Ubisoft Entertainment, a global leader in the video games and entertainment software industry, is currently seeking a full-time Gameplay Programmer . We are looking for a highly talented, motivated and experienced person to help shape the future of Rocksmith—the first cross-platform music game that works with any electric guitar.
-Under supervision of the lead engineer, design core systems and implement the vision of the game as set forth by the creative director, producer, and artists
-Create and maintain technical design documents and self-manage programming task schedules
-Provide mentorship to less experienced programmers
-Facilitate communication between engineering and other production teams
-Document the work so as to transfer knowledge and ensure that other production members understand how to use the core systems and functionalities
-3-4 years of experience in programming/engineering development
-2+ published titles credited as Gameplay Programmer or equivalent
-Bachelors in software engineering, computer science, or equivalent
-Experienced in developing and implementing key gameplay systems
-Experienced working with third party software
-Developed games on current gen consoles (PS3, Xbox360) and PC/Mac
-Outstanding C/C++ development and optimization skills
-Strong knowledge of scripting languages (Lua, Python, Perl)
-Knowledge of design oriented objects (UML)
-Excellent understanding of software design techniques
-Strong knowledge of performance/memory constraints of game software required
-Works well with designers and artists to implement the vision of the game
-Excels at implementing core gameplay systems
-Able to create, document, and maintain TDDs and programming schedules
-Understanding of game development tools required
-Strong debugging skills
-Strong mathematical skills
Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 26 countries and has sales in more than 55 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. For the 2011-12 fiscal year Ubisoft generated sales of €1,061 million. To learn more, please visit: www.ubisoftgroup.com .
Ubisoft is an EOE and offers competitive salaries and a complete benefits package.
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