Unity Systems Engineer

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This role is a part of the UK government's Kickstart Scheme and is only applicable to 16 to 24-year-olds in the UK who are not in education and are currently claiming Universal Credit. Click here to view more Kickstart placement opportunities.

October 4, 2021
Full Time
United States

Hello!  We are HakJak Studios, a small team based out of Boise, Idaho, USA.  We build ridiculous physics games and we’re looking for an experienced, well-rounded Unity developer to join our growing team!

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Soar into a bright new future with HakJak Studios!

So, you have a few years of experience working on 3D games in Unity. You’re a solid C# programmer that’s excited to be tasked with things you haven’t done before. You know how to ship things, you can dive into code bases you’re not familiar with, and you’re comfortable tackling new challenges. Most importantly, you’re self motivated and can take systems from concept to implementation without constant check-ins.

Ready to hit the ground running and work on something new, weird, wonderful and exciting?!?

If that sounds like you, then let’s talk!

Enjoy a collaborative development environment where your input matters. From beloved IPs, to home-grown concepts, you can help us build awesome games that will be played around the world!


  • As part of a small team, you’ll work on core systems key to the project.  
  • Write maintainable code with an eye (or two, or three) on performance.
  • Focus on reusable and designer-friendly architecture.
  • Design and implement procedurally generated systems.
  • Write threaded code that takes advantage of Unity’s burst system.
  • Identify and pursue areas where performance gains can be made.
  • Create Unity editor scripts/tools to improve production workflows.
  • Contribute to game/programming design and planning conversations.
  • Work with the rest of the team to add/update new features, content and gameplay in 3D physics-based games.  


  • Computer Science Degree or equivalent.
  • Strong working knowledge of 3D projects in Unity.
  • Proficiency with C#.
  • Comfortable working with new APIs and concepts in this always-changing industry.
  • The ability to adapt to challenges through self-driven education and experimentation.  
  • Time management, assisting in the planning of projects through task estimation.
  • Good communication skills and fluent English.  
  • Passion for games!


  • You’ve finished a game, game jam, or experimental project we can play.
  • Experience working with Unity’s Scriptable Render Pipeline (URP, in particular).  
  • HLSL and/or Shader Graph experience.  


  • Links to any Unity projects you’ve worked on, and what you contributed.  
  • Videos, GIFs, JPEGs of your best, juiciest work.  
  • Links/media of projects you did just for fun / learning (Itch.io page, a downloadable build, etc).  


  • Flexible working arrangements.
  • Custom-tailored home workspace setup.
  • Competitive Salary, Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO.
  • Working with some really cool people (and Jed) on really cool games that will be seen and played around the world!  


  • HakJak Studios is a new and growing company, backed by the fine folks at tinyBuild.
  • We’ll help you set up your perfect workspace at home; your gamedev haven.
  • Work remotely for as long as you like!  Although the core team is based in Boise, Idaho, we’re all working remotely right now and wouldn’t expect you to change your work arrangements if we set up a physical office in the future.  


  • Apply! Send your Resume/CV to hello@hakjak.com  We’ll review your application and let you know if you've made it to Stage 2.
  • Stage 2 will be a simple screener interview with 1-2 people from the company to meet you/video chat, get some context on your experience and goals, and whether our needs align.
  • Stage 3 might be a fun, paid programming test, if we think it makes sense. We'll give you plenty of notice, and we'll compensate you for your time if you choose to take it!
  • Stage 4 may be a deeper, more technical interview, if needed. You’ll either get a job offer, or some feedback from us to help you apply successfully in the future!


  • Location: Remote Position (U.S. only please)
  • Job Types: Full-time
  • Send your resume / CV to:  hello@hakjak.com

Let’s build something awesome together!

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HakJak Studios is a game development studio based in Boise, Idaho, USA. We co-create games with players around the world and strive to build new and unexpected experiences, with a focus on physics comedy games.

We're also hiring a Game Developer (Unity). You can view (and share) all of our openings here.


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