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We are looking for a full-time Unity developer that can help prototype and build Games and Simulations meant for education research. The position is expected to be hybrid and requires 60 - 80% of the onsite presence (2-3 days per week).
Demonstrate a minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience with Unity.
Utilize Unity to develop and implement immersive applications, simulations, and interactive experiences.
Stay abreast of the latest Unity technologies and incorporate them into project development for optimal outcomes.
Troubleshoot and debug Unity applications, ensuring a smooth and efficient development process.
Unreal Engine Expertise:
Possess strong experience with Unreal Engine, demonstrating a solid understanding of its architecture and capabilities.
Leverage Unreal Engine to develop and optimize visually stunning, high-performance applications for the research project.
Collaborate with team members to integrate Unreal Engine components seamlessly with other project elements.
Exhibit hands-on experience in virtual reality (VR) development, with a focus on creating immersive and engaging VR experiences.
Utilize VR development tools and platforms to design and implement interactive and realistic virtual environments.
Troubleshoot VR-specific challenges, ensuring compatibility with various VR devices and platforms.
Stay updated on emerging trends and advancements in VR technology to enhance project capabilities.
Showcase a comprehensive coding portfolio highlighting previous projects, emphasizing the ability to deliver high-quality, well-documented code.
Provide code samples that demonstrate proficiency in Unity development, illustrating problem-solving skills and adherence to best practices.
Discuss and present portfolio projects in interviews, showcasing the thought process and methodologies applied.
Work effectively as part of a dynamic team, fostering open communication and collaboration among team members.
Engage in regular meetings to discuss project progress, challenges, and potential solutions.
Collaborate with researchers, designers, and other developers to integrate various components seamlessly.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple tasks and deadlines effectively.
Excellent problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail.
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
Adaptable and willing to learn new technologies and tools as required by the project.
Familiarity with version control systems (e.g., Git) and project management tools.
Ability to thrive in a collaborative and research-focused environment.
Applications should include a cover letter, resume, and a link to the coding portfolio. Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview and may be asked to complete a coding assessment as part of the selection process.
In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $59,000 - $75,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer. This pay range represents base pay only and excludes any additional items such as incentives, bonuses, clinical compensation, or other items.
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