency of the team to gain the best possible results within in the given time frame and technical constraint
  • Prioritize and manage the UI art team’s tasks to ensure delivery in time and quality.
  • Create briefs, guides and style documentation for internal and external art teams
  • Assist Engineers to ensure implementation reflects the Design Vision
  • Develop flexible designs that ensure extension and further development
  • Layout and implement HUD & Menu designs
  • Provide good Information Hierarchy that enhances the player experience
  • Create convincing UI animations to drive attention and offer guidance for players
  • Provide support and advice for artists
  • Give feedback on the realization of the game art and ensure its exceptional artistic quality

Qualifications

Skills

  • Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects or Flash
  • Very good sense for Motion design / Motion graphics
  • Proficient in creating ideas, prototyping / wire-framing and final realization
  • Profound graphic design skills (design, layout, typography)
  • Think critically and conceptually
  • Be forward thinking and anticipate the needs of your project
  • Good ability to anticipate user behavior
  • Very good organizational skills and the ability to anticipate problems and find solutions fast

Knowledge and Experience

  • Work experience of at least 5+ years in the Video Game industry, including shipping at least one AAA title
  • Great knowledge in Animation (2d or 3d)
  • Exceptional knowledge of next gen asset creation workflows with the ability to modify and improve them
  • Practical experience with data management software (perforce)
  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative
  • Proactive attitude and efficient work methods
  • Have high quality standards with the ability to communicate them to the team
  • The ability to review the work of other artists and give feedback efficiently and in a clear and constructive manner.
  • Great communication skills, a positive attitude and experience in leading a team of artists
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written

Bonus

  • Experience working in an international multi-site production team
  • Cinematics and animation experience
  • Familiarity with 3D modeling processes 
  • Being an avid gamer

About Ubisoft Düsseldorf: 

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is home to several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies. The studio is leading the development of beloved Ubisoft games like The Settlers and the innovative VR escape room experience Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As renowned co-developers within the Ubisoft group, Ubisoft Düsseldorf contributes to high profile projects such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Uplay. Ubisoft Düsseldorf is part of the Ubisoft Blue Byte studio network. 

Producer - [Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell VR] /f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999731718823

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Producer (f/m/d) to lead the Düsseldorf team to deliver the content on time and quality.

In this role and as part of one global team, you'll lead the Düsseldorf team to create an outstanding AAA VR game experience. Reporting to the Executive producer, the role involves recruiting and building a new team as well as collaborating with various studios to produce the game. You will use your experience and proven track record to achieve the production objectives and to ensure that the team members remain inspired, committed and highly motivated to deliver a benchmark VR experience.

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

Further responsibilities include:

  • Build the project team and foster team building and commitment
  • Define the scope in collaboration with the directors and your leads
  • Coordinate production with other studios as one global team.
  • Create a roadmap and be accountable for the delivery of the deliverables
  • Foster productivity, challenge processes and mobilize and inspire the project team to reach targeted deliverables.
  • Identify issues and risk mitigations to reduce impact on the content, schedule and/or quality and initiate contingency plans where necessary.
  • Being an excellent leader for your team with 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 ambition and empowerment within the Düsseldorf team and across the studios.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience as a Producer in the games industry
  • You have experience in leading and motivating high performing teams
  • You have shipped at least one AAA title either on PC and/or console
  • Strong ability to collaborate with multiple international teams.
  • Expert knowledge of project management methods
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Experience in/or a passion for VR is a big plus!

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Mainz, Düsseldorf and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Ubisoft Escape Games", “The Settlers” and many more.

 

We are creating a brand-new team to work on an unannounced AAA VR project. You will work on cutting-edge VR technology, on one of Ubisoft’s great IP’s, developed across multiple studios. Join us today to shape the future of VR!

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

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999733206523

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • You develop and maintain new and existing online service 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, clear tasks

Qualifications

  • Over 5 years’ experience as a software engineer (Java or other JVM languages, industry standard frameworks)
  • Strong background in Restful Web Services (both consuming and producing sides)
  • Micro Service Architecture experience
  • Knowledge of Agile and Continuous Delivery practices
  • You are able to work in an agile, English speaking team
  • You are familiar with analyzing and debugging performance issues

Bonus Level

  • Experience with Spring Boot
  • Experience with DevOps culture
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud providers
  • Experience with Linux

IMPORTANT: This position will be located at Ubisoft Düsseldorf studio (Germany) and requires relocation; we cannot offer remote work. Please check your eligibility to work in Germany before applying.

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", "James Cameron's Avatar", “Beyond Good & Evil 2", "Ubisoft Escape Games", “The Settlers”, “Anno” and many more.

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 AAA Games)!.

Lead Animator [Avatar Project] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999734611502

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Lead Animator is responsible for leading and managing the Animation and Technical Animation teams in our project, setting objectives for both short and long term, driving quality standards and collaborating with Directors to deliver AAA game experiences.

Primary Objectives 

  • Collaborate with the Art Director, Technical Art Director and Animation Director to create animations that fit to the visual style of the project and set a new benchmark on animation quality for the team.
  • Define, prioritize, assign and regularly follow up on tasks and the advancement of the team’s work with regards to deliverables together with production.
  • Provide support and feedback for internal animation team and the technical animators.
  • Establish animation standards and provide feedback for animation outsourcing.
  • Collaborate with Tech Artists to improve existing and prototype future animation pipelines.
  • Collaborate with design teams and programming teams to develop gameplay features.
  • Quickly prototype animation systems that will serve as a basis for animation and gameplay-related discussions
  • Be the main point of contact for other teams and represent the team

    Specific Tasks:
     
  • Provide knowledge and solutions for animation problems
  • Cooperation with other Ubisoft teams all around the world on a daily basis
  • Provide support and advice for artists
  • Ensure that the work of the team follows the quality standards, artistic direction and set deadlines.
  • Actively participate in project management decisions and supervise the necessary adjustments so that the animation team is able to reach their goals.
  • Develop and manage successful teams:

- Coach and share best practices with the animation team
- Recruit and identify talents
- Manage performance: define objectives, give constructive feedback
- Empower and develop his teams with a long-term perspective 

      

Qualifications

 

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as an Animator or Technical Animator in game development with a strong understanding of rigging, skinning, keyframe animation, motion capturing and procedural animation.
  • At least 2 years of experience in a leadership role.
  • Proven experience on at least one AAA shipped title
  • Excellent 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 project’s art style and work within those limitations.
  • Understand workflows and tools in animation production with the ability to modify and improve them. 
  • Be forward thinking and anticipate the needs of your project. 
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written
     

Bonus

  • Experience with Motion editing and handling Mocap Data in Motion Builder is a plus
  • Experience as modeler and/or texture artist a plus
  • Ability to create custom tools and scripts to increase the productivity is a plus.
  • Rigging experience is a plus
  • Being an avid gamer is a plus

 

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 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

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Mainz, Düsseldorf and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Assassins' Creed VR”, "Splinter Cell VR" and many more.

We are collaborating with Massive Entertainment on the Avatar project, building an immersive, deep, and tangible world based on James Cameron’s Avatar.

Automation Engineer (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999728165199

JOB DESCRIPTION

You will be building and establishing an automation test strategy for one of our unannounced game titles in collaboration with the team’s testing and Build & Release departments. This includes managing the close collaboration with the quality assurance team and developers for a successful implementation.

You will also be responsible for reviewing existing solutions and providing feedback to the different stakeholders.

You will also have the option to visit and work from collaborating studios.

As an Automation Engineer, you contribute to create, build and improve an automated testing setup to guarantee a certain level of quality and decrease the manual testing efforts throughout the game’s development and deployment.

The main and routine tasks of this position are to:

  • Create an automation test framework for internal games, applications, and services within the game and Ubisoft’s environments
  • Develop functional tests for multicomponent games and applications
  • Implement test solutions to the test workflow
  • Closely collaborate and exchange with testing, development and external teams
  • Engage and support when encountering issues in the process
  • Actively participate in the centralized discussions and efforts towards global automation strategy of Ubisoft

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in Quality Assurance in the area of automation
  • Broad knowledge on different programming and scripting languages like C#, C++, Python
  • Good knowledge of different test frameworks, like Selenium, Ranorex
  • Experience with different versioning systems, preferably Perforce
  • Experience with XML / JSON processing
  • Experience in the development of functional testing and test frameworks
  • Experience with continuous integration tools and build pipelines like Jenkins, team city, Bamboo
  • Good oral and written communication in English

Bonus:

  • Knowledge of streaming technologies
  • Knowledge of Cloud solutions
  • Knowledge of Packaging Systems (zip, nu-get, chocolatey)
  • Experience of working with unit tests
  • Experience in REST API testing
  • Experience working in Linux
  • Experience with signing and fingerprinting

About Ubisoft Blue Byte: 

With more than 30 years of experience, Ubisoft Blue Byte is one of the pioneers of the German games industry. At three sites in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin the teams develop high-class gaming experiences. Ubisoft Düsseldorf and Ubisoft Mainz are leading the development of Anno 1800 and The Settlers as well as the VR escape room Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As co-developer the teams are supporting titles such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Beyond Good and Evil 2. Ubisoft Berlin is focussing on co-development, including the upcoming Far Cry 6. All three studios combined form the German Ubisoft studio network. More Information at bluebyte.ubisoft.com.

About Ubisoft Düsseldorf: 

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is home to several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies. The studio is leading the development of beloved Ubisoft games like The Settlers and the innovative VR escape room experience Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As renowned co-developers within the Ubisoft group, Ubisoft Düsseldorf contributes to high profile projects such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Uplay. Ubisoft Düsseldorf is part of the Ubisoft Blue Byte studio network. 

AI Programmer (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999733180840

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Role

AI programmers at Ubisoft Berlin bring game-specific AI knowledge (finite state machines, behaviour trees, pathfinding, etc.), solid C++ skills, and care about the wider gameplay impact of their work.  

The Team

You will be part of a team working on exciting Ubisoft franchises, old and new; we are a diverse and multicultural team, where we believe keeping a friendly and inclusive work environment is important for everyone. To that end, we value candidates who are open minded, team-players, and bring a can-do attitude. 

Qualifications

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, state of the art video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like "Far Cry", “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, “For Honor", “The Settlers”, “Anno” and many more.


The Ubisoft Berlin studio is set to continue contributing to this impressive line-up and will be working on AAA Co-Development projects together with international Ubisoft teams. 


We Are Ubisoft Berlin

At Ubisoft Berlin, we are steadily growing. We are collaborating on the award-winning “Far Cry” series together with international Ubisoft teams, an unannounced project and we are paving the way for even more!

