Data Protection Officer (APAC & Middle East)

  • Singapore
  • Full-time

Company Description


Ubisoft’s 19,000 team members, working across more than 40 locations around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their dedication and talent has 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. 



Opening its doors in July 2008, Ubisoft Singapore features the largest AAA studio in Southeast Asia and is home to a culture that celebrates serious fun and diversity. As proud innovators of naval gameplay and water technology, we’re super excited to be the lead studio in bringing a brand-new IP to you – Skull and Bones! Our other notable works include every Assassin’s Creed game since Assassin’s Creed II, with our latest Viking adventure being Assassin’s Creed Valhalla. 

Job Description


As Ubisoft Asia and Middle East Data Protection Officer (DPO), you will support all of our teams located in Asia and the Middle East by putting your expertise at the service of their creativity, their willingness to innovate and the ongoing quest for the confidence of our players, consumers and employees in Ubisoft's use of their personal data. 

Within Ubisoft's legal department and with a direct report to the Global DPO, you will participate in the creation of an innovative and privacy-friendly environment in compliance with regulations and team needs.  




Pushing the limits of imagination and technology, your main missions will be: 

  • Support the main PC, consoles and mobile game production teams from a personal data perspective in Asia and the Middle East 

  • Support the local teams with a "privacy by design" approach, particularly those in charge of local partnerships, online advertising, the e-commerce site for the area, data analysis, management of Ubisoft accounts, the innovation laboratory in China, teams in charge of playtests, etc. 

  • Draft information notices and privacy policy from a legal design perspective 

  • Negotiate the personal data aspects of partners contracts  

  • Animate and maintain the network of Privacy Champions designated within Ubisoft's teams located in Asia and the Middle East 

  • Carry out internal trainings (face-to-face, online trainings or in any innovative form) 

  • Contribute to the development of the Ubisoft’s accountability (e.g. privacy impact assessments) 

  • Conduct audits of the procedures and processes implemented by Ubisoft 

  • Participate in maintaining the data register of all data held by Ubisoft (e.g., player data, HR data, marketing data, customer data) 

  • Represent Ubisoft with the local authorities in conjunction with local Corporate Affairs teams 

  • Monitor and anticipate regulations and their impact on the world of Entertainment  



  • Extensive years of experience providing practical expert advice on the interpretation and application of regulations governing the use of personal data (GDPR, Asian Data protection laws and regulations) and regulations relating to young players 

  • An awareness of privacy and data protection laws (and associated regulatory frameworks) in other relevant jurisdictions including China, Vietnam, India and Thailand 

  • Strong commitment to uphold ethical standards and maintain your professional integrity 

  • Championed and promoted behaviour change (focused on building an effective privacy and data protection compliance culture) within a large, complex, multi-site organisation 

  • Ability to anticipate and respond to a range of privacy and data protection compliance challenges (including changes to the law, new regulatory guidance, emerging technologies, etc.) and work with colleagues &/or partners to identify pragmatic cost-effective solutions  

  • Evaluated systems and working practices associated with the processing of personal and recommended corrective actions required to achieve compliance with relevant privacy and data protection legislation/policies 

  • A strong and effective communicator (and respectfully) with data subjects, regulators, commercial partners and other external stakeholders irrespective of national boundaries and cultures 

  • Able to communicate and negotiate effectively with colleagues at all levels of an organisation and can influence decision-making by linking compliance requirements to business objectives and outcomes. 

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Making games is serious business, but it's very important for us to have fun while creating awesome worlds so that we can convey the same sense of joy to millions of players in the world.

Come on board and experience #LifeAtUbi for yourself, we are always on the lookout for talents who thrive in bringing their A-game to work. If this sounds like you, shoot us your resume, portfolio, and anything else to show that you’re serious about fun!



We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.

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