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Technical Director (Design), Ubisoft Sherbrooke

Joveo CA

This is a Full-time position in Sherbrooke, QC posted May 11, 2022.

Job Description As a technical design director at Ubi Sherbrooke, you’re the link between a design vision and its technical implementation.

With a high-level understanding of our tech, plus visibility on the project as a whole, you provide expert insight, tools, and support to steer a game – and its creators – towards success.

Though every day of development brings its own mix of anticipated and unforeseen challenges, you never lose sight of the big picture.

As a strategic thinker and tactical planner, you balance short-term priorities with long-term goals to efficiently handle whatever comes your way while consistently considering the future impacts of your choices.

Thanks to your knowledge, adaptability, and willingness to help, not only can team members on your project look to you for information and direction, but so can others.

You’re a go-to person for guidance and a valuable resource for Ubisoft employees worldwide.

What you’ll do Collaborate with other core team members to develop the overall vision & determine technical feasibility of your area of ownership (e.G.

AI, mission, world, cinematics, etc.).

Identify and analyze risks (engine, data, features, etc.).

Assess existing tools + occasionally design custom ones to support design pipelines and workflows.

Train team members on tools and techniques + raise awareness of new processes.

Assist content creators with their technical needs & bridge communication between design and programming.

Review and give your input on integrated work & find solutions to fix bugs.

Maintain technical documentation (e.G.

procedures, how-to guides, etc.).

Prepare post-mortems + recommend ways to evolve how we create and integrate data.

Anticipate technological advancements and stay up to date on market trends to define our best practices + share them with our studios.

Participate in recruitment to build the technical design team & foster their growth.

Qualifications What you bring Around 7 years of experience in the video game industry (or related experience) + 3 years of leadership experience In-depth knowledge of game engines (e.G.

Unity or Unreal) & their limitations and the Microsoft Office suite (especially Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio) Familiarity with bug tracking software (e.G.

Jira), version management systems (e.G.

Perforce), and basic programming A degree in Game Design (or other relevant training) A highly innovative, collaborative, empathetic, and solution-oriented spirit Excellent communication, interpersonal, mentorship, and presentation skills Critical thinking, time management, and organizational capabilities Attention to detail, curiosity, resourcefulness, and plenty of flexibility About Us Additional Information Ubisoft Sherbrooke is set to open its doors in 2022.

In the heart of Sherbrooke, this new studio will be composed of multidisciplinary teams dedicated to developing iconic franchises that engage millions worldwide.

We’re looking for passionate creators who want to make exceptional games and deliver memorable experiences to our players.

Joining Ubi Sherbrooke means playing a major role in the video game industry.

It represents contributing to advancing Ubisoft’s tech and shaping the economic and social landscape of the Eastern Townships.

These are local efforts with positive, far-reaching impacts!

The world of work is changing.

And so are we.

Our universal vacation time, hybrid and flexible work, competitive benefits, and host of learning opportunities will allow you to reach your full potential.

Here, work-life balance is at the core of our day-to-day.

At the Sherbrooke studio, you’ll discover a workplace that sparks inspiration and connection: an environment with an array of voices, identities, backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives.

Our desire to dream big, take risks, and constantly improve will contribute to the innovation and boundary-pushing that will result in our collective success.

At Ubisoft, you can come as you are.

We embrace diversity in all its forms.

We’re committed to fostering a work environment that is inclusive and respectful of all differences.