Graphic Designer – Game Art [Splinter Cell]
We’re working on a Splinter Cell remake, assembling a team with passion, drive and respect for the trifocal goggles. This is an opportunity to be part of a treasured franchise, rebuilt on Ubisoft’s Snowdrop engine to deliver next-generation visuals and modernized stealth gameplay, while preserving what's at the heart of the Splinter Cell experience.
On being a Graphic Designer (Branding Team) at Ubisoft Toronto
Working directly with our Branding team lead, and Art Director, the successful candidate is a strong visual communicator who wants to be part of the dynamic and innovative environment at Ubisoft Toronto.
You have a keen eye for detail, and a flexibility for adapting to technical limitations. You enjoy turning challenges into creative opportunities, and relish in telling stories through elements of design. You understand that form follows function and design should serve a purpose rather than a fancy. You are good with communication and are comfortable working independently as well as within a team. As a graphic designer, you will conceptualize, pitch, and produce assets based on provided art direction and technical guidelines. You will be provided basic training to better understand 3d game production pipelines. You enjoy being thoughtful and thorough with your designs, understanding, researching and being meticulous with any legal, or cultural implications they may have.
Type of position: Full-time, Permanent
- Design various branding assets, which adhere to given art direction and branding guidelines.
- Ability to match a variety of art styles as needed by production (Style chameleon preferred over unique personal style).
- Keep consistent and coherent art style throughout related assets.
- Assets will include:
- Logos for fake companies for in-game use
- Fake advertisement posters/stationery for in-game use
- Create a variety of visual fonts for in-game use (letterforms in photoshop or illustrator only, kerning/spacing not required)
- Graffiti art in various styles is a plus
- Assist in developing established branding guidelines is a plus
- Drawing ability is a plus
What it takes to make it
- 5+ years’ experience in video game art production or other relevant experience
- Participation in at least 2 – 3 complete game productions or equivalent
- Strong knowledge of visual story telling
- Familiarity with both Lighting an VFX pipelines
- Experience in previsualization for Cinematics
- Ability to Assemble, Lead, and work within teams
- Effective organizational skills (time management, planning, communication)
- Exhibit resourcefulness, innovation, and initiative in their role
- Database knowledge an asset (JIRA, Perforce, etc.)
- Knowledge of the technical constraints of real time, 3D engines and level editors
- Bilingualism would be a benefit
- Knowledge of the tools used by team members
- Knowledge of the other game production working units an asset
- Knowledge of the MS Office suite an asset.
We know that skills and competencies show up in different forms and can be based on different experiences, that's why we strongly encourage you to apply even though you may not have all the requirements listed above.
- A hybrid, flexible work model
- Six weeks of vacation
- An enhanced parental leave program
- Comprehensive Total Rewards Package:
- Disability Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Extended medical insurance
- (Optional) RRSP contribution
- Relocation Assistance
- Bonus (If Applicable)
Life at Ubisoft
At Ubisoft Toronto, we look for people who are excited to create the future of games in one of the most diverse cities in the world. We believe that embracing our individuality helps us build stronger creative teams and develop better games for all players.
When you’re a member of our team, your professional development is a priority. You’ll have opportunities to be challenged, learn and grow in your role. Pushing the boundaries of what’s possible within game development while working with Ubisoft’s most powerful technologies – from game engines to performance capture and more. Annual performance reviews and salary increases will help you further your career and grow with our studio. We also offer hybrid remote work options, six weeks of vacation for all employees, an enhanced parental leave program, a comprehensive health benefits package, generous RRSP matching, industry education support, training and career development.
We celebrate the big and small moments together – with virtual events, get togethers, giveaways and more. In addition to our “right to disconnect” philosophy, the studio offers a variety of health and wellness initiatives including yoga, an on-site gym, flexible work hours, and other programs to create a better, sustainable work environment for our teams.
We encourage you to read our Code of Conduct prior to applying. It is our collective responsibility at Ubisoft Toronto to maintain a respectful and inclusive work environment, and be the best possible place to work and grow. Knowing and respecting our Code of Conduct’s principles and guidelines is key to achieving that goal.
At Ubisoft Toronto, we believe diversity is our studio’s biggest strength. We’re committed to creating an inclusive workplace that reflects the diversity of our player community, is inclusive and respectful of the individuality of our team and embodies our core values – trust, integrity, excellence and care.
We encourage applications from First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, Indigenous peoples of North America, racialized persons, persons with disabilities, and those who identify as women and/or 2SLGBTQIA+.
If this sounds like your kind of studio, what are you waiting for?
Ubisoft Toronto is committed to providing accommodations for accessibility upon request.
We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No agencies please.