Helsinki, Finland


Students & Early Career


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The opportunity

Every person at Unity is empowered to work on exciting and challenging projects. After all, democratizing game development is no easy feat, but it is fun - and incredibly rewarding. Our teams around the world focus on a common question: How do we continuously improve the tools and technology for our community of users?

We work with developers, artists, and entrepreneurs worldwide to bring a visually-stunning, easily-deployable, and powerful development platform to its users.

We are looking for a motivated student with a passion for Graphics programming to join the Unity Low-Level Graphics team in Helsinki. You will be working with Unity’s low level graphics code, including interfacing with modern graphics APIs such as DirectX 12, Vulkan and Metal. Our team has a performance-oriented mindset. We will guide you to use various tools and techniques to analyze and fix the performance bottlenecks encountered in modern games.

If you are looking to put your work in the hands of millions of developers using Unity around the world you have come to the right place.

This is a 4-6 month paid internship starting in summer 2021.

What you’ll be doing

  • Be involved in implementing rendering features for multiple platforms..
  • Gain experience in software testing and documentation practices.
  • Profile, analyze and optimize performance bottlenecks in existing rendering code.

What we’re looking for

  • Currently studying in a relevant subject such as Computer Science or Games and looking for an internship 
  • Experience in C++ programming.
  • Experience in graphics programming, such as with OpenGL, Vulkan or similar

You might also have

  • Experience in C# programming
  • Experience working on shaders (GLSL and/or HLSL)
  • Experience in GPGPU programming, such as with OpenCL or Cuda.
  • Experience in code profiling and optimization

Life at Unity 

Unity is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.

The company’s 1,400+ person research and development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Apps developed by Unity creators were downloaded more than three billion times per month in 2019 on more than two billion unique devices. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.   

Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

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