Remember that Apple patent? Well looks like Apple is hiring VR programers. A new job listing posted on February 10th has a job listing for VR/AR programers.
Changing the world is all in a day’s work at Apple. If you love innovation, here’s your chance to make a career of it. Play a part in the next revolution in user experience by delivering cinematic user interfaces and simplifying human interface in fundamental ways. Build a team to develop new user interaction solutions, while working on innovative products. We are looking for an exceptional Senior Software Engineer with a proven track record in Virtual and Augmented reality. The successful candidate will develop software and tools that use VR and AR to push the state of the art to enable development of Apple’s next generation of products.
- Development on VR/AR platforms
- Virtual Reality development experience: you have shipped a VR application, product, or game
- Excel at rapid prototyping and concept proving
3D graphics, OpenGL/DirectX iOS/OS X application development UI/UX design Game engine development (Unity/Unreal) Ability to rapidly survey & analyze applications and devices in competitive landscapes Ability to understand engineering analysis of complex systems and interpret the result in relation to the user experience Strong commitment to stability, performance, & outstanding user experience Thrives on learning new technologies; excellent debugging and troubleshooting skills Experience in a fast paced, cross functional software environments
M.S. in Engineering or industry experience equivalent
It looks like Apple is moving forward with their Virtual Reality department. No announcement made by Apple has confirmed that they are developing or exploring their own VR device but all signs point to “duh”. Hopefully some time this year we’ll get more information about the soon to be announced Apple VR.
Job Listing: Here