Graphics Engineer

May 30, 2024
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

The opportunity

We are the Games, Entertainment, and Technology (GET) team, a group of highly skilled Software Engineers and Tech Artists with deep expertise in the Unity platform. Our team is passionate about lending their industry experience and technical knowledge to help elevate our gaming customer projects to the next level of visual fidelity and performance.

Your day-to-day work involves customer projects lasting from one week to over a year. Learn and partner with other industry veterans to work on critical performance-sensitive projects demonstrating Unity engineering excellence.

This role may involve occasional travel to other Unity or customers' offices.

If you're a developer who is technically skilled and attentive to customer needs, and open to stepping out of your comfort zone from time to time, this job is for you!

What you'll be doing

  • Work directly with external game studios to analyze and optimize CPU/GPU performance in our gaming customers' projects
  • Help the team deliver high-quality code to showcase Unity's performance and graphics capabilities to enable our partners and customers to be successful
  • Analyze Unity source code to keep your skills and knowledge up-to-date
  • Build close relationships with Unity's internal development teams, then champion developer feedback to help positively impact Unity's roadmap

What we're looking for

  • Competent in at least one graphics API (e.g., Direct3D, OpenGL, Vulkan and/or Metal) and shader language (e.g., HLSL, GLSL)
  • Capable of developing and debugging code written in a large multithreaded C# or C++ codebase using a multi-platform engine (e.g., Unity, Unreal, in-house)
  • Knowledgeable on how to profile and analyze performance using popular industry tools such as Nsight, PIX, Razor, or RenderDoc
  • Experience in shipping multiple games or other real-time interactive applications, including a proven understanding of game development lifecycles
  • Able to communicate ideas and technical knowledge clearly

You might also have

  • Experience in delivering training/technical talks and writing technical articles

Additional information

  • Relocation support is not available for this position.
  • International relocation support is not available for this position.
  • Work visa/immigration sponsorship is not available for this position.

Life at Unity

Unity [NYSE: U] is the world's leading platform of tools for creators to build and grow real-time games, apps, and experiences across multiple platforms. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, infrastructure experts, filmmakers, and more, use Unity to bring their imaginations to life across multiple platforms, from mobile, PC, and console, to spatial computing.

As of the fourth quarter of 2023, more than 69% of the top 1,000 mobile games are made with Unity as derived from a blended number of the top 1,000 games in the Google Play Store and iOS App Store. In 2023, Made with Unity applications had an average of 3.7 billion downloads per month. For more information, please visit

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This position requires the incumbent to have a sufficient knowledge of English to have professional verbal and written exchanges in this language since the performance of the duties related to this position requires frequent and regular communication with colleagues and partners located worldwide and whose common language is English. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Unity does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Unity will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Unity.

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