Technical Designer (junior)

Jun 08, 2024
Sherbrooke, Canada
... Not specified
... Junior
Full time
... Office work

The Ubisoft Sherbrooke team is pleased to welcome new graduates to join us on Far Cry!

If you've always dreamed of working in a renowned studio like Ubisoft, but prefer the proximity of a smaller team with personalized support to launch your career, this is the perfect opportunity for you. At Ubisoft Sherbrooke, you'll be working directly with industry experts, including veterans of renowned franchises like Far Cry, where you'll be able to exchange ideas and learn the craft. This is your chance to launch your career in a dynamic and positive environment, contributing to a AAA franchise, all in the heart of Sherbrooke.

As a Technical Designer, you’ll create and implement complex, technical, and systemic design elements in a game.

You’re essentially a game or level designer recognized for your technical skills on a design or multidisciplinary production team.

A technical reference within your team, you’ll help, support, and advise your peers as needed.  You may also be called upon to become the project's technical expert on a specific element of the game.

What you’ll do

  • Create and implement the technical elements of a game feature in with technical directors, programmers, and colleagues from other job families.
  • Act as a technical expert on a specific topic + oversee tools and documentation, provide technical assistance, and define and promote best practices.
  • Participate in data optimization and validation, taking budget into account and ensuring that technical standards are respected.
  • Participate in the advanced debugging of data throughout production.
  • Provide regular feedback to design directors (e.g. suggestions for improving tools and methods, etc.).
  • Help test new features and tools before their launch.
  • Perform production tasks within the game and level design team + prototype gameplay features.
  • Design and implement more complex, abstract, technically challenging, or game-wide design elements in the game.

What you bring

  • Experience in game or level design (with a technical focus) 
  • The ability to understand and communicate in technical language & clearly express your ideas (both on paper and in person)
  • Flexibility + solid analysis and problem-solving skills
  • A user-oriented spirit
  • Curiosity: you have a passion for understanding how things work
  • Experience with various game engines and platforms (nice to have)
  • Experience with a range of 2D/3D design software programs (nice to have)
  • Experience in programming/scripting (nice to have)

What to send our way

  • Your CV highlighting your background and skills

A real live person will review your application. In this case, it’s our talent acquisition specialist Charlotte. 

About Ubisoft Sherbrooke

Ubisoft Sherbrooke is a multidisciplinary team of passionate people. Joining us means being part of a close-knit and welcoming family. It also means working in a human-sized studio where flexibility and interaction are the order of the day. We care about our people and our way of doing things.  

Between the magnificent nature that surrounds the studio and the trendy and invigorating life of the Estrie region, there's no need to compromise: family life, the outdoors, restaurants, outings with friends... joining Ubisoft Sherbrooke also means discovering an urban-casual lifestyle!     

We're looking for committed creators and forward-looking talents who want to take on challenges as a team. 

Interested? We're waiting for you!  

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.