Technical Writer [Scalar]
5 days ago
As a technical writer at Ubisoft Winnipeg, you’ll have the opportunity to combine your love for technology, your writing abilities, and a strong focus on user experience to deliver high-quality, well-organized documentation that Scalar users and developers will rely on to create games.
Your focus will be on writing and editing documentation not only for Scalar users but also for our developers. You will also interact with multiple teams and disciplines to guide them as they create documentation in alignment with the Scalar vision and the overall strategy at Ubisoft.
Ubisoft Scalar is a new foundational technology leveraging the possibilities of cloud computing to enable unprecedented freedom and scale for the games of tomorrow. Ubisoft Scalar take the components and systems of traditional game engines and transforms them into microservices in the cloud – moving from the closed, single-processor systems of today to a distributed model across a potentially unlimited number of machines.
·Write and improve technical documentation for content creators and developers
·Combine text with supporting visual elements to present complex information in a manner that can be easily understood by the target audience
·Edit, clarify, and proofread technical documents written by your colleagues
·Follow documentation standards regarding templates, order, clarity, conciseness, style, and terminology
·Help improve Scalar glossary, taxonomy, and style guide projects
·Promote documentation standards and coach non-writers on ways to improve their writing skills
·Manage the documentation process, including the creation, editing, versioning, and publishing of documentation
·Enforce workflows to keep the documentation up to date and relevant
·Organize documentation for Scalar-based game productions
·The chance to work on projects of your own initiative through our Innovation Jams
You’re skilled in taking complex information and making it accessible. You have good knowledge of technical writing principles and style and put them to use consistently. You’ve got good organizational skills, prioritize well, and when you need more information, are proactive in finding it. Besides the above, we’re looking for someone aligned with our core values and the following skills and experience:
·3 years experience in technical writing
·Good knowledge of technical writing principles and style (grammar, syntax, tone/voice, precision, conciseness, parallelism, etc.)
·Experience designing and delivering user and developer documentation
The following would be a bonus:
·Experience working on or closely with software development teams
·Practical knowledge of a programming language
·Experience with Confluence, Gitlab, Jira
·Experience with Markdown
·Experience working with agile project management methodologies
Ubisoft Winnipeg is a technology studio with a unique mission: develop new technologies that will change the way we build video game worlds. We are the only Ubisoft studio focused on exploring the unknown to develop technology that empowers game creators at studios around the world to build even better, more immersive worlds across our major brands.
Ubisoft’s 20,000 team members, working across more than 40 locations around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their dedication and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.
What to send our way
- Your resume, highlighting your education, experience, and skills, and anything else (portfolio, examples of projects) you think we might find helpful
- A real live person will review your application, in this case Sheena. While we’re doing that, get to know our studio and our team a bit more
This role is based in our Winnipeg studio, with the opportunity for hybrid or full work from home within Manitoba.
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