Platform Engineer, Social Game Experiences

Unity Technologies   •  

San Francisco, CA

Industry: Technology

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Less than 5 years

Posted 187 days ago

Platform Engineer, Social Game Experiences

San Francisco

Platform Engineer, Social Game Experiences

San Francisco, Full-time

To reach the world on the next billion devices, entry-level mobile phones, wearables, IoT, or the web, you need apps and experiences to be light and fast.  The Unity for all things small team builds the tools to give developers the capability to create light and fast experiences. Our goals are to enable instant start experiences that can scale from tiny games running on smart watches, to large scale experiences.

You would be working on a brand-new, highly modularized architecture based around data-oriented design principles where scalability lives alongside performance.  Areas of focus would include core runtime features, asset optimization, editor UI and workflows. Your game design experience might influence our engine functionality design.  And you would have an opportunity to work on compression technology, compiler optimizations and other technology innovations to drive playable ads, games in messaging apps, and many other future light and fast experiences.

You are passionate about social platforms and experiences.  You have knowledge of the Facebook platform, and have experience developing games or apps for Facebook Messenger.  You might have developed iMessage apps, or have workedon web games or playable ads. You want to bring your JavaScript and HTML5 skills to Unity, where you would be working aspart of our engine team to deliver a world-class product for web-delivered use cases such as playable ads and games in messenger apps.

Requirements:

  • Strong web development skills with JavaScript and HTML5
  • 3+ years experience with Facebook API or social web
  • Experience with Facebook platform, Facebook Games, Messenger games , iMessage games, or other similar platforms.  
  • Passion for performance, code analysis, and debugging tools
  • Strong initiative
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Disciplined and investigative disposition
  • Pragmatic development approach
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new technologies and tasks
  • bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in computer science, math, or a related field

Bonus:

  • Experience with C++
  • Experience with Unity
  • JavaScript/web game development experience
  • Experience developing playable ads.

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Who We Are

We are product-driven, curious, and creative. We aggressively reinvest in development to keep Unity moving and evolving - from expanding usability and power, to platform reach. With over a billion installs per month, Unity touches gamers and non-gamers alike. As well as video games, our software is used in industries as diverse as medicine, visualization and shopping - democratizing game development while solving hard problems and enabling success for a huge range of developers worldwide.