We have an ambitious but humble approach to the contribution we want to bring to AAA game development in Germany. We are committed to excellence; we want to dedicate ourselves to delivering inspiring and meaningful game experiences that will empower our players and make them feel part of the worlds, we create.

We encourage an autonomous and entrepreneurial mindset tailored to our highly motivated talents to create experiences that leave a mark in the games industry as a whole.

Come and join us in one of the most creative and dynamic cities in the world!

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

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999733215934

JOB DESCRIPTION

As part of the Ubisoft Connect team, you will be involved in the development of features and components throughout a wide spectrum of application technologies. You will be using a variety of technologies and programming languages, including but not limited to C++, JavaScript/TypeScript and frontend frameworks like Vue.js.

You will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of programmers, designers and testers where everyone is willing to share their knowledge and are encouraged to evolve every day. The team spans across several countries and is characterized by passion, collaboration and the love for gaming.

You will also have the option to visit and work from collaborating studios.

What you will do?

As part of the team, you will develop, design and deploy frontend applications, enrich the Ubisoft Connect ecosystem and empower the team to handle player-facing features and contents.

  • Write clear, modular and maintainable code.
  • Work on the client/frontend 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.
  •  Be part of an agile team collaboratively working on technical designs, new features as well as steady improvements of existing code
  • Testing, debugging, profiling and maintaining existing code.

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of professional programming experience
  • Highly confident in C++
  • Confident in HTML, JavaScript
  • Knowledge in at least one of following: TypeScript, WinAPI, CEF

Nice to have:

  • Python
  • C#
  • Git
  • Protocol Buffers
  • CSS/Less/Sass
  • Knockout.js

About Ubisoft Düsseldorf: 

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is home to several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies. The studio is leading the development of beloved Ubisoft games like The Settlers and the innovative VR escape room experience Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As renowned co-developers within the Ubisoft group, Ubisoft Düsseldorf contributes to high profile projects such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Ubisoft Connect. Ubisoft Düsseldorf is part of the Ubisoft Blue Byte studio network. 

UX Designer [Rainbow Six Siege] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999736491760

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Create prototypes of game features to ensure a high quality user flow.
  • Craft solid UX specifications and documentation
  • Propose and present how users interact with features by using rapid prototyping tools
  • Create functional prototypes for rapid iterations on key elements;
  • Continuously optimize the user experience by iterating your designs based on user research and tests
  • Ensure that signs and feedback clearly communicate the game information based on best practices in accessibility;
  • Showcase and document information hierarchy and architecture for any given feature
  • Ensure optimal interaction feedback and minimal control latency
  • Work with different input methods in mind (PC / Consoles)
  • Collaborate with game designers to achieve the best controls and inputs for a fluid and consistent player experience
  • Implement an optimal interface layout plan;
  • Ensure that the interface arrangement accounts for localization constraints;
  • Work within the guidelines provided by direction

Qualifications

  • At least 2 years working experience on UX design
  • Understanding of lean UX concepts and the ability to work within a continuous flow environment (ability to think holistically while building and learning iteratively)
  • Solid grasp of ergonomic principles applied to video games;
  • Profound knowledge of interaction design and user behavior
  • Proficiency in at least 1 prototyping tool for web products (Axure, Balsamiq, or others)
  • Proficiency in at least 1 visual design tool (Photoshop, Illustrator, or others)
  • Ability to create functional prototypes;
  • Strong communication and presentation skills;
  • Ability to innovate and design exceptional user experiences;
  • Ability to rely on a user-focused design approach
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written

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.

As a UX designer on the Rainbow Six Siege team you will get to work within the design team to define the structures and wireframe of our features, explore improvements and ensure the best experience in the final delivery! 

About Ubisoft Düsseldorf

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is home to several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies. The studio is leading the development of beloved Ubisoft games like The Settlers and the innovative VR escape room experience Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As renowned co-developers within the Ubisoft group, Ubisoft Düsseldorf contributes to high profile projects such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Ubisoft Connect. Ubisoft Düsseldorf is part of the Ubisoft Blue Byte studio network. More information at http://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/

Online Application Specialist (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999728165990

JOB DESCRIPTION

As part of the extended game production team, you will be involved in the development of features and components within and around the versioning and deployment systems for one or more platforms.

This position aims at providing an excellent support service to its internal and external partners. You are responsible to ensure that the application layer of Ubisoft online environment is operational and that customers’ satisfaction levels is consistently high.

You will also have the option to visit and work from collaborating studios.

As an Online Application Specialist, you are taking care that the online components of the game are set up properly and sustainable. You ensure the optimization of processes in place and resolve potential obstacles.

The main and routine tasks of this position are to:

  • Install and configure online applications and related services
  • Maintain and optimize the application layer of the online environments
  • Investigate, identify, document problems and their root cause and propose collective actions
  • Ensure applications operability and monitoring with the help of external teams
  • Ensure online environment growth capacity
  • Handle escalations from support Level 2
  • Carry out other tasks related to this field

Qualifications

You are seeking the opportunity to contribute with both your experience and passion to one of our new and unannounced gaming titles. You are eager to involve yourself in the first hand operation and maintenance of ever evolving online systems.

You have very strong communication skills and enjoy sharing knowledge and experience with colleagues both in your and the game development team.

  • 3+ years of professional programming experience
  • Profound knowledge in different programming and scripting languages: C#, C++, Python
  • Experience with different versioning systems, preferably Perforce
  • Experience with XML / JSON processing
  • Experience with continuous integration tools and build pipelines like Jenkins, team city, Bamboo

Skills:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • High Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Proactive and autonomous way of working
  • Ability to make complex information accessible
  • Ability to work under stress
  • Good verbal and written communications skills in English

About Ubisoft Blue Byte: 

With more than 30 years of experience, Ubisoft Blue Byte is one of the pioneers of the German games industry. At three sites in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin the teams develop high-class gaming experiences. Ubisoft Düsseldorf and Ubisoft Mainz are leading the development of Anno 1800 and The Settlers as well as the VR escape room Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As co-developer the teams are supporting titles such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Beyond Good and Evil 2. Ubisoft Berlin is focussing on co-development, including the upcoming Far Cry 6. All three studios combined form the German Ubisoft studio network. More Information at bluebyte.ubisoft.com.

About Ubisoft Düsseldorf: 

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is home to several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies. The studio is leading the development of beloved Ubisoft games like The Settlers and the innovative VR escape room experience Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As renowned co-developers within the Ubisoft group, Ubisoft Düsseldorf contributes to high profile projects such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Uplay. Ubisoft Düsseldorf is part of the Ubisoft Blue Byte studio network. 

Art Director [Splinter Cell VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999734449602

JOB DESCRIPTION

As Art Director you will join an established core team to work on a prestigious new Splinter Cell VR project. Being developed for the Oculus platform, on a multi studio project across the globe and with the budget of AAA production. 

As Art Director you will lead this project's artistic vision across all studios. Working with a team of seasoned professionals like yourself you will define the overall vision for art and how to best realize the game’s creative ambitions partnering with the Game and Creative Director. Furthermore, you will have the benefit of building an art team that fosters an atmosphere of excellence and collaboration both within and out with the art discipline to deliver the best overall game experience.

This is a permanent position based in Düsseldorf, Germany, and requires working onsite.

Responsibilities

  • Create, drive and uphold the artistic vision and direction for a Splinter Cell game whilst honoring the brand.
  • Collaborate with other studios to ensure consistency and quality for the project;
  • Collaborate with Creative and Project Directors to create technically sound, engaging and memorable visuals;
  • With your team, deliver state of the art visuals, finding the right balance between artistic aspects and technical constraints.

Qualifications

  • A passion for AAA video games/VR
  • Shipped at least 1 AAA title as an Art Director coupled with previous experience as a Lead Artist
  • Experience with outsourcing and co-development is a bonus
  • Clear understanding of art pipelines.
  • Ability to frame delivery goals for a team, and review and dynamically adjust them to achieve success.
  • In-depth comprehension of the technical landscape; hardware, software and techniques.
  • Strong documentation skills and the ability to effectively apply them to production
  • Documented leadership experience, great collaboration skills and positive attitude
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written (No German language skills are required to work in our studio)

Bonus

  • Unity knowledge
  • Experience in VR is a bonus

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Mainz, Düsseldorf and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Ubisoft Escape Games", “The Settlers” and many more.

 

Development Tester (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999728167925

JOB DESCRIPTION

As part of the extended game production team, you will be involved in the testing of the live game and deployment systems for one or more platforms. You will be working in close collaboration with Build & Release and other Ubisoft departments worldwide to ensure a stable and smooth operation.

  • Perform daily tests and responsibility for quality and stability of new game content, new features and upcoming releases
  • 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)
  • Provide feedback on features in development
  • Test on multiple platforms (PC, PS4, Xbox One)
  • Perform periodical validation tests and write validation reports in order to assess the quality and completeness level of the new content 
  • Ensure that the tested software meets first party certification criteria as part of master certifications (verify final software version). 

Qualifications

  • Analytical and critical approach
  • Ability to describe complex interrelations in writing
  • Proficient in handling bug tracking databases (JIRA or similar)
  • At least one year experience in Software/Game Testing
  • Proficiency to work in spoken and written English
  • Experience in multi-platform game development is a plus
  • Experience in AAA game development is a plus.
  • ISTQB foundation level is a plus.
  • Experience working in global teams is a plus

About Ubisoft Blue Byte: 

With more than 30 years of experience, Ubisoft Blue Byte is one of the pioneers of the German games industry. At three sites in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin the teams develop high-class gaming experiences. Ubisoft Düsseldorf and Ubisoft Mainz are leading the development of Anno 1800 and The Settlers as well as the VR escape room Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As co-developer the teams are supporting titles such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Beyond Good and Evil 2. Ubisoft Berlin is focussing on co-development, including the upcoming Far Cry 6. All three studios combined form the German Ubisoft studio network. More Information at bluebyte.ubisoft.com.

About Ubisoft Düsseldorf: 

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is home to several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies. The studio is leading the development of beloved Ubisoft games like The Settlers and the innovative VR escape room experience Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As renowned co-developers within the Ubisoft group, Ubisoft Düsseldorf contributes to high profile projects such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Uplay. Ubisoft Düsseldorf is part of the Ubisoft Blue Byte studio network. 

