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Technical Lead - UI


Montreal, QC 02-16-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
As a Technical Lead at Ubi Montreal, you're an established leader, an expert in your field, who relies on past learnings to guide decisions in the present and proactively plan for the future.

You steer a team of programmers towards a technical vision, plus produce high-quality code and navigate constraints to turn it into reality.

With a responsibility to help your team of programmers develop their skills, you coach and mentor them, empowering them to innovate and perform at their best.

Thanks to your expertise, credibility, and reliability, not only can developers on your project turn to you for information and direction, but so can others. You're a go-to person for guidance and a trusted advisor for Ubisoft employees worldwide.

What you'll do
• Define the technical vision within your area of specialization (e.g. gameplay, animation, UI, physics, AI, 3D, engine, etc.) + plan its technical roadmap.
• Regularly meet with your programming team to discuss progress; tackle setbacks; share updates; present features; give feedback; informatively and constructively explain the root causes of risks and issues; etc.
• Mentor and motivate programmers to develop their technical skills + provide them with what they need to work efficiently and achieve quality (tools, pipelines, etc.).
• Write elegant code customized to the hardware you're working with.
• Provide technical oversight by reviewing code and making technical validations.
• Anticipate and assess complex, escalated issues + propose adapted solutions.
• Sync up with other technical leads to remove blockers and keep production moving forward.
• Communicate with interdependent teams on other projects to exchange information.
• Stay up to date on technological advancements and industry standards to define our best practices + share them with our studios.


What you bring
• Around 7 years of programming experience in C++
• • A deep understanding of a variety of game engines, systems, programming languages, interdependencies, and critical issues
• • The ability to make informed, immediate decisions with minimal long-term impacts
• • A strategic approach to problem-solving: you don't just patch problems, you solve them so that they never happen again
• • Excellent mentorship, interpersonal, and presentation skills
• • A highly innovative and collaborative spirit
• • Effective cross-departmental communication: you can easily communicate with all disciplines + break down complex information for various audiences
• • A desire to share your knowledge to push the boundaries of technology & help others improve their skills

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpozx0-3-234-244-181-42 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