Software Engineer

Penrose Studios crafts ground-breaking immersive stories, and needs your help building a platform for this new artistic medium. We seek passionate and experienced developers who are excited about discovering new and innovative ways to push augmented and virtual reality to new limits.  You’ll work with artists to build new tools, develop new interaction techniques, and constantly evaluate and integrate cutting edge hardware and third party software.


  • Collaborate with a team of engineers and artists to create innovative VR and AR content
  • Design, implement, and maintain tools for a new VR production pipeline
  • Quickly prototype and iteratively collaborate with artists to develop new tools
  • Integrate new SDKs and upgrade device run-time environments as new third party software becomes available
  • Optimize VR content for release on a variety of platforms


  • Bachelor’s degree or more in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong knowledge of C++, Python, C, C#, or Java
  • Strong knowledge of 3D math and graphics algorithms
  • Collaborative mindset and ability to communicate effectively
  • Strong debugging, profiling, and run-time analysis skills


  • 5+ years of software engineering experience in games, visual effects or related field
  • Experience with SDKs and writing plugins for third party applications
  • Experience developing cross platform software
  • Experience with software configuration management
  • Experience developing for and using Unreal Engine
  • Familiarity with Android and or iOS development
  • Familiarity with Intel GPA, Visual Studio, Nsight Tegra, Perforce, and Git

 Penrose is based in San Francisco, and also operates remotely.