Generalist Programmer

Aug 03, 2023
Sherbrooke, Canada
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

As a generalist programmer at Ubisoft Sherbrooke, you will create stable, functional, and high-performance tools and systems that will allow the studio to realize its current and future creative visions, and to deliver internationally renowned games. 

You will work in a collaborative, state-of-the-art environment on various aspects of production: game engine, editor, middleware, etc. You will also be able to sharpen your analytical skills by tackling the technical challenges associated with a variety of systems (AI, 3D, sound, animation, etc.), adding many other strings to your bow by doing so. 

Your contributions will be essential to the foundation of our systems. Simply put, without your versatile know-how, the production teams won’t be able to do their work! 

What you’ll do   

  • Develop generic systems that will support the functionalities of the specialized programming teams + ensure their integration (engine, editor, or middleware). 
  • Support the production teams by ensuring the stability and proper functioning of their systems and tools. 
  • Program in a clear and structured manner while respecting performance, maintenance, modularity, extensibility, and compatibility requirements. 
  • Be in constant communication with the production teams and the people who use your tools to respond to their requests and needs. 
  • Monitor performance and memory budgets and adjust as needed. 
  • Debug and optimize existing systems to facilitate the work of other programming teams. 
  • Document your work to transfer your knowledge and allow production to understand the systems and their functionalities. 
  • Keep abreast of advances in the field of programming. 

What you bring

  • Around 5 years of experience in software programming, ideally in the video game industry or any other relevant experience 
  • Excellent proficiency in various programming languages, especially C++
  • A degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or related training) 
  • Good analytical and synthesis skills and attention to details
  • Ability to work as part of a team and good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Autonomy, curiosity and resourcefulness, that push you to go talk to people.
  • Flexibility in the organization of your work, allowing you to adapt to changes.

What to send our way

  • Your CV highlighting your background and skills

Ubisoft Sherbrooke is set to open its doors in 2022.

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

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

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

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

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

At Ubisoft, you can come as you are. We embrace diversity in all its forms. We’re committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and respectful of all differences.