Unity Developer

  • The World's Online Festival
  • Cramlington, UK
  • 45000 GBP / Year

Are you an experienced Unity Developer? Do you have a passion for developing and optimising for VR?

Would you like to work with a Start-up on a digital entertainment app which is at the forefront of the “new normal” way of socialising? Do you want to work for a company that are committed to VR being part of our long-term strategy for future business success?

Are you looking to work somewhere you are part of a team, who take pride in working together?

Does working within a team who relaxed, yet focused and constantly challenge themselves and are constantly learning with a genuine love for what they’re creating appeal?

Who are we?

The World’s Online Festival (or WOLF for short) is a fast-growing community-oriented platform dedicated to bringing the magic of real-world festivals to the online world – uniting people across the globe in discovery, entertainment and belonging. WOLF is a space for freedom and creativity in your online life—whether that’s participating in live shows, chatting, or discovering talent – all wrapped up in a fun community.

We’re looking to build a Virtual Reality version of our World’s Online Festival experience. We have a unique and ambitious vision to deliver a metaverse experience in which users can co-create shows on virtual stages, enjoy such shows interactively as audience members, socialising in a vibrant and creative digital festival environment.

We’re looking for a strong Unity Developer to join this newly created team to deliver on this initiative – working closely with our VR App Lead, you will Assist in building up the core codebase and features of our VR application.

Your key responsibilities

  • Developing core systems to build our new VR application
  • Developing clean and maintainable c# code within unity
  • Writing Unit Tests to effectively test the code you write
  • Accurately estimating and delivering tasks within an agreed upon time frame

What we are looking for a Unity Developer

  • 3+ years experience of developing within the Unity game engine
  • Strong experience of C#
  • Strong understanding of good programming practices
  • Ability to write clean and maintainable code.
  • Self-starter who is able to take ownership of a feature or task and see it through to completion
  • Able to communicate and coordinate across a number of teams
  • Experience debugging and optimising code

Nice to haves

  • Experience developing and optimising for VR
  • Knowledge of writing shaders for Unity or experience working with shader graph.

The VR Client is being built with Unity / C#, initially targeting the Oculus platform. The role will require collaboration with internal and/or external artists, crafting client-server game logic to make beautifully designed 3D environments come to life.

About WOLF

WOLF’s mission is to bring the magic of real-world festivals to the online world – uniting people across the globe in discovery, entertainment, and belonging.

We bring together a lively and interactive community of producers, show hosts, radio presenters, singers, poets, comedians, musicians, DJs, and fans. We have stunning stages across thousands of different groups hosting live and interactive audio shows and festival events, as well as after-show

gatherings and socialising. Entertainment is how we stand out, built on a foundation of friendship, community, and supporting emerging talent.

Festivals are a place where everyone can be their true self and it’s no different here at the World’s Online Festival. At WOLF, everyone is appreciated equally for being themselves. It’s even built into our Brand Values! We’re creating a work environment that is truly representative of our diverse society, where every colleague feels respected and is able to give their best when at work. And when we have happy employees, we can then deliver the best experience to our users.

Benefits

  • Working alongside a brilliant team – with a culture of excellence and innovation.
  • 25 days holiday – with additional allowance earned with long-term employment.
  • Flexible home working – ideally a minimum of 2 days a week in the Cramlington office, remote/hybrid working will be considered.
  • Flexible start and finish times – with agreed core hours.
  • Longer weekends – with early finish on Fridays.
  • Full working flexibility over Christmas and New Year.
  • Perkbox Subscription – over 1,000 perks and discounts.
  • Pension Scheme – with tax-efficient salary sacrifice option.
  • Octopus EV Scheme – tax-efficient electric car leasing via salary sacrifice.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Employee Referral Bonus.

WOLF is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination where it may exist. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and for each colleague to feel respected and able to give their best when at work.

The World's Online Festival

The World’s Online Festival (WOLF) is an incredible user-created world filled with Group Chat, Live Audio Shows, Friendship and Entertainment.