Lead Developer in Smith Johnson Group at Salt Lake City, UT

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in 2022

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About the job

Job Title: Lead Developer Unreal Engine

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Status: FTE- Hybrid

Job Number: 14929

The Company:

Our client is a global technology company that builds end-to-end solutions for immersive experiences. They provide a full-stack experience solution including the physical design, engineering, and manufacturing; as well as the software, display engine, and content needs to deliver immersive experiences at scale. Their technology enables people to experience entertainment in a new way, across three primary markets: Sports and Entertainment, Science and Education, and Parks and Attractions.

The Position:

We are looking for a talented Unreal Engine Technical Director to lead development on a wide range of Unreal Engine-based immersive experiences across gaming, streaming video, live entertainment and sports, mixed reality and virtual production. Your playground is a 20-meter LED dome with real-time rendering capabilities and you will work with a team of creatives to bring ambitious and wide-ranging projects to life. You will be responsible for growing a team of Unreal Engine developers to support these efforts in collaboration with the broader Interactive team.

Technical Skills:

The ideal candidate is an Unreal Engine expert, a hands-on builder and team lead, with the ability to work with various partners across multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. You are familiar with a variety of technologies but know how to choose the best technology for the job at hand – they may also bring knowledge of the sports & eSports industry as well as streaming media, VR/AR, video production and more.

· Pivotal Experience, Expertise & Personal Characteristics:

· 5+ years’ experience as an Unreal Engine developer utilizing C++

· Strong ability to architect, program and optimize C++ in existing or new systems.

· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience

· Experience in 2D and 3D game engine supporting software (3DS Max, Maya, Corona Render, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.)

· Experience developing in a large codebase; ideally experience designing and implementing a tool from the ground up

· Experience with network topology, video hardware systems and video streaming technologies

· Familiarity with live action production protocols used for timing (genlock, timecode) and lighting (DMX, sACN and ArtNET)

· Strong HLSL/GLSL shader development skills for real time systems.

· Passion for gaming, live-streaming video, interactive experiences, sports or eSports.

· Proven experience creating compelling worlds and environments.

· Explore, investigate, and prototype leading-edge concepts.

· VR/AR development experience is a plus.

· Experience with virtual production technologies is a plus.

· Demonstrate expertise in developing, releasing, and maintaining large-scale software applications.

· Stay up-to-date on platform and ecosystem developments, particularly in adaptive-bitrate streaming technologies and content delivery networks.

· Explore, investigate, and prototype leading-edge concepts.

· Excellent communication and presentation skills.

· Must be highly organized, proactive, and collaborative

· You’re not afraid of an open, candid, and respectful work environment.

· You can work independently and as part of a team.

· You are flexible and agile in order to meet quick turnarounds and hard deadlines.

Bonus Experience:

· Passion for video live-streaming, sports or eSports is a plus.

· Experience with DirectX, WMF, and similar Windows platform technologies

· Operational understanding of AWS solutions, including EC2, RDS, S3, SQS, Route53, etc.

Company: Smith Johnson Group

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Job Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Application Deadline: N/A

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