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Unity or Unity3D Developer Job Description Template

Currently, there are 4.5 million registered Unity3D developers, and it is arguably the most popular game development software platform. It’s accessible to hobbyists and professionals alike, and thus, you can expect developers of all calibers during your interview process. Finding the right engineer for your specific Unity3D needs can, therefore, be challenging.

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Currently, there are 4.5 million registered Unity3D developers, and it is arguably the most popular game development software platform. It’s accessible to hobbyists and professionals alike, and thus, you can expect developers of all calibers during your interview process. Finding the right engineer for your specific Unity3D needs can, therefore, be challenging.

This sample Unity developer job description can help you write the perfect job ad, and assure that you easily find and hire the person that matches your specific criteria.

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Copy this template, and modify it as your own:

Company Introduction

{{Write a short and catchy paragraph about your company. Make sure to provide information about the company culture, perks, and benefits. Mention office hours, remote working possibilities, and everything else you think makes your company interesting.}}

Job Description

We are seeking a developer responsible for building games for various target platforms based on the Unity framework. Your primary responsibilities will be to implement game functionality translating design ideas, concepts, and requirements into a functional and engaging game. A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and a quality product are essential.

Responsibilities

  • Implement game functionality as per communicated design
  • Translate design specification into functional game
  • Communicate with other team members to establish effective pipeline and integrate media assets
  • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to address and mitigate these problems
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
  • {{Add other responsibilities here that are relevant}}

Skills

  • Excellent knowledge of Unity, including experience with scripting, textures, animation, GUI styles, and user session management
  • Familiarity with level design and planning
  • Experience with game physics and particle systems
  • Experience with mobile and console game development
  • Experience optimizing memory and space usage for support of older hardware
  • Experience with 3D is a plus
  • Prior experience with a well-known mobile title or AAA titles are a significant asset
  • Ability to constantly learn and stay in touch with evolving game standards and development technologies
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Familiarity with current design and architectural patterns
  • Knack for writing clean, readable, and easily maintainable code
  • Experience implementing automated testing platforms and unit tests
  • Proficient knowledge of code versioning tools {{such as Git, SVN, and Mercurial}}
  • {{Make sure to mention any frameworks, libraries, or any other technology relevant to your project}}
  • {{List education level or certification you require}}
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David is a software and video game developer who specializes in Unity development. He has worked on various projects, including game development, web development, augmented reality, and virtual reality. David developed shaders and post-process effects using ShaderLab, Cg, and HLSL. He is passionate about graphics and shader development.

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United StatesToptal Member Since September 15, 2022

Christopher is a Unity developer with over a decade of experience in working on a wide range of projects, from games to business applications, including mobile, PC, and mixed reality solutions such as HoloLens and Vuforia. Two of his apps have reached the top ten in their category, and one of them, Yumi Story Dice, has also been featured by Apple. Christopher is looking for part-time freelance work in any field using the Unity engine.

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Huda Rasmey

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Huda entered the game industry seven years ago and worked on different types of games, including cards, strategy, casual, and educational, for platforms such as PC and mobile. She has solid knowledge and experience in game design, including writing GDD. With expertise in Unity 3D and Unreal Engine, Huda can use Git and pipelines, including GitHub, GitLab, Bitbucket, GitHub Desktop, SourceTree, and Git command line.

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Stephen Green

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United StatesToptal Member Since June 19, 2022

Stephen is a professional software engineer and game developer with years of experience writing code in the highly-regulated slot gaming industry. He's well-versed in C# and Unity development. He has written apps using other technologies like Windows Forms and WPF projects, front-end frameworks with JavaScript, TypeScript, and PixiJS, and has managed evaluation engines with C++ native. His background in leading teams of developers has honed his skills in project management and communication.

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CanadaToptal Member Since July 3, 2019

Marc-Antoine is a versatile and creative Unity programmer and game designer with 8+ years of coding experience and 5+ years of game dev experience, including working on Assassin's Creed at Ubisoft and Batman at Warner Brothers Games. In the past three years, Marc-Antoine has decided to become a full-time freelancer and has worked on over 20 game projects since then, including his own co-op puzzle adventure game: The Last Crystal.

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Omar Ahmed

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GermanyToptal Member Since October 21, 2021

Omar is a game developer with a master's degree in games engineering from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and considerable experience working with Unity and C#. He has worked with virtual and augmented reality to create gamification experiences for various clients from different businesses utilizing computer vision, machine learning, and Python. Omar is an excellent fit for both game studios eager to expand their teams and businesses looking to build custom games.

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Daniel Caminos

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SpainToptal Member Since March 27, 2017

Daniel began working in 2006 and is now considered a senior software engineer and Unity 3D and JavaScript expert by his peers. Throughout his career, he's worked on his own and with others as a freelancer. His past teammates can vouch that he can quickly integrate into interdisciplinary teams and any project type (UI/UX, front-end, game development, and so on). Daniel is a proactive individual who enjoys tackling new challenges and working with new tech.

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United StatesToptal Member Since March 19, 2017

Johnathan has 15 years of experience writing web apps that span consumer productivity software to mission-critical financial trading platforms. He has extensive knowledge of front-end JavaScript and browser APIs as well as significant experience with popular frameworks and libraries like React and Redux. Johnathan's deep full-stack experience includes Node.js and Express, MongoDB as well as more traditional technologies like PHP, ASP.NET, and MySQL.

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Manuela Kajkara

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CroatiaToptal Member Since December 30, 2020

Manuela is a software engineer, specializing in the development of AR and VR experiences and applications for mobile devices and headsets. With her focus on details and an eye for design, she delivers high-quality products that exceed clients' expectations. Manuela has five years of experience and a master's degree in software engineering.

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Nebojsa Brindic

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SerbiaToptal Member Since October 19, 2017

Nebojsa has a master's degree in software engineering and a decade of development experience, including working in a team that's passed through two startup accelerators with gaming projects. Experiencing this has given him a solid background in game development and entrepreneurship. Recently, he's been specializing in VR/AR development, emphasizing its appliance in sports, education, firefighting, and the military fields.

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