Full Time Job

Generalist Programmer


Montreal, QC 03-27-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
As a generalist programmer at Ubisoft Montreal, you will create stable, functional, and high-performance tools and systems that will allow the studio to realize its current and future creative visions, and to deliver internationally renowned games.

You will work in a collaborative, state-of-the-art environment on various aspects of production: game engine, editor, middleware, etc. You will also be able to sharpen your analytical skills by tackling the technical challenges associated with a variety of systems (AI, 3D, sound, animation, etc.), adding many other strings to your bow by doing so.

Your contributions will be essential to the foundation of our systems. Simply put, without your versatile know-how, the production teams won't be able to do their work!

What you'll do  
• Develop generic systems that will support the functionalities of the specialized programming teams + ensure their integration (engine, editor, or middleware).
• Support the production teams by ensuring the stability and proper functioning of their systems and tools.
• Program in a clear and structured manner while respecting performance, maintenance, modularity, extensibility, and compatibility requirements.
• Be in constant communication with the production teams and the people who use your tools to respond to their requests and needs.
• Monitor performance and memory budgets and adjust as needed.
• Debug and optimize existing systems to facilitate the work of other programming teams.
• Document your work to transfer your knowledge and allow production to understand the systems and their functionalities.
• Keep abreast of advances in the field of programming.


What you bring
• Around 5 years of experience in software programming, ideally in the video game industry or any other relevant experience
• Excellent proficiency in various programming languages, especially C++
• A degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering (or related training)
• Good analytical and synthesis skills and attention to details
• Ability to work as part of a team and good interpersonal and communication skills
• Autonomy, curiosity and resourcefulness, that push you to go talk to people.
• Flexibility in the organization of your work, allowing you to adapt to changes.

What to send our way
• Your CV highlighting your background and skills

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1kbxv-44-221-70-232-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Ubisoft’s worldwide network of video game development studios and business offices work hand-in-hand each day to deliver rich and innovative gaming experiences that reflect the creativity and diversity of their teams