Lead Unity Developer for EdTech Startup (m/f/d)

Zurich | Permanent employment with our customer
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My duties
  • Design and build a highly scalable Unity based platform to run thousand of scientific simulations reaching millions of students and teachers globally with a team of passionate professionals
  • Supporting new target platforms (such as mobile) or technical challenges like the requirements to further reduce loading times, require a strong lead to ensure we stay up to date with the underlying technology
  • Oversee the development of Labster’s custom EDU XML language, ensuring consistency and backward compatibility
  • Continuously lead technology, architecture and process upgrades of Labsters award winning platform (e.g. transition towards Unity Tiny, DOTS) 
  • Be the company's Unity and C# development authority 
  • Work directly with the founder and platform lead to engineer cutting-edge solutions 
  • Help bring overall Unity development across Labster’s engineering teams to the next level and work closely with a passionate remote engineering team of +20 engineers and DevOps globally 
  • Play a critical part in realizing Labster’s long-term grand vision of creating the world’s most popular online platform for building and playing high quality immersive learning simulations
My qualifications
  • Solid experience with Unity3D and C# 
  • Portfolio of high-quality interactive Unity games or Unity apps 
  • In-depth understanding of good UX in 3D interactive experiences 
  • Strong team player working collaboratively in larger teams 
  • Experience coaching and mentoring other Unity developers
My benefits
  • Contributing to the success of a startup with a global impact on changing education for the better
  • A highly motivated team and an open way of communication
  • Ample room for creativity
  • High degree of personal responsibility
  • Interesting tasks in a multinational environment
  • Possibilities to work from home
My employer
  • Our client Labster is an award-winning company that focuses on revolutionizing the way science is taught to students all over the world. 
  • Their customers are amongst others: Harvard, MIT, Stanford, Exeter University and ETH Zurich.
About Hays
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My contact at Hays

My contact person
Nikolaus Schönecker

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Phone: +41-44-2255 - 129
E-Mail: nikolaus.schoenecker@hays.ch