Umbra is looking for talent

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What we do

We work with the very foundations of 3D graphics, the representation of the geometry itself, and are building a set of tools that enable displaying arbitrarily large 3D scenes on any platform. We are seeking seasoned veterans, propeller hat scientists and enthusiastic students to join us and to be part of the team that will change the world of 3D graphics.

The team

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The team

We structure our work around projects — sometimes small, sometimes big. We don’t have a set project teams, but rather organize anew around each project we start; letting the people have a say on what they want to work on next.

We keep management at minimum, letting the team set their own goals and choose their own way to solve the problem at hand.

The workplace

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The workplace

Our office is a sanctuary for collaboration, concentration and fun. It is important for us that the all these are taken into account in the office design as well in the tools that we use to do the work.

Our current HQ is at downtown Helsinki, Finland. We also run a support operation in Seattle, WA. We are hiring for both locations.

What we offer

In addition to cool work, we offer the best in class benefits.

Competitive salary

We hire the best and pay accordingly.

Food

Complimentary monday breakfast and daily lunch benefit.

Tools

Mac? Windows? Dual displays? What you need to get the job done, you’ll get it.

Flexible hours

We operate on core hours policy. Just be present between noon and 4pm, the rest is up to you.

Health and fitness

We promote health, so we offer exercise vouchers, better than average employee healthcare, dental, and a massage therapist.

Finnish universal welfare

Finland's welfare system is unparalleled in the world. It will cover your children's school, daycare and healthcare for the entire family. Finland is very safe too.

Learning

We believe in continuous learning. We sponsor conference trips and pay for courses to keep you ahead of the curve.

Pick your own

Is your favorite missing? Let us know and we’ll add it on the list!

OPEN POSITIONS

Graphics Programmer / Developer Relations

Seattle, Washington, United States

At Umbra, you will be the lead programmer at the Seattle satellite office. You will interface daily with our North American clientele and help them to get the most out of Umbra 3. You can expect to travel often to different trade shows and conferences to represent Umbra, and also to visit our existing and potential customers at their offices.

You will also participate in the core development of Umbra 3 with the engineering team in Helsinki, Finland. You will find yourself working to solve some of the most difficult problems of computer graphics. You will also get intimately familiar with many modern game engines, such as the Unreal Engine 4, Unity 3D and many in-house first party engines.

Required skills

  • Strong command of C++
  • 3D programming
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written

Desired qualifications

  • Experience with one or more scripting languages
  • Comfortable speaking in front of an audience of experts
  • Passion for video games is a plus!

General requirements to all positions at Umbra

  • Being able to take initiative and to make things happen
  • Social personality and and good team player
  • Passion for video games is a plus!

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Senior Graphics Programmer

Helsinki, Finland

If you are an experienced graphics programmer (and like long winters) we want to hear from you.

The programmers at Umbra work daily on the toughest problems on the domain of 3D graphics. Our technology is on the cutting edge on its field and we maintain active conversation with the research community and the graphics leads in various video game studios. As part of the team, you get to make a difference in shaping the best 3D graphics tools in the world.

Required skills

  • Excellent C++ skills
  • Low level understanding of how CPU’s, GPU’s, compilers and OS’s work
  • Graphics programming data structures and algorithms
  • Good command of english. Both written and spoken 

General requirements to all positions at Umbra

  • Being able to take initiative and to make things happen
  • Social personality and and good team player
  • Passion for video games is a plus!

 

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Junior Programmer

Helsinki, Finland

Want to learn the ropes and learn from the best? We are looking for a Junior Programmer that can work on all kinds of coding tasks. We mean coding too, not making coffee or fixing the printer. Programming tools, creating demos and doing cool stuff to impress our jaded engineers. You gotta be hungry for this one!

You need to have done things (Got anything for us on Github?) such as demos or some other works that you can impress us with. 

Check out Jasin's very relevant blog post Pro tips for landing a job at Umbra.

