Tech Lead Unity Programmer

  • Kyiv, Ukraine, 02000
  • Full-time

Company Description

Ubisoft’s 19,000 professionals, 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 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 company that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and community 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.

Job Description

When you’re a Tech Lead Gameplay Programmer at Ubisoft, you have direct influence over the quality of the game that will end up in the players’ hands; there is a tangible link between your work and the player experience. You are entrusted with coding the interactive systems that make the game.

With every new iteration, you commit yourself to answer the most fundamental questions: Will the player enjoy this? Does it feel right? Is it AAA quality? You’re an avid gamer who cares about the player experience.

The Technical Lead will be the resource for technical - technological issues in his field of expertise. He is a technical specialist who will assess issues and be accountable for the technological choices and performances of the systems in which he is specialized. The incumbent will continue to produce code and define best practices in his/her field of proficiency.

Qualifications

Responsibilities

  • Oversee technical mandates and above them per necessity;
  • Be a reference for subordinates for all technical issues;
  • Work as a senior programmer and help program high-risk elements; 
  • Be proactive in suggesting enhancements and technological choices;
  • Assess performances regularly and optimize systems whenever necessary;
  • Resolve the most complex technical issues;
  • Be a mentor;
  • Advice and suggest corrective measures to meet project objectives whenever necessary;
  • Work with technical directors and Leads from other working units (design, graphic design, animation, sound, etc.) to ensure the efficiency of the systems that are used by other subordinates;
  • Carry out performance assessments in collaboration with subordinates and all other related tasks.

Requirements:

  • Experience with Unity in the software development industry;
  • Relevant experience as Tech Lead;
  • Extensive knowledge of Unity programming and debugging;
  • Strong understanding of multithreaded/parallel programming;
  • Good oral and written communication in English;

Qualifications:

  • Experience in C# and optimizing code;
  • Experience in gameplay, AI, and design (the main character, cameras, NPCs, environment, behaviors);
  • Proficiency to communicate with all disciplines and to support and elevate subordinates in terms of quality and technical vision of the game;
  • Experience working with Unity and its latest tech;
  • Experience in working with Unity DOTS ( ECS/Jobs/Burst) and C++ is a huge plus;
  • Experience as part of subordinates that has shipped a video game is an asset;
  • Experience developing on video-game consoles or mobile devices;
  • Knowledge and experience in the shooter genre and network replication is a plus

Additional Information

Ubisoft is committed to enriching players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experience. We create worlds where people can express themselves, explore and discover new possibilities. 

Are you looking to work with enthusiastic experts who are tackling game-changing challenges in entertainment and beyond? At Ubisoft, we offer an open environment where bright ideas are given a chance to shine and everyone is eager to share knowledge.

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