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Ubisoft Reviews

Updated 17 July, 2018
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Pros
  • "Very good work life balance for family" (in 65 reviews)

  • "We have a Friendly work environment" (in 109 reviews)

Cons
  • "Low salary although it is a minor gripe" (in 59 reviews)

  • "Work-life balance is tough - Ubi is kind of a sweatshop" (in 13 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ubisoft full-time

    Pros

    Great office vibe and culture.
    Promotes and healthy work life balance.
    Management cares for their employees

    Cons

    It's a big machine with the inevitable complexities of being this large.

    Advice to Management

    Keep caring. It's working.


  2. "Ubisoft, good work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ubisoft full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Very good work life balance for family

    Cons

    - Advantage to speak french and english

  3. "overall good place for work"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ubisoft full-time

    Pros

    professional people, good project, good welfare.

    Cons

    average salary, no great game product.


  4. "Just a number"

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    Former Employee - Artist in Montreal, QC
    Former Employee - Artist in Montreal, QC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ubisoft full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Fun projects to work on
    Engine and Tech are great

    Cons

    Stuck doing one thing for months at a time
    Little to no career advancement
    Salary increases are minute


  5. "A great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Production Coordinator in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Production Coordinator in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ubisoft full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment
    Good work/life balance - Flexibility on when and how work gets done
    Lots of events on and off work hours

    Cons

    Open concept office makes it hard to focus sometimes
    Internal politics

    Advice to Management

    Check in more often with the 'ground level' troops producing the content to listen and take their concerns more seriously.


  6. "Great job"

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    Current Employee - Tool Support Specialist in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - Tool Support Specialist in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ubisoft full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great job overall.
    Working with smart people who care about you.
    Manager that listen to your needs and help you grow.
    Great atmosphere.
    Cool studio / office.
    Beers on Friday + cool down time with colleagues.
    Multiple social activities.
    Team building activites.
    Epic christmas + summer parties.
    Flexible schedule.

    Cons

    Biggest con is when dealing with certain team, they tend to not take ownership and delegate to other teams.
    Lots of context switching
    Lots of priority switching (Working on certain features and dropping all the work before it is finished)
    When working with tools, the dev teams tend to stay as far as possible from the client.


  7. "Ubisoft"

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    Current Employee - Senior BI Developer in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - Senior BI Developer in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ubisoft full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Nice environment, good like balance

    Cons

    No career development plans. Too much politics

  8. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - AI Programmer in Montreal, QC
    Current Employee - AI Programmer in Montreal, QC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ubisoft full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good games, friendly people, many projects meaning you can switch if you desire a change, many benefits, opportunities for professional and personal growth

    Cons

    Salaries lower than competition, many large teams all around the world working on the same project means less efficiency


  9. "Artist"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ubisoft (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company to start in the industry.

    Cons

    Being so big, it can be hard to get noticed or move forward in your career.


  10. "Buyer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ubisoft full-time

    Pros

    team, spirit, company, avantages (party, free games, events...), location

    Cons

    wages are low, low posibilities for evolution in the department


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