Gameplay Programmer

Do you frequently find yourself wondering how ‘that’ game mechanic was implemented? Can you come up with possible improvements on the fly and know what to watch out for? Don’t miss this opportunity!

The Mission                                                                

We are looking for a Gameplay Programmer for an ambitious unannounced project here in Stockholm Sweden.

As a Gameplay Programmer, you will have daily interactions with the Design craft to create one-of-a-kind implementations of game mechanics. You will have the opportunity to create several iterations to ensure the systems satisfy the design brief whilst being technically elegant and performant. As we work in cross-functional teams, you will be working closely with people from other disciplines and follow agile methodologies to drive your work forward.

Our motive

We know you have fantastical powers and for us it is important you get to show your magic. To do this, we are creating strong autonomous teams with independent decision-making, and freedom to try out new things and show why it works. For us it is important that you get to shine by being creative: to take deliberate decisions, poke hole in things when required, to make new mistakes and care for your craft by honoring your commitments.

In this role, you’ll be joining the Gameplay programming team and report to our Lead Gameplay programmer. You will work closely with your lead and other programmers, as well as with the design craft and others to fully enhance the features and prototypes that goes into our project.

 Your responsibility

  • Design, implement and maintain gameplay systems together with game designers
  • Identify and define technical solutions for various gameplay features following design documentation.
  • Ensure that newly developed features and systems meet minimum requirements and matches project’s code style.
  • Analyze and correct bugs identified by people from other crafts, development testers or you and your peers.
  • Document your work to share knowledge on how to use the new systems and functionalities.

Your experience

  • You have a master’s degree in computer science or computer engineering, or equivalent training or experience.
  • You have a genuine interest in game development and a curiosity for the games industry.
  • You have good understanding of C/C++, including refactoring, optimization, debugging and testing.
  • You have experience in profiling and low-level optimizations.
  • You know how to follow software engineering principles and other best practices in your craft.
  • You have good understanding of how to communicate effectively and know when to question yourself
  • You are used to working in an international environment and to express yourself fluently in English.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Ubisoft Stockholm

Östermalmsgatan 87c
114 59 Stockholm Directions

Why Ubisoft Stockholm?

We are all game developers - no matter what your job title is! We are a family with shared interests and dreams, to create the best possible workplace and make better games. As a family we value your opinion and do our best to create an environment for you to improve your skills in and grow as a person. On your first day here, these are just some of the benefits that will be available to you:

  • Job Empowerment

    We offer you a workplace where autonomy is the norm. You are the creative, and our foremost objective is to make sure you have freedom to own your decisions. We encourage you to go where no one else has gone before.

  • Creative thinking

    We know that everyone at the studio is creative, no matter what your task is. Making new mistakes is important to us and we always welcome a good discussion on how to make our studio and games better.

  • A Global Family

    Our Studio is just one of many studios that makes Ubisoft so fantastic. You will have opportunity to form new relationships with craft leaders from all the world and attend joint gatherings & events to share and learn from your peers.


We offer you a place to test your ideas and where different perspectives and thinking are celebrated. To become the best at what we do, we encourage you to openly discuss and question our choices to ensure the right decisions are made. Everyone here is an equal and we support each other by caring for what we do and by taking responsibility for our actions - staying humble and constantly learning.


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