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Lizzie McMinn Senior Associate

Phone Work (425) 440-0283
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Email: lmcminn@verticalmove.com



Job Info



Category Gaming/AR/VR
Employment Type Full-Time Employment
Compensation $0.00 - $0.00
Location United States, California - 90034


Client Introduction



We were founded in 2014 with the goal of expanding the potential of immersive storytelling. We create, acquire, and distribute premium AR & VR experiences across web, mobile, console and headsets including Oculus Rift/Go, Samsung Gear VR, HTC Vive, Sony Playstation®VR, Google Daydream, and Xiaomi MiVR.

With our deep expertise in multi-media narrative, we creates tools, formats and proprietary software to differentiate its original content and enable future immersive media creators.

Investors include Andreessen Horowitz, Temasek, Emerson Collective, 21st Century Fox, Raine Ventures, WME, Live Nation, Vice Media, Tribeca Enterprises, Annapurna Pictures, and Legendary Pictures.


Job Description



We are looking for an Engineering Lead to join our small team of world-class engineering leaders.

What you’ll do:

As the Engineering Lead you’ll be responsible for the client-side infrastructure that delivers high-quality AR experiences to Within customers. You'll lead a group of engineers engaged across a spectrum of hardware platforms. The range of work includes mobile services SDK integration, client-side technology development, content tools, and pipeline development, and plenty of optimizing for mobile-specific hardware. In short, you own key pieces of the experience every time someone enters Within on a mobile device.

In addition to deep and broad software development expertise, the ideal candidate will bring a passion for architecting high-quality entertainment software that operates flawlessly at scale, and the ability to work non-technical statements of intent into actionable technical plans. We can promise you’ll never be bored!


Job Responsibilities



•Deliver innovative AR experiences across a wide range of target mobile platforms at scale
•Comfortable mixing hands-on technical work with technical leadership of a high-caliber, agile team
•Drive pragmatic software design and implementation plans based on company vision, firm timelines, and a rapidly evolving hardware base
•Extend and maintain software engineering standards for the engineering team
•Evaluate code performance and quality, coach and mentor team members
•As part of the engineering leadership team, identify opportunities and risks, share best practices and implement effective development processes
•Formulate staffing plans and help recruit more world-class talent to the team


Experience



•6+ working in an engineering domain relevant to the listed responsibilities, including experience leading engineering teams
•Substantial professional Unity development experience
•A proven track record of having launched product that has operated successfully at scale across one or more mobile ecosystems
•Solid understanding of mobile hardware and how to optimize for performance including use of Instruments + GPU captures on native clients.


Required Experience





Required Education



CS, Engineering or an equivalent degree is preferred

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