645 day(s) ago

Unity Developer vacancy at Tender Claws

Negotiable salary

Remote worker location: Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 3+ years
Employment: Full-time

Tender Claws

Tender Claws is an art/games studio that makes everything from AR fish that feed on your emotions to giant sentient talking sticks of butter. Our first release PRY was one of Apple’s top Apps of 2015 and an IGF Finalist. Our first VR game “Virtual Virtual Reality” (VVR), a comedy satire where players put on VR headsets in VR, won “Best VR Experience” at the Google Play Awards 2017. Our hybrid VR and immersive theater game “The Under Presents” launched in 2019, was an Emmy finalist for “Innovation in Interactive Media” and won “VR Experience of the Year” at the 2020 VR Awards. Most recently, “Tempest,” our one-of-a-kind immersive digital theatre experience, was selected as one of LA Times “10 Best Games of 2020.”

General overview of the role

We’re looking for a Unity Developer to come join our team in LA. You’ll be responsible for collaborating with us to bring new gameplay features and systems to life, such as character AI, procedural animation, tool functionality, and core game infrastructure. We make ambitious, innovative projects quickly and are looking to work with self-directed people who are excited to experiment and help create new things they’ve never seen before. Preference will be given to full-time developers who can eventually join us locally at our office in Los Angeles.


Designing, prototyping, and implementing gameplay mechanics and sequences
Creating efficient, shippable systems and core game infrastructure
Performance optimization for mobile VR headsets


Knowledge of C#, or the ability to learn it quickly
Unity experience, or the ability to learn it quickly
Ability to write clean, performant code
Flexibility and the ability to work independently
Has shipped previous titles

Skills considered as a good plus

VR experience
Mobile optimization experience
Photon or other networking experience
Nintendo Switch or Playstation console experience
Your own independent game, writing, or art practice
3D Art abilities
Shader programming experience
Excited to work across multiple parts of a project
Likes cats and/or “Cats: The Musical”

How to apply?

Please send an introductory email to production@tenderclaws.com, containing the following:

Subject line containing the title of the job you are applying for (i.e. Unity Developer)
Your resume, or a summary of relevant experience
Links to a portfolio site, itch.io, or other relevant showcase of your work on released projects (please specify project roles)

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