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Updated 13 August 2018
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Ubisoft Cofondateur et Président-Directeur Général Yves Guillemot
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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. "The best place to work as a game tester."

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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

    -chill place
    -friendly people
    -good salary for a start.

    Cons

    you won't find any cons here.


  2. "n/a"

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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 atmosphere, great benefits at the office

    Cons

    Low pay. Good employees thanks to the company culture

  3. "Excellent Work Environment!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)

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

    Pros

    Work balanced culture.
    Good Environment!
    Flexible work hours.

    Cons

    Salary is not competitive.
    Internal switch is highly impossible.


  4. "A very good place to work"

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    Current Employee - Project Manager in Carentoir (France)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Carentoir (France)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Gaming industry is really interetsing. Company cares for its employees. Flex time and casual dressing. Strategic plans are shared with everybody. Easy access CEO. You can really be a part of the game

    Cons

    Nothing to report so far. Maybe that headquarter are lost in the middle of Brittany ...


  5. "Great company."

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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 (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, Healthcare, tons of advantages.

    Cons

    Salary could be higher, sometimes hard to move up the chain to other jobs.


  6. "Good company with cutting edge technologies"

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    Current Employee - Senior Programmer in Sofia (Bulgaria)
    Current Employee - Senior Programmer in Sofia (Bulgaria)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Big multinational corporation.
    - Producer of cutting edge technologies
    - Good social responsiveness

    Cons

    - Well, big multinational corporation :)
    - The huge scale might have a negative effect on your personal performance
    - The games are huge and well made, but I'm not a big fan. I prefer more niche games with an edge.

    Advice to Management

    Actually, management is pretty good. Nothing major to complain


  7. "JUnior game tester"

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    Current Employee - Junior Game Tester
    Current Employee - Junior Game Tester
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good wrk balance
    friendly people

    Cons

    less salary
    less pay for wrk

  8. Helpful (2)

    "Nice work less Stress load"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Ubisoft full-time

    Pros

    Nice work place and helpful staff less work stress load

    Cons

    Less increment and bonuses . Hr does not listen to the employer's problems no emergency leave can be taken HR will not co-ordinate with leaves taken rather he will threaten you to quit the job.

    Advice to Management

    For HR Management Listen to the Employees Problem find an mutual solution for understanding. They are not serving you they are contributing to the Company.


  9. "Gameplay Programmer"

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    Current Employee - Gameplay Programmer in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Gameplay Programmer in Montreal, QC (Canada)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Really nice work ambience/atmosphere.
    Really talented people, with a lot of games shipped.
    My Team lead was just amazing.
    Game Design open to feedback.
    Super flexible schedule.
    Open to try stuff and ideas.
    Clinic for you and your family
    Unlimited sick day (Can be shared with other close families member).
    Nice side/social activities.
    Nice PARTIES!!
    Beer every friday !

    Cons

    Really big project ... sometime too big.
    A lot of layers in big project
    Some people just do only the minimum for their job or just do nothing and pass another team.
    Some people/team trend to delegate stuffs on other teams.


  10. "Good Average"

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    Current Employee - Game Tester in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Game Tester in Pune (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Culture people environment And Staff locality

    Cons

    Salary structure Canteen food Back office staff (Admins)

    Advice to Management

    Salary structure changed


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