Gameplay Programmer (Assassin's Creed VR)

  • Cary, NC, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Ubisoft is one of the world's biggest creators, publishers and distributors of videogames and interactive services. The group has a broad portfolio of internationally renowned brands such as Assassin's Creed, Ghost Recon, Just Dance, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Rainbow Six...

Supported by a worldwide network of studios and distribution subsidiaries, the teams at Ubisoft are dedicated to offering players original and unforgettable game experiences on all popular platforms, including consoles, smartphones, tablets and PCs.

Job Description

Red Storm is seeking a Gameplay Programmer to join our AAA VR development team! If you have strong gameplay programming abilities, and a love for new technology, this may be for you! At RSE the developers are challenged to collaborate with team members globally to achieve optimal performance and quality gaming experiences. Join our team!

Responsibilities:

  • Develops game system functionality in Microsoft Visual Studio using C# and C++
  • Update and expand existing programs
  • Evaluates engine or middleware strengths and weaknesses 
  • Modifies existing code to improve design, structure, and clarity
  • Validate and verify whether the newly developed systems fulfill the intentions of the project and are coherent with the existing code
  • Ensure that the implementation of the controls and game systems provide the player with the experience that the designer and creative director had envisioned
  • Debugs and corrects the gameplay bugs identified by the production and quality control items.
  • User performance analysis tools to determine areas that need optimization
  • Performs code reviews for peers (detects errors, programming flaws)
  • Build and use computer-assisted software engineering tools

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Math, Engineering or related area, plus 5 years progressive experience in programming/development, which must include game industry experience with 1 shipped title
  • Excellent analysis, problem-solving, and rapid deployment of effective solutions
  • Ability to prioritize, plan, and organize work
  • Must be an effective communicator, both verbally and written
  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic, and the ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment
  • Passion and enthusiasm for video games

Additional Information

  • Heavily subsidized paid medical and dental insurance for employees and dependents.

  • Paid life, accidental death & dismemberment, short- and long-term disability insurance.

  • 401(k) plan with match.

  • New hires start with 3 weeks of vacation annually, increasing to a cap of 5 weeks based on years of service.

  • 9 paid holidays (and we’re closed the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day).

  • 3 weeks of sick leave annually.

  • Flexible work schedule.

  • Subsidized paid medical and dental insurance for employees and dependents.

  • Paid life, accidental death & dismemberment, short- and long-term disability insurance.

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