VR Developer Co-op (Unity)

Quick Learner / Self-starter / Problem Solver

Projects: An unannounced VR experience that is unlike any other

Duration: Full-time opportunity (4 months + possibility of extension)

Location: Remote but must be living in the Greater Vancouver Area

Salary: $15~25 per hour


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 have experience with Unity building VR experiences. They have working knowledge of C# and understand the best practices for Unity / C# development. It is important for the candidate to be able to build an interactable VR experience from scratch.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop VR prototypes of vastly different VR experiences
  • Design, develop, and maintain C# code that may be deployed to thousands of people
  • Work closely with designers to implement gameplay and interactive features / functionality using Unity
  • Create and improve tools as necessary to support specific features
  • Continuously test, debug, profile, analyze, and optimize on applicable hardware
  • Review and test features / functionality developed by the team and provide constructive feedback
  • Contribute innovative and original ideas on all aspects of virtual reality production and development
  • Contribute to project wiki and other supplementary documentation
  • Participate in daily scrum meetings (online) and weekly check-in meetings (in-person)
  • Track tasks using a time-tracker application i.e. Toggl
  • Respond promptly to Slack messages

Requirements:

  • Demonstrated proficiency in C#
  • Strong desire to write clean and optimal code
  • 8+ months of experience using Unity (game jam & hobby projects are counted)
  • 1+ VR project where you were the lead developer
  • Strong 3D math and geometry knowledge (eg. vectors, vector operations, matrices, matrix transformations, Euler angles, and quaternions)
  • Willingness to tackle new challenges outside of your comfort zone
  • Self-driven and self-motivated in a home environment
  • Disciplined without needing constant supervision
  • Strong communicator (in-person, email, instant messaging, webcam meetings)
  • Punctual with deadlines

Nice to haves:

  • Past experience working remotely
  • Owns a VR headset 
  • Experience using Trello, JIRA, Plastic SCM, Git, and related technologies
  • Experience with Agile / Scrum workflow
  • Participation in game jams and hackathons

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!

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 and/or other pieces of work i.e. code samples