Senior Unity Game Developer at Sandbox VR | Powderkeg

Location: Remote

Employment Type: Full Time

Team: Engineering

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!

About the job

As a Senior Unity Game Developer, you will work closely with the content team in order to deliver AAA quality Location-Based VR experiences to Sandbox VR guests all around the world. You will have an opportunity to be part of an innovative environment that embraces new and different technologies. We are a passionate and enthusiastic team that loves VR and video games. We have created a team of incredibly talented and passionate individuals who are genuinely empowered to create and challenged to learn and grow. For you, this means more opportunities for you to unleash your creativity and grow your career.

You are:

  • You've been a software or feature group team lead and can share your philosophy of leadership as well as specific examples of where you've put that philosophy into action.
  • Exceptional C# design and programming skills with at least 5 years of software programming experience.
  • You must also have significant experience in programming with the Unity engine.
  • You have a proven track record and have shipped at least 2-3 commercial games (PC or Console preferred) and have been involved in each step of the development process from the concept stage all the way through to the final release.
  • You can share awesome stories of your incredible successes or crushing failures and what you learned from each experience.
  • You play video games very frequently and have a strong understanding of current gaming trends and popular games releases. It’s a big plus for us if you have your own VR headset and regularly play VR games.

You will:

  • Work with designers and other programmers to implement game mechanics and AI behaviors for our compelling 6-person multiplayer experiences.
  • Have the chance to work on projects around twelve months in length, each with different themes and genres.
  • Consistently push the limits of the Unity game engine to maximize the quality of each VR experience.
  • Keep up with the latest features and optimization techniques and decide if, when, and how to incorporate them.
  • Find or develop tools and processes to make the development process more efficient.
  • Experiment with game design and use rapid prototyping to develop features, all while ensuring that strong architectural and algorithmic decisions are made.
  • Work closely with art and design to create and iterate on gameplay features.
  • Fix bugs in existing gameplay systems as required.
  • Contribute ideas toward all aspects of the VR experience’s production and development processes.
  • Write robust, maintainable code.

If you’re interested in this role, please apply here. We’d like to see at least a CV or LinkedIn, and a short cover letter/email/blurb on why you are the right fit for us.


We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Senior Unity Game Developer
  • Company
    Sandbox VR
  • Location
    San Mateo, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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