(Unreal) Real-Time Developer



As Distillery’s primary Real-Time developer, you will drive how we leverage Unreal Engine to provide artists the power and flexibility to generate beautiful real-time imagery, as well as provide clients with robust and fluid review capabilities to drive the creative vision.


  • Act as technical lead on Distillery’s version of Unreal Engine

  • Oversee the development of the tools within Unreal and the general Unreal pipeline

  • Develop controls and interfaces to accelerate artist workflows

  • Develop controls and interfaces to empower creative review and feedback

  • Work cross-functionally with other departments to ensure parity between DCC packages and Unreal. Profile and optimize scenes to meet project requirements

  • Develop shaders, tools, particle systems, and modules for the internal library.

Core Competencies:

  • Experience developing virtual production projects, games, applications, or VR/AR experiences using Unreal Engine

  • Passionate about real-time rendering and computer graphics technology.

  • Excellent communication skills and able to work effectively across multiple teams.

  • Solid organization skills with adherence to coding standards and other established protocols. (Comfortable with version control and CI)

  • Independent, self-driven, able to effectively meet deadlines.

  • Solid grasp of HLSL and Python

  • Experience with DX12 + DXR or other modern graphics APIs is very valuable

  • BA in related fields or equivalent experience

  • Proficiency with C++ and OOP a plus


Preferred Competencies:

  • High level of problem solving and creative thinking skills.

  • Strong English communication skills.

  • Ability to quickly learn and leverage new software.

  • Time management and organizational skills.

  • Strong teamwork and interdisciplinary thinking.

  • Keen artistic eye.

Who we are:

Distillery VFX is a full-service boutique visual effects studio in Vancouver, BC, Canada, and an ensemble of experienced compositors and 3D generalists focused on delivering high-end environment and compositing work.  Our namesake is derived from our team’s deepest core value: to refine our processes and workflows to their purest and most efficient forms. 

If you're up for joining the team email Jobs@distilleryvfx.com