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The world’s leading platform for creating and operating interactive, real-time 3D (RT3D) content

Technical Artist Intern, Perception, AI@Unity

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Using our industry-leading game engine, we are creating a whole new line of products and services centered around running massively scaled simulations in the cloud. This will impact multiple industries such as Robotics and Autonomous Vehicles, and contribute to the advancement of artificial intelligence!

We are building a set of tools and services to solve one of the hardest challenges in machine learning - generating synthetic data for training perception systems. Our work extends beyond traditional camera perception and includes stereoscopic cameras, lidars, and will have a ripple effect across the field of Artificial Intelligence, changing the way simulators and image data are used across the industry!

Your role on this team will focus on 3D content pipelines and content creation for our Perception and Robotics toolset and services. Our customers are training computer vision systems using synthetic data created by Unity, and the top pain point cited is access to trustable 3D content. Your goal will be to create environments, assets, content tools that can be used across multiple customers. You will also develop demos to showcase new features and experiences to our customers and partners!

Responsibilities

  • Develop Python scripts for Autodesk Maya or Autodesk 3ds Max
  • Create scripts, tools and pipelines for 3D asset creation including testing and validation
  • Develop content generation prototypes in Unity to procedurally build scenes.
  • Develop demos to showcase content pipelines and tools to customers

Requirements

  • Experience authoring 3D content manually and scripting workflows with 3D assets including, modeling, surfacing, rigging, and animation.
  • Experience in 3D authoring packages: Unity, Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya, Blender
  • Enrolled in a Canadian University, pursuing a degree in digital media, animation, game design, technical art or computer science.
  • Experience in Python and C# scripting applied to content pipelines and/or Unity scene generation.

Bonus points

  • Working knowledge of Unity generating content and scenes for real time applications including scripting interactions and scene generation.
  • Experience with content development tools such as Unity, 3ds Max, Maya, Substance Designer, Substance Painter, Adobe Photoshop, Blender, or Houdini
  • Professional experience with asset management tools such as: Perforce, Plastic, Shotgun, Jira.

Must have portfolio showing a body of work, including projects using scripting

This internship will take place during the Summer of 2021

About Unity Technologies

Unity 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.

The company’s 1,400+ person research and development team keeps Unity 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 three billion times per month in 2019 on more than two billion unique devices. 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 we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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Location
Vancouver
Job type
Full-time
Visa sponsorship
Not Available

Comprehensive health insurance

Competitive retirement/pension plans

Paid maternity and paternity leave

Employee stock option

Generous vaction and personal days

Healthy food and snacks

Wellness and fitness subsidy

Commuting expense contribution

Offsite developer hackweeks

Unity Technologies at a glance

The world’s leading platform for creating and operating interactive, real-time 3D (RT3D) content

Unity Technologies focuses on Enterprise Software, Advertising, Analytics, Automotive, and Film. Their company has offices in San Francisco, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Bellevue, and Brighton. They have a very large team that's between 1001-5000 employees. To date, Unity Technologies has raised $1.244B of funding; their latest round was closed on July 2019.

You can view their website at https://unity.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Product Hunt.