The imaginary institute is looking for highly motivated talent for one of our many projects to help us build next-generation flexible, groundbreaking spacial computing applications, spanning web, mobile, VR, AR, the XR space, desktop, and more.
Ideal candidates come with a strong passion for Game Development and a track record of producing excellent immersive industry applications, and interactive experiences that push the limits of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality. Candidates will work in a highly dynamic, fast-paced, and flexible environment and are expected to deliver high-quality results on ambitious schedules.
The collaboration requires the chosen candidate to have at least three years of expertise using Unity to create interactive games or simulations in a 3D Game environment, to have worked with AR and VR technologies before, and to have published for iOS and other platforms like Android, PC, and Web.
Expertise in C# development, AR / VR Experiences, Simulations, 3D Games, Applications, and SDKs, particularly in Unity
Expertise in iOS and Android or mixed-reality platforms
Knowledge of different software development methods (e.g. Agile, SOLID, Unit Testing)
Knowledge of software development environments and associated tools. (e.g. Visual Studio or Rider, Perforce, XCode, JIRA, etc.)
Knowledge of profiling, analysis, and improved performance techniques, from low-level limitations to high-level architectural decisions
Expertise in building server-side features, shaders, and native plugins in Unity or other game engines
Knowledge of Apple ARKit, and Google ARCore
Understanding of modern real-time rendering APIs (DirectX, OpenGL, Vulkan), web APIs (WebGL, WebGPU), and their differences
Understanding of High-level shading languages (GLSL, HLSL, MetalSL, etc…)
Portfolio of previous work with at least 10+ completed projects
3+ years of experience in Unity and C#, background in IT and Mathematics
Expertise in cross-functional teamwork, collaborating with game designers, producers, artists, and UX designers
Professional or personal experience in collaborating with diverse groups of people
Ability to work in a highly-dynamic environment and collaborate as a team player
Excellent verbal and written communication as well as presentation skills
Proficiency in English (C1 or C2)
Nice to Have:
Bachelor (B.S.) or Master (M.S.) of computer science, another technical major or equivalent experience
Unity Certified Professional: Programmer certification
Knowledge of Apple Unity Plug-Ins
The collaboration is intended to start as soon as possible as requires the freelancer to collaborate as an independent professional on invoice basis. The position requires on site presence in our offices in Napoli and ability to work within Italy (EU citizenship or working permit required).
The imaginary institute is a trans-disciplinary community of researchers, teachers, designers, engineers and entrepreneurs, challenging the status quo of how education and innovation are designed to advocate social equity.
All qualified applications as a service provider will be considered for the collaboration. Applications will be reviewed as needed and until the need for additional collaborators is fulfilled. The imaginary institute is happy to hear from you with a CV and relevant portfolio at firstname.lastname@example.org.