Senior Unity Graphics Engineer (Performance)

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January 24, 2024
Full Time
United States

At GOLF+, we are at the forefront of revolutionizing the virtual golf experience. Our commitment to delivering an unparalleled VR golf experience has positioned us as the leader in the field, blending meticulously crafted courses with ultra-realistic physics. Since our inception in 2020, GOLF+ has achieved over 1.2 million downloads and facilitated 1.6 billion shots in-game. Our collaborations with the PGA Tour and endorsements from icons like Ben Crenshaw, Rory McIlroy, and Steph Curry underscore our influence in the virtual golf domain.

We are now looking to expand our team with a Senior Unity Graphics Engineer with a focus on game performance. A great candidate for this role is someone who understands the depths of Unity and graphics programming and has a passion for optimizing performance for the most immersive and fluid gaming experiences. What distinguishes an exceptional candidate is their zeal for tackling performance challenges. They view performance optimization as an intricate puzzle, finding satisfaction in enhancing frame rates and ensuring that every swing occurs without a hitch. Their passion for graphics performance is a driving force, inspiring the team and elevating our game to a standard in VR performance that peers admire.


You will

  • Spearhead the development and optimization of graphics performance in Unity & VR, setting benchmarks and best practices for the team.
  • Tackle complex performance challenges and enhance frame rate to deliver a seamless and immersive VR golf experience.
  • Collaborate closely with gameplay engineers, designers, and other stakeholders to ensure that graphics performance aligns with the overall vision of our projects.
  • Lead the charge in identifying and implementing cutting-edge graphics techniques and optimizations within Unity & VR.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to team members, fostering a culture of excellence and innovation in graphics performance.
  • Stay at the forefront of the latest trends and advancements in Unity & VR graphics and performance optimization, integrating new methodologies to elevate our game.


You are

  • Deeply experienced in Unity & VR graphics programming, with a proven track record of optimizing performance in games.
  • A problem-solver who thrives in tackling performance challenges, viewing them as opportunities to enhance the gaming experience and bring joy to players.
  • A leader in graphics engineering, eager to set standards and establish best practices within the team.
  • A strong communicator, dedicated to sharing knowledge and elevating the skills of fellow team members.
  • Constantly curious and driven to stay updated with the latest trends in Unity graphics and performance optimization.


We require

  • VR/mobile graphics engineering experience focused on performance
  • Unity graphics engineering experience
  • A history of establishing benchmarks and improving performance proactively.


Bonus points for

  • Experience working in the VR industry.
  • Familiarity and interest in golf.
  • URP & Vulkan experience
  • Familiarity with Meta Quest APIs
  • Experience working in a B2C startup environment.

At GOLF+ we’re obsessed with bringing the joy of golf to as many people as possible. Whether you’ve been playing since you were a kid, like our cofounders, or are just getting started, we’re committed to enhancing your experience through the use of immersive technology, while staying true to the sport. We consider ourselves pioneers in the space and strongly encourage new ideas and experimentation. We’re constantly trying to push the limits and many of our ideas fail, which is totally fine. Moving fast and trying new things is par for the course. If you love tech and golf then this is the perfect place for you!


Perks & Benefits

We strive to provide our employees and their families a highly competitive, innovative, and inclusive benefits experience that attracts the best talent from diverse backgrounds. Thoughtfully designed, these benefits aim to help you enjoy your time at GOLF+ while giving you the peace of mind you need for your current and future well being. Additionally, we practice what we preach by growing the game of golf with the offering of various golf focused perks.

  • Time off
    GOLF+ offers flexible paid time off in addition to 7 government holidays. Our goal it to make sure you have the time off that you need for your health and wellbeing.
  • Parental Leave
    We know how important the first few weeks are after welcoming a new addition to your family. We offer biological, adoptive, and foster parent paid time off to ensure you can spend quality time with your family during such times.
  • Healthcare
    We offer competitive medical and dental insurance for employees and their dependents.
  • Retirement planning
    GOLF+ makes it easy to save money for retirement by providing our employees with a 401k plan.
  • Remote Work
    Although we are headquartered in Austin, TX, GOLF+ has embraced remote work wholeheartedly. The only commute you will need to worry about in the morning is the one to your desk at home.
  • Golf stipend
    We take our mission seriously. The best place to start growing the game of golf is among ourselves therefore we offer a yearly stipend for golf lessons and equipment. If you are joining us without ever having played golf, have no fear because you’ll have all the help you need to get started!

GOLF+ is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other applicable legally protected characteristic. GOLF+ considers qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. GOLF+ is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation made due to a disability, please let your recruiter know.

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