Do you enjoy empowering creative talent with innovative character-creation tools? As a Sr. Software Developer 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 platforms 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

  • Creating a cross-platform interactive 3D app for creators of all skill levels to build & configure real-time 3D characters with an emphasis on user experience, quality, and efficiency.

  • Crafting intuitive APIs and user interfaces that empower creators and artists.

  • Optimizing performance to ensure an accessible and responsive interactive user experience.

  • Providing regular updates on technology risks and limitations to the main team members while finding the best workarounds and the best way forwards.

  • Collaborating with fellow developers and reviewing code; Writing automated tests for new features and bug fixes.

What we’re looking for

  • Proven strength in application/tools development, with a focus on 3D Application development with Unity3D. Deep familiarity with Unity components and scripts (UI, animation). Experience with Unity-specific performance analysis and code optimization.

  • Proficiency in C#, as well as C++ and/or Python.

  • Strong understanding of UX principles, and experience building responsive UI within Unity.

  • Experience with shading languages for use in Unity is a HUGE plus, the ability to build shaders as needed.

  • 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

  • Experience building sculpting tools, technical experience, and insight into character creation and animation technologies. Solid understanding of rigid bodies, character animations, and rigs.

  • Have basic knowledge of 3D modelling tools like Blender/Maya/3dsMax.

  • 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 2022, more than 70% of the top 1000 mobile games were made with Unity as derived from a blended number of the top 1000 games in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store. In 2022, Made with Unity Applications had more than 4 billion downloads per month.