Senior Gameplay Programmer

Jul 14, 2023
Shanghai, China
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

As a Gameplay Programmer at Ubisoft Shanghai, you will be working together with the team at Massive Entertainment to create a new story-driven open-world video game set in the Star Wars galaxy. Our goal is to create a game and a story that bring both new and lifelong fans on an immersive and outstanding journey, which will stay with them for years to come.

What you will do:

  • Cooperate with game designer to program the game according to game design document;
  • Identify potential technique risks based on game design requirement in early stage;
  • Work with artist to implement the user interface, graphic and animations;
  • Work closely with backend programmer to ensure the quality of data communication between both end;
  • Ensuring the code and feature with high quality and stability;
  • Help other programmer in the team when necessary to ensure smooth user experience through all parts of the game;
  • Cooperate with the producer to establish feasible working plans according to the mandate;
  • Help the producer to implement the plan by checking the work progress of the code team regularly;
  • Work with the team to improve production process and establish best practice;
  • Document the code and design to share with others;
  • Carry out all other related tasks.

What you should be equipped with:

  • Experiences of games development in both online and offline projects, with equivalent industry experience;
  • Experience in the design and implementation of various game systems, including game object management, animation, gameplay scripting, user interface and online networking;
  • Strong C & C++ skill; Strong analytical and synthesis skills;
  • Good knowledge of standard algorithms and knows how to use them according to project needs;
  • Strong ability in problem-solving and adapt to change;
  • Good communication (oral and written) in English and collaboration skills.

Bonus Points

  • Console game development experience;  
  • Experience with at least one shipped game;  
  • Problem-solving skills;  
  • Results-oriented


Benefits and Perks from Ubisoft Shanghai:

  • Future of Work framework: We believe that working location flexibility is essential to employee engagement and contributes to our high value of work-life balance
  • A minimum of 15 days paid annual leave
  • Monthly meal and snack allowance
  • Premium medical insurance plan and free annual health check
  • Game Package: free access to Ubisoft games on PC plus a rich and expanding library of games & books
  • Employee Assistance Program: wellbeing solutions, emotional support, and life coaching
  • Jumpstart your growth:  A rich resevoir of premium and exclusive learning resources to support your continuous learning, expand your skillset, and advance your career.
  • 10+ staff clubs featuring weekly sports and gaming activities and events

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In Ubisoft, we are working to enrich players’ lives through unique and memorable gaming experiences and by improving the positive impacts of our games. To get there, we are creating a safer, more inclusive work environment, we are giving back to the communities where Ubisoft operates by working with local non-profit partners and by working to reduce the environmental impact of our business.



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