Graphics Engine Developer

Linden Lab
13 days ago

Company Snapshot

Linden Lab develops platforms that empower people to create, share, and thrive within virtual experiences.

Founded in 1999, the company first launched Second Life , the groundbreaking virtual world enjoyed by millions around the globe, in 2003, which has since gone on to boast nearly two billion user creations and a vibrant $500 million (USD) economy.

At Linden, we value a workplace that’s as diverse as our products. As we continue to grow, we remain dedicated to building a company that is rooted in organizational health, strengths-based leadership, and the belief that teams are stronger than individuals.

If you want access to the forefront of virtual words, this is the place for you. We’ve created space for everyone to find belonging and invite you to come as you are.

Role Overview

We’re looking for a Graphics Engine Developer to help extend and maintain the Second Life Client and server to improve the quality and performance of the Second Life experience for our residents.

This role reports to the Viewer Manager. You will work on systems related to cross-platform 3D rendering, import tool chain, and the in-engine build tools used by content creators, as well as backend code necessary to support client side features. Second Life has an amazing and passionate user community who use the platform to craft experiences to suit every kind of person and interest. The work you do will directly impact that experience, and you will have the opportunity to personally engage with the user community.

What We’ll Offer You

The stability of an established company with startup momentum. An unparalleled opportunity to create relationships, systems, strategy and culture. An environment where your voice will be heard and your impact deeply felt. A sense of belonging where your work is appreciated and rewarded.

At Linden Lab, you'll be surrounded by creators, supporters, advocates, strategists, and hilarious human beings - all of whom are eager to collaborate and grow alongside you. In this Graphics Engine Developer role you will have a supportive team with expertise in a wide range of technologies, and many years of experience building and managing virtual communities. We provide a flexible remote work environment.

What We’ll Create Together

What You’ll Bring to the Team

At Linden, we celebrate all the dimensions of diversity, including diversity of experience. We recognize that candidates applying for this role will be most successful if they bring the following with them:

Work Environment & Physical Demands

As a remote-first company, we take great care to ensure an inclusive experience for all Lindens. You may be offered the opportunity to travel to company meetings and events, however this is not a requirement. We aim to optimize for remote attendance, not just accommodate it.

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use the computer and communicate with coworkers in a remote office environment. The employee frequently is required to stand or sit to complete work and may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

The Fine Print

Linden Lab celebrates diversity of thought, race, national origin and culture, age, experience, religion, economic and social status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability status. Building a culture of inclusion allows us to create and share experiences with each other, and with our virtual communities. We always seek to maintain a diverse and welcoming workplace, and candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this job. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

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