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

Mainz - Full-time - 743999706482647

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

The teams at Ubisoft Mainz are engineering some of Ubisoft’s biggest blockbusters. Operating from a historic city in the heart of Germany, the studio develops games pushing the limits of the genre like the acclaimed Anno 1800 and lends decades of expertise to AAA co-development projects like Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and the upcoming Beyond Good And Evil 2

More information at mainz.ubisoft.com

Game Designer - [The Settlers] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999730815933

JOB DESCRIPTION

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

We are developing and operating one of the most successful F2P browser games of Ubisoft: The Settlers Online. The game is running for 10 years now, translated to over 15 languages and operating in numerous territories all over the world to entertain its’ very strong and dedicated fan base. To continue this success story for the years to come, we are looking for a Game Designer to join our awesome The Settlers Online team based in Düsseldorf.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is looking for a Game Designer  (Economy, Progression, Live Ops) to join its highly successful F2P browser game The Settlers Online to design and balance F2P features, systems, events and mechanisms. Your main objective will be to develop features & events that improve the acquisition, retention, engagement, loyalty and monetization of our players.

  • Designing gameplay, game features and regular events that ensure player acquisition, retention and monetization
  • Producing the corresponding deliverables (Game Design documents and game feature presentations)
  • Producing game content (e.g. missions including game objectives & story lines) and balance game pacing to ensure the long-term retention of players
  • Designing user interfaces and tutorials
  • Designing in-game events and seasonal content to keep the game experience fresh and interesting
  • Working with artists and programmers to ensure the proper implementation of the game features designed
  • Responding to feedback, analytics and test results in a constructive manner to improve on the designs
  • Creating and maintaining living documentation for all game aspects
  • Remaining up to date on industry trends including new game genres, design methods, game themes and mechanics

Qualifications

  • At least 3 years’ experience in Game Design, ideally in a F2P gaming environment (browser, client or mobile)
  • Expertise in UX, features design and event & content creation as well as experience in feature pacing & balancing
  • Strong communication skills (both oral & written)
  • Proactive and enthusiast team player, comfortable working within a small multi-disciplinary team
  • First experience in leading & training junior Game Designers is a plus
  • Passionate about playing and creating games (F2P games in particular)
  • Fluent English (both spoken & written)

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Assassin's Creed VR", "Splinter Cell VR" and many more.

 

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

Berlin - Full-time - 743999733842679

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

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. We have development studios in 28 countries and sell video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, state of the art video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, “For Honor", “The Settlers”, “Anno”, “Far Cry”  and many more.

The youngest studio in the German network, Ubisoft Berlin is set to continue contributing to this impressive line-up and will be working on AAA Co-Development projects together with international Ubisoft teams. 

We Are Ubisoft Berlin

At Ubisoft Berlin, we are steadily growing. We are collaborating on the award-winning “Far Cry” series together with international Ubisoft teams, but also on an yet unannounced project and we are paving the way for even more!

We have an ambitious but humble approach to the contribution we want to bring to AAA game development in Germany. We are committed to excellence; we want to dedicate ourselves to delivering inspiring and meaningful game experiences that will empower our players and make them feel part of the worlds, we create.

We encourage an autonomous and entrepreneurial mindset tailored to our highly motivated talents to create experiences that leave a mark in the games industry as a whole.

Come and join us in one of the most creative and dynamic cities in the world!

Online Programmer (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999728303962

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Online Programmer is responsible for developing in-game and custom online services. These will interact with or complement Ubisoft’s existing online infrastructure.

  • Manage the interchange of data between players and the server/services/game
  • Provide access to the online architecture to presentational programmers
  • Assist in the development of innovative solutions to enrich the online gaming experience of players
  • Program and optimize systems, such as storefront data and player progression systems
  • Work with precision and care on our live systems and frameworks
  • Work on identifying and improving existing systems and identify new opportunities
  • Integrate Ubisoft’s global services into our game by using an internal SDK to implement the features requested by the game design team for the game
  • Those features will range from player inventory to matchmaking to leaderboards to various other topics
  • An analysis phase is required to ensure that features provided by those services match the design as requested by game design team. If not, you may need to develop a custom service to match those needs
  • Developing custom services means designing an online service based on a design from game design team. This includes defining the REST api, the storage system, implement the web service in C# and deploying it in Kubernetes, and to implement the according API calls in the game

Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master degree in computer science or any other relevant qualification with a strong technical background
  • Strong C++ skills
  • Excellent communication and good English skills

Bonus

  • Deep understanding of game production
  • AWS & Docker experience
  • Strong Python proficiency is a plus
  • Expertise in online test framework and architecture
  • Proven leadership and coaching skills is a plus

About Ubisoft Blue Byte: 

With more than 30 years of experience, Ubisoft Blue Byte is one of the pioneers of the German games industry. At three sites in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin the teams develop high-class gaming experiences. Ubisoft Düsseldorf and Ubisoft Mainz are leading the development of Anno 1800 and The Settlers as well as the VR escape room Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As co-developer the teams are supporting titles such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Beyond Good and Evil 2. Ubisoft Berlin is focussing on co-development, including the upcoming Far Cry 6. All three studios combined form the German Ubisoft studio network. More Information at bluebyte.ubisoft.com.

About Ubisoft Düsseldorf: 

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is home to several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies. The studio is leading the development of beloved Ubisoft games like The Settlers and the innovative VR escape room experience Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As renowned co-developers within the Ubisoft group, Ubisoft Düsseldorf contributes to high profile projects such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Uplay. Ubisoft Düsseldorf is part of the Ubisoft Blue Byte studio network. 

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

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999735428875

JOB DESCRIPTION

Ubisoft Connect is the ecosystem of players services for Ubisoft games across all platforms. It aims at giving the best environment for all players to enjoy their games and connect with each other whatever the device.

You will be involved in the development of features and components throughout the full spectrum of technology in the server infrastructure. You will be using a variety of technologies and programming languages, including but not limited to C++, Python and web technologies.

You will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of programmers, designers and testers where everyone is willing to share their knowledge and are encouraged to evolve every day. The team spans across several countries and is characterized by passion, collaboration and the love for gaming.

You will also have the option to visit and work from collaborating studios.

What you will do:

As part of the team, you will develop, design and deploy distributed backend services that power our desktop client and Ubisoft’s PC titles with focus on high availability, low latency and scalability. You will be using a wide spectrum of technologies ranging from Protocol Buffers, REST APIs, MySQL and Cassandra databases.

  • Writing clear, modular and maintainable code.
  • Work on the 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.
  • Building highly scalable services with low latency.
  • Testing, debugging, profiling and maintaining existing code. 

Qualifications

  • 3+ years professional programming experience
  • Confident in C++
  • Knowledge in at least one of following:
    Network Architecture, Backend Services, TypeScript, JavaScript, Databases (SQL)

Nice to have:

  • C#
  • Python
  • HTML
  • WinAPI
  • Protocol Buffers
  • REST
  • NoSQL
  • Network Security
  • AWS

About Ubisoft Connect  

At Ubisoft Connect, a division of Ubisoft, you’ll help bring millions of players closer than ever to the games they love. 

Together with your colleagues, you'll collaborate with AAA production teams to build critical online and interface tools that enhance players' experiences and connect them to their communities. From exclusive rewards to social sharing features, you and your team of fellow innovators will bring about impactful technological advancements regularly. 

Joining Ubisoft Connect means joining a team of passionate, extraordinary people driven by a common desire to innovate and create. Not only will you work across a variety of platforms, but you’ll have access to some of the most cutting-edge technologies currently available. You’ll also enjoy career advancement opportunities, a supportive and inclusive learning environment, and a competitive compensation package. 

About Ubisoft Düsseldorf

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is home to several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies. The studio is leading the development of beloved Ubisoft games like The Settlers and the innovative VR escape room experience Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As renowned co-developers within the Ubisoft group, Ubisoft Düsseldorf contributes to high profile projects such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Ubisoft Connect. Ubisoft Düsseldorf is part of the Ubisoft Blue Byte studio network. More information at http://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/

Product Owner [Ubisoft Connect] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999736295062

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Product Owner, you will be responsible for a dedicated product within our project. A product can be a set of tools, features or services with external and/or internal stakeholders.

In this position, you will be responsible to define and prioritize the Agile Team’s backlog, by gathering requirements from stakeholders, prioritize them, document them accordingly and work with the Agile Team to deliver within the agreed upon timeline.
The Product Owner collaborates closely with the Ubisoft Connect Management team to define the strategic directions for all products, with the agile team responsible for the delivery, and with stakeholders to understand needs.
Ultimately, you will be the specialist that holds the vision for your product(s) and knows its Return on Investment.

The perfect candidate will have a solid grasp on data analytics, strategy, and agile methodologies in order to deliver a high-quality product that our platform and services benefit from.

Responsibilities: 

  • Work with the Ubisoft Connect Program Manager and the agile team on establishing a product vision and a roadmap that aligns with the platform’s strategic mission and objectives.
  • Act as a Subject Matter Expert for assigned products.
  • Manage the relationship and communication with stakeholders on product related matters.
  • Produce, analyze, refine and document stakeholders’ requirements and user stories to be included in the production planning.
  • Ensure that the Agile Team always has an adequate amount of prior prepared and prioritized tasks to work on
  • Work with the Program Manager and the Agile Team to prioritize features and stories with external dependencies, ensuring a transversal prioritization of the issues that need to be delivered.
  • Provide backlog management, iteration planning, and elaboration of the user stories. Create and groom short, medium and long-term product roadmaps and get internal agreement with Ubisoft Connect Management and provide visibility both within and outside of the Ubisoft Connect project.
  • Collaborate with the Agile Coach (Project Manager) to run successful release planning and sprint planning sessions, as well as sprint reviews and retrospectives
  • Ensure the product functionality is properly documented
  • Ensures a good communication and training strategy on the released features
  • Proactively resolves stakeholders’ satisfaction issues

Qualifications

You as a person

We are looking for a person with excellent communication and interpersonal skills as well as a major client focus.

It is important you can lead and inspire in a technical environment and collaborate with both technical and non-technical talent. You are driven and passionate about developing a digital distribution platform for games with millions of users and are a structured, result-oriented person.

