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Business Analyst Interview (Neutral Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Ubisoft in August 2013.
Interview Details Worked as a student worker in marketing and then offered to become Business Analyst. Duo Interviewed by subsidiary Managing Director and Sales Director and then finally solo interviewed by Finance Director. They don't use HR or Recruiters, it is the Sales Director himself that looks for new employees and likewise with the remainder of the Directors.
Interview Question – "Please explain to me what a P&L report is" View Answer
Negotiation Details – At the "negotiation" table with the subsidiary's Managing Director I was told the following by him "This is supposed to be a negotiation, but it's not. Your salary is xxx, do you accept?"
Gameplay Programmer Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed 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 Question – 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 ;)
Developers Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 7 weeks - interviewed at Ubisoft in June 2012.
Interview Details Generraly between 2 to 3 interview, first on with HR, then one with HR + your futur manager, finally you can have one only with your futur boss if necessary. A lot of people apply to each job opening so most of the time taking the decision take time for your future manager and HR.
Interview Question – 3 most famous game out last year ? If you had to build a game engine, how would you architecture it ? If you had to build the server architecture for an mmorp, what technologie would you use ? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – HR always tell you they can't negociate salary, truth is that you can at least a little bit (around 10%).
Event Content Coordinator Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Ubisoft.
Interview Details Initial meeting with a HR very professional. Second with another HR manager who was also very pro. Interview with my future manager- very casual one. Interview with N+2 ( manager of my manager ) totally cool and fun.
Interview Question – None - what can you bring different to the company? Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Salary - had a good one at the time
Junior Game Tester Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 months - interviewed 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 Question – 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
Campus Brand Ambassador Interview (Neutral Experience)
I applied through another source and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Ubisoft in January 2012.
Interview Details Series of phone calls
Interview Question – Greatest weakness turned strength Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Accepted contract offer
Level Designer Interview (Neutral Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Ubisoft.
Interview Details Sent my resume and got a interview, followed by a test. After being shortlisted, went down for another interview.
Interview Question – What game have you played recently, which mechanic do you like and how would you change it. Answer Question
Project Manager Interview (Neutral Experience)
Interviewed at Ubisoft
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 Question – What do you like to do in your leisure time ? (Actually, I am not even sure that it is a legal question) Answer Question
Lead Quality Control Interview (Neutral Experience)
Interviewed at Ubisoft
Interview Details The hiring and interview process went smoothly and professionally. It involved two interviews with both interviews involving a current Leads/Managers in QC as well as a Producer. Questions were typical for the role. General feel was reassuring and fun. Had good conversations.
Interview Question – None of them were difficult or unexpected for the role. If you have successful previous experience then there should be no issue with questions. Answer Question
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