Graphics Programmer [Snowdrop]

Mar 28, 2024
Malmö, Sweden
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Snowdrop is a powerful game engine that enables Ubisoft content creators to set their creative minds free. Fast and flexible, Snowdrop gives developers innovative tools designed from the ground up for creating the unknown. Snowdrop provides the perfect canvas for game developers to paint the games of the future. 

As a Graphics Programmer you will work in close collaboration with other programmers, designers, artists and testers to craft high quality, scalable solutions that bring Snowdrop and its various titles to an even higher visual and performance standard. Example systems that the graphics team is working on include game specific rendering effects, our node graph-based CPU/GPU particle system, the Destruction Tech, the post effect pipeline and various systems to render Weather, Terrain, Water and Vegetation. 

Your role will be pivotal in implementing and refining core render systems, ensuring our games shine across multiple platforms, from PC to Xbox Series S/X, PS5, and streaming services. From game-specific rendering effects to revolutionary particle systems and beyond, you'll have the chance to tackle complex challenges head-on, unleashing your creativity to overcome technical limitations.

We're offering a permanent position in Malmö, Sweden, with the flexibility to work partially from home (up to two days a week) under our Flexible Workplace Policy. Please apply using English, our company's primary language. 

What you’ll do

  • Design, implement, and iterate on cutting-edge render systems
  • Utilize your expertise in C++ and shader programming to develop features across various platforms
  • Optimize systems for performance and memory efficiency
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality, scalable solutions

About Production Technology at Ubisoft 

At Ubisoft, there are no limits to creativity. Innovation comes from every corner and our game teams are constantly pushing the boundaries of technology to transform ideas into fantastical worlds. To bolster their efforts, Ubisoft’s Production Technology department is a transversal group that unites more than 400 experts across the company around a mission to develop the best tools and technologies that enable our studios to bring their visions to life. From designing our proprietary game engines and state-of-the-art middleware solutions used by our worldwide developer community, to leveraging the latest machine learning breakthroughs in R&D, Production Technology team members don’t just help Ubisoft creators make games: they work together to pioneer innovations that change the way games are made.

What you’ll bring
You are self-motivated and value quality in everything you do. You're driven by a passion for innovation and excellence! Besides the above we’re looking for someone aligned with our core values and the following skills and experience: 

  • Professional experience in C++ programming within the video games industry, with a focus on consoles preferred
  • Proficiency in graphics APIs such as DirectX 11/12 and Vulkan, along with shader languages
  • Strong grasp of 3D mathematics, rendering algorithms, and data structures
  • Experience with GPU performance analysis and optimization tools
  • Passion for pushing the boundaries of computer graphics and solving complex problems

Ubisoft’s 19,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their commitment and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown. 

You can also find a summary of the Massive Job Perks here. 

Questions? We're more than happy to answer them! Please contact Malin Jessen at     

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