Furthermore, you believe in team ownership of what you create, and you will be working with your colleagues to learn, share ideas and solve complex problems. You constantly innovate and improve product quality and group productivity. To succeed, you will need to be excellent of building strong relationships.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in working as an Agile Product Owner, or in a similar position, in a technology or software development company
  • knowledge of Agile processes and principles, backlog management techniques (story slicing, story mapping) and metrics (burn down metrics, velocity, lead time, cycle time)
  • Demonstrable expertise of Project Management fundamentals
  • Good knowledge and acumen of IT Technology fundamentals and solutions. 
  • Proficiency with collaboration tools (e.g. JIRA Agile, Aha or equivalent, SharePoint, Confluence);
  • Outstanding communication, presentation and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational and meeting coordination skills
  • Analytical and synthesizing skills
  • Ability to draft documents that are clear and well structured
  • Ability to prioritize activities in the face of competing demands
  • Experience working across organizational boundaries on a local and global basis

Nice to have

  • Experience with JIRA or similar tools
  • Experience with Confluence or similar tools 
  • Affinity with technology and ability to grasp technical issues on a high level
  • Good knowledge of Data & Analytics are a plus
  • Certifications as Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO) or Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) are a plus.
  • Fluency in French is a plus
  • Passion for computer games

About Ubisoft Connect  

At Ubisoft Connect, a division of Ubisoft, you’ll help bring millions of players closer than ever to the games they love. 

Together with your colleagues, you'll collaborate with AAA production teams to build critical online and interface tools that enhance players' experiences and connect them to their communities. From exclusive rewards to social sharing features, you and your team of fellow innovators will bring about impactful technological advancements regularly. 

Joining Ubisoft Connect means joining a team of passionate, extraordinary people driven by a common desire to innovate and create. Not only will you work across a variety of platforms, but you’ll have access to some of the most cutting-edge technologies currently available. You’ll also enjoy career advancement opportunities, a supportive and inclusive learning environment, and a competitive compensation package. 

About Ubisoft Düsseldorf

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is home to several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies. The studio is leading the development of beloved Ubisoft games like The Settlers and the innovative VR escape room experience Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As renowned co-developers within the Ubisoft group, Ubisoft Düsseldorf contributes to high profile projects such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Ubisoft Connect. Ubisoft Düsseldorf is part of the Ubisoft Blue Byte studio network. More information at http://duesseldorf.ubisoft.com/

Game Security Programmer (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999725690075

JOB DESCRIPTION

Your primary ovjective as our next Game Security Programmer is to develop and improve new and/or existing security solutions by assisting our game teams to develop secure games.
 

Further responsibilities include:

  • Develop new security components for our upcoming games
  • Improve security of existing game systems
  • Acquire a strong knowledge of the existing anti-cheat and anti-piracy solutions
  • Collaborate with other team members for transferring security knowledge
  • Carry out all other related tasks

Qualifications

Game developers with an interest in security problematics are welcome!

Skills and experience

  • Good knowledge of C and C++
  • Systematic and pragmatic mindset
  • Proficiency in oral and written English
  • Experience in programming robust and efficient code
  • Autonomous
  • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in a software development field
  • Bachelor or Master degree in computer science or any other relevant discipline is a plus

Desirable skills

  • Common constraints and limitations of multiplayer/online games
  • Common vulnerabilities and exploitation methods of multiplayer/online games
  • Reverse engineering, decompiling, tracing and debugging is a plus

About Ubisoft Blue Byte: 

With more than 30 years of experience, Ubisoft Blue Byte is one of the pioneers of the German games industry. At three sites in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin the teams develop high-class gaming experiences. Ubisoft Düsseldorf and Ubisoft Mainz are leading the development of Anno 1800 and The Settlers as well as the VR escape room Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As co-developer the teams are supporting titles such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Beyond Good and Evil 2. Ubisoft Berlin is focussing on co-development, including the upcoming Far Cry 6. All three studios combined form the German Ubisoft studio network. More Information at bluebyte.ubisoft.com.

About Ubisoft Düsseldorf: 

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is home to several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies. The studio is leading the development of beloved Ubisoft games like The Settlers and the innovative VR escape room experience Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As renowned co-developers within the Ubisoft group, Ubisoft Düsseldorf contributes to high profile projects such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Uplay. Ubisoft Düsseldorf is part of the Ubisoft Blue Byte studio network. 

Senior Artist [Rainbow Six Siege] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999722798033

JOB DESCRIPTION

As Senior Artist, you will help set the visual quality bar, establish efficient workflow, foster communication, and create best practices to share with the team. Additionally, you will be expected to perform hands-on asset creation as necessary. Your ability to collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and mentor other artists will be key to your success in this role.

Key responsibilities:

  • Help produce visual content, set best practices and benchmarks in AAA+ quality
  • Create briefs, guides and style documentation for internal and external art teams
  • Communicate ideas & concepts with international teams and stakeholders
  • Provide support and advice for artists
  • Give feedback on the realization of the game art and ensure its exceptional artistic quality

Qualifications

Knowledge, Experience & Skills

  • 5+ years of experience as a video game artist, including shipping at least one AAA title
  • Expert in Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects or Flash
  • Exceptional knowledge of next gen asset creation workflows with the ability to modify and improve them
  • Practical experience with data management software (perforce)
  • High degree of self-motivation and initiative
  • Proactive attitude and efficient work methods
  • Have high quality standards with the ability to communicate them to the team
  • The ability to review the work of other artists and give feedback efficiently and in a clear and constructive manner.
  • Great communication skills and a positive attitude
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written

Nice to have

  • Experience working in an international multi-site production team
  • Cinematics and animation experience
  • Being an avid gamer

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:

  • Relevant examples of your work (concept art, style guides, etc.)
  • Examples of modern layouts and screen design
  • Examples of icons and other UI elements

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, state of the art video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, “For Honor", “The Settlers”, “Anno”, “Far Cry”  and many more.

 

Associate Producer (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999733173497

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

  • 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.

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, state of the art video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, “For Honor", "Skull & Bones", “The Settlers”, “Anno”, “Far Cry” and many more.

The newly established Ubisoft Berlin studio is set to continue contributing to this impressive line-up and will be working on AAA Co-Development projects together with international Ubisoft teams. 

We Are Ubisoft Berlin

At Ubisoft Berlin, we are steadily growing. We are collaborating on the award-winning “Far Cry” series together with international Ubisoft teams, but also on an unannounced project and we are paving the way for even more!

As a newly established Ubisoft studio, we have an ambitious but humble approach to the contribution we want to bring to AAA game development in Germany. We are committed to excellence; we want to dedicate ourselves to delivering inspiring and meaningful game experiences that will empower our players and make them feel part of the worlds, we create.

We encourage an autonomous and entrepreneurial mindset tailored to our highly motivated talents to create experiences that leave a mark in the games industry as a whole.

Come and join us in one of the most creative and dynamic cities in the world!

Team Lead Unity C# - [Assassin’s Creed VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999730248951

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Lead Programmer (f/m/d) to lead the Düsseldorf team to deliver the content on time and quality. 

In this role and as part of one global team you lead the Düsseldorf programming team. Reporting to the Senior producer, you work closely with your team to support them driving the development of different features. You will oversee the architecture of various game relevant systems, as well as fostering a good climate within the team to enable people and invest in their development. You will be working closely with the technical director, other leads and people from different disciplines, using agile methodologies to drive the work and create an outstanding AAA VR game experience. 

Primary responsibilities include:
 

  • Lead a team of interdisciplinary programmers  
  • Mentor, manage and regularly review team members to continue building a cohesive and effective team 
  • Foster a healthy collaboration of the various programming groups within the team together with the project leadership group and the technical director 
  • Spearhead the design and development of architecture and features within the mandates scope 
  • Work with the production, programmers, design and art leads to create task and schedule estimates for programming team and track development efforts across the team;  
  • Identify risks and opportunities presented during the development and provide solutions to resolve potentially complex problems 
  • Gather feedback and evaluate the work performed by team, analyse their impact on the project, and help them use this information to improve and grow.  
  • Participate in the hiring and interview processes for programmers  
  • Establish and maintain a healthy team spirit with open communication, constructive feedback culture, with ambition and empowerment within the Düsseldorf team and across the studios. 

Qualifications

 

  • 8+ years of development experience and shipped at least two AAA titles 
  • Experience leading a team  
  • Master, Bachelor or equivalent in computer science or engineering 
  • Experience in development for PC VR (preferred), console and mobile  (desirable)  
  • Strong programming skills in Unity/C# (required)
  • C++ is a plus but not required
  • Proficient in refactoring and optimizing existing systems 
  • Excellent debugging and problem-solving skills 
  • Understanding of multi-threaded principles 
  • Ability to work efficiently with a large, existing code base 
  • Knowledge of low-level system architecture 
  • Comfortable planning tasks and dependencies for yourself and team members.  
  • Knowledge of software development environments and associated tools. (i.e. Visual Studio, Perforce, JIRA...) 
  • Strong reporting and documentation skills 
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written (as English is our business language in the studio.)
  • Great communication skills and a positive attitude 
  • Be a team player 

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Mainz, Düsseldorf and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Ubisoft Escape Games", “The Settlers” and many more.

We are creating a brand-new team to work on an unannounced Assassin's Creed VR project. As Lead Programmer you will work on cutting-edge VR technology, on one of Ubisoft’s great IP’s, developed across multiple studios. Join us today to shape the future of VR!

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

Ausbildung zum Fachinformatiker Anwendungsentwicklung/Game Programmierung (w/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999734089512

JOB DESCRIPTION

Als Auszubildender Fachinformatiker bei Ubisoft Mainz, machst du dich mit unserer IT-Infratruktur vertraut und lernst durch den Schwerpunkt Anwendungsentwicklung / Game Programmierung Videospiele zu programmieren und mitzuentwickeln. 

Was du bei uns tun wirst:

  • Du lernst unsere IT-Infrastruktur kennen und verstehen
  • Du entwickelst und programmierst, unter Verwendung modernster Entwicklungswerkzeuge und -Technologien, für unser weltweit bekannten Produkte
  • Du erlernst die Anwendung von agilen Vorgehensweisen in der Entwicklung 
  • Du unterstützt interessante Projekte und wirst Teil der Entwicklerteams
  • Du kommst zum Einsatz in verschiedenen Abteilungen des Unternehmens

Qualifications

Was du mitbringst:

  • Allgemeine Hochschulreife, Fachhochschulreife oder Realschulabschluss mit guten Noten
  • Erste Erfahrungen im Programmieren
  • Grundlegende IT-Kenntnisse und Begeisterung für Technologien
  • Kreativität (Es gibt mehr als einen Weg zur Lösung. Du findest ihn)
  • Teamplayer-Mentalität (Softwareentwicklung ist Teamarbeit. Du freust dich darauf, von den Stärken deiner Kollegen/-innen zu profitieren)
  • Gute Leistungen in Mathematik, Englisch und Informatik
  • Logisch-analytisches Denkvermögen 

Mit mehr als 30 Jahren Erfahrung zählen die deutschen Ubisoft Studios zu den Pionieren der lokalen Spieleentwicklung. An drei Standorten in Düsseldorf, Mainz und Berlin arbeiten die Teams an erstklassigen Spieleerfahrungen. Ubisoft Düsseldorf und Mainz sind für die Entwicklung von Anno 1800, Die Siedler und dem VR Escape Room Beyond Medusa’s Gate hauptverantwortlich. Als Co-Entwickler arbeiten die Teams an Titeln wie Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege und Beyond Good and Evil 2. Ubisoft Berlin ist auf Co-Entwicklungen fokussiert, darunter die Far Cry-Serie. Alle drei Studios zusammen formen das Deutsche Ubisoft-Studio Netzwerk. Mehr Informationen gibt es unter bluebyte.ubisoft.com

Lead Game Designer [Splinter Cell VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999736507858

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Lead Game Designer to lead the Düsseldorf team to define and deliver the content of the game in time and quality.

