Senior Software Developer, Creative Technologies

Nov 09, 2022
Calgary, Canada
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

The opportunity

Unity’s Creative Technology team seeks a software developer to help our customers use Unity’s next generation characters and environments tools. As part of our customer focused external engines production team, you’ll help integrate and curate a wide range of tools that are used to facilitate artist workflows. In this dynamic role, you’ll code custom pipelines that link together our existing tools with the customers proprietary engine, solve the problems that inevitably crop up, and address them to ensure that our team continues to work efficiently. Your work will enable our customers to push their 3D characters to state-of-the-art fidelity. You will be working with the Manager, Creative Technology, External Engines.

Our External Engines team partners with VFX and AAA game studios to assist them as they adopt Ziva’s muscle simulation and facial animation tools, SpeedTree environment assets, and Weta tools into their pipelines. We help guide them as they seek to produce top-quality creatures, characters and environments, all while improving the toolchains ourselves in order to enhance our customers’ success and improve Unity’s Professional Artistry products for everyone.

What you’ll be doing

  • Collaborate with our professional artistry organization to help evolve their public API’s
  • Design, code, and maintain artist pipelines to assist in their daily work
  • Writing clean, well-organized code and educating our customers on how to extend and maintain the modules you’ve written.
  • Collaborate with engineers and artists with flexibility, efficiency, and empathy.

What we’re looking for

  • Experience writing scripts to read, write, transform, analyze, and visualize multimedia data like images, video, audio, 3D geometry, etc.
  • Understanding of technical fundamentals across 3D computer graphics, real-time animation, and machine learning.
  • Proficiency in C# or C++ and ability to learn and integrate new coding standards.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.

You might also have

  • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science or related fields
  • Experience using Unity or real-time engines in areas related to rendering and graphics
  • Experience writing game engine tools

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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