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Ubisoft Toronto Inc.
224 Wallace Avenue. M6H 1V7
Location of position: Toronto, Ontario
Ubisoft is committed to enriching players’ lives with original & memorable entertainment experiences. We build worlds that are a playground for the imagination, offering moments of surprise, fun and adventure as well as opportunities for learning and self-discovery. At Ubisoft, you’ll grow and collaborate with highly talented teams from around the world. Our massively friendly work environment will inspire you to go above and beyond to create worlds people will fall in love with. Whether as an elite spy, a master assassin, or a fearless explorer, we put the player at the heart of all our games.
Ubisoft Toronto is a growing and diverse team on a collective mission to create what’s next in AAA games. Since opening our studio in 2010, our team has shipped the critically-acclaimed Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell Blacklist as lead studio, and Assassin’s Creed Unity, Far Cry 4, Far Cry Primal and Watch Dogs 2 in collaboration with Ubisoft Montreal. In 2012, we opened our state-of-the-art Performance Capture Studio, and Playtest. We are currently working on For Honor in collaboration with Ubisoft Montreal, as well as several top-secret, unannounced projects.
Ubisoft Toronto is proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2017.
Team Lead Programmer
Ubisoft Entertainment, a global leader in the video games and entertainment software industry, is currently seeking a full-time Team Lead Programmer to help drive the development of a multi-platform next generation title at our Toronto studio.
Type of Position: Permanent, full-time.
Lead a programming discipline team at a technical and personnel level;
Determine the tech needs for the team and work with third party middleware vendors;
Balance staying on top of the code base/tech, actively writing code and engineering game systems/tools with the management requirements and responsibilities of a discipline lead;
Help establish clear coding best practices and lead regular code reviews;
Coordinate, mentor and build a cohesive programming team;
Ensure the creation of strong technical documentation and assist in the creation of submission materials as required by console manufacturers;
Work with the production, programmers, design and art leads to create task and schedule estimates for programming team and track development efforts across the team;
Continually review the game and development process and identify areas that need improvement.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience;
5+ yrs experience in the game industry on console platforms;
1 - 3 yrs experience with cross platform console development as a Senior Programmer or Lead Programmer;
Interest and experience in most aspects of game technology development (audio, 3D, animation, gameplay, UI, network and tools);
Extensive knowledge of C/C++ programming and debugging;
Strong understanding of multithreaded/parallel programming;
Candidate should be self-motivated, with strong work ethic and excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Ability to collaborate and work well other disciplines;
Experience using one or more commercial game engines;
Knowledgeable in refactoring and optimization when they are appropriate.
· 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 and Summer BBQ. 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 opportunity for salary increases annually as part of the performance review process. Ubisoft Toronto also offers a comprehensive health benefits
About the company
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.