Unity Engineer (Mid-level or Senior)

Company Overview:
Age of Learning is a leading education technology innovator based in Glendale, California, with a talented team of more than 600 individuals comprised of nationally-renowned educators, curriculum experts, developers, artists, writers, designers, engineers, producers, product managers, analysts and marketing experts! Together we develop engaging, effective digital learning technology and content to help children build a strong academic foundation for lifelong success.
Our flagship product ABCmouse.com Early Learning Academy® is a comprehensive online curriculum and the #1 digital learning product for young children. To-date, more than 30 million children worldwide have completed over 8 billion Learning Activities on ABCmouse. We recently launched Adventure Academy, the first massively multiplayer online (MMO) game designed specifically to help elementary- and middle-school-aged children learn. It features thousands of engaging Learning Activities—including minigames, books, original animated and live action series, and more—in a fun and safe virtual world. Other Age of Learning programs include immersive English language learning products for children in China and Japan; ReadingIQ, a digital library and literacy platform; and a groundbreaking personalized, adaptive digital learning system that individualizes math instruction for every child through AI-driven technology.
We are committed to helping all children succeed. We provide our educational programs at no cost to teachers, Head Start programs, public libraries, and other community organizations, and have served millions of children through these initiatives. We recently established the Age of Learning Foundation to expand this work globally.
As we expand our global reach and increase the educational impact of our programs, we’re looking for passionate, ambitious, and collaborative leaders to become a part of our growing team.
We are seeking experienced Unity Software Engineers to join our China Products, International Products, and Adventure Academy teams. You will help us build high performance Unity-based mobile applications using existing standards and conventions, and you will also contribute to the product architecture.

Responsibilities – You Will:

  • Identify, design, and develop features and functionality within Unity applications for deployment to Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac
  • Develop extensible, dynamic game templates
  • Solve complex problems with simple architectural solutions
  • Ensure code quality by unit testing
  • Participate in new technology and technical solution evaluation and provide recommendations
  • Perform hands-on development within existing code/products as well as new projects
  • Coordinate with your team to define development timeframes, dependencies, and areas of risk to be considered in project planning
  • Collaborate with design and production teams to ensure layouts, animations, audios, and graphical assets are efficiently integrated into application features while preserving artistic integrity and performance
  • Partner with teammates to deliver final production code
  • Where appropriate, mentor other developers

Required Qualifications:

  • You have 3 or more years’ experience developing in Unity
  • You have proven experience building software with Unity (games or apps), ideally, that are consumer-facing and content-driven; educational and/or puzzle game development experience preferred
  • You are familiar with software design paradigms and Unity design patterns
  • You have a solid understanding of the full software development life cycle
  • You quickly find creative solutions to difficult problems
  • You are experienced with performance tuning and optimization techniques for front-end systems
  • You write documented, unit-testable, C# code that is compliant with our company coding conventions and standards
  • You have excellent attention to detail and are rigorous in self-testing code and delivering high-quality work
  • You are an analytical thinker capable of translating business requirements and wireframes into application architecture
  • You are highly motivated and a self-starter

Preferred Qualifications:

  • You earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science degree or related subject
  • You have worked in a recent version of Unity (e.g., Unity 2018 or later)
  • You have experience working in an Agile development framework
We Provide:
Medical, Dental, Vision + 401k
Highly competitive PTO policy
Casual Dress Code
Snacks + Drinks (Coca Cola Freestyle Machine)
Gaming room including an Arcade (2,000+ games)
Frequent team and company outings
Limitless opportunities for professional growth!
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