Mindshow is seeking a skilled Senior Unity Engineer to join our dynamic team. As a Unity generalist, you will play a crucial role in enhancing our animation pipeline and delivering high-quality experiences.

 

Must be able to work onsite in Downtown Los Angeles, CA.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including artists, designers, and producers, to understand project requirements and deliver innovative solutions

  • Develop and optimize Unity systems, focusing on animation, UI, audio, networking, rendering, physics, and pipeline integration

  • Implement and maintain motion capture systems, such as XSens, and integrate them seamlessly into our Unity pipeline

  • Troubleshoot and optimize motion capture data, ensuring high-quality animation performance

  • Implement best practices for code architecture, maintainability, and performance optimization

  • Mentor and guide junior engineers, fostering a culture of continuous learning and improvement

  • Actively contribute to the development of interactive experiences, from concept to release

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and technologies, and propose new ideas to enhance our animation pipeline

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent experience)

  • 5+ years of professional experience in Unity development, with a strong focus on VR development

  • Expert-level proficiency in C#/C++ and Unity's scripting APIs

  • Proven track record of developing and shipping high-quality animation projects using Unity

  • Strong understanding of animation principles, rigging, and performance optimization techniques

  • Proficiency in programming, troubleshooting, and optimizing real time systems, motion capture systems and data

  • Knowledge of shader development and optimization

  • Experience with simulations and deformations in Unity

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Maya or other 3D animation software

  • Experience working with motion capture systems, such as XSens, and integrating them into Unity

  • Experience with Alembic integration into Unity

  • Passion for pushing the boundaries of interactive storytelling and animation

 

About Mindshow

Mindshow builds technology to accelerate creativity. CEO Sharon Bordas joined in 2019 to pivot the existing VR game on steam to a professional content production tool. Since that time, Mindshow has used their proprietary tech stack to produce over 400 minutes of scripted CG animation for Mattel, Netflix, Moonbug, Cameo and Viacom. Mindshow tools make CG animation production fast, fun, and accessible.