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Senior Gameplay Programmer


Shanghai, China 05-09-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About UBISOFT & Shanghai Studio:

Ubisoft's 20,000 team members, working across more than 30 countries around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players' lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their dedication and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin's Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.

As Ubisoft's first production studio in China, Ubisoft Shanghai opened its door in 1996 and has been at the forefront of the Chinese game industry. It has been working on major Ubisoft brands such as Splinter Cell®, Assassin's Creed®, Might & Magic®, Just Dance®, Far Cry® and Avatar: Frontiers of Pandora™.

With our mission to leverage our presence in China, bring a stronger long-term added value to the group, 600+ talents from around the world have jointly developed a world-class expertise in development of open world and wildlife in AAA games, as well as mobile games and live operations.

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Job Description

As a Gameplay Programmer at Ubisoft Shanghai, you will be working together with the team at Massive Entertainment to create a new story-driven open-world video game set in the Star Wars galaxy. Our goal is to create a game and a story that bring both new and lifelong fans on an immersive and outstanding journey, which will stay with them for years to come.

What you will do:
• Cooperate with game designer to program the game according to game design document;
• Identify potential technique risks based on game design requirement in early stage;
• Work with artist to implement the user interface, graphic and animations;
• Work closely with backend programmer to ensure the quality of data communication between both end;
• Ensuring the code and feature with high quality and stability;
• Help other programmer in the team when necessary to ensure smooth user experience through all parts of the game;
• Cooperate with the producer to establish feasible working plans according to the mandate;
• Help the producer to implement the plan by checking the work progress of the code team regularly;
• Work with the team to improve production process and establish best practice;
• Document the code and design to share with others;
• Carry out all other related tasks.


What you should be equipped with:
• Experiences of games development in both online and offline projects, with equivalent industry experience;
• Experience in the design and implementation of various game systems, including game object management, animation, gameplay scripting, user interface and online networking;
• Strong C & C++ skill; Strong analytical and synthesis skills;
• Good knowledge of standard algorithms and knows how to use them according to project needs;
• Strong ability in problem-solving and adapt to change;
• Good communication (oral and written) in English and collaboration skills.

Bonus Points
• Console game development experience;
• Experience with at least one shipped game;
• Problem-solving skills;
• Results-oriented

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9nq8z-44-200-112-172-42 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