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June 1, 2021
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 are experts in Unity, understanding the engine inside and out. They are also masterful in C# with working knowledge in creating custom shaders. It is important for the candidate to explain technical concepts well and is respectful of all team members in different disciplines.
Design, develop, and maintain C# code
Develop and support a Unity-based SDK to be used by internal and external developers
Conduct and participate in regular code reviews and 1-on-1 meetings with other developers
Create and improve tools / processes (as well as adhering to them) to support development
Continuously test, debug, profile, analyze, and optimize all aspects of a Unity project on applicable VR hardware
Contribute innovative and creative ideas on all aspects of virtual reality design and development
Write and maintain comments in your code and documentation in our internal wiki
Participate in daily scrum meetings and weekly sprint meetings (online)
Respond promptly to Slack messages (< 5 mins)
Track tasks using Toggl
5+ years of professional Unity experience with at least one shipped title
Experience designing and implementing architecture
Good understanding of VR development
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related discipline, or equivalent experience
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Self-driven and self-motivated in a home environment
Disciplined without needing constant supervision in a home environment
Punctual with deadlines
Nice to haves:
Experience developing an SDK
Experience being a tech lead
Experience working remotely
Experience using Jira and Plastic SCM
Experience with data handling in YAML, JSON, and custom binary formats
Experience with server data storage, authentication, and maintenance
Experience with compiler security, audits, and penetration testing
Experience developing multiplayer features
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. We were accepted into the world’s largest AR grant (Magic Leap) 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.
Our studio is entirely independent and Canadian owned. All shareholders work full-time at the studio, and we understand the importance of not sacrificing integrity and ideas for sake of profit.
We split our time between the metaverse and Vancouver, and we want you to join us in the journey!
Be part of a small team where everybody knows and helps each other
Make important decisions that affect the company and our projects
100% coverage of any health-related spending within an allowance that renews every year
Work from home
Independence in your work
2 weeks of vacation
5 no-questions-asked sick / personal days
All computer and VR hardware is provided for you
Diverse and inclusive team members who care about making the world a better place
Projects: An unannounced VR experience that is unlike any other
Duration: Permanent, Full-time
Location: Work from home (remote) but must be living in Canada as a citizen or have a valid work permit (preference given to those living in Vancouver)
1. Read the following article about remote working to see if you would be a good fit:
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Our Prior Work
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Prepare your wits because you’ll need them to build your masterpiece!
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