Unity Game Developer in Glendale, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 8/23/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Glendale, CA
  • Duration:
    N/A
  • Date Posted:
    8/23/2018
  • Job ID:
    134080
  • Pay Rate
    $0.0 - $130000.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    408-764-0100

Job Description

Are you passionate about developing educational content? Does the ability to contribute your creative ideas to a product, all the while playing a pivotal role in shaping young minds sound like an appealing career path for you? If so, you should think about pursuing this position.

Our client is a leading education technology innovator with a talented team of more than 600 individuals—from educators, developers, artists, writers, designers, and engineers, to producers, product managers, and marketing experts; all passionate in what they do and have fun doing it.


Summary

We are seeking a Unity developer to join our game development team. This person will be helping us build high performance Unity-based applications using existing standards, conventions, and an existing product architecture. This person should have a passion for creating games and learning tools, enjoy working in a rewarding and fast paced environment and finds joy and pride in being a part of the team's objective.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with a dedicated game artist and QA tester to develop curriculum focused Unity games with our in-house games platform
  • Develop new features, reusable components, and documentation as requested by the games platform team lead
  • Participate in team cross training, code reviews, and mentoring of more junior developers
  • Coordinate with your team to define development timeframes, dependencies, and areas of risk to be considered in project planning
  • Ensure game assets are efficiently integrated into the engine while preserving artistic integrity and performance 

Required Qualifications

  • Ability to communicate effectively and work as part of a team
  • Have strong proven experience building software with Unity (games or apps), ideally that are consumer facing and content driven
  • Solid understanding of the full software development life cycle
  • Ability to quickly find creative solutions to difficult problems
  • Must have STRONG ability to write documented, unit testable, C# code, that is compliant with our company coding conventions and standards
  • Strong attention to detail, rigorous in self-testing code and delivering high quality work
  • Analytical thinker, capable of translating business requirements, wireframes, etc. into application architecture
  • Highly motivated, self-starter
  • Passion for educational games

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, related degree, or relevant professional experience
  • 4+ years’ experience in game development
  • Experience working in Unity 5.x or higher
  • Experience working with .fbx files in Unity
  • Mobile development experience (iOS and/or Android)
  • Familiarity working in a scrum/agile environment


At this time we are unable to sponsor work-related visas for this position. This includes, but is not limited to, H1B visas. 

*Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer*