Software Engineer, Game Development

CANDY

What is Candy?

Candy’s mission is to deepen our connection to experiences that delight us. As fans. As collectors. As people creating lives we’re passionate about living. We understand that connection because we’ve chased it since we were kids. We are unapologetic fans and serious collectors who see limitless possibility in the digital revolution that’s disrupting – more like exploding! – the so-called “passion marketplace.”

Become part of the Candy team

We’re on the lookout for a Software Engineer with a background in Game Development and 3D graphics to join us in building the premium digital collectible experience. This is a greenfield opportunity to build our core product from the ground up with a focus on the future.

What you’ll do:
Build game-ified experiences and application features that will lay the foundation for Candy’s products and user experience across a variety of platforms
Create online and location-based mobile experiences that our customers love
Write robust, scalable, well-designed software that is easy to maintain, and well tested
Push and refine our technology, product experiences, and creative practices
Participate in all aspects of the project life-cycle, from design through release
Explore new technologies and solve cutting edge technical challenges

What you’ll bring:
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Game Design, HCI, Design, or equivalent practical experience
Experience with VR/AR development, 3D asset creation, VR/AR tracking and display systems
Experience with mobile and desktop user input mechanics and interaction design
Experience with game engines, in particular Unity or Unreal
Experience integrating cloud services, APIs, and other backend technologies into a game
Experience with shaders, creating custom shaders a plus
Experience with managing game assets and participating in a game asset creation pipeline
The ability to drive and execute several initiatives simultaneously
A love of sports, collectibles, games, and/or popular culture

What we offer:
Our team-based culture provides the foundation for people to do their best work and constantly learn and grow. We offer a full slate of benefits, including competitive salaries, stock options, health coverage, and unlimited vacation. Given that we’re an early stage startup our benefits package continues to evolve as we do.

To build the creative, innovative community we aspire to be, we know we need different perspectives and lived experiences. We value diversity and difference and believe that creating a place in which everyone can be their authentic self is the key to our success. Join us to find out what it means to be part of a new blockchain-enabled marketplace for the next generation of fans and collectors. And don’t be modest— we tend to believe people are usually more qualified than they think.

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