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  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • 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 & 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.

UI Programmer

The UI Programmer will develop the modules for a game’s general presentations (menu, HUD, mini-games, etc.).

Type of position: Permanent, full-time

Responsibilities:
The main and routine tasks of the UI Programmer are to:
Read the game design documents to understand the intended player experience;
Help define the features and ergonomics of the menus in an effort to support the graphic designer;
Design and implement menu and interface systems for specific users on each platform, preserving the uniformity of the visual and logistical aspects;
In collaboration with engine programmers, provide development interface tools (debug) for gameplay programmers;
In collaboration with design and programming teams, quickly prototype interaction concepts for the game;
In collaboration with the graphic designer, integrate designs and animation (timeline or code);
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.

Training:
Bachelor of Computer Science or Computer Engineering or equivalent training or experience.

Experience:
3+ years’ C++ programming experience in the video game sector or embedded systems, or relevant fields;
Games industry experience preferred;
Solid knowledge of programming design patterns and recognition of programming standards.
Knowledge of current trends in graphic design and user interface design;
Knowledge of Adobe Flash and Actionscript 2.0 and up, other scripting and programming languages (XML, C#, JavaScript etc.) an asset
Knowledge of object-oriented programming;
Knowledge of multimedia integration.

Other skills:
Problem-solving skills;
Attention to detail;
Good interpersonal and communication skills;
Autonomy and ethics in proactive work;
Drive to take up major challenges;
Define and estimate tasks in an structured way;
Ability to adapt to change;
Results oriented.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

We Offer:
Competitive Salary
Comprehensive Benefits Package:
Disability Insurance
Dental Insurance
Extended medical insurance
(Optional) RRSP contribution
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

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.

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