Required skills

  • C++ programming
  • Skills or strong interest in 3D graphics programming
  • Any Experience in Unreal Engine, Unity and such would also be great

General requirements to all positions at Umbra

  • Being able to take initiative and to make things happen
  • Social personality and and good team player
  • Passion for video games is a plus!

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Graphics Programmer Superhero

Helsinki, Finland

Did you find your way here through a recommendation? Don’t forget to mention your friend’s name in the Cover Letter field below to make sure she receives the reward she deserves.

Calling out on all the graphics programmers - Finland’s mighty Umbra needs your skills! It doesn’t matter if you are a seasoned veteran or a talented youngster; we have extremely interesting work in line just for you.

The programmers at Umbra work daily on the toughest problems on the domain of 3D graphics. Our technology is on the cutting edge on its field and we maintain active conversation with the research community and the graphics leads in various video game studios. As part of the team, you get to make a difference in shaping the best 3D graphics tools in the world.

We have the coolest gadgets from Hololens to every possible VR device out there. On top of that our office is the nicest in downtown Helsinki, true story.

You need to have done things (got anything for us on Github?) such as demos or some other works that you can impress us with.

You can also check out Jasin's very relevant blog post Pro tips for landing a job at Umbra.

Apply today!

Required skills

  • Excellent C++ skills
  • Low level understanding of how CPU’s, GPU’s, compilers and OS’s work
  • Graphics programming data structures and algorithms
  • Good command of English. Both written and spoken

General requirements to all positions at Umbra

  • Being able to take initiative and make things happen
  • Social personality and good team player
  • Passion for video games is a plus!

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Lead Technical Artist

Helsinki, Finland

We are looking for a talented Technical Artist with a track record in video games or films to join our growing ranks. You will lead the production of our demos in both aesthetic and technical sense. You will not only be afraid of getting your hands dirty with producing assets and writing scripts, but also take complete ownership of how our extremely technical product is presented.

In addition to the demos, you will work together with the engineers to ensure that the UX of the various Umbra tool plugins is world class.

Required skills

  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Deep understanding in what is important in optimizing assets for rendering performance
  • In-depth understanding of 3D graphics algorithms
  • Working experience with modeling, texturing, animation, scripting, lighting and/or tool creation
  • Portfolio of work or list of projects you have been involved with

General requirements to all positions at Umbra

  • Being able to take initiative and to make things happen
  • Social personality and and good team player
  • Passion for video games is a plus!

 

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Sales Representative

Helsinki, Finland

As a sales representative, you will develop and implement sales activities for Umbra’s key accounts. You will have full responsibility of sales of Umbra’s products in Umbra’s key market - video games.

You will work together with our marketing and communications team, taking up the role of representing Umbra to our partners, prospects and customers. You will be responsible for an annual revenue goal and will benefit from a commission structure that rewards overachievement.

Our global sales team spans Europe, USA, and Asia. As you are based at our HQ in Helsinki, you will have a great opportunity to grow your own role as our business grows at our current markets and beyond.

Required skills

  • Excellent people skills
  • Proven track record of either enterprise software license sales or SaaS sales
  • Goal oriented, know how to communicate progress
  • Know how to generate and qualify leads
  • Negotiation skills
  • Experience of sales in either EMEA or Americas
  • Know how to build stellar sales collaterals

Desired qualifications

  • Existing contacts in one of Umbra’s key markets -- video games, architecture visualization, or other industries that relate to interactive 3D visualization or 3D data capturing technologies
  • Basic understanding of 3D graphics technologies

General requirements to all positions at Umbra

  • Being able to take initiative and to make things happen
  • Social personality and good team player
  • Passion for video games is a plus!

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Open application

Helsinki, Finland

Can't find anything that matches your skillset? Don't worry! We are interested in anyone who's best in his/her field in programming, marketing and business. In addition to talent, we value greatly the attitude of getting things done. So please include concrete work samples with your application to prove that you are a doer.

Impress us, be creative!

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In the message field, please describe why you would be ideal for the position you are applying.

The portfolio can be anything that proves your skills to some extent: a github repository, a collection of articles you've written, your blog or even your LinkedIn profile.