C# Developer

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June 24, 2021
Full Time

We are currently looking for an experienced C# software developer with a passion for creating innovative story-driven experiences on virtual reality and augmented reality platforms.

Successful candidates will be able to work from home and join a diverse and collaborative Winnipeg-based team.

Role and Responsibilities:

You will be working as part of the technical team to develop and polish original and highly innovative interactive experiences. Working directly with the team lead, you will be called upon to solve technical problems in creative ways while forming part of the backbone for some of our most ambitious projects.

  • Contribute high-quality code in a collaborative and thoughtful way
  • Help solve novel or complex technical challenges
  • Develop software using Unity3D and related technologies
  • Work closely with the art, design and narrative teams to integrate 3D assets, designs and audio/visual elements
  • Create and maintain documentation including all aspects of the code
  • Participate in testing and provide feedback for gameplay improvements
  • Attend meetings (in-person in Winnipeg and/or over video call) with the team as required

An Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelors degree or college diploma in computer science and/or related experience.
  • Highly proficient with programming, modern practices and frameworks, debugging, and designing solutions in the C# language
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team and independently as required in an agile environment
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills including demonstrated ability to use lateral thinking, while also knowing when to ask for help from other team members
  • Understanding of wireframes, prototypes, and familiarity with HCI research a plus

Strong Assets:

  • Understanding of Unity3D and can demonstrate the use of the software  
  • Competency in the areas of game development
  • VR or AR experience
  • Interest or experience in Photogrammetry
  • Experience integrating branching narrative (such as Twine) outputs in Unity

Preference is given to those who have experience creating a video game or interactive experience in a team setting and who live in Manitoba.

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to send their Github or examples of their work with a resume and cover letter in PDF format addressed to Dee King at info[at]zenfri.com

Please submit by August 11th, 2021

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About ZenFri

ZenFri Inc. is an award-winning creative arts company with a deep passion for pushing the boundaries of storytelling. Working across an array of mediums including augmented reality (AR), virtual reality (VR), interactive narratives, film, literature and visual art, we fearlessly go wherever the story takes us. Using our unique style and visionary leadership, we drive teams of artists and innovators to craft best-in-class experiences for audiences around the world.

Currently, our main focus is on a narrative-driven Virtual Reality game titled “The Last Taxi”.

About The Last Taxi

The Last Taxi is a narrative-drive experience set in Progress Point, a politically and economically-divided sprawling metropolis that has fully embraced automation and human modification, creating a satirical and somberly-surreal vision of the future.

As the last human driver, you’ll meet a diverse cast of passengers, each with their own tailored conversations. Be drawn into morally challenging decisions that lead you into the heart of a dying society.

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