Engineer, Unreal Engine (Contractor)

Engineer · Winter Park, Florida
Department Engineer
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Experienced

About X Studios™:

X Studios™ is an award-winning, creative + technology studio crafting digital experiences for brands around the world – Specializing in interactives, gaming, mobile & platform design, Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and experiential & custom fabrication. Our flexible, fun, and transparent approach has allowed us to work with well known brands like Universal Parks & Resorts™, Disney™, Lady Gaga, EA Sports™, and more.


Be a part of an exciting company with many perks and a ton of growth potential.


Job Summary: 

This is a contracted per-job basis, remote-working opportunity. Responsibilities will include working with our project team in the creation and design of various 3-D assets. From 3-D mock-ups, characters, and environments primarily used in real-time engines including Unity and Unreal. 


These positions require creativity, including the ability to create real-time 3-D media, moving pixels across space with grace, seamlessly blending your own personal style with assets and art styles/direction driven by our team. 


You will be tasked with at least one project, and specific key deliverables by our Production Team as well as milestone dates, and overall project vision and timeline. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Enter the execution phase of the project with a technical approach in-mind
  • Implement complex character animation controls in Unity and Unreal
  • Take ownership of a project and be able to work in a fast paced agile environment
  • Communicating with internal Production & Design Teams
  • Tracking of hours, tasks, and milestones in project management software
  • Closeout documentation on all projects, including media archiving and postmortem.
  • Tracking of hours, tasks, and milestones in project management software
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


X Studios™ Team Benefits:

  • A very competitive compensation by project basis
  • Expert communication, and mentoring skill sets
  • Great opportunity for portfolio showcase work (if applicable)
  • Work with awesome people, and even better world-wide brands 


We believe transparency is key at X Studios™, so we invite all prospective applicants to review our Team Handbook, available publicly online, at https://handbook.xstudios.com

 

Compensation, Location, & Salary:

  • Per project contracted work (please have your hourly or per project rates ready)
  • Stay in your PJ’s this is a remote working friendly opportunity 
  • Out of state applicants welcome 


Qualifications:

  • Communication is key, we use a plethora of digital messaging and conference services, including Slack, Google Hangouts, and Google Meet. 
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 
  • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Consistent attendance is a job requirement.


Education & Experience:

  • 2+ years of Unreal production experience
  • Knowledge of Unreal blueprint systems
  • C++ experience


Additional Information: 

  • Strong communication and organizational skills.


Note: You must be a US citizen or have a work permit to work in the US. Remote working opportunity as a sub-contractor of X Studios, Inc. Not a full-time opportunity. Due to the overwhelming responses, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted; no phone calls, please. Also, no staffing or placement agencies. 

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  • Location
    Winter Park, Florida
  • Department
    Engineer
  • Employment Type
    Contractor
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced