Senior Audio Developer at Unity Technologies

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Unity Labs’ mission is to explore how content authoring, AI, deep learning, computer visualization, VR, AR and Cloud will evolve in the next decade to radically transform how content will be created, streamed and played.  As part of Labs, we are launching a small agile team focussed on the future of digital entertainment and 3D interactive content streaming.

You will be part of a new team that will build exciting new products on top of the Unity Engine. You’ll be developing innovative new technology that will assist customers in the creation of spectacular prototype content. Alongside world-class engineers and content makers, you will develop ambitious proofs of concept exploring social communications, object-based audio codecs, and audio broadcast tools. Your day-to-day work will involve communicating directly with a customer’s technical leaders, researching and delivering solutions to their audio challenges, and developing customized audio plugins to ensure winning results in production.

This an opportunity to play a strategic role in establishing Unity’s position in an evolving landscape of direct-to-consumer apps and services.

Responsibilities

  • Develop innovative new ways to support large-scale multichannel social audio communications in the Unity Engine while maintaining quality and efficient performance
  • Creating streaming broadcast audio tooling
  • Developing new systems in Unity to preview, record, and stream new audio codecs
  • Optimize audio systems to improve customer’s project performance
  • Create example assets and projects to illustrate solutions and best practices
  • Efficiently solve problems, communicate, and educate our customers, both remotely and on-site at their offices
  • Educate and assist customers as they ramp up on using the Unity Engine

Requirements

  • Ideally, candidates have worked on the development of VST, AU, and/or AAX plugin formats
  • Experience with audio-oriented network programming
  • Experience with FFTs, JUCE, VADs and echo cancellation techniques
  • Excellent C#, C, and C++ programming skills
  • Comfortable programming in multi-threaded codebases

Bonus Points

  • You have worked as an audio programmer in multiple real-time game engines
  • You are familiar with Unity’s FMOD-based audio system, its audio plugin architecture, Unity’s Audio Mixer system, and Unity’s Director/Timeline systems
  • You have developed software using Vivox voice technology
  • You have developed audio software utilizing ambisonics, MPEG-H, or Dolby Atmos
  • Experience developing audio software in the Unity game engine

About Unity Technologies

Unity is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices. 

The company’s 1,400+ person research and development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Apps developed by Unity creators were downloaded more than three billion times per month in 2019 on more than two billion unique devices. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.   

Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this Web site or directly to managers. Unity does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Unity will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Unity.

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Location

Our SF office is within a block of some incredible restaurants and fun hangout spots! We're right in-between the Powell and Montgomery BART stations.

What are Unity Technologies Perks + Benefits

Unity Technologies Benefits Overview

Unity provides a complete benefits package for each of our regions; including medical and dental coverage, vision care and a health care spending account for use on services of your choosing. Many of our packages also include wellness coverage with local partners including gyms and boutiques in your area.
In addition to our health benefits, Unity offers a work-from-home budget that allows employees to cover expenses which make their remote working conditions as comfortable as possible during the pandemic. While in the office, employees can enjoy an array of food and beverage, and an awesome workplace with top rated spaces for work and entertainment!

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Healthcare/Limited FSA, Dependent Care FSA and Health Savings Account allow you to contribute pretax dollars to health and childcare.
Disability Insurance
Unity provides short and long-term disability insurance for use if you are unable to work because of an injury, illness or maternity leave.
Dental Benefits
Unity gives you a choice of two dental insurance plans through Delta Dental.
Vision Benefits
A vision exam is automatically included in Unity’s medical plans through Kaiser and Aetna. We also offer you VSP or Eyemed vision plan with enhanced benefits: a yearly exam with materials allowances
Health Insurance Benefits
Unity gives a broad selection of deductible and service levels for health insurance through Aetna and Kaiser. The cost of coverage is usually fully paid by Unity for the employee.
Life Insurance
Unity provides 1x your annual salary up to $350,000 for Basic Life/AD&D. You can purchase additional insurance for yourself and family members.
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Unity offers through Fidelity and will match up to 4% of your compensation if you contribute 5%.
Company Equity
Unity offers stock options that vest over a four year period.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Unity provides high-quality, low-cost replacement care in your home or in a center, during sniffles, snow days, or any time regular care is unavailable.
Generous Parental Leave
New parents may be eligible for twelve weeks of PTO to bond with your baby or adopted child. If you are disabled due to pregnancy/childbirth, you may be eligible for four weeks of paid medical leave.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Unity has a very generous time off policy including 15 days of vacation.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Unity employees receive 9 days per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Unity will contribute up to $100 month to your commute. You can contribute an additional $165 pretax dollars for parking and mass/public transport to commute to work.
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Unity employees get free catered lunch every day.
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Unity has a fully stocked kitchen including unlimited snacks, coffee, tea and all of the flavored or non-flavored sparkling water you can handle.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted at the team's discretion.
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
We want to help you maintain a well rounded, healthy lifestyle. We will reimburse you up to $100 per month for gym memberships, fitness classes, smoking-cessation programs, and much more.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like onsite training courses, and the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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