VFX Engineer Intern



Role description

The Opportunity

Our VFX team in Paris is seeking a highly motivated Tool Engineer Intern. You will report to our VFX Team Lead.

Unity is setting a high priority on delivering high quality, artist-friendly tools to our core engine. One of the keys tools in development is the Visual Effect Graph which allows users to create complex visual effects made of millions of particles with advanced behavior using a node-based interface.

The tool is aimed at VFX and technical artists and targets both film and game industries. From the graph, we are generating shaders to create highly optimized and fully customizable effects. Alongside the VFX Graph, we are also developing a suite of tools to generate data to be fed into the graph. Our goal is to ease with the production pipeline of effects and unleash creativity for artists by giving them an easy to use yet powerful and flexible set of tools to work with.

The duration of this internship time is 4 - 6 months depending on your studies.

What you'll be doing

  • Develop new features for the VFX graph or VFX Tool Box
  • Work on various areas such as UI/UX, pipelines, rendering…
  • Collaborate with artists, QA and doc writers to not only implement but also design, document and tests features

What we're looking for

  • You are currently studying a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree
  • Strong knowledge of C# and/or C++
  • You have personal projects related to real time graphics / tooling
  • You have particular interest and experience in one or several of the following areas: particle systems, user experience, mesh processing, computer vision, code generation

You might also have

  • Previous experience with Unity is appreciated
  • Experience with node based tools / user interface development

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 www.unity.com.

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.

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Location: Paris, France

Date posted: 2022-01-20