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MaC Venture Capital
MaC Venture Capital

Senior Unity Engineer



Other Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 28, 2023

Genies is culture’s leading avatar technology company empowering humans to create their own avatar experiences. To-date, Genies has been widely adopted by cultural tastemakers and has partnerships with Universal Music Group and Warner Music Group as their rosters’ “official avatar.” Genies has recently launched its consumer arm via its AR Developer Kit which allows developers to create interoperable avatar experiences for mobile and hardware AR. Their first avatar experience, Silver Studio, allows users to design and exchange digital fashion. Genies has raised $250M from investors such as Silver Lake, BOND, NEA, and Bob Iger valuing the company at $1 billion.

Genies is looking to hire an experienced and creative Senior Unity Engineer with an interest in highly configurable digital avatars and intuitive content tools to inspire user creativity. In this role you'll report to the Head of Unity Engineering and will apply your knowledge of real time graphics in Unity to the next generation of virtual self expression and economies of digital assets. Genies mission is to empower consumers to create and own their own avatar ecosystems. This vision will allow consumers to express their inner selves authentically and connect with likeminded individuals. This is a rare opportunity to be on the ground level of a scaling $1B venture that is breaking new ground as we explore the decentralized metaverse.

What You’ll be Doing:

  • Write efficient, high-quality, well-designed, testable code within the timelines you help estimate
  • Research, prototype, and productize solutions to our most challenging technical problems
  • Architect clean, extensible software components and systems with open standards and portability
  • Collaborate closely with engineering team, as well as design, art, and business teams
  • Design strategies for the optimal delivery, display, and caching of content
  • Integrate backend services and APIs
  • Collaborate closely with engineering team, as well as art, design and business teams

What You Should Have:

  • At least 5 years of working professionally as a Unity Engineer
  • Expert-level programming experience with C# for Unity
  • Proficiency with Unity packages, systems and workflows (Addressables, URP, DOTS)
  • Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, design patterns, testing frameworks
  • Experience with optimization, CPU, GPU, and asset profiling
  • Working knowledge of real time 3D graphics techniques and 3D maths
  • Collision systems, deformers, dynamics, simulations, physics
  • 3D graphics APIs, shaders, graphics hardware acceleration, computer
  • Other game engines such as Unreal
  • 3D pipelines and DCC tools such as Maya or Blender
  • Deploying and testing on mobile platforms

How Genies will support you

Genies is a well-funded, growing start-up that cares deeply about each of our employees' growth and success. Our roles and their responsibilities are created with a breadth of scope that introduces each employee to exciting new challenges and opportunities that a growing start-up encounters. The actual base pay is dependent upon a number of factors, including: professional background, training, transferable skills, work experience, education, location, business and product needs, and market demand. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. Full-time employees may also be eligible for equity compensation, in addition to a robust health, wellness, and benefits package.

Starting Salary Range: $150,000.00 to $200,000.00 USD

Here's why you'll love working at Genies:

  • You'll work with a team that you’ll be able to learn from and grow with, including support for your own professional development
  • You'll be at the helm of your own career, shaping it with your own innovative contributions to a nascent team and product with flexible hours and a work from home policy
  • You'll enjoy the culture and perks of a startup, with the stability of being well funded
  • Comprehensive health insurance for you and your family (Anthem + Kaiser Options Available), Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Competitive salaries and 401K program for all full time employees
  • Flexible paid time off, sick time, and paid company holidays, in addition to paid parental leave, bereavement leave, and jury duty leave for full-time employees
  • Health & wellness support through programs such as monthly wellness reimbursement
  • Working in a brand new, bright, open-environment and fun office space - there’s even a slide!
  • Choice of MacBook or windows laptop

Genies is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment. We value diversity, inclusion, and aim to provide a sense of belonging for everyone.