Unity3D Developer (VR/AR Project)- 2-3 months on site assignment in Germany|4k EUR/monthly

Posted On: May 19th, 2017    Job Type: Part Time    Job Location:

[This offer is dedicated to EU citizens only- immediate start]

The position is with IKA. You will be a part of the creation of a first-ever VR/AR World of Science and Technology experience; a collaborative Virtual and Augmented Reality gaming platform between industry leading scientists and universities for one of the world’s biggest industries. If you are interested in pushing the boundaries of VR and AR through Science and Technology with a gamification element, this may be the opportunity for you!

We are seeking a Gameplay Programmer to join our dedicated team on site in Germany for a period of 2-3 months. We need your expertise in creating fun and engaging game systems to thrill a whole new audience of scientists. We believe that VR and AR are the future of scientific research and education and would like you to be a part of our future.

The IKA laboratory, as well as the analytical and processing divisions, currently have around 900 employees, and continue to offer a wide range of innovative equipment for numerous applications in research and development, as they have over 100 years. Worldwide market leaders trust in our proven technology.
• This position is intended for someone interested in relocating to Germany for 2-3 months (accommodation & round flight covered)
• Implement gameplay systems in a self-organising, interdisciplinary team
• Write clean, well-tested, performant code
• Write and maintain technical design and software system documentation
• Analyse and optimise systems as required
• Recognise opportunities to improve our games or general workflows, and seek to make these changes
• Create and iterate new VR and AR gameplay systems for interaction and content creation
Required Qualifications and Skills
• Strong C# knowledge and math skills
• A minimum of four years of experience in software engineering
• A minimum of three years of game industry experience
• Competence in writing solid, reliable, and efficient code
• Experience with 3D game engines
• Self-sufficiency
Desirable Qualifications and Skills
• Outstanding Unity 3D knowledge
• Shipped console/PC title experience
• VR and/or AR experience as a developer or user
• Performance optimisation skills
• Strong social skills
• Teamplayer
• BS (or higher) in Computer Science or a similar discipline (i.e. Physics, Math, EE, etc.)
• English and/or German language skills

Benefits and Pay/Additional information
• Competitive compensation
• It’s a 2-3 months on site assignment; remote work is not an option
• Accommodation and round way flight covered
• The company is located close to France, Switzerland, the Black Forest, and the Alps for those who like to travel or do outdoor activities on weekends
• All office communications are in English

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