UI programmer

Nov 29, 2022
Annecy, France
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Ubisoft Annecy is looking for an UI programmer to join the team in charge of joining our game project Riders Republic.


You will be responsible for developing the modules for the game’s general presentations (menu, HUD, mini games, etc.) with a focus on the menus depending on Online services.


Because you have already delivered one or more games or experience in a similar role in another sector, you will have the opportunity to share your knowledge and experience to help your team reach their full potential. As you rely on expertise, you will be called upon to contribute to the technical decision-making of the project. You will work as part of a collaborative and committed team, ready to meet the challenges ahead with you.


Your day-to-day


  • Read the game design documents to understand the intended player experience;
  • Design and implement menu and interface systems for specific users on each platform, preserving the uniformity of the visual and logistical aspects;
  • Understand the mecanics behind and dig into the technical and low-level aspect of an UI engine
  • In collaboration with design and programming teams, quickly prototype interaction concepts for the game;
  • Understand the implementations and recognize technical limits;
  • Oversee the programming of the modules that underlie the user interface;
  • Optimize user interface code to run efficiently on game consoles;
  • Interact and collaborate with different departments;
  • Carry out all other relevant tasks.

What you bring to the team

Having a passion or an interest for video games, bringing creativity, rigor, autonomy, self-assessing ability and team spirit will be necessary skills, but also following skills:

    • A first programming experience in the video game sector or embedded systems, or other relevant fields;
    • C++ strong knowledge, low-level
    • Experience in developing game’s UI
    • Ability to analyze and adapt
    • Ability to interact with your colleagues from the game design, UI artists teams of the Annecy studio and other studios around the world
    • Strong knowledge of game design trends, Live and GaaS (game as a service)
    • Experience in developing an UI engine
    • Multiplayer game experience
    •  Excellent communication (technical and non-technical

    Ubisoft is committed to creating an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of our player community. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.

    All information will be treated as confidential in accordance with the Employment Equity Act.


    Integrating the Ubisoft French studios also means:

    • Join passionate and highly technical teams, all driven by the desire to design and develop innovative games and stand out for their quality
    • Collaborate with teams recognized for their experience on renowned franchises
    • Develop expertise by participating in in-house sharing events (talks, conferences, trade shows) and benefiting from tailor-made training programs
    • Evolve in a leading French videogame company represented in 30 different countries, with opportunities for international development

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