WebGL Engineer InContext Solutions
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InContext Solutions is looking to hire a motivated and entrepreneurially-minded WebGL engineer for its Chicago office. This person will be responsible for leading HTML5/WebGL development across our numerous products and services, including our ShopperMX platform and Market Research services. The WebGL Engineer will be interacting with a team of brilliant 3D artists, 3D tools engineers, 3D game engineers and software engineers to develop and bring to market new tools and offerings, building from the ground up in a scalable manner on top of a robust Service Oriented Architecture. Included in the responsibilities will be informing requirements for our 3D content pipeline to make sure 3D content can be onboarded in a scalable manner across all rendering systems (WebGL + Game Engines). This person will also take part in research and development for new services and offerings as new browser technologies arrive.
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 software engineering principals 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.
Outside of the qualifications below, this person will likely dream in 3D, swing in oct-trees and transform matrices like no one?s business. If you?re not a hungry learner, hate the bleeding edge (where the cutting edge is obsolete), stop reading and go home, no soup for you.
Otherwise check these at the front door:
Bachelor?s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Physics - Master?s degree preferred
2-15 years of experience in commercial software development in a related field such as games development, CAD or 3D visualization
Very proficient in most, if not all, of the following technologies:
Consuming JSON from RESTful web services
Working knowledge of C++
WebGL / OpenGL
Shader programming with 1 or more related shading languages (GLSL, etc.)
3D concepts like mesh geometry, LoD systems, cameras, lighting, quaternions, DSP
Optional: Knowledge of more than 1 WebGL framework (three.js, Babylon.js, etc.)
Deep understanding of 3D performance tuning techniques is a must have
Entrepreneurial, ambitious and comfortable voicing new ideas in group settings
Strong object oriented software design principals
Has strong verbal and written communication skills
Is intelligent and passionate about what they do, lifelong learner
Is friendly and likeable. We wouldn?t hire someone we wouldn?t like to sit next to on a plane for 12 hours
What is InContext Solutions?
InContext Solutions is a cutting edge provider of 3D virtual simulations and experiences for the consumer and shopper insights industry. We use the latest in video game technology to recreate life-like shopping environments, and use them as a vehicle for testing and visualizing an almost limitless variety in-store concepts and variables ? from signage to new product packing, to interactive displays and completely reimagined retail experiences.
Who Would I Work With? Who Would I Work For?
The WebGL Engineer will report to someone within the technology leadership structure, which is flat, to basically solve challenging problems day in and day out. This person will work closely with all engineering and content creation functions within the company to help us achieve our goals. Expect to change the world.
When will I start? What will I make?
Ideal candidates will be local (based in Chicago) and have availability to start a new full time position 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 first interview. Beyond financial compensation, InContext is committed to developing careers and was named one of the Top 50 Generation Y Employers in Chicago.
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