Simulation Developer InContext Solutions
What Problems Would I Solve?
The Simulation Developer will play an integral role on the Technology team with two primary responsibilities:
First, using cutting edge gaming technology, the Simulation Developer will be responsible for the development, improvement, and upkeep of a 3D simulation platform built upon a versatile game engine for the purpose of creating realistic and engaging virtual shopping experiences and shopper marketing software. Building on top of this platform, the Simulation Developer will contribute to ongoing architecture improvements for new product features and new products altogether. The candidate will hold a key role on the development team in terms of recommending platform direction, architecture and strategy.
Second, the Simulation Developer will be responsible for thinking about the future. In this capacity, he/she will utilize our platform to develop new applications and product offerings that will be used by internal staff and sold in the market. This person should be interested in advancing the skills of other developers on the team and have the experience and desire to influence the strategic direction of the team.
This role requires a working knowledge of game engine use and implementation, as well as a strong game scripting/programming background. In short, we are looking for a Developer who is creative, ambitious, innovative and has the desire to make a difference.
Who Would I Work With? Who Would I Work For?
The Simulation Developer will be a part of our six-person developer team while working collaboratively across multiple groups, including project management, industry expert virtual researchers, the design/art team, and software engineering team, product management, and UX/design to create and enhance our simulation platform and develop new tools and applications. The position will report directly to the Director of Technology.
When will I start? What will I make?
Ideal candidates will be local (based in Chicago) and have availability to start full time in the next 3-6 weeks. The interview process should take no more than 2-4 weeks from initial phone interview to offer letter. We are happy to discuss compensation including base salary, bonus targets and equity in the initial interview.
InContext is all about people. We are committed to finding, training and growing fun, interesting and ambitious people who demonstrate integrity, intelligence and the ability to make things happen. Candidates must possess a theoretical and practical knowledge of modern game development technology to be a fit for this role. At the same time, however, they must be a strong cultural fit, sharing our commitment to building a world class company. Following are specific required qualifications:
5-8 years of demonstrated game development experience
Possess a Bachelor?s degree in Computer Science, Game Development/ Programming or equivalent degree
Extensive knowledge of working with the Unity 3D game engine
Experience using other modern game engines including Unreal UDK, CryEngine, or Torque3D
Background working with C# or similar programming language
Possess a working knowledge of Object Oriented programming principles
Have experience developing on multiple platforms (web, mobile, etc.)
Be an active problem solver, ready to develop tools and applications to speed up their own job and make projects into a more automated and turnkey process
Possess the ability and discipline to multitask and maintain progress on multiple simultaneous projects
Have a genuine interest in and knowledge of the newest technologies and methodologies
Have a passion for game and simulation development and the desire to mentor and share your knowledge with the broader technology team
Be friendly and likeable. We wouldn?t hire someone who we wouldn?t like to sit next to on an airplane for 12 hours.
Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to email@example.com, please include the position title and location in the subject line of your email.
InContext Solutions has developed the most advanced online 3D technology to deliver insights to the biggest brands in the world. We are both a technology company and a market research firm. We invent and perfect software to solve our clients? problems faster, better and more accurately than the competition. We believe success comes from bringing smart, talented people together and providing strong leadership to help them do what they do best. Our company culture is unique and rests on three core principles: Attracting and Keeping the Best Talent, Delivering the Best to our Clients and Creating and Maintaining an Exceptional Work Environment.
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