Overview

Ubisoft is looking for new talent for its growing studio in San Francisco.

WHAT YOU’LL DO

Design and implementation of high quality AAA Visual Effects to support story, art direction and gameplay objectives
Translate reference, concept art, story boards, written game design briefs, and verbal directions into prototype and implement real-time VFX in game
Create a wide variety of real-time special effects using sprite-based particle systems along with pixel and vertex shaders; e.g. rain, snow, smoke, explosion, destruction, weapon, fire, geometry, surface shader, and full screen effects
Create and optimize VFX to run within performance limitations
Identify and best practices of VFX workflow
Work with Art and Programming teams to anticipate and solve technical challenges within given constraints and visual requirements
R&D on new industry technology and trends to improve the project’s visual quality and efficiency
Prioritize, plan, and organize VFX Domain tasks using Hansoft with the Producer/Associate Producer

Qualifications

WHAT YOU’LL BRING

3-5 years of professional VFX experience in game or film industry

At least one shipped AAA game title

Proficient in creating high quality VFX using Maya, Houdini, or other equivalent tools

A creative thinker who feels comfortable experimenting and presenting approaches and solutions that help push the edge of what’s possible with FX

Production experience utilizing particle systems and other forms of dynamic simulations
Able to balance quality and technical constraints

Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Additional Information

WHAT YOU’LL GET

Medical, dental, and vision coverage
Employer HSA contribution (with enrollment in a HSA eligible medical plan)
401k match
Paid vacation, holiday and sick time
Fitness, physical, and esports challenge reimbursements
Rocket Lawyer online legal service membership
Paid parental leave
Paid time off to volunteer
Pawternity – paid time off to bond with a newly adopted pet
Sabbatical leave available after five years of employment
Generous discount on new Ubisoft games

Ubisoft is committed to creating an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of our player community. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status and will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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