Senior Unreal Engineer

Location: Los Angeles, CA
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The Third Floor is looking for a top level Senior Unreal Engineer to join our Pipeline department and help bring us to the next level of innovation and tech within our Film, TV and Immersive departments. A highly skilled and motivated programmer and designer to help compile custom builds and implement them using the Unreal Engine.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and maintain company's custom build of Unreal Engine
  • Design, implement and test custom UE tools for the company's real time workflow
  • Development of our custom AR & VR UE apps
  • Provide experienced recommendations on development schedule
  • Assist with R&D as it relates to real-time productions at TTF.
  • Support multiple projects utilization of our custom UE tools.
  • Assist with development & maintenance of technical design documentation.
  • Potential oversee a team of developers working concurrently on engine work
  • Investigate and create new tools and technologies to improve efficiency and power our next generation of content.
  • Ensure tools and code are production ready, optimised and documented
  • To identify technical and developmental risks / obstacles
  • Optimize iteration times, and improving existing systems for performance, memory usage, and user experience
  • Welcome new challenges and working independently or across disciplines to both investigate issues and identify solutions

Essential Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years expert programming with the Unreal Engine, customizing and extending code base.
  • Expert knowledge of C++ & C# programming.
  • Experience with Autodesk Maya and it's integration into Unreal Engine.
  • Knowledge and ideally experience of developing AR applications, including Apple AR Kit
  • Experience creating and maintaining an automated build process.
  • Strong 3D math, optimization, debugging and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience with Perforce
  • Experience with other project management tools and techniques (Agile / Scrum, Jira / Trello, Hansoft & Shotgun etc.).
  • Able to think creatively and resolve technical challenges and limitations.
  • A desire to learn new innovative technologies to improve personal development and skills.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Math, or other related fields.
  • Experience developing across multiple VR / AR systems preferable such as Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, PlayStation VR, Gear VR and Google Daydream, etc.

Personal Characteristics

  • Agility – Flexible, capable of jumping in and running with multiple task simultaneously.
  • Self-managed, self-motivated, enthusiastic and passionate.
  • Must be willing to listen and learn, can research complex problems and bring solutions.
  • Be courageous, persevere, experiment, try and re-try.
  • Strong understanding of industry trends, techniques, and stays up-to-date.
  • Enthusiastic and willing to make their mark.

U.S. Applicants only: TTF participates in E-Verify and we will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. All documents provided for proof of work authorization must be current and unexpired. We cannot accept expired proof of identity.



IMPORTANT: If the Government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, TTF is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment.

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The Third Floor

The Third Floor visualizes stories at every stage of their creation, from storyboards to post-production, we collaborate across the globe to explore narrative; design shots; and create technical solutions to help build award-winning visuals and immersive experiences.

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