- Bachelor's degree
- Master's degree
- Analysis skills
- Instructional design
- Computer graphics
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Disability insurance
- Paid time off
XR Simulation Developer
Distance Education Director of AR/VR Research
NG New Gloucester
About Unity College:
For more than fifty years, Unity College has been preparing the next generation of environmental professionals and leaders to successfully face real-world challenges. With environmentally focused degrees, Unity College offers affordable and accessible degrees, certificates, and non-degree courses, through a variety of modalities including hybrid, in-person, hyflex, and online.
Through the framework of sustainability science, Unity College provides a liberal arts education that emphasizes the environment and natural resources. Through experiential and collaborative learning, our graduates emerge as responsible citizens, environmental stewards, and visionary leaders.
Unity College is continuing to develop and grow its emerging technology R&D program and is hiring an XR Simulation Developer to join our team. This role will work closely with the Director of AR/VR Research and Development to design, prototype, and build XR learning simulations for a diverse audience of adult learners.
Full job description provided at time of interview.
Prototype UI/UX design variants to help determine which ideas work the best
Develop learning simulations in C++ and Unreal Engine or C# and Unity
Develop immersive user interactions and high-performance graphics algorithms
Use modern software development practices to create reusable libraries, unit tests, and documentation
Manage version control (e.g. Plastic SCM), debugging, and product optimization
Provide technical project management expertise and collaborate with subject matter experts and Distance Education faculty/staff.
Work in a fast-paced continuous learning environment
Other duties as assigned.
Experience developing in 3D Engines such as Unity/Unreal
Strong understanding of Object-Oriented Programming
Ability to gather and define specifications and requirements based on technical needs
Provide responsive, accurate, and friendly technical support
Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively on multiple projects of varying complexity and deadlines
Strong troubleshooting skillset
Self-motivated with the ability to track, prioritize, and follow up on multiple projects
Strong analytical skills and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
Willingness to advocate for additional improvements to our technology and processes
Willingness to assume additional responsibilities as required
Ability to function effectively within a matrix organizational structure, maintaining open lines of communication while being discreet, courteous, and well poised.
Masters degree in Instructional Design, Education, or equivalent field.
One year of experience working in a full-time instructional design capacity, collaborating directly with faculty in online curriculum building and course development.
3+ years of C#/Unity or Unreal development
Experience developing Mixed Reality, Augmented Reality and/or Virtual Reality applications
Experience developing with Vuforia, ARKit, and ARCore
Experience integrating 3D characters, animations, and assets in 3D Engines
Experience optimizing for performance
Experience developing, programming, and supporting content for training simulations
Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
Work Schedule / Availability Requirements
Work hours are specific to the requirements of this position and can include days, evenings, and weekends. Working extended hours required as needed. Must be flexible and cooperative in fulfilling responsibilities and meeting the Colleges needs. Although Unity College employees are generally scheduled to work at their specifically assigned locations, there are times when travel is necessary and employees are required from time to time to attend events, meetings or work temporary assignment at any Unity College location.
While performing the duties of this job, it is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand or walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The use of either hand for repetitive movements such as grasping, grasping and turning, and fine manipulation is required as is the ability to use the telephone for internal and external communications.
Location: Pineland Farms, New Gloucester, Maine
Just a half hour from Portland, Unity College Headquarters, Unity College Distance Education, The Technical School for Environmental Professions (opening in 2022), and the School of Environmental Business & Sustainable Ventures are based at the Pineland Farms campus. The facilities are within easy access to one of the fastest-growing cities for startups in the country.
Unity College offers a comprehensive and competitive compensation and benefits package for its faculty and staff. Benefits for eligible employees include:
Paid time off
Short- and Long-term disability
Flexible work benefit eligible
At Unity College, we dont just accept difference we celebrate it, we support it,
and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our students, and our community.
Unity College is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.