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UI Game Engineer at InContext Solutions
Chicago, IL, US

Description

 

What is InContext Solutions?

InContext Solutions provides cutting edge 3D simulations for the shopper insights industry. Using the latest in game technology, our products lets users create life-like shopping environments to visualize and test a variety of store concepts. From signage to new product packing, to interactive displays, we allow our users to completely reimagine retail experiences.

About our Engineering Team

We believe that the best software is software that is in use, in production. We blend craftsmanship and engineering, modern techniques and proven skills, art and discipline. We choose effective practices for our teams. We ship all the time. We look for inspiration everywhere. We lead by example, owning our decisions and outcomes with a commitment to team and company.

The Position:

The UI Game Engineer plays a crucial role in giving our applications the user experience that delights. From creating our build and deployment infrastructure, to monitoring and alerting when things do go wrong, you will be in the middle of it all. You will rely on your knowledge experience, getting things working now, while setting ourselves up for long-term success. Working within one of our cross-functional teams, you will support the development and deployment of our systems, while also working across teams to elevate our DevOps practices throughout the organization. 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for designing, developing, deploying, and maintaining core technology.
  • Continuous development and improvement of UI for our 3D simulation platform.
  • Build custom UI elements that push the limits of our user experience.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to ensure coherence of vision and world-class user experience.
  • Be a champion for our customer – insisting on the highest standards and creative functional and well-designed tools that delight the end user.

About you:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Game Development/ Programming or equivalent degree
  • 2+ years of experience using Unity Canvas UI, creating and implementing custom user interface elements. Knowledge of NGUI a plus.
  • 2+ years of C# expertise; Unity 3D game development experience and VR / AR experience a plus.
  • Proven experience in shipping applications with Unity front-end components.
  • Experience using other modern game engines including Unreal UDK, CryEngine
  • Possess a working knowledge of Object Oriented programming principles and software architecture
  • Experience developing on multiple platforms (web, mobile, etc.)
  • Passion for game and simulation development and desire to mentor and share your knowledge with others