Full-Time

Lead Engineer

Cross-Platform, C++

Posted on 6/6/2024

Genies

Genies

51-200 employees

Creates personalized avatars and gamified experiences

Consumer Goods
Crypto & Web3

Senior

San Mateo, CA, USA

Required Skills
Unity
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field
  • Strong programming skills in C++ and experience in building native applications
  • Familiarity with real-time rendering techniques and performance optimization
  • Experience with game engines like Unity or Unreal Engine
  • Proven experience in developing avatar systems or similar frameworks in a professional setting
  • Proficiency in 3D modeling and animation tools such as Blender, Maya, or similar software
  • Knowledge of VR/AR technologies and their integration with avatar systems
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
Responsibilities
  • Optimize the avatar system for performance across various platforms, including mobile, desktop, VR, AR, and WebGL
  • Design and implement a comprehensive avatar framework for customization, animation, and real-time interaction
  • Develop and optimize 3D character models, including rigging, skinning, and animation
  • Collaborate with the art team to integrate high-fidelity character assets into the framework
  • Work with the backend team to ensure seamless integration with user data and networked environments
  • Implement AI-driven features to enhance avatar realism and interactivity
  • Stay updated with the latest advancements in avatar technology and incorporate best practices into the development process
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues related to avatar functionality and performance

Genies offers a Developer Kit and a crowdsourced platform, The Workshop, for crafting personalized avatars and gamified consumer experiences. Their avatars are interoperable across various experiences, forming a social network called Genies Party, and the technologies involved include avatar creation tools, gamification methods, and interoperable avatar integration.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$258.1M

Headquarters

Los Angeles, California

Founded

2017

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

-1%

2 year growth

11%