The University of Southern California's Institute for Creative Technologies (USC ICT) is where academia, entertainment, and the military meet. Located in the heart of Silicon Beach/Playa Vista, no other institute offers a more diverse collaborative environment where basic and applied research work hand-in-hand to transition cutting-edge technologies.
We are world leaders in virtual human research, computer graphics, computer training simulations, and immersive experiences for decision-making, cultural awareness, leadership and health. ICT Employees are encouraged to develop themselves both professionally and personally, through workshops, invited guest talks, movie nights, social events, various sports teams, a private gym and a personal trainer. The atmosphere at ICT is relaxed, informal and flexible, while encouraging initiative, personal responsibility and a high work ethic.
The Mixed-Reality (MxR) Lab at USCâs ICT is looking to hire a talented Programmer Developer/Programmer (PAII) with a Bachelorâs degree in a relevant field such as computer science or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Â It is preferred that the candidate for this position have at least 2+ years of Unreal game engine experience, experience in developing content in game engines for virtual reality, and knowledge in Unity, C#, Unreal, Blueprints and C++.Â Looking for a candidate that will be able to work collaboratively within a team, have strong 3D mathematical skills, real time rendering and graphics knowledge, and experience with a code versioning system like Git or SVN. We are looking for competent and creative candidates to work in a fun research and development environment.
This is a part-time (20 hour a week) and fixed term position.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
2+ years of Unreal game engine experience,
Experience in developing content in game engines for virtual reality
Knowledge in Unity, C#, Unreal, Blueprints and C++
Have strong 3D mathematical skills
Experience with real time rendering and graphics knowledge
Experience with a code versioning system like Git or SVN
Why work at ICT:
oÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Work on exciting and engaging projects that have real-life impact.
oÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Small project team environment allows for involvement across entire project lifecycle.
oÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â A quality work-life balance.
oÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Meet interesting people from all walks of life â technologists, social scientists, military, writers,
oÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Opportunities for free, top-tier university education for you and your children
oÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Located in the heart of Silicon Beach
Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree, Combined work experience and education as equivalentMinimum Experience: 1 year, Combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experienceMinimum Field of Expertise: Sound knowledge of programming and documentation procedures, programming methods, program flow charts and operator instructions. Knowledge of one or more appropriate computer languages.
Internal Number: REQ20094910
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.