The Womxn Develop at Ubisoft mentorship aims to attract and develop diverse talent for our studios around the world. With more people playing games than ever before, we have an exciting opportunity to create inclusive entertainment that is truly reflective of our diverse world.

The industry continues to benefit from different backgrounds, fresh perspectives, and new ideas. Develop at Ubisoft supports this evolution by highlighting emerging talent – when they thrive, so does the industry.

Successful applicants receive mentorship from our experts across programming and game design, and hands-on game development experience through a paid apprenticeship.


Game Design and Programming mentors guide you through the challenge, providing insights into the development process.


Winners receive a paid apprenticeship with Ubisoft Toronto, learning from some of the industry’s top talent


Apprentices get real-world development experience working on industry-leading AAA games at a large, multi-disciplinary studio.


In this technical gameplay challenge, you will create and submit a game made entirely in C++ using a provided API.


September 25 
API available for download

October 23
Challenge Weekend starts

October 25 at 11:59 pm EST
Challenge submission deadline

January 2021
Winners announced

Look for our mentorship sessions October, 2020.

Game Design

Apply your design sensibilities across the multi-part Game Design challenge that will represent the production journey of a Game Designer at Ubisoft.


September 25, 11:59pm 
Game design application deadline

October 2
Confirmation of eligibility and start of stage 1

October 18
Stage 1 deadline

October 30
Finalists selected

November 15
Stage 2 deadline

November 30 – December 
Stage 3 deadline

January 2021
Winners announced


To be eligible you must:

  • Identify as a womxn;
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Reside in Ontario;
  • Currently attend OR have graduated from an Ontario post-secondary school no earlier than Spring 2019;
  • Have less than two years of professional Game Design or Programming experience;
  • Individual entries only – team entries will not be considered.
Womxn Develop at Ubisoft


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