We are currently looking for:

PixelPool is an international, world class retail and brand visualization company, with offices in five countries. We are looking for a full time Technical Lead for our in-house development team. Together with this team you will work on innovative 3D applications for Windows and iOS, as well as virtual reality experiences for some of the world’s leading brands.  This includes projects from an international client base and you will collaborate with our artists and developers in the Netherlands, Bulgaria and the United States.

We are looking for a social and highly motivated candidate who can take the lead in complex and agile projects, who can think on their feet, be flexible and adapt quickly to changing circumstances.

 

Software Developer (Unity/Web)

For our office in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, PixelPool is looking for a Software Developer to be part of a new development team and help us bring our 3D interactive experiences to the next level and transform our unique skills and market insights into a technically sound, scalable SaaS-product.

Role description & responsibilities

The Software Developer is at the heart of development, building out the system with efficient and well documented features and fixing bugs as soon as they arise. Working alongside other developers, designers and a Software Architect, you will work on an ambitious, 3D focused project for the web that will challenge your coding skills.

The project’s functionalities will rely on manipulating high quality 3D content and 3D centered interactions that will run on the web and desktop. You will be working with 3D assets that are produced in-house by a large team of world class artists, focusing on building user interactions, monitoring performance, ensuring reliability and working with cloud-stored client data.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • At least three years of development experience of 3D-heavy software or games using Unity 3D and C#
  • Experience and affinity with development of distributed, web-based apps that use 3D content and rendering (WebGL, three.js, etc.)
  • Comfortable playing a pioneering role as part of a small new development team within an existing company
  • Fluent in Bulgarian and English in speech and writing
  • Willing to spend ±3 weeks at our headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands, before being stationed in our Sofia office

If you feel you are the perfect candidate, we are offering you a full-time job with full benefits based on industry standards. With our Bulgarian office in Sofia as your base, you will become part of an international team of professionals operating in a global market. If you are interested, please send your full CV in English including English cover letter to careers@pixelpool.nl

UX/UI Designer

For our office in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, PixelPool is looking for a UX/UI Designer to be part of a new development team and help us bring our 3D interactive experiences to the next level and transform our unique skills and market insights into a technically sound, scalable SaaS-product.

Role description & responsibilities

The UX/UI designer is responsible for guarding the general user experience and designing the visual feel of the system.

Working in a team alongside developers and a software architect, the UX/UI designer ensures that the functionality being developed is a joy to use and look at. The UX/UI designer translates the product backlog into a pleasant user journey in which all features are integrated in an elegant way.

The designer has a well-developed sense for aesthetics and visual quality, is comfortable with a wide range of visual styles and tastes and has all the necessary skills to transform their ideas into mockups, prototypes and finally, actual working UI.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • At least three years of experience designing UX and UI for 2D and 3D applications
  • Strong visual sense and able to quickly visualize ideas and facilitate discussions using hand sketches
  • Strong skill and knowledge of mock-up, wireframe and prototyping tools, as well as Adobe CS, knowing the appropriate tool to use in every situation
  • Together with developers, able to transform ideas into working user interfaces
  • Fluent in Bulgarian and English in speech and writing
  • Willing to spend ±3 weeks at our headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands, before being stationed in our Sofia office

If you feel you are the perfect candidate, we are offering you a full-time job with full benefits based on industry standards. With our Bulgarian office in Sofia as your base, you will become part of an international team of professionals operating in a global market. If you are interested, please send your full CV in English including English cover letter to careers@pixelpool.nl

Unreal Engineers (Unreal Engine 4, Blueprint, C++)

Location: The Hague (Den Haag), The Netherlands or Portland, OR 97201, US
We are looking for a new colleague at both locations

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Implementing systems in Unreal Engine 4
  • Backend programming and integration
  • Tool creation to support systems
  • System and shell optimization
  • Providing guidance to visual and technical artists
  • Establishing best practices as part of the development team
  • Collaborating with designers to create and improve the core systems

Qualifications and Skills

  • BS or MS Degree in Computer Science
  • Two years programming experience in C++
  • Demonstrated ability to architect and implement features rapidly and reliably
  • Comfortable in solving problems outside of primary expertise
  • A desire to work in a positive, collaborative and international team environment
  • Unreal/Game Experience

Benefits

What can we offer you?

  • Working in a young, creative and dynamic environment
  • Being part of an international company with opportunities to travel abroad
  • Create innovative products for renowned brands

Job Type

  • Full-time

Required education

  • Bachelor's degree

We look forward to receiving your application including a resume and motivation letter in English. 
For further details regarding the selection procedure you can contact us at:
careers@pixel-pool.com for the Portland position
careers@pixelpool.nl for the The Hague position

Software Architect

For our office in the Bulgarian capital Sofia, PixelPool is looking for a Software Architect to be part of a new development team and help us bring our 3D interactive experiences to the next level and transform our unique skills and market insights into a technically sound, scalable SaaS-product.

Role description & responsibilities

The Software Architect provides the technical know-how and support throughout the entire project, from design sprints, beta-testing, initial release and subsequent updates and support. As an important member of the development team, the architect makes high level decisions on what technologies to use and designs the architecture of the system.

Furthermore, the architect establishes and enforces coding and documentation standards and provides guidance and mentoring to the other developer(s) in the development team. Some of the aspects the architect might be working on include:

  • Decide on system architecture with knowledge of design patterns
  • High level decision making on platform(s), technologies and frameworks to use
  • Data modelling and database design, content management
  • Data processing and streaming, security and scalability

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated experience designing software architecture for distributed applications that shipped using a SaaS model;
  • Experience and affinity with Web-based 3D rendering (WebGL, three.js, etc.)
  • Experience with developing service level agreements and support models
  • Fluent in Bulgarian and English in speech and writing
  • Willing to spend ±3 weeks at our headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands, before being stationed in our Sofia office

If you feel you are the perfect candidate, we are offering you a full-time job with full benefits based on industry standards. With our Bulgarian office in Sofia as your base, you will become part of an international team of professionals operating in a global market. If you are interested, please send your full CV in English including English cover letter to careers@pixelpool.nl

 Technical Lead

Location: The Hague (Den Haag), The Netherlands or Portland, OR 97201, US 

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with a dedicated team of developers and game artist to develop core systems for our clients in Unreal Engine 4.
  • Coordinate with your team to define development timeframes, dependencies, and areas of risk to be considered in project planning.
  • Develop framework, new features, reusable components, and documentation.
  • Attend client calls as technical expert and offer advice or qualified recommendations based on clear and relevant information.
  • Participate in team training, code reviews, and mentoring junior developers.

Requirements:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related degree
  • Ability to communicate effectively and feel comfortable working in an international team
  • Knowledge of Development Lifecycle methodologies, Project and People Management
  • Proven experience building software (games or apps), ideally that are consumer facing and content driven
  • Proven ability to write documented, unit testable, C++ code
  • Ability to quickly find creative solutions to difficult problems
  • 5+ years of Application Development experience with 2+ years in a Lead position
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 is a huge pre
  • Network and/or web development experience is a pre

 We are offering a position in a young, creative and dynamic environment in Den Haag. You will be part of an international team with opportunities to travel abroad. We look forward to receiving your application including a resume and motivation letter in English. For further details regarding the selection procedure and the advertised position you can contact Liv Slangen at careers@pixelpool.nl