Senior Video Software Engineer

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Posted
June 16, 2021
Full Time
Anywhere
Remote

Signal Space Lab is an interactive creation studio specializing in immersive XR entertainment, video games, and audio production. Our goal is to advance in the art of interactive media by imaging and producing original, innovative, and memorable experiences that materialized into sounds, visuals, and gaming environments.

We are now on the lookout for a motivated Application / Tools programmer who thinks differently about entertainment, interactivity, and reality in general.

SKILLS

  • Extensive knowledge of video formats and experience working with video, both 360 mapped and 2D (ffmpeg).
  • Strong programming skills with the ability to engineer and deploy VR applications to both the Windows and Mac platforms while maximizing code sharing between them.
  • Experience with scripting languages (Python, Powershell, or equivalent).
  • Ability to autonomously develop plugins for Unity and Unreal

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Lead development of a consumer facing application.
  • Develop a cross platform system capable of injecting, extracting, compiling and mutating key aspects of generic media content, which will then be condensed into metadata and exported in a suitable web friendly format (json or equivalent)
  • Work closely with our team of cinematic / game designers, artists, and programmers.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years of software development experience plus a record of shipping consumer facing applications.
  • Working knowledge of Unity and Unreal
  • Cross platform codebase development and WebVR experience is a plus.

BENEFITS

  • Work-life balance! Normal hours: 9:00am—5:00pm, with some flexibility
  • Remote and onsite work accommodations
  • No crunch time
  • 3 weeks paid vacation (1 week around the Winter Holidays)
  • Personal days as needed by the team members.
  • Group insurance plan (Life, Dental, Vision).
  • Being part of a multicultural team from 3 time zones (and counting).
  • Our team is proud to accommodate creative decisions from each and every team member, you will have influence on how the game you work on looks like.

ABOUT OUR GAMES

After the tragic death of their 5-year-old son, a family struggles with his loss and attempts to mend their frayed bonds. Experience the struggle through the child’s ghostly eyes and explore Afterlife’s multiverse of different realities as the family acknowledges his absence, or presence, in their own lives. Using a cutting-edge VR filming technique, Afterlife takes the audience through branching narratives that seamlessly reveals a story that shifts based on the characters that the player chooses to follow and the objects activated within the environment.

We Happy Few: Uncle Jack Live VR is an interactive extension from the video game We Happy Few, developed by Compulsion Games. We combined cinematic and CGI styles to bring a dynamic piece where players will have access to the game’s archives and the chance to build a full news broadcast with Uncle Jack, the main antagonist and celebrity figure of the town Wellington Wells.

In-studio, users will decide what type of articles go live, each article effecting Uncle Jack’s reaction. Good or bad he will try to maintain the town under a controlled state of mind called ‘joy’.

Unfold your child's imagination through origami and augmented reality. With My Paper World, kids will explore a world in trouble, full of pollution that needs to be removed using their creations such as trees, animals and more!

You can view our entire portfolio on our website.

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