Programmer (Generalist) MOD: Career Switch

Jun 02, 2024
Montréal, Canada
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

As a generalist programmer at Ubisoft Montreal, 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 : 

  • Implement various systems without forgetting to go through the essential phases of Analysis and Code Design, and ensure their proper integration (engine, editor, etc.) and follow-up. 

  • Debug and optimize existing systems or systems under development. 

  • Document your work and transfer your knowledge. 

  • Program in a clear and structured manner while respecting performance, maintenance, modularity, extensibility, and compatibility requirements. 

  • Be in constant communication with your various 'customers' (production teams and users of your tools) to understand their needs, wishes and specific requirements. 

  • Measure memory usage and performance and implement the necessary changes. 

  • Keep abreast of advances in the field of programming. 

  • A strong interest in video games; 

  • A degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or other equivalent training) 

  • Experience in software programming. 

  • Excellent mastery of the principles of computer science and the various programming languages, particularly C++ 

  • A good analytical and synthetic mind as well as a strong attention to detail 

  • The ability to work in a team, coupled with good interpersonal and communication skills 

  • Autonomy, curiosity, and resourcefulness that will not prevent you from asking for help when needed 

  • Flexibility in the organization of your work to adapt to change 

  • An inquisitive mind for Generative AI 

What to send our way  

  • Your CV highlighting your education, experience, and skills. 

  • A description of your personal achievements with links (if possible).