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Quintessential work hard; play hard environment

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Typical game dev environment with flexible work hours, but you are expected to put in around 10-11 hours of work a day.Great place to launch your career, but promotions and compensation adjustments do not reflect rising cost of living in Toronto.For a "fun" work environment, the company is very much bogged down by bureaucracy.Workplace culture is extremely cliquish and juvenile, common in many "young" companies. Benefits are not as appealing as other tech companies in the city. The hardest part of the job is separating work-life and personal life, as most of your colleagues will not hesitate to respond to an email after hours or during weekends. Not doing so will reflect badly on your performance. Also, difficult to move up the ladder if you do not speak French.The most enjoyable part of the job is working on a globally recognized brand and interesting product.


Interesting projects, cutting edge technology, collaborative atmosphere


Long hours, slightly discriminatory towards anglophones, corporate red tape, juvenile work culture, lack of benefits, non-responsive HR, unfriendly IT department
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Good place to be at since more then 10 years

Started at end 20s and been here for more then 10 years in the IT. - Since covid we now work from home most of the type (optional to be a office)- Good salary benifit now- Very nice work life balance (unlimited sickness days also if needed)


Expect overtime (not paid)
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Gang de cheap ass.

Sous payé dans un environnement toxique ou tout le monde est en compétition, où les services sont sous évalué en leur demandant toujours plus. Les RH et la direction sont inefficaces et ne sont que des yes-man sans envergure, sans reconnaissance et qui traite leur employé comme des numéros. Les niaiseries que je me suis fait dire pour ne pas payer notre temps supplémentaire ou justifier notre salaire trop bas pour la soit disant prestance de travailler pour la "UbiLife". À éviter si vous avez encore du respect pour vous même.
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Unique, challenging and fun workplace unlike anything else

I worked at the Ubisoft Montreal studio for 4 months as part of an internship with the CRM team. As a software engineer with a creative streak and a need for human interaction in the workplace, this office was the definition of perfect: comfortable desk area, natural lighting, and a genuinely great balance between work and leisure.Ubisoft Montreal being a video game studio means that, by default, your work involves play. This does not mean that play becomes work, strictly speaking; an average day at work didn't feel completely like work, and that's impressive.The best part of the position I had was the connection our team had with the other teams in different departments. Marketing and customer relations are a nexus of graphic design, brand integration, data analysis and customer feedback. If you enjoy this level of interconnectivity, you'll enjoy this position.The hardest part (other than saying goodbye) was the holiday rush. Work hours became packed and long at the same time, and the stress levels can get pretty high. That being said, this is predictable and should be expected if you're aiming for a marketing-adjacent position like this one.


Employee benefits, amazing workplace


Long hours during marketing rush seasons
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Avoid this place at all cost

They overwork you and they do not care how burnt out you are. They expect you to work long hours and they don't allow you to bank any of your overtime hours. When you do take a personal day, they still call you for help. The managers don't help you move up. They gossip and talk about you and pretend to be your friend. It's an awful place to work. I would not recommend this place to my friends or family. IAvoid thi


Bagel Fridays


Overwork, long hours and extremely stressful.
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Atmosphère agréable

J’ai vraiment aimé mon expérience chez Ubisoft et je recommande pour l’atmosphère et l’entraide entre collègues.


À Montréal
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One of the best jobs i have done working with ubisoft and its people

Working with Ubisoft on unreleased games was amazing as you can see the progress the game takes and how valuable your critics and opinions are during those sessions. The pay was great for the work I have done and i enjoyed doing the job.


great people, great job, great pay
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Culture d'entreprise et bel environnement de travail

Les studios d'Ubisoft Montréal sont bien aménagés ce qui rend l'atmosphère de travail très agréable et cela se reflète dans l'attitude des gens. Il y a beaucoup de services aux employés proposés (Gym, Ergothérapeute, Fruits, Bagels, Café Faro sur place...).


Beaucoup de services aux employés / Trés bien situé dans le quartier du Mile End à Montréal


Consultante donc peu de perspective d'évolution.
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environnement collaboratif

Très belle ambiance collaborative. Environnement détendu. Beaucoup de services aux employés.


plusieurs services aux employés.


avantages sociaux et salaires un peu bas.
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lieu de travail décontracté. Dépendamment de l'équipe, ne prime pas le travail d'équipe

lieu de travail décontracté. Dépendamment de l'équipe, ne prime pas le travail d'équipe
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Interesting company culture, no clear ownership accross the company.

working at Ubisoft is interesting. The company structure is clearly broken and employees suffer from lack of vision from upper management, lack of clear ownership, lack of clarity on your future in the company. But this cleary varies based on the project you work on. Your salary is not competitive, you are expected to work constantly, pour your heart and soul into your work, but in the end, what is most important isn't your talent, it's how long you sit on your chair at work and how many years you burn giving to the company. Overall, it's not all bad, but the company puts in no effort to retain talent.
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Environnement de travail ludique et défis intéressants

Les gens chez Ubisoft sont passionnés par le produit qu'ils créent et cherchent avant tout à l'améliorer. Les défis en science des données sont intéressants et les managers sont compétents dans ce domaine, n'ayant pas peur d'explorer des questions dans une perspective de recherche et développement. Seul point négatif, les projets sont parfois mal définis ce qui entraîne des longueures.
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Good work environment

I worked in GNS and the experience is one of the best in my career. It's a fast-paced and somewhat stressful environment, but they make the environment comfortable. Interaction between people and company culture are good.
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Clique du 21e Arrondissement de Paris

Une vrai clique; Parisienne et sans qualification
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Great place & great people!

People are very friendly and helpful. The work was not so stressful & you manage your one time. Fruits are free and once a week there bagels for everyone for free.
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Ubisoft is the greatest company I have ever worked for. I was happy to work on a team with lots of other women, which is rare in the video game industry.
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Environnement de travail décontracté et professionnelle

il est agréable de travailler a Ubisoft malgré une progression très lente au niveau du salaire et de grade de poste occupé.
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Un bel environnement de travail

C’est une belle compagnie avec d’excellentes valeurs.
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Une bonne place ou travailler, mais ils doivent travailler sur des salaires compétitifs, qui sont trop bas et y ajouter plus d'avantages pour consolider travail et vie personnelle. Beaucoup d'overtime et de stresse. Certain Team-Lead ne sont pas extras et les suivis avec les RH tombent dans le vide.
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Good/Bad Experience depending the team

It's definitely a startup job for young people who don't have a lot of years of experience, because you will be learn a lot but could be a nightmare always depending your team mates.


Nice benefits


Low salaries regarding the actual market
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Amazing workplace, free fruit EVERY WEEK, amazing people

I got this job though an acquaintance. I was contracted to build and run a summer camp for children. It was a harrowing experience and then the kids showed up, had a blast and it was all worth it.


Great cause, amazing company culture


Long hours
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