In this role and as part of one global team, you lead the global team. Reporting to the Senior producer in Düsseldorf, as the Lead Game Designer you define and implement the vision shared by the Creative Director and the Game Director. With your team, you define the systems and game modes for the game and you ensure that the technology is developed and available to make your choice a reality

  • Lead a team of interdisciplinary devs (10+ members)
  • Empower and guide the team in design, creation and balancing of major game systems;
  • Help the team to carry ideas from conception, through to prototyping to detailed design and implementation;
  • Mentor, manage and regularly review team members to continue building a cohesive and effective team
  • Work with the production, programmers, design and art leads to create task and schedule estimates for the team and track development efforts across the team; 
  • Identify risks and opportunities presented during the development and provide solutions to resolve potentially complex problems
  • Gather feedback and evaluate the work performed by team, analyse their impact on the project, and help them use this information to improve and grow. 
  • Participate in the hiring and interview processes for programmers
  • Establish and maintain a healthy team spirit with open communication, constructive feedback culture, with ambition and empowerment within the Düsseldorf team and across the studios.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of development experience and shipped at least two AAA titles
  • Experience as Game Director / Lead game Designer / leading a team
  • Experience in multiplayer development for PC VR (preferred), PC (necessary), console and mobile (desirable)
  • Key knowledge and understanding in multiple areas of design;
  • Excellent knowledge of current design methodologies;
  • Strong awareness of market trends;
  • Comprehensive knowledge of relevant documentation software;
  • Be an advocate and ambassador for the team and their features and the sharing of information from them;
  • Able to create, manage and track work for a team of game designers and have a strong knowledge of the relevant tools to do so;
  • Comfortable planning tasks and dependencies for yourself and team members. 
  • Strong reporting and documentation skills
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written (No German required)
  • Great communication skills, a positive attitude  & a team player

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Assassin's Creed VR", "Splinter Cell VR" and many more

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

Berlin - Full-time - 743999733415227

JOB DESCRIPTION

The UI Artist is working closely with our Lead UI Artist, UX Specialist and Game Director to establish the usability strategies, look and feel of the User Interface in our games. Additionally the UI Artist, in collaboration with the Design and Programming teams, will be responsible for conceiving, prototyping and producing User Interface assets, as well as their implementation into the game.

 What you will do

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

Qualifications

What you bring

  • Relevant education and/or work experience (in Design, Art, UX…etc)
  • A profound knowledge of the full pipeline for getting UI assets into a game engine
  • Skills in visual communication (graphic design, iconography, typography)
  • Familiarity with Photoshop, Illustrator and 2D animation or motion graphics
  • Proficiency in conceptualizing, presenting and executing ideas
  • A good understanding of the fundamentals of user experience approach.
  • Technical and artistic problem solving
  • Pro-activity, self-motivation and organization
  • Expertise in creating multiplatform compatible UI assets
  • Experience in working with large scale teams
  • Ability to guide and mentor Junior Artists

Bonus points for:

  • Strong compositing skills, experiences with video editing tools (After Effects, Premiere, etc…) and are capability of integrating motion graphics or videos into the UI design
  • Previous experience in Usability, familiar with Prototyping and related tools such as Sketch, Adobe XD, Axure…etc.

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. 

Let us see your skill

Please submit a portfolio of your work with your application. You may do so by providing a link to an online portfolio or attaching documents to your resume.

All portfolios should contain a detailed breakdown of the work. We need to know what you are responsible for in your reel, screenshots, scanned pictures, web page portfolio, etc.

 

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, state of the art video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, “For Honor", "Skull & Bones", “The Settlers”, “Anno”, “Far Cry”  and many more.
 

The Ubisoft Berlin studio is set to continue contributing to this impressive line-up and will be working on AAA Co-Development projects together with international Ubisoft teams. 


We Are Ubisoft Berlin

At Ubisoft Berlin, we are steadily growing. We are collaborating on the award-winning “Far Cry” series together with international Ubisoft teams, an unannounced project and we are paving the way for even more!

We have an ambitious but humble approach to the contribution we want to bring to AAA game development in Germany. We are committed to excellence; we want to dedicate ourselves to delivering inspiring and meaningful game experiences that will empower our players and make them feel part of the worlds, we create.

We encourage an autonomous and entrepreneurial mindset tailored to our highly motivated talents to create experiences that leave a mark in the games industry as a whole.

Come and join us in one of the most creative and dynamic cities in the world!

Studio Manager (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999736338283

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking a Studio Manager (f/m/d) to lead Ubisoft Blue Byte – Studio Berlin into the next phase of development. in this role, you will guarantee the development of high quality video games in line with our strategy and the players’ expectations.  

What you will do:

  • You will lead the site, ensuring a range of studio requirements are delivered on including staff management, investments, communication strategy and administration.
  • You will develop and manage the business plan required to sustainably maintain and grow the studio, ensuring the profitability of mandates and projects.
  • Collaborating efficiently with Ubisoft teams and partner studios, you will define the objectives of quality to reach for all mandates and games developed by your studio.
  • You will evolve best practice methodologies, production processes and efficient tools to promote and foster a gamer-centric culture, an innovation mindset and effective collaboration with other studios associated on the projects.
  • You will recruit the best skills around you and foster a culture that promotes the constant development of expertise across the studio.
  • You will be taking part in shaping the future of Ubisoft Blue Byte by contributing to the development of Studio Berlin

Qualifications

​​​​​​​What you bring:

  • Strong production expertise (AAA experience)
  • Co-development mindset and entrepreneurial skills
  • Implementing a sustainable development strategy
  • Identify as a leader
  • Foster team motivation and build trusting relationships with your partners
  • Significant management experience is required
  • Deep knowledge of the video games market, consumer- and gamer-oriented

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", "James Cameron's Avatar", “Ubisoft Escape Games", "Beyond Good & Evil 2", “The Settlers”, “Anno”, "Skull & Bones" and many more.

The Ubisoft Berlin studio is set to continue contributing to this impressive line-up and will be working on AAA Co-Development projects together with international Ubisoft teams.

We Are Ubisoft Berlin

At Ubisoft Berlin, we are steadily growing. We are collaborating on the award-winning “Far Cry” series together with international Ubisoft teams, "Skull & Bones" and unannounced projects and we are paving the way for even more! 

As a newly established Ubisoft studio, we have an ambitious but humble approach to the contribution we want to bring to AAA game development in Germany. We are committed to excellence; we want to dedicate ourselves to delivering inspiring and meaningful game experiences that will empower our players and make them feel part of the worlds we create.

We encourage an autonomous and entrepreneurial mindset tailored to our highly motivated talents to create experiences that leave a mark in the games industry as a whole.

Come and join us in one of the most creative and dynamic cities in the world!

We are now offering the outstanding opportunity to apply for the role as Studio Manager (f/m/d) of our Berlin studio.

Full-Stack Web Developer [Ubisoft Connect] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999724959160

JOB DESCRIPTION

As part of the production team, you will be involved in the implementation of features and components throughout the full spectrum of web development. You will be using a variety of technologies and programming languages, including but not limited to C#, TypeScript, SCSS and frontend frameworks like Vue.­­js and Angular.

You will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of programmers, designers and testers where everyone is willing to share their knowledge and are encouraged to evolve every day. The team spans across several countries and is characterized by passion, collaboration and the love for PC gaming.

You will also have the option to visit and work from collaborating studios.

As a Full-Stack web developer, you will design, develop and deploy both frontend and backend applications, enriching the Ubisoft Connect ecosystem and empowering the team to handle player-facing features and contents.

Responsibilities:

You will be using a wide spectrum of technologies ranging from frontend to backend, TypeScript to C#, component styling to data persistence.
Specific responsibilities include:

  • Write clear, modular and maintainable code
  • Work on both front- and backend application in the context of Ubisoft Connect
  • Be part of an agile team collaboratively working on technical designs, new features as well as steady improvements of existing code

Qualifications

You are seeking the opportunity to contribute with both your experience and passion to one of the biggest gaming platforms. You are eager to involve yourself in the development of new features, general improvements and the steady modernization of our web applications.

  • Excellent C#, JavaScript/TypeScript, (S)CSS and HTML skills
  • Knowledge in the following topics: ASP.NET, .NET Core, SQL, REST, automated testing
  • Hands-on experience in developing SPAs with modern frontend frameworks (Vue, Angular, React)
  • Bonus: AWS, ElasticSearch, Python, Protocol Buffers, Continuous Integration

About Ubisoft Blue Byte: 

With more than 30 years of experience, Ubisoft Blue Byte is one of the pioneers of the German games industry. At three sites in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin the teams develop high-class gaming experiences. Ubisoft Düsseldorf and Ubisoft Mainz are leading the development of Anno 1800 and The Settlers as well as the VR escape room Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As co-developer the teams are supporting titles such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Beyond Good and Evil 2. Ubisoft Berlin is focussing on co-development, including the upcoming Far Cry 6. All three studios combined form the German Ubisoft studio network. More Information at bluebyte.ubisoft.com.

About Ubisoft Düsseldorf: 

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is home to several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies. The studio is leading the development of beloved Ubisoft games like The Settlers and the innovative VR escape room experience Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As renowned co-developers within the Ubisoft group, Ubisoft Düsseldorf contributes to high profile projects such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Uplay. Ubisoft Düsseldorf is part of the Ubisoft Blue Byte studio network. 

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

Mainz - Full-time - 743999736492669

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 Project Assistant on our team, you play a crucial role in assuring that the production of our game runs smoothly and according to plan. Your work makes everyone else’s easier, whether you help us organize and maintain our tools and databases, schedule and document meetings, or engage with our developers to optimize task tracking and time estimates.

