Unity Developer

Grand Forks, North Dakota (US)
$50,000 plus/year
Mar 22, 2019
Job Type
Full Time

Hiring Department:  UND Aerospace - Aerospace Network

Minimum Hiring Salary/Position Classification: $50,000+/year , fulltime, benefited, non-exempt
Benefits: Includes single or family health care coverage (premiums paid for by the university), basic life insurance, EAP, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual and sick leave.  Optional benefits available: supplemental life, dental, vision, flexible spending account, supplemental retirement plans. 
Work Schedule:  Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

For full consideration, all application materials must be fully submitted by 5PM on the closing date.
Qualified internal candidates will receive first consideration. 


Position Details:     A Complete Position Description is available as an attachment in the bottom right corner of this position announcement.

The Unity Developer is responsible for building virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) simulations and applications for various target platforms based on the Unity framework. Primary responsibilities will be to implement project functionality, translating design ideas, concepts, and requirements into a functional and engaging experience. A commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and a quality product are essential.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Virtual Reality (VR) Development
    • Work as part of a team using Unity and related software tools to produce VR simulations and applications
    • Participate in designing VR experiences and produce program code, for those designs
    • Design, build, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code
    • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
    • Work with subject matter experts to ensure accuracy of all materials
    • Stay current with the latest VR development trends, techniques, and software


  • Documentation and records
    • Track and record hours worked on each project
    • Maintain other documentation as necessary for duties and responsibilities outlined above

Required Competencies:

  • Proven ability to work independently and manage time wisely.
  • Good communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and multi-task


Minimum Requirements:

  • Associates Degree
  • Experience with VR and/or AR development using the Unity game engine, including coding in C#/JavaScript, working with 3D elements and environments, and building interactive user experiences.
  • A portfolio of work must be provided at or before an interview.
  • Successful completion of Criminal History Background Check.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience with the HTC Vive Pro.
  • Visual design skills and experience, including 2D/3D illustration & animation.
  • Instructional design experience.
  • Aviation experience.

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Confidentiality of Application Materials
Note: Pursuant to NDCC 44-04-18.27, applications and any records related to the applications that identify an applicant are confidential, except records related to the finalists of the position, which are open to the public after the search committee has identified the top three finalists who will be invited to campus.
EEO Statement
UND is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.  Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants are invited to provide information regarding their gender, race and/or ethnicity, veteran’s status and disability status on the form found at http://und.edu/affirmative-action/apcontrolcard.cfm.  This information will remain confidential and separate from your application. 
ND Veteran’s Preference
North Dakota Veterans claiming preference must submit all proof of eligibility by the closing date. Proof of eligibility includes a DD-214 and if claiming disabled status, a current letter of disability from the VA dated within the last 12 months.
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