Software Engineer Student Worker, Asset Pipeline



Role description

The opportunity

Unity is the world’s leading real-time 2D and 3D development platform that enables our users to create, operate and monetize their content. At Unity, we believe the world is a better place with more creators in it. We tackle hard problems so that our users can focus on their creations.

If you are currently enrolled in a relevant master’s programme in Denmark, then this opportunity might be for you!

We are looking for a student worker to work in the Asset Pipeline team, part of Core R&D. This team develops one of the most critical systems in the Unity infrastructure. The import pipeline is responsible for ingesting and transforming a large number of assets in a scalable way. The imported assets are used in the editor, in player builds and through live link. Our solutions employ a mix of techniques, including

  • multi level caching
  • lazy evaluation
  • parallel execution
  • adaptive scheduling

In this role you would have the opportunity to work with skilled software engineers, become familiar with a large codebase and be a part of a dynamic workplace filled with highly motivated people. We look for student workers who are curious, want to learn and are keen to make an impact.Please ensure to include some code examples within your application, such as a link to your GitHub account for example. 

What you’ll be doing

  • Designing and developing features and systems in a core part of Unity's engine
  • Improving the user experience by identifying and fixing bugs, as well as contributing to public documentation
  • Ensuring quality by writing automated tests for features and bug fixes

What we’re looking for

  • You must be a student in a relevant master's program at a Danish University
  • Problem solving ability
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills
  • Some programming experience (the team works in C++ and C#)

You might also have

  • Knowledge of graphs in computer science
  • Familiarity with databases
  • Prior experience with the Unity Engine

Life at Unity

Unity (NYSE: U) is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.

Unity is at the forefront of development by working alongside partners to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Apps developed by Unity creators were downloaded more than five billion times per month in 2020. For more information, please visit

Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations or accommodations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Unity does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Unity will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Unity.



Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Date posted: 2022-01-20