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The opportunity

A key attribute of the Unity Engine is the ease with which developers can build content for a variety of target platforms. Most experiences also include media—audio and/or video. Ensuring a seamless integration on each target platform is the mission of the Media team, a small but growing team with a large problem space. While we maintain what has taken years to build, we have also embarked on a renewal of our tech stack to enable extensibility and offer our users the benefit of a cohesive and open framework. Join us on this journey!

What you'll be doing

  • Help maintain a complex tech stack across Unity-supported platforms

  • Help design and build hardware abstraction layers and cross-platform APIs

  • Help refactor existing code to integrate third-party frameworks

  • Interact with Unity customers and collaborate with internal media authoring teams

What we're looking for

  • A passion for media—video as well as audio

  • Proficiency in C# and C++ and their interop

  • Experience with media file formats, codecs, and streaming protocols

  • Experience working with closed-source platform-specific media framework SDKs (any of Apple, Microsoft, Android, Sony, etc.)

  • A team player with excellent communication skills

You might also have

  • Experience working with Unity or a comparable game engine

  • Experience working with an open-source media framework such as GStreamer

  • Experience with colorspace management, digital image processing, digital audio signal processing, and systems-level programming

Additional information

  • Relocation support is not available for this position.

  • International relocation support is not available for this position.

  • Work visa/immigration sponsorship is not available for this position.

Life at Unity

Unity [NYSE: U] is the world's leading platform of tools for creators to build and grow real-time games, apps, and experiences across multiple platforms. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, infrastructure experts, filmmakers, and more, use Unity to bring their imaginations to life across multiple platforms, from mobile, PC, and console, to spatial computing.

As of the fourth quarter of 2023, more than 69% of the top 1,000 mobile games are made with Unity as derived from a blended number of the top 1,000 games in the Google Play Store and iOS App Store. In 2023, Made with Unity applications had an average of 3.7 billion downloads per month. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.

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