Ubisoft Interview Questions

Updated 26 Oct 2014
Updated 26 Oct 2014
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    Game Tester Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bucharest (Romania)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bucharest (Romania)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Ubisoft.

    Interview Details

    Only one interview was needed for the position. It consisted of multiple questions. First ones were rather general like saying a few things about me, how I would fit in the team, etc.
    I was then asked if I had any experience for the position I was applying for, what I thought an average day would be like and what tasks I would have to accomplish. Nothing hard.
    The key is to have confidence in what you say and back up your arguments with examples.
    Working as a team is key for this position, so please do NOT say you like working alone ! You probably won't be taken seriously from there on.

    Interview Questions
    • Most difficult question for me was concerning the salary. Saying too much would be presumptuous and saying too few would make me lose an opportunity of getting as much of it possible. I said my performance would speak for itself and avoided the question. Turns out I got a bigger number than anticipated.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
  2.  

    Programmer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    After applying, I have been invited to the screening interview. Everyone was nice, it was a typical screening interview about my background, the project and my career goals. Afterwards, I have been given a technical test. The test was appropriate for the applied position.

    The HR has been very nice and have been replying immediately. The process took several weeks.

    No Offer
    Positive Experience
  3.  

    Senior Systems Administrator Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Ubisoft.

    Interview Details

    Took a long time: initial phone interview to filter out bogus candidates. Then a technical interview, then interview with immediate superior + HR drone. Process took about 4 weeks. It did not help that it was during summer, I understand that.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe all processes involved during initial boot of a server   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    I negociated my holydays more than my pay itself. I did get what I wanted but it took some talking; they were initialy not inclined to give me what I wanted until I walked out of the negociation; they then came back with an agreement on what I've asked.
    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Tools Audio Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took a weekinterviewed at Ubisoft.

    Interview Details

    initial short call from HR to know expected salary, why interested, etc. Then 2 programming tests, one on audio programming and one on general c++ programming. I think I took too long on the general test, I took like 3hrs when it was limited to 2hrs... in any case my performance on that test wasn't good enough to get an interview

    Interview Questions
    • audio programming was quite basic, e.g., what is an audio sequencer, what is pro tools. Not really any programming questions in that one. For the general tests, assembly questions (which I ignored), some c#, and some general math/3d questions, like how many vertices are required to be rendered when a game is streaming with a given refresh rate and the player is moving at a speed of X m/s yadayada (pretty sure I bombed that one lol).   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Gameplay Programmer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune (India)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Ubisoft in July 2014.

    Interview Details

    They got my profile from some recruiting website and the interview was straight forward with a technical round which lasted 1 hour and 30 min and then a test and a technical round after that.

    Interview Questions
    • About memory management-> everything related to this topic   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    Salary is bit of a downside in Ubisoft India studio but you are building games ;)
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
  7.  

    Artist Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 4 weeksinterviewed at Ubisoft in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    HR was friendly and professional
    The requirements sounded like a perfect match for my skillset, so I applied. They answered, but sent an art-test. Unfortunanenly, it required a skillset which was clearly not listed in the requirements. Thus, it was a bit difficult.

    Anyways, not complaining. probably just a small communication issue - can happen with thousands of applicants and openings.

    Interview Questions
    • art test deviated strongly from the requirements of the job title.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Game Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune (India)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Pune (India)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ weeksinterviewed at Ubisoft in April 2014.

    Interview Details

    Fast response. Had applied in their portal. Qualified the written design test but messed up in the telephonic round. Time for the written test was 24 hrs. Telephonic round was tricky. Hard to concentrate on who was asking the questions. Was interviewed by a panel on 3. One was a foreigner. Within 7 days I got a mail which said my profile is on hold.

    Interview Questions
    • how do you explain the developer the game mechanism of your game?   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Junior Game Tester Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Ubisoft.

    Interview Details

    A contact from the company passed my resume along to Lead and HR
    During the interview, there was a test + interview
    After the interview, it was about 1 month before I got more information from them regarding the hire
    General perception of the company was laid back but knew what they were looking for

    Interview Questions
    • Describe the most difficult bug you had ever encountered and how you tackled it   Answer Question
    Negotiation Details
    Make sure you are aware of how much the position would pay so as to avoid any nasty surprises or disappointments
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview
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    Level Designer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Singapore (Singapore)
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 1+ weekinterviewed at Ubisoft.

    Interview Details

    Sent my resume and got a interview, followed by a test. After being shortlisted, went down for another interview.

    Interview Questions
    • What game have you played recently, which mechanic do you like and how would you change it.   Answer Question
    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Difficult Interview
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    Project Manager Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Interview Details

    They ask the kinda of questions that we see in any best-seller interview books. They also use the kinda of techniques described in these books such as you said one thing and they noted it and waited half an hour to ask another question related to this detail just try to mix you and totally disturb the interview logical progression.

    Interview Questions
    • What do you like to do in your leisure time ? (Actually, I am not even sure that it is a legal question)   Answer Question
    Declined Offer

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