This role will allow you to grow and expand your project management skills within the environment of a AAA production and with the full of your colleagues and mentors. 

What you will do:

  • Coordinate and organize work across the project 
  • Maintain the project’s roadmap by collecting, managing and following-up on tasks with all team members  
  • Help guide team members to take an active part in the work organization process  
  • Ensure project transparency across teams, stakeholders and partner studios 
  • Handle logistics or administrative tasks to support the production team. 
  • Schedule project meetings and ensure key decisions and required tasks are documented, following up these actions within team where necessary 

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in management, administration or other relevant experience
  • At least 1 year of experience working in Project Management  
  • Initial knowledge of project management methods 
  • The ability to work with and as part of multiple teams, both internal and external 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as good instructional skills 
  • Fluent English language skills 
  • Self-organized and proactive attitude
  • Enthusiasm for on-going learning and development 

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

About Ubisoft Mainz

The teams at Ubisoft Mainz are engineering some of Ubisoft’s biggest blockbusters. Operating from a historic city in the heart of Germany, the studio develops games pushing the limits of the genre like the acclaimed Anno 1800 and lends decades of expertise to AAA co-development projects like Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and the upcoming Beyond Good And Evil 2. More information at mainz.ubisoft.com.

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

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999734037991

JOB DESCRIPTION

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

  • Excellent communication skills, and desire to work as a team-player
  • 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
  • 5+ years of professional experience.
  • Strong C++ skills
  • Self-direction and motivation
  • Fluent in English

Want to deliver a world-class user interface system for Rainbow Six Siege and Impact the gaming experience of millions of players? Then come join our team!  

About Ubisoft Düsseldorf: 

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is home to several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies. The studio is leading the development of beloved Ubisoft games like The Settlers and the innovative VR escape room experience Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As renowned co-developers within the Ubisoft group, Ubisoft Düsseldorf contributes to high profile projects such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Ubisoft Connect. Ubisoft Düsseldorf is part of the Ubisoft Blue Byte studio network. 

Lead Character Artist [Splinter Cell VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999734596745

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 8 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

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Assassin's Creed VR", "Splinter Cell VR" and many more.

 

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

Mainz - Full-time - 743999735349324

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

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 

The teams at Ubisoft Mainz are engineering some of Ubisoft’s biggest blockbusters. Operating from a historic city in the heart of Germany, the studio develops games pushing the limits of the genre like the acclaimed Anno 1800 and lends decades of expertise to AAA co-development projects like Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and the upcoming Beyond Good And Evil 2. More information at mainz.ubisoft.com.

Senior Frontend Web Developer [Ubisoft Connect] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999733660222

JOB DESCRIPTION

As part of the Ubisoft Connect PC & Access production team, you will be involved in the implementation of features and components throughout the full spectrum of web development. You will be using a variety of technologies and programming languages, including but not limited to HTML, JavaScript / TypeScript, CSS / SCSS and frontend frameworks like Vue.js and Angular.

You will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of programmers, designers and testers where everyone is willing to share their knowledge and are encouraged to evolve every day. The team spans across several countries and is characterized by passion, collaboration and the love for PC gaming.

You will also have the option to visit and work from collaborating studios.

Responsibilities:

  • Write clear, modular and maintainable code
  • Participate in or lead feature task forces for technical design and implementation/improvement of new features.
  • Testing, debugging, profiling and maintaining existing code
  • Develop and maintain new public-facing web applications, shown in the Ubisoft Connect PC & Access client and on the web

Qualifications

We believe to succeed in this role you’re a result focused person, who is passionate about developing platform software for games with millions of users. Furthermore, you believe in team ownership of what you craft and will be working with your colleagues to learn, share ideas and solve complex problems.

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!

  • Excellent skills in JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML and stylesheet languages (CSS, SCSS, etc.)
  • 8+ years of professional programming experience
  • 3+ years experience with modern JavaScript frameworks (preferably Vue.js)
  • Experience with common JavaScript tools and toolchains (e.g., webpack)
  • Experience with common JavaScript testing frameworks (e.g., Jest)
  • Knowledge of C++, C#, .NET Core or databases is a bonus.

Are you seeking the opportunity to contribute your own passions to one of the largest gaming platforms while expanding your experience and knowledge? then come join us!  

About Ubisoft Düsseldorf: 

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is home to several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies. The studio is leading the development of beloved Ubisoft games like The Settlers and the innovative VR escape room experience Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As renowned co-developers within the Ubisoft group, Ubisoft Düsseldorf contributes to high profile projects such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Ubisoft Connect. Ubisoft Düsseldorf is part of the Ubisoft Blue Byte studio network. 

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

Mainz - Full-time - 743999728848743

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 Senior 3D Programmer on our team, you will be both a hands-on programmer and a direction-providing mentor 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.  

What you will do:

  • Write and review code customized to the hardware you’re working with
  • Coach and mentor other members of the graphics team, empowering them to innovate
  • 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

What you bring:

  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
  • Around 5 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

    * Technical proficiency in areas of 2D and 3D art 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 

About Ubisoft Mainz

The teams at Ubisoft Mainz are engineering some of Ubisoft’s biggest blockbusters. Operating from a historic city in the heart of Germany, the studio develops games pushing the limits of the genre like the acclaimed Anno 1800 and lends decades of expertise to AAA co-development projects like Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and the upcoming Beyond Good And Evil 2. More information at mainz.ubisoft.com.

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

Mainz - Full-time - 743999728843870

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

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 

About Ubisoft Mainz

The teams at Ubisoft Mainz are engineering some of Ubisoft’s biggest blockbusters. Operating from a historic city in the heart of Germany, the studio develops games pushing the limits of the genre like the acclaimed Anno 1800 and lends decades of expertise to AAA co-development projects like Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and the upcoming Beyond Good And Evil 2. More information at mainz.ubisoft.com.

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

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999733203868

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 studio (Germany), and requires relocation; we cannot offer remote work.

Your Impact:

  • You develop and maintain new and existing online service 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, clear tasks

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 1 year experience as a software engineer (Java) in a professional environment (not within educational curriculum) 
  • Knowledge of Restful Web Services (both consuming and producing sides)
  • Micro Service Architecture experience
  • Knowledge of Agile 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

Bonus Level (not compulsory):

  • Experience with DevOps culture
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud providers
  • Experience with Linux

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Assassin's Creed VR", "Splinter Cell VR" and many more.

 

Junior Development Tester [The Settlers] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999736206094

JOB DESCRIPTION

 As a Development Tester on The Settlers, you will work to maintain the quality of our project by finding, reproducing, and documenting bugs, as well as providing feedback on how the game feels as a player.

Specific Tasks:

  • Perform daily build tests, and be responsible for the quality and stability of new game content and post-launch releases
  • Work alongside content developers in Agile sprints to plan and perform tests against new game features
  • Report and monitor bugs and game design problems in a large database
  • Verify fixes applied by developers and ensure new bugs were not introduced
  • Proactively escalate urgent issues encountered in the game
  • Provide feedback on features in development
  • Perform ad-hoc testing to find issues not covered by test plans
  • Create and maintain documentation to aid with development and testing
  • Assist in the testing of new project tools before they are deployed
  • Ensure that the tested software meets first-party certification criteria as part of master certifications

Qualifications

  • At least one year of experience in software or game testing
  • Able to investigate bugs to find their simplest reproduction steps
  • Able to describe complex bugs in concise writing
  • Proficient in handling bug tracking databases (JIRA or similar)
  • Experienced at working with test plans and reporting results
  • Comfortable working with test teams and content development teams
  • Proficient in written and spoken English
  • You must be eligible to work in the EU without requiring a work permit or visa unless one is already obtained.

Bonus

  • Experience with Agile project development is a plus
  • Experience in AAA game development is a plus
  • Experience working in global teams is a plus
  • ISTQB foundation level is a plus

 

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", "James Cameron's Avatar", “Beyond Good & Evil 2", "Ubisoft Escape Games", “The Settlers”, “Anno” and many more.

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

Mainz - Full-time - 743999730051867

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 Tools Programmer on our team, you play a fundamental role in the design and implementation of the technologies used by our content creation teams. You know you have done a good job when they can effortlessly channel their vision and creativity into the game.

You will equip the team with the solutions they need to transform an idea into a fun and playable experience. You enjoy working iteratively and consider user feedback invaluable. Through this collaborative loop, you guarantee that the tools you deliver are efficient and intuitive.

What you will do:

  • Compile and understand development needs and assess their feasibility to best serve the production team
  • Analyze existing functions in the engine and see how they could be enhanced
  • Suggest improvements by designing and implementing new systems 
  • Collaborate with TDs to enhance the production pipeline  
  • Support the production functions and systems: production workflows in the editor, third-party application plug-ins 
  • Determine and correct the tools bugs identified by people from other crafts and tools testers (and eventually the quality control team)  
  • Document the work to transfer knowledge and enable users (from other crafts) to understand how to use the new systems and functions

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • 3-5+ years of professional experience 
  • Excellent programming skills in C++ 
  • Good knowledge of C#
  • Basic knowledge of 3D Math 
  • Good understanding of WPF and the model to support it (MVVM) 
  • Strong ability for analyzing and extending existing code 
  • Excellent teamwork abilities 
  • Great interpersonal and communication skills; we integrate directly with teams around the world 
  • Fluent in English 
  • Self-organized and structured work attitude

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 

About Ubisoft Mainz

The teams at Ubisoft Mainz are engineering some of Ubisoft’s biggest blockbusters. Operating from a historic city in the heart of Germany, the studio develops games pushing the limits of the genre like the acclaimed Anno 1800 and lends decades of expertise to AAA co-development projects like Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and the upcoming Beyond Good And Evil 2. More information at mainz.ubisoft.com.

Buchhalter (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999733563754

JOB DESCRIPTION

Für unser Entwicklungsstudio Ubisoft Düsseldorf suchen wir eine/n Buchhalter (f/m/d)

Als Buchhalter (f/m/d) planst, organisiert und verwaltet du das Rechnungswesen des Unternehmens und ist für die lückenlose Erfassung aller Geschäftsvorfälle von Ubisoft Blue Byte innerhalb des Verantwortungsbereiches zuständig. Darüber hinaus prüfst du das Kontobuch und unterstützt den Accounting Manager bei den Monats- und Jahresabschlüssen. In deiner Rolle als Buchhalter musst du außerdem sicherstellen, dass alle Geschäftsvorfälle nach den Grundsätzen ordnungsgemäßer Buchführung (GoBD) bearbeitet werden.

