Senior Developer (Unity)

Full-stack / Resourceful / Organized

Projects: An unannounced VR experience that is unlike any other

Duration: Permanent, Full-time

Location: Work from home (remote) but must be living in Canada as a citizen or have a valid work permit (preference given to those living in Vancouver)

Salary: $70K~90K

Metanaut is hiring for our next exciting VR experience. This VR experience will push the boundaries of VR design and technology and will pave the way to building a metaverse. Successful candidates are experts in Unity, understanding the engine inside and out. They are also masterful in C# with working knowledge in creating custom shaders. It is important for the candidate to explain technical concepts well and is respectful of all team members in different disciplines.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and maintain C# code
  • Develop and support a Unity-based SDK to be used by internal and external developers
  • Conduct and participate in regular code reviews with programmers
  • Create and improve tools / processes (as well as adhering to them) to support development
  • Continuously test, debug, profile, analyze, and optimize all aspects of a Unity project on applicable VR hardware
  • Contribute innovative and creative ideas on all aspects of virtual reality design and development
  • Write and maintain comments in your code and documentation in our internal wiki
  • Participate in daily scrum meetings and weekly sprint meetings (online)
  • Respond promptly to Slack messages (< 5 mins)
  • Track tasks using a time-tracker application i.e. Toggl

Requirements:

  • 4+ years as a senior developer
  • 3+ years of professional Unity experience with at least one shipped title
  • 3+ years as a systems architect
  • Experience developing an SDK
  • Good understanding of VR/AR development
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related discipline, or equivalent experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-driven and self-motivated in a home environment
  • Disciplined without needing constant supervision in a home environment
  • Strong communicator (in-person, email, instant messaging, webcam meetings)
  • Punctual with deadlines

Nice to haves:

  • Experience being a tech lead
  • Experience developing multiplayer features
  • Experience working remotely
  • Experience using JIRA and Plastic SCM

About Metanaut:

Metanaut is a small award-winning team of virtual reality enthusiasts who are passionate about building a better future. Our goal is to develop VR experiences that are exceptional in design, spark a sense of wonder, and make a positive impact on the world.

We are one of the first VR studios in Vancouver, and have won some of the world’s largest VR competitions. Just recently, we were accepted into Magic Leap’s grant program which was only awarded to three Canadian studios. Our team members have backgrounds in industrial design, engineering, and computer science, which helps us apply proven real-world design principles to unfamiliar virtual worlds.

We split our time between the metaverse and Vancouver, and we want you to join us in the journey!

Benefits:

  • 100% coverage of any health-related spending within an allowance account
  • Flexible hours
  • Work from home
  • Independence in your work
  • 2 weeks of vacation
  • 5 no-questions-asked sick / personal days
  • Diverse and inclusive team members who care about making the world a better place

To Apply:

1. Read the following article about remote working to see if you would be a good fit:

2. Email [email protected] with the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • A link to your portfolio
  • Tell us where you found the job posting