Magic Leap

Senior/Lead Graphics Engine Programmer

Magic Leap

various in USA or Zurich, Switzerland

full time

09 Sep 2020

Magic Leap

Magic Leap is an eclectic group of people who share a magical vision of the future. And we’re growing.

Our mission is to harmonize people and technology to create a better, more unified world. Our vision is to amplify the best parts of you and to advance the human spirit.

Job Description
Magic Leap is looking to expand its Lumin Runtime team, and we are looking for exceptionally talented senior programmers who are ready for a challenge to help in the production of our proprietary Spatial computing application framework.


  • Evaluate and understand the intentions of the projects, document development needs and assess technical feasibility
  • Analyze existing functionality in the engine and see if they are in line with intentions
  • Suggest improvements whenever necessary by designing and implementing new systems
  • Collaborate with other teams to establish constraints and communicate the technical possibilities of the various needs
  • Validate the performance by automating kpi and setup test cases
  • Optimize whenever necessary
  • Suggest innovations
  • Identify and triage bugs
  • Document work, create technical documentation as needed


Technical Requirements

  • 7+ years of software development experience with 4+ years in graphics & rendering experience
  • Advanced understanding in C/C++
  • A good understanding of computer graphics, 3d engines and 3d technology principles
  • Experience in OpenGL or Vulkan
  • Console and or Mobile development experience
  • AR/VR or spatial computing development experience
  • An advanced understanding of 3d platforms and the requirements needed to develop software on them
  • Worked on multiple published titles
  • Experience with rendering languages
  • Strong computer science and maths background
  • Experience with network code
  • A demonstrable willingness to develop software engineering process and application production skills
  • Ability to do task breakdown and write documentation
  • Custom Engine development experience is an advantage

Skill Requirements

  • Be proactive and able to help with ad-hoc problem solving
  • Must be a team player and know the importance of listening to others
  • An avid enthusiast for Spatial computing and 3d technologies
  • Experience communicating the use of 3d engines and their scripting component framework both verbally and in written form
  • Must have a high attention to detail and extremely high bar for the quality of their work
  • Able to work independently, prioritize and handle pressure
  • Must be organized and able to manage multiple projects at the same time, and anticipate business and product needs
  • Must have great time management skills to perform in a busy work environment
  • Exceptional communications skills


  • BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science, Math, Physics, or a related technical field or equivalent work experience

Additional Information
-All your information will be kept confidential according to Equal Employment Opportunities guidelines

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