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Re: Update Lego Thread
« Reply #30 on: October 14, 2018, 03:28:26 PM »
Within the last hour I dropped my eldest at school for her first day .. times are a changing

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« Reply #31 on: October 14, 2018, 03:36:58 PM »
My last one just graduated High School not long ago. Very big shock when it happens, even tho I knew it was coming.

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« Reply #32 on: October 14, 2018, 09:03:03 PM »
Very nice.  I have always wondered about the culture of gaming companies.  They have always seemed all encompassing.

I hope you get to work on some fun stuff.

Well, video game companies have a reputation (which I got to confirm myself through many former colleagues) of being far from stellar work conditions. And after having a few friends and former colleagues saying Ubisoft was actually quite different, I decided to give it a try... and must admit that's where I am pleasantly surprised. They really do take care of employees,which tend to make people quite motivated and happy to be there, first time I see a company where "company culture" doesn't feel false and forced. Of course, I've just been there for a month and a half, so still in the honeymoon phase, but quite impressed so far.
As for inclusiveness more specifically, yes, it certainly is a very cosmopolitan and heterogenous environment. Still a lot of progress to be made (it's still a depressingly low proportion of women for example), but farther on the way than most tech companies I've worked for so far.
As for what I work on, I'm not on a game specifically, I work on low level libraries used for multiplayer : netcode, game logic replication, connectivity, stuff like this :)

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« Reply #33 on: October 16, 2018, 09:14:57 AM »
All the low level stuff.  Nice, always a need for that.  I generally work higher up in the web services area, though certainly not in a gaming company.  I have been tempted to apply a couple of times but the 24-7 nature of the world is not for me.  Glad the new gig treats their people well.  I have heard good things about Montreal.  I was looking into it because my son was/is thinking of apply to a school near there; Bishop University.