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C++/OpenGL Developer - Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality

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Aquent is the world's largest and most successful boutique staffing firm specializing in the creative and marketing field. We place our Talent in contract and contract to hire engagements ranging from 2 days to 2 years! We offer the industry's best benefits including medical, dental and vision as well as a 401k plan! Our Talent rave about these subsidized benefits! We also offer an outstanding referral bonus program where you can earn thousands of dollars just for knowing and referring talented friends!

Position- C++/OpenGL Developer
Location- NYC or Basking Ridge, NJ
Start date-ASAP
Duration- 6-9 month contract with the intention of converting to a perm position
Work is to be done onsite. Remote is not an option.
Only candidates who are currently authorized to work in the US without sponsorship now or in the future will be considered
Hourly pay rate range- DOE

-Minimum 4-year degree at accredited university
- C++ programming
- OpenGL
-Experience with Shaders
-Experience with GLSL (GL Shader Language)
-Graphics programming without using a commercial engine
-Gaming preferred (not Unity)
-Simulation experience not preferred
-AAA app published to market

Are you passionate about Virtual Reality? Do you love working with cutting edge technologies? Do you want to be a part of an incubator start-up where you can bring new ideas to the table? If you emphatically said YES, this might be a great opportunity for you! You'll have the structure and financing available working for a multi billion dollar company but all of the unique perks afforded to you working for a start-up within that industry leading giant.

General Info:
This high tech lab offers the best opportunity on the East Coast to work on leading edge technology in the Virtual Reality space. Unless you're in the Silicon Valley you won't have the opportunity to gain the experience that you'll have here. The value of this opportunity is immeasurable.

  • Candidates need to be passionate about Augmented and Virtual Reality and knowledgeable about the current VR space (and about new technology in general). Candidates that are just "looking for a job" and think AR/VR "sounds interesting" will NOT be competitive.

  • Candidates need to demonstrate experience and an affinity for collaborative, dynamic teamwork. Experience working on a fast-growing, high-intensity team, working in a SCRUM/Agile environment, working at a startup and/or working with an R&D team is strongly preferred.

  • All candidates MUST at a minimum have completed a 4-year college degree at an accredited university

  • All candidates MUST pass a drug test.

  • Candidates will be given a challenging assignment to complete during interview process.

    Thing to Know
  • Team has grown from 12 people in January 2016 to about 100 and still rapidly growing!
  • Candidates that come from a start up environment would be preferred
  • Position is 6-9 months with the intention of converting to a permanent position
  • 40 hours will be the standard work week and overtime is not expected but if you'd like to work overtime, you may.
  • You must have a demonstrated passion for VR and AR.
  • Client expects that the people they hire have their own passion projects, maybe have an interest in art, or any other type of interest that could bring a new element to the group.

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