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  • Toronto

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JOB DESCRIPTION

Ubisoft Toronto Inc.
224 Wallace Avenue. M6H 1V7
Toronto, Ontario
www.toronto.ubisoft.com
 
Location of position: Toronto, Ontario
 
Our Mission
Ubisoft is committed to enriching players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. We create worlds where people can express themselves, explore, and discover new possibilities.
Are you looking to work with enthusiastic experts who are tackling game-changing challenges in entertainment and beyond? At Ubisoft, we offer an open environment where bright ideas are given a chance to shine and everyone is eager to share knowledge.
Challenge accepted? Join us and Create the Unknown.
Ubisoft Toronto was founded in 2010 and has contributed to many award-winning Ubisoft brands including: Assassin’s Creed®, Far Cry®, For HonorTM, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell®, and Watch Dogs®. In 2018, Ubisoft Toronto developed its first new IP, Starlink: Battle for Atlas. Ubisoft Toronto is one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for four consecutive years and in 2018, one of GamesIndustry.biz Best Places to Work.
  
Presentation Director
 
The Presentation Director is responsible for defining and developing a Presentation Direction in support of the creative and art direction that will become the “2D Visual Signature” for the game.
 
Type of Position: Permanent, full-time.
 
Responsibilities
 
Conceptualize, develop and supervise the visual style and ideas of the game’s menus (Outer shell, Press Start menu, Pause Menu, etc.)
Conceptualize, develop and supervise the game’s User interfaces (HUD, Map, Inventory, etc.)
Conceptualize and supervise some environmental interfaces (computers, ATM, door keypad)
Conceptualize and supervise some environmental adverts (billboards video, street advertising)
May participate in standalone Flash applications to prototype innovations in conception.
 In collaboration with the Creative team:
Contribute to the design process and more notably a significant stake in the design of the menus, user interfaces and Visual Feedback (FX, Damage)
Conceptualize, supervise the project’s visual ideas (death, retry screen, loads times) and maintain this vision through all development phases.
Work with Creative and Sound Director to ensure that music and audio cues are in line with Presentation and overall creative direction.        
 In collaboration with the Art Director:
Contribute to the design process with the Art Director to set the style and the most appropriate look-and-feel for the game.
Elaborate the visual references of the artistic direction
Create Presentation guidelines that will be useful for external resources (CGI and SFX companies)
Oversee the project’s look-and-feel and help ensure all contributing artists understand the Presentation Signature.       
In assistance to Editorial Marketing:
Help define how the game’s Presentation Direction will be translated to Marketing visual assets and guidelines.    
 
Training
AEC in Graphic Design and multimedia or any other equivalent training.
   
Experience
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the creation of « interfaces » and stylization of menus in the game industry. 
Must have shipped a minimum of one AAA game. 
 
Other Skills
Strong comprehension of game design
Ability to communicate the artistic direction
Be driven by managing key detailed elements
Good artistic judgement
Ability to review quality of team’s work and suggest new ideas if necessary
Proven ability to collaborate effectively with other crafts within a production team   
 
We Offer:
Competitive Salary
Comprehensive Benefits Package:
o    Disability Insurance
o    Dental Insurance
o    Extended medical insurance
o    (Optional) RRSP contribution
o    Bonus (If Applicable)
 
Why Ubisoft Toronto?
Scored by The Economist as the Best City to Live, our studio is located in the trendy Junction Triangle located in West Toronto, close to TTC, the hottest bars and restaurants, and excellent coffee shops. We celebrate successes as a team at our monthly UbiBash events, and invite our families to events throughout the year including our annual Kids Holiday Party. We give back to help make our community better through our team volunteer days and fundraising activities. We hold regular game jams to fuel our team’s creativity. Ubisoft Toronto conducts annual performance reviews to help our team develop their careers and grow with our studio, and provides the

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Ubisoft is a leading creator, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and services, with a rich portfolio of world-renowned brands. The teams throughout Ubisoft's worldwide network of studios and business offices are committed to delivering original and memorable gaming experiences across all popular platforms.

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