Creator Labs is a small, newly formed team at Vimeo with a mission to help push the boundaries of storytelling. We act as a modern brand development think tank that focuses on the future of storytelling. We explore new storytelling mediums and technologies (e.g. Unity, VR, AR, and AI). Through research and prototyping, we may build new products, design patterns, and technology.
The ideal candidate is a technology generalist with a core focus on Unity. You don’t need to know how to do everything, but you know when and how it should be used. If you don’t know about something, you know how to research and get the right answers quickly. You should have demonstrable success in combining creative thinking with deep and wide technical prowess to prototype innovative concepts from start to finish.
What we’re looking for
Working on the early pitch phases of a project to research and determine technical execution methods and feasibility
Full-stack creative, you will play a key role in conceptualizing, designing, prototyping ideas.
You know what software stacks and frameworks are the most appropriate for a given project.
Expected to develop technical solutions with video and motion graphics technologies
Work cross-team to leverage all of Vimeo’s knowledge and resources
Stay abreast of the evolving media, technology and design landscape including the emergence of new standards, protocols and devices
2+ years experience with the Unity game development platform
Strong portfolio of personal or professional creative projects
Strong portfolio or public code (Github, Bitbucket, etc.)
Exceptional eye for detail
Easy going attitude and calm under pressure
Autonomous, can handle simultaneous projects, and knows how to self-prioritize
Familiarity or deep skills with a range of these: Creative code frameworks (three.js, openFrameworks, Cinder), Unity/Unreal, mobile (iOS/Android), backend server software (Rails, PHP, Node.js, SQL, Python, etc)
Excellent spoken and written communication
3-5 years experience working in creative/R&D/agency environments.
Blender, Maya, 3DS Max, Rhino or some similar 3D modelling software
Sensor hardware - Custom physical computing solutions, Kin
Vimeo empowers video creators to tell exceptional stories and connect with their audiences and communities. Home to more than 60 million members in over 150 countries, Vimeo is the world’s largest ad-free open video platform and provides powerful tools to host, share and sell videos in the highest quality possible. Founded in 2004 and based in New York City, Vimeo is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC). Learn more at www.vimeo.com.