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Cinematics Software Developer

21 days ago by Unity

  Montreal (Québec), Canada

Level: Intermediate

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Software Engineering

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Unity's Montreal studio is hiring a senior developer to focus on leading-edge technologies which will power film, broadcast and esports production.

The Unity Editor allows artists, designers and programmers to create real-time 3D experiences and has been recognized as one of the easiest to use tools in the industry. Cinemachine is a powerful suite of Unity tools for procedural in-game cameras, cinematics, and cut-scenes. CineCast is a dynamic camera system that enables the creation of movie-like cinematic sequences from variable gameplay, in real-time. It powers in-game replays, enables footage for trailers (think marketing camera), is a streaming casting tool, and makes esports more accessible to the audience. Together, these tools provide a powerful system for telling engaging stories across all types of media on all types of platforms.

As a senior developer on this team, you will build and maintain features of the current and next generations of Cinemachine and CineCast.

Does this sound like you?

You're an enthusiastic self-starter who is passionate about the future of media and enjoys working in a highly collaborative environment. You've developed software for games, film or a related discipline and have some experience writing highly performant code. You have a strong interest in cameras, photography and cinematography. You're a competent communicator, able to express yourself well in writing and in person.

Responsibilities

  • Write code for new and developing cinematic products
  • Contribute to defining product scope, direction, and priorities
  • Help users solve problems via online forums and (occasionally) in-person meetings
  • Potential travel to work with other internal and external teams

Requirements

  • Advanced knowledge of C#/.Net, C++ or C
  • Solid understanding of performance characteristics (CPU vs. GPU, GC, impact of cache misses) related to real-time environments

Bonus points

  • Studio experience in gaming, film, or video
  • Experience with the rules/paradigms of cameras, cinematography, lighting, or non-linear editing software
  • Experience leading software development projects

Who we are

Unity is the creator of the world’s most widely-used real-time 3D (RT3D) development platform, providing content creators around the world with the tools they need to build rich, interactive 2D, 3D, VR and AR experiences. In fact, apps made with Unity reach 2.7 billion devices worldwide, and were installed more than 24 billion times in the last 12 months.

The global engineering team keeps Unity at the forefront of technology and — working alongside partners like Magic Leap, Google, Facebook, Oculus and Microsoft — ensures optimized support for the latest technology and platforms. Unity is powering the real-time revolution, expanding beyond games and breaking into other industries including automotive, film, architecture, engineering, construction and more.

Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Unity does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Unity will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Unity.

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