Zu deinen Aufgaben zählen:

  • Analysieren von Buchhaltungsdaten zur Bereitstellung von Finanzinformationen für das Management
  • Überprüfen der Richtigkeit von Rechnungen, Spesenabrechnungen und anderen Buchhaltungsposten, die der Finanzabteilung vorgelegt werden
  • Bereitstellung wichtiger Informationen für die verschiedenen Interessengruppen (Management, Controlling, Abteilungsleiter etc.), um eine optimale Entscheidungsfindung zu gewährleisten
  • Pflege und Verwaltung der Buchhaltungssysteme und Aufbereitung von Finanzinformationen
  • Vorbereitung, Analyse und Berichterstattung für die Zentrale (Konsolidierung)
  • Intercompany Reconciliation und Durchführung von Intercompany-Abrechnungen sowie lokale und zentrale Tools
  • Mitwirkung bei der Erstellung von Monats- und Jahresabschlüssen (HBG) sowie von Steuererklärungen
  • Bearbeitung von Spesenabrechnungen und Kreditkartenabrechnungen
  • Vorbereitung, Abrechnung und Kontenprüfung von Zahlungen in Abstimmung mit dem Hauptbuch
  • Monatlicher Abgleich von Haupt- und Nebenbüchern
  • Bereitstellen von Belegen für Betriebsprüfungen

Qualifications

  • Studium der Betriebswirtschaftslehre (Finanzen) oder kaufmännische Ausbildung (IHK) Geprüfter Bilanzbuchhalter
  • Mehrjährige Erfahrung im Rechnungswesen
  • Umfassende Kenntnisse in der Buchhaltung und gute Kenntnisse im Steuerrecht
  • Sicherer Umgang mit MS-Office, insbesondere Excel
  • Kenntnisse in Oracle und Hyperion von Vorteil
  • Gute Selbstorganisation und analytische Fähigkeiten
  • Fähigkeit, parallel laufende Projekte zu managen (Fähigkeit zum Multitasking)
  • Selbstständige und dienstleistungsorientierte Denkweise
  • Gute Kommunikationsfähigkeiten in Deutsch und Englisch

Ubisoft ist ein weltweit führender Hersteller, Publisher und Distributor von interaktiven Unterhaltungsprodukten, mit einem starken und vielseitigen Produkt- und Partnerportfolio. Ubisoft hat Entwicklungsstudios in 28 Ländern und vertreibt Videospiele in mehr als 55 Ländern rund um den Globus. Wir stehen für hochqualitative und technisch innovative Videospiele. In unseren deutschen Studios in Mainz, Düsseldorf und Berlin arbeiten wir an Marken wie “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Beyond Good & Evil", “The Settlers”, „Far Cry“ und vielen mehr.

Senior Producer - [Splinter Cell VR] /f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999731718702

JOB DESCRIPTION


We are looking for a Senior Producer (f/m/d) to lead the Düsseldorf team to deliver the content on time and quality.

In this role and as part of one global team, you'll lead the Düsseldorf team to create an outstanding AAA VR game experience. Reporting to the Executive producer, the role involves recruiting and building a new team as well as collaborating with various studios to produce the game. You will use your experience and proven track record to achieve the production objectives and to ensure that the team members remain inspired, committed and highly motivated to deliver a benchmark VR experience.

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

Further responsibilities include:

  • Build the project team and foster team building and commitment
  • Define the scope in collaboration with the directors and your leads
  • Coordinate production with other studios as one global team.
  • Create a roadmap and be accountable for the delivery of the deliverables
  • Foster productivity, challenge processes and mobilize and inspire the project team to reach targeted deliverables.
  • Identify issues and risk mitigations to reduce impact on the content, schedule and/or quality and initiate contingency plans where necessary.
  • Being an excellent leader for your team with 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 ambition and empowerment within the Düsseldorf team and across the studios.

Qualifications

  • 7+ years experience as a Producer in the games industry
  • You have experience in leading and motivating high performing teams
  • You have shipped at least one AAA title either on PC and/or console
  • Strong ability to collaborate with multiple international teams.
  • Expert knowledge of project management methods
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Experience in/or a passion for VR is a big plus!

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Mainz, Düsseldorf and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Ubisoft Escape Games", “The Settlers” and many more.

 

We are creating a brand-new team to work on an unannounced AAA VR project. You will work on cutting-edge VR technology, on one of Ubisoft’s great IP’s, developed across multiple studios. Join us today to shape the future of VR!

QA Tester [Skull&Bones] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999733844493

JOB DESCRIPTION

Who you are

Working as an integral part of the development team your main responsibilities as QA Tester will be to provide constant support to the development team by identifying game anomalies before the integration phase, in order to ensure a non-regression of the features once implemented.

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

  • Plan tests on specific areas according to project features and milestones
  • Implement and maintain test cases, test scenarios and test automation frameworks
  • Suggest adjustments and improvements to the test approach throughout the project
  • Identify, report, update and track bugs in JIRA
  • Work side-by-side with development teams in assisting bug investigation (reporting, reproduction, isolation) to ensure the title is achieving planned milestones
  • Validate high risk changes before they are integrated into the main version to ensure stability and basic functionality
  • Deliver feedback and reports to the development team and actively participate in Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Planning and Retrospectives

Qualifications

What you bring

  • At least one shipped AAA title from concept to final release in the capacity of a QA Tester
  • Understanding of testing techniques and methods, including utilizing and implementing test automation
  • Ability to understand user needs and take them into account when creating test scenarios
  • 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, able 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
  • Experience with defect management tools (e.g. JIRA)
  • Experience with test case management tools (e.g. TestRail)
  • 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
  • Any coding knowledge: JavaScript, Python, Java, C/C++/C#, SQL is a plus

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, state of the art video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like "Far Cry", “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, “For Honor", “The Settlers”, “Anno” and many more.


The Ubisoft Berlin studio is set to continue contributing to this impressive line-up and will be working on AAA Co-Development projects together with international Ubisoft teams. 


We Are Ubisoft Berlin

At Ubisoft Berlin, we are steadily growing. We are collaborating on the award-winning “Far Cry” series together with international Ubisoft teams, an unannounced project and we are paving the way for even more!

We have an ambitious but humble approach to the contribution we want to bring to AAA game development in Germany. We are committed to excellence; we want to dedicate ourselves to delivering inspiring and meaningful game experiences that will empower our players and make them feel part of the worlds, we create.

We encourage an autonomous and entrepreneurial mindset tailored to our highly motivated talents to create experiences that leave a mark in the games industry as a whole.

Come and join us in one of the most creative and dynamic cities in the world!

Senior Character Artist [Splinter Cell VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999732012297

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a Senior Character Artist (f/m/d) for the Düsseldorf 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 for the VR game. You will be working closely together with Technical Artists and Animators to push the visual and technical quality to the next level.

This is a full-time, permanent position based in Düsseldorf, Germany which requires working onsite; no remote/freelance work is available.
 

Your Impact:

  • Development of high-quality AAA characters and character related 3D assets in a realistic art style
  • Setting up and maintaining 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 skillfully optimize characters to game-ready quality for a VR title
  • Create high quality character models and textures
  • Ensure performance and technical quality of 3D character assets
  • Setup dynamics, meta data and create skinning for character meshes
  • Integration of character assets into the game engine
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Knowledge of Substance Designer / Painter and Marvelous Designer
  • 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
  • Having worked with scanned data is a plus.
  • Good Animation and/or riggings skills are a plus (Maya, 3DS Max, MotionBuilder)
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written (No German is required to work in our studio)

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Assassin's Creed VR", "Splinter Cell VR" and many more.

 

(Intermediate/Senior) Backend Programmer [Skull & Bones] (f/m/d)

Berlin - Full-time - 743999719370038

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Backend Programmer you will:

  • Collaborate with designers and gameplay programmers to bring new features into the game
  • Develop and maintain backend parts of game specific features
  • Integrate monitoring solutions
  • Continuously improve the fidelity of the online experience (anti-cheating, latency etc.)
  • Provide support to live service teams
  • Review the work of other engineers
  • Create and maintain technical documentation

As a Senior Backend Programmer you will:

  • Design and implement backend parts of game specific features
  • Collaborate with local and remote teams to analyze technical requirements
  • Review the work of other engineers
  • Integrate monitoring solutions
  • Design scenarios for load tests
  • Design tools that will enable live support teams to be self-sufficient
  • Continuously improve the fidelity of the online experience (anti-cheating, latency etc.)
  • Improve performance and resilience of the backend infrastructure
  • Manage and mentor individuals within the engineering team

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.

General job requirements

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent field
  • Solid knowledge of C#
  • Followed at least one project from the concept phase to production
  • Knowledge of microservices and microservices architecture
  • Experience with RESTful web services
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases (MySQL, MongoDB, Redis)
  • Excellent communication and English skills
  • Self-motivated and autonomous

Nice to have

  • Proficiency in C++
  • Experience in developing highly data-driven applications
  • Experience in developing containerized applications
  • Experience with common stacks of deployment and monitoring tools
  • Knowledge of CI/CD
  • Experience in guiding and mentoring more junior programmers 
  • Passion for videogames

For a Senior position:

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent field · Expert knowledge of C# and .NET Core
  • Proficiency in C++
  • Experience with full life cycle of SaaS projects: from the concept phase to the launch and live operations
  • Solid knowledge of microservices and microservices architecture
  • Experience in designing scalable distributed systems
  • Experience in developing highly data-driven applications
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases (MySQL, MongoDB, Redis)
  • Experience with Cloud platforms (i.e. AWS or GCP) and orchestration tools (Kubernetes/Docker Swarm)
  • Experience with common stacks of deployment and monitoring tools
  • Excellent communication and English skills
  • Experience in guiding and mentoring other programmers

Nice to have:

  • Experience in videogames industry
  • Experience with leading a development team
  • Experience with meeting security and compliance requirements
  • Experience with CI/CD pipelines
  • Passion for videogames

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, state of the art video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, “For Honor", "Skull & Bones", “The Settlers”, “Anno”, “Far Cry”  and many more.

The newly established Ubisoft Berlin studio is set to continue contributing to this impressive line-up and will be working on AAA Co-Development projects together with international Ubisoft teams. 
 

We Are Ubisoft Berlin

At Ubisoft Berlin, we are steadily growing. We are collaborating on the award-winning “Far Cry” series together with international Ubisoft teams, Skull & Bones and we are paving the way for even more! 

As a newly established Ubisoft studio, we have an ambitious but humble approach to the contribution we want to bring to AAA game development in Germany. We are committed to excellence; we want to dedicate ourselves to delivering inspiring and meaningful game experiences that will empower our players and make them feel part of the worlds, we create.

We encourage an autonomous and entrepreneurial mindset tailored to our highly motivated talents to create experiences that leave a mark in the games industry as a whole.

Come and join us in one of the most creative and dynamic cities in the world!

We are now accepting applications for Backend Programmers of all levels of seniority to be based at our new studio in Berlin.

Gameplay Programmer - [The Settlers] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999725052459

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Gameplay Programming professionals at Ubisoft are the masters of interactions. They maximize the playability, fun and comfort for the players. Their role is to drive, challenge and turn creative ideas into high quality gameplay features in order to deliver believable, memorable and original gaming experiences. AI programmers, in particular, focus on AI algorithms and related data structures

 

Primary Objectives

  • Understand and challenge the design intentions of the game to turn them into gameplay features that will maximize the playability and believability for the players
  • Create solutions to facilitate the integration and adaptation of gameplay AI elements - be it strategic, tactical or operational - into the game.

 

Specific Tasks

  • Challenges and works with designers on the definition and development of gameplay features to maximize the playability of the game
  • Assists the design team by creating prototypes to validate AI features
  • Provides team members with tools and systems to modify and improve their features in an iterative way
  • Work on core gameplay systems like combat, economy, missions

Qualifications

  • Good knowledge of and years of practical experience with at least one programming language (preferably C# and C++)
  • Solid understanding of state of the art gameplay AI techniques and data structures
  • Experience in working with existing game engines
  • Ability to work with large, existing code bases
  • Understand and apply strong prototyping techniques
  • Proactive behavior and being a team player
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good English language skills
  • At least 2 years of industry experience, a shipped title is a plus
  • Bachelor or Master degree in computer science or any other relevant discipline is a plus

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Mainz, Düsseldorf and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Assassin's Creed" VR, “The Settlers” and many more.

 

Technical Level Design Director - [Assassin’s Creed VR] (f/m/d))

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999729419291

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

The primary role of the Technical Level Design Director is to be the enabling link, a problem solver, who defines how the mission/level design goals can be realistically achieved technically.   

  

  • Define technical needs of the Level-design team, as well as solutions, in order to realize creative vision (design and artistic) by concretely validating features of the game and by challenging its interpretation and assess its technical feasibility.  
  • Define best tools (internal / external) in collaboration with the programming team and the other technical directors of the project in order to improve and facilitate the work of Level-design team. This can be done by prototyping technological elements, requesting the adjustment of existing tools, requesting new tools or validating the effectiveness of the tools provided before deployment on the project.  
  • Write documentation related to the technical process (pipeline) to establish the vision of the best working methods and data structure (data and assets) in order to standardize the ways of working and thus ensure the validity and data integrity (meets standards and minimizes debugging).  
  • Train level-design teams in technical methods and processes as needed.  
  • Provide support and constant supervision to the Level-design team on technical aspects and technical process (pipeline)  
  • Offer technical support to Level-design team by finding improvements and resolutions to the problems encountered. This is done by working closely with programmers and by training certain members of the Level-design team to become specialists in solving specific tasks and problems.   
  • Keep abreast of new technical and technological developments in order to apply these developments to the project (if relevant) and share the developments of the project with the peers (technical directors in other projects or other professions).  
  • Contribute to the planning of the work in collaboration with management, according to the scope of each task and the impact of the Level-design team in order to establish a compromise between the desired quality and the ability to delivery (time, cost, resources, etc.).  
  • Participate in the choice of external tools (machine, plug-in, E-confluence, etc.) as needed so that the needs of the Level-design team are considered by evaluating the already existing tools, by participating in the design of new tools (if necessary appropriate) and by testing these.  
  • Contribute to optimization and debugging in order to solve the problems identified by Level-design team. 

Qualifications

 

  • 3-5 years’ experience in the video game sector or other relevant experiences; 
  • Proven track record in working in a Technical Level Design or similar position throughout all game production phases; 
  • Experience on 2-3 games productions; 
  • 2 years’ experience as an assistant TD an asset; 
  • Experience in stakeholder management 
  • Time and priority management skills; 
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills; 
  • Resourcefulness in problem-solving; 
  • Curiosity; 

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Mainz, Düsseldorf and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Ubisoft Escape Games", “The Settlers” and many more.

We are creating a brand-new team to work on an unannounced AAA VR project. As Lead Programmer you will work on cutting-edge VR technology, on one of Ubisoft’s great IP’s, developed across multiple studios. Join us today to shape the future of VR!

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

Network Programmer - [Splinter Cell VR] (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999729419204

JOB DESCRIPTION


We are looking for a Network Programmer (f/m/d) who is responsible for developing multiplayer core features and game services using existing online infrastructure. The development will be the foundation for the multiplayer game to allow other developers and content creators to create an amazing online experience

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

Further responsibilities include:

  • Develop and maintain the game network core loop in a team.
  • Develop and connect existing online services e.g. matchmaking
  • Review code of peers and develop a solid code base
  • Manage the interchange of data between players and the server/services/game
  • Provide access to the online architecture to presentational programmers
  • Assist in the development of innovative solutions to enrich the online gaming experience of players
  • Program and optimize systems, such as game object replication and network synchronization
  • Work with precision and care on our live systems and frameworks
  • Work on identifying and improving existing systems and identify new opportunities

Qualifications

 

  • Bachelor or Master degree in computer science or any other relevant qualification with a strong technical background
  • Strong C# skills
  • Strong Multithreading debugging skills
  • Strong Unity knowledge
  • Fluent in English, both verbally and written
  • Be a team player and a positive attitude

    PLUS
  • Deep understanding of game production
  • Cloud Provider & Docker experience
  • Knowledge in R-UDP implementation
  • Unity ECS
  • Strong secondary programming language (e.g. C++, Python, Java)
  • Expertise in online test framework and architecture
  • Proven leadership and coaching skills is a plus
  • Great communication skills

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German studios in Mainz, Düsseldorf and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Anno”, “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", James Cameron's "Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", “Ubisoft Escape Games", “The Settlers” and many more.

We are creating a brand-new team to work on [Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell VR] for the Oculus platform. You will work on cutting-edge VR technology, on one of Ubisoft’s great IP’s, developed across multiple studios. Join us today to shape the future of VR!

Network Programmer (f/m/d)

Düsseldorf - Full-time - 743999728302110

JOB DESCRIPTION

During the game’s development, you commit yourself to answering the most fundamental questions: Will the game be as responsive as possible in multiplayer matches? Does the latency meet a pro-gamer’s expectations? Is the experience as seamless as it can be?

  • As a dependable member of a cohesive online team, you will participate in the design, coding, testing, integration and debugging of the game’s networking and multiplayer engine features
  • Develop fast, reliable and most importantly, fun multiplayer features in collaboration with gameplay and design teams
  • Understand existing functions, suggest and develop improvements with the goal of bringing the best multiplayer experience to our players
  • Collaborate daily with a variety of production and support teams
  • Resolve network bugs
  • Deal with communication between the game client and our dedicated game server. Add features in the clients to be able to send specific information to the server or to other clients.
  • Add features to our dedicated game server to be able to handle new use cases: cheat detection, handling of game commands received by clients, integrate S2S communication with other of our global services, etc.
  • Integrate our internal SDK providing abstraction over the cloud provider used to deploy the game server
  • Integrate and maintain latest versions of our internal network SDK
  • Switch some network messages from reliable to unreliable, and handle information redundancy

Qualifications

  • An undergraduate degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering;
  • 5+ years of experience in developing and optimizing network code in C++ and Python;
  • Experience with multiplayer engines, distributed systems, network optimization, and multi-threading;
  • Experience developing network features on Microsoft and Sony consoles is an asset;
  • Experience as part of a team that has shipped a multiplayer game is an asset;
  • Experience with C# is an asset;
  • Proficiency to communicate with all disciplines and to support and elevate the team in terms of quality and vision of the game;
  • You are creative and thirsty for innovation

About Ubisoft Blue Byte: 

With more than 30 years of experience, Ubisoft Blue Byte is one of the pioneers of the German games industry. At three sites in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin the teams develop high-class gaming experiences. Ubisoft Düsseldorf and Ubisoft Mainz are leading the development of Anno 1800 and The Settlers as well as the VR escape room Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As co-developer the teams are supporting titles such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Beyond Good and Evil 2. Ubisoft Berlin is focussing on co-development, including the upcoming Far Cry 6. All three studios combined form the German Ubisoft studio network. More Information at bluebyte.ubisoft.com.

About Ubisoft Düsseldorf: 

Ubisoft Düsseldorf is home to several teams dedicated to deliver AAA excellence and innovation across a wide portfolio of games and technologies. The studio is leading the development of beloved Ubisoft games like The Settlers and the innovative VR escape room experience Prince of Persia: The Dagger of Time. As renowned co-developers within the Ubisoft group, Ubisoft Düsseldorf contributes to high profile projects such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege and Uplay. Ubisoft Düsseldorf is part of the Ubisoft Blue Byte studio network. 

Junior Recruiter (f/m/d)

Mainz - Full-time - 743999733440821

JOB DESCRIPTION

As a Junior Recruiter at Ubisoft Mainz, you help us hire the amazing people it takes to create our games. You make an impact, for the candidates you meet and the hiring managers you support.

Interacting with developers across the globe, you give them a first glimpse of who we are and take responsibility for a smooth process and great candidate experience. Your team wants to hear your ideas and our hiring managers value your input and support on upcoming hires. Join the great folks who wrote this job posting and all of our beautiful colleagues to shape our studio’s future.

What you will do:

  • Be yourself and find your way of representing our studio’s values and culture in all areas of your job   
  • Drive the entire recruiting process from job posting and interviews all the way to offer stage
  • Take responsibility for the best possible candidate experience
  • Build a strong partnership with hiring managers and other stakeholders (such as HR, communications and marketing)
  • Act as a brand ambassador at digital and physical job fares and industry events
  • Actively identify and approach talented developers to fill complex job openings
  • Engage in the optimization of workflows and processes within Recruitment, HR and the overall Operations team

Qualifications

What you bring:

  • At least 1+ year Recruitment experience, preferably in the Games / IT industry
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to build trust and to manage expectations
  • A proactive attitude with the ability to prioritize and stay organized
  • A positive mindset, emotional intelligence and a sense of humor
  • Motivation to work as part of a team and ability to work independently  
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written

*A keen interest in video game culture and the industry is a big