Developer Platform Lead (Unity) at Sandbox VR | Powderkeg

Location: Hong Kong

Employment Type: Full Time

Team: Developer Platform

Who are we?

We’re Sandbox VR, and we’re the most advanced virtual reality experience in the world. Inside our rooms, we take you on thrilling adventures and transform you into new characters. Our experience is like the movies, except you’re actually with your friends ** inside** the movie. We are creating the future of entertainment by building towards the virtualization of physical spaces and eventually becoming the _portal _to the Metaverse. We want you be a part of our journey and help us make that a reality!

Since we launched in Hong Kong in 2017, we’re now live in 19 locations and 5 countries around the world (we’re the #1 Activity in Hong Kong and Singapore on TripAdvisor, #1 VR place in China Shanghai on Dianping), and we’re quickly expanding. As a growing company we are looking for leaders who want to transform the entertainment industry and contribute to the cutting-edge experiences we are creating. We take pride in the relationships we are building within the community through innovation and providing a best-in-class experience for our guests. The opportunities within Sandbox VR are endless and we want you to be a part of this new world we are creating!

What will you be doing?

We're looking for someone to build the developer platform to support our internal content developer on Unity engine. Eventually, the developer platform will be opened for the external content developer. In this role, you’ll be responsible for:

Unity SDK: You'll be responsible for designing and developing the SDK of our core platform to the Unity developer. It would be including the user manual, API reference document and feature demo.

Performance benchmark tool: You'll also be providing the tool to present the limitation and benchmark of the infrastructure resource in terms of CPU, GPU, FPS, networking and even power consumption. Developer will use the tool to ensure the content quality.

Development Env. maintenance and efficiency: You'll be maintaining the physical development environment and create any supporting tool to improve the efficiency of the content developer.

Who are we looking for?

  • At least 4+ years of experience in Unity development or equivalent game development in terms of the software architect, content implementation and real-time multiplayer game knowledge. You can work independently and own the entire software development lifecycle which include requirements gathering, architectural design, coding, testing and ultimately shipping a high quality product.

  • You'll be a lean team leader, work with the R&D team and the content development team closely to enhance our current platform and structure.

  • We’re making the holodeck real at Sandbox VR. We expect this to be a very competitive market, which means we have to innovate as a team. You should be open to researching and solving completely new technology challenges nobody has solved before.

How can you really impress us?

  • If you have deeply knowledge in mathematics, algorithm or physics, we'd love to hear about that. To make the immersive experience, it requires strong science knowledge and programming implementation.

  • If you’ve worked in PC, console or mobile game development project. You'll love our internal content development team who came from AAA gaming industry.

  • Outside of your job, it would be a huge plus if you’ve done engineering work with cutting edge technologies as a hobby, such as VR/AR/MR, robotics / drones, motion capture, or machine learning. We have plans to work with all of these technologies as we grow our holodeck platform.

How do I apply?

If you’re interested in this role, please apply here, or find some other way to get in touch if you’d really like to stand out. We’d like to see at least a CV or LinkedIn, and a quick cover letter/email/blurb on why you’re the right fit for us.




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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Developer Platform Lead (Unity)
  • Company
    Sandbox VR
  • Location
    San Mateo, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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