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If you are on the page, it probably means you want to know more about my little person. So I'm going to introduce myself like it should be done; it's going to look strangely like a resume, yes indeed! It's also the purpose of this page :)

Romain Failliot

In order to protect my personal informations, I prefer not to divulge them widely on the site. Nevertheless, please feel free to contact me by e-mail at this address:

romain.failliot [AT] foolstep [DOT] com

Thanks for your comprehension.

Professional Experiences

April 2013 Today Animation & AI programmer – Ubisoft (Montréal, QC, Canada)
Projects: Far Cry 4, undisclosed project
Maintain animation engine and tools
Integrate animations in AI systems
Now: Undisclosed project
November 2014: Far Cry 4
January 2008 5 years Engine & Animation Programmer - Ubisoft Production Montpellier (34, France)

Specialization in the third-gen platforms (PS3, XBox 360, Wii U and PC)
Code optimizations for each platform; use of Sony's EDGE library
Programming of an importer, based on the FBX 2012 SDK, to convert assets from Max/MotionBuilder to the game editor: LyN

December 2012: ZombiU
July 2011: From Dust
November 2009: Rabbids Go Home
June 2006 18 months Tools Programmer - Ubisoft Pictures (34, France)

Maintain the animation engine (PC, Wii, XBox 360 et PS3)
Maintain the animation editor
Cinematic tools development
Intern training

December 2006: Rayman Raving Rabbids
January 2006 6 months Internship at Ubisoft Pictures (34, France)

Create and integrate an animation editor in the new third-gen game editor

October 2004 3 months Internship at Ubisoft Pictures (34, France)

Improve an animation software and learn more about game development

July 2002 2 months Internship at Mikros Image (92, France)

Programmation of a software after the observation of the movie post-production domain


2004 3 years Engineering cycle at EPITA
Engineering degree in 2006
  • School projects - System programming, shell, Java game...
2002 2 years Preparation cycle at EPITA
  • School project - Image manipulation software
    Project lead of a 4 students team
  • School project - Video game development
    Project lead of a 4 students team
2001 Baccalaureate (scientific, specialized in mathematics)

Computer Science Skills

Programming languages:
Expert: C/C++, PHP/MySQL
Intermediate: UML, C#, Java, Python, Javascript, HTML, Caml
Libraries and API:
Expert: MFC
Intermediate: WPF, GTK+, SDL, OpenGL, DirectX
Graphic softwares:
Intermediate: The GIMP
Beginner: MotionBuilder, 3DS Max, Maya, Blender


  • French: mother tong
  • Anglais: read, wrote, spoken (840 at the TOEIC)
  • German: notions

Sports - Hobbies

  • Hockey, scuba diving, snowboard, squash
  • Photography, traveling
  • Movies, music, drums
  • Computer graphics, computer science, Linux, free software, web development
Last modification: 2015/08/08