Senior AR/VR Graphics Engineer

at Apple
Published May 24, 2023
Location Seattle, WA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Senior AR/VR Graphics Engineer

Seattle,Washington,United States

Software and Services

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Summary

Posted:Dec 7, 2022

Role Number: 200446641

Apple’s Technology Development Group (TDG) is looking for a Software Engineer who wants to meaningly impact the lives of our users through first party applications. Apple’s Technology Development Group (TDG) is building AR applications using some of Apple's most advanced technologies including the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) support offered in ARKit and Metal. As a member of our creative organization, you will have a uniquely rewarding opportunity to craft future products that will delight and inspire millions of people every single day!

Key Qualifications

  • You have 5+ years delivering commercial quality, broadly released consumer or enterprise software

  • Excellent programming skills and deep knowledge of C++, and Objective C or Swift

  • Extensive experience with at least one of the graphics APIs (Metal, OpenGL, Direct3D, Console, etc.)

  • Experience with Shader Languages (HLSL/GLSL, Metal Shaders) and writing performant, power-efficient shaders

  • 3D math skills (linear algebra, vector calculus)

  • Deep Understanding of entire graphics pipeline, from CPU instructions to emitted photons

  • Ability to collaborate with a content creation team to develop efficient, scalable 3D assets and effects

  • Proficiency with new and existing rendering techniques to create efficient and stunning industry defining visuals

Description

Apple creates amazing user experiences with the newest technologies. You will have the opportunity to develop AR applications with state-of-the-art technology to create the best experiences for our products. We work closely with Apple's Human Interface design team to define the next generation of computing. The candidate for this role will be comfortable working in a dynamic and creative environment. Engineers are expected to quickly and intelligently discern the viability of ideas and technologies. You will need a keen understanding of 3D applications, the graphics pipeline and an ambition to explore a new world of uncharted possibilities. You will work closely with artists, designers, and engineers to create groundbreaking new applications.

Education & Experience

BS / MS / PhD in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Additional Requirements

  • Extensive experience with application performance profiling, optimization and automated testing

  • Shipped performant AR or VR applications

  • Communicates and collaborates well across team boundaries

  • Effectively mentors junior developers and spreads knowledge

Pay & Benefits

  • At Apple, base pay is one part of our total compensation package and is determined within a range. This provides the opportunity to progress as you grow and develop within a role. The base pay range for this role is between $144,500 and $250,000, and your base pay will depend on your skills, qualifications, experience, and location.Apple employees also have the opportunity to become an Apple shareholder through participation in Apple’s discretionary employee stock programs. Apple employees are eligible for discretionary restricted stock unit awards, and can purchase Apple stock at a discount if voluntarily participating in Apple’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan. You’ll also receive benefits including: Comprehensive medical and dental coverage, retirement benefits, a range of discounted products and free services, and for formal education related to advancing your career at Apple, reimbursement for certain educational expenses — including tuition. Additionally, this role might be eligible for discretionary bonuses or commission payments as well as relocation.Learn more (https://www.apple.com/careers/us/benefits.html) about Apple Benefits.Note: Apple benefit, compensation and employee stock programs are subject to eligibility requirements and other terms of the applicable plan or program.

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