Senior Graphics Engineer, Digital Avatar

Jan 20, 2023
Vancouver, Canada
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

The opportunity

Do you enjoy empowering creative talent with innovative character creation tools? As a Sr. Graphics Engineer joining the Digital Avatars team at Unity, you will help to build the future of character technology. Your work will enable content creators to harness realistic character technology on their platform of choice.

Our team of world-class engineers and artists is building industry-leading technology for high-quality character simulation and deformation. At Unity, we strive to continuously innovate and iterate with our users' needs in mind.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Developing real-time 3D character tools for creators of all skill levels
  • Implementing industry-leading techniques for 3D visualization, interaction, animation, and geometry processing
  • Optimizing performance to ensure an accessible and responsive interactive user experience
  • Writing automated tests for new features and bug fixes
  • Collaborating with fellow developers and reviewing code

What We’re Looking For

  • Proven strength in application/tools development, with a focus on 3D Application development with Unity3D or other . Deep familiarity with Unity components and scripts (UI, animation). Experience with Unity-specific performance analysis and code optimization.
  • Proficiency in C# and/or C++
  • Strong understanding of UX principles, and experience building responsive UI within Unity.
  • Experience building sculpting tools, technical experience, and insight into character creation and animation technologies. Solid understanding of rigid bodies, character animations, and rigs.
  • Experience with all aspects of the software development lifecycle, including design, testing, and maintenance. Ability to communicate optimally with colleagues, customers, and leadership, both verbally and via documentation

You might also have

  • Have basic knowledge of 3D modeling tools like Blender/Maya/3dsMax.
  • Experience with shading language for use in Unity is a HUGE plus, build shaders as needed.
  • Experience with cloud/full-stack application development.

Life at Unity

Unity (NYSE: U) is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity is the foundation upon which the world’s most powerful digital content is created. Specifically, Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.

In the fourth quarter of 2021, Unity had, on average, 3.9 billion monthly active end users who consumed content created or operated with its solutions. The applications developed by these creators were downloaded, on average, five billion times per month in 2021. For more information, please visit

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