The Pulse is an award-winning agency specialising in creating engaging entertainment and learning experiences for emerging platforms.

Since 1996, they have pioneered the integration of creative excellence with technological expertise for an enviable client list that includes INFINITI Motor Company, Intel, PWC, Samsung, Telstra and VW.

Our business is growing and we’re on the hunt for talented people to join the team.

If you want the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects in a culture where entrepreneurial thinking is valued, this is the place for you. The Pulse is dedicated to pushing boundaries and always challenging ourselves to outthink the status quo. We are a tight-knit team built on mutual respect, that spans the globe with close connections in the US and exposure to world-class thinking both here and abroad. We pride ourselves on maintaining the energy of a start-up with the security of a business that’s been in the market for over 20 years.

SENIOR UNITY DEVELOPER – Full Time

The Pulse is seeking a highly motivated and qualified Senior Unity Developer to join the team, as we take an exciting new VR platform from prototype to product. Pulse IQ is a new Virtual Reality platform set to revolutionise Learning from curriculum led education to corporate training. We’re looking to you, to bring a positive attitude and dedication to the team that conceived the product and help us bring it to life.

This is a great opportunity to utilize your past experience and expand on your innovative system development skills in an environment that promotes creativity and initiative. Your excellent communication skills, proven analytical expertise, ability to work successfully with business partners and stakeholders and effective participation as part of a close team are what’s needed to achieve our goals.

If you have experience developing in a test-driven, agile environment, then jump to the front of the line.

Required skills and experience:

•     Bachelor’s degree, or better, in computer science

•     Minimum 4 years relevant experience coding, analysis, design and providing system level architecture for complex software programs.

•     Experience using Unity and Unity plug-in development

•     Proficient in C#.

•     Experience with ASP.NET. Photon and Azure

•     Experience with Git

•     Experience with Agile methodologies

•     In-depth knowledge of 2D/3D computer graphics

•     Experience with multiplayer game development

•     Experience working with (or knowledge of) emerging technologies – VR, AR

•     Demonstrable knowledge of common design patterns and architecture

•     Confidence in your ability to achieve world’s best practice processes in VR platform development

•     This is a full-time position. Applicants for this role must be an Australian citizen or have Australian work rights

JUNIOR UNITY DEVELOPER – Full time/contract

The Pulse is seeking a highly motivated and qualified virtual reality technical artist to join the team, as we take an exciting new VR product from prototype to market. Pulse IQ is a new Virtual Reality platform set to revolutionise Learning from curriculum led education to corporate training. We’re looking to you, to bring a positive attitude and dedication to the team that conceived the product and help us bring it to life.

This is a great opportunity to utilize your past experience and expand your innovative system development skills in an environment that promotes creativity and values initiative. Your excellent communication skills, proven analytical expertise, ability to work successfully with business partners and stakeholders and effective participation as part of a close team are what’s needed to achieve our goals.

If you have experience developing in a test-driven, agile environment, then jump to the front of the line.

Required skills and experience:

    • Experience with Unity mobile application development
    • Experience with VR application development
    • Good Unity C# skills
    • Understanding of Unity networking (UNET)

Additional skills considered a plus:

    • Understanding of Unity networking (UNET)
    • Experience with Web Services development
    • Knowledge of Java, Javascript, HTML5, C++
    • Experience with 360 degree video rendering
    • Experience with database development
    • 3D game/app development
    • Understanding of UML
    • Knowledge of UI design
    • Knowledge of network programming
    • Strong math skills

UNITY TECHNICAL ARTIST, VIRTUAL REALITY – Full Time/Contract

The Pulse is seeking a highly motivated and qualified virtual reality technical artist to join the team, as we take an exciting new VR product from prototype to market. Pulse IQ is a new Virtual Reality platform set to revolutionise Learning from curriculum led education to corporate training. We’re looking to you, to bring a positive attitude and dedication to the team that conceived the product and help us bring it to life.

This is a great opportunity to utilize your past experience and expand on your innovative system development skills in an environment that promotes creativity and values initiative. Your excellent communication skills, proven analytical expertise, ability to work successfully with business partners and stakeholders and effective participation as part of a close team are what’s needed to achieve our goals.

If you have experience developing in a test-driven, agile environment, then jump to the front of the line.

Required skills and experience:

    • 3+ years experience in PC or console game and/or VR development. (PS4 development a bonus)
    • 70%-30% tech-to-art ratio: Strong foundation in technical art with a solid set of general artistic skills
    • Excellent problem solver, adept communicator and coordinator between technical and creative teams
    • Coding and script authoring for various tools: C# and Lua. (JavaScript, Python, MaxScript, Mel a plus)
    • Unrelenting desire to optimise 3D scenes and materials balancing highest quality visuals with VR performance requirements
    • Excellent working knowledge of both Unity and Unreal Engine 4.
    • Proficiency with Maya (knowledge of 3DMax or Cinema4D a plus).
    • Knowledge of PBR Material shader and lighting skills (Substance Designer and Painter a plus).
    • Self-starter, highly motivated, efficient and detail-oriented

SENIOR ASP.NET DEVELOPER – 4 month + Contract 

We are looking for a Back-End Web Developer to join our Virtual Reality Development team. In this role, you will be responsible for designing and implementing new features and functionality, establishing and guiding the website’s architecture, ensuring high-performance and availability, and managing all technical aspects of the CMS. You will work closely with front-end, UI/UX developers and internal stakeholders to ensure an effective, visually appealing, and intuitive implementation.

Your primary focus will be the development of all server-side logic, definition and maintenance of the central database, and ensuring high performance and responsiveness to requests from the front-end. You will also be responsible for integrating the front-end web elements into the application. A basic understanding of front-end technologies is therefore necessary as well.

Responsibilities

  • Integration of user-facing elements developed by a front-end developer with server-side logic
  • Building reusable code and libraries for future use
  • Optimization of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Implementation of security and data protection
  • Design and implementation of data storage solutions
  • API integration

Skills and Qualifications

  • 4+ years experience building large scale web systems.
  • Solid understanding of C#/ASP.net and database technologies including MySQL
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent
  • Knowledge of basic design pattern, data structure and algorithms
  • Understanding accessibility and security compliance
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Experience with any cloud service like Azure and AWS.
  • Experience with OAuth 2.0.
  • Experience with Learning Management System (LMS) and Learning Tools Interoperability (LTI).
  • Experience with e-commerce development, credit card processor APIs, and payment gateways
  • Potential to extend contract or full-time

FREELANCE 3D ARTISTS – Full time/Contract

a number of positions available

The Pulse is seeking a highly motivated and qualified 3D Artist to join the team, as we take an exciting new VR product from prototype to market. Pulse IQ is a new Virtual Reality platform set to revolutionise Learning from curriculum led education to corporate training. We’re looking to you, to bring a positive attitude and dedication to the team that conceived the product and help us bring it to life.

This is a great opportunity to expand your advanced skills in Maya to the VR world in an environment that promotes creativity and initiative. Your excellent communication skills, ability to work to tight deadlines and creative flair are what’s needed to achieve our goals. You will be part of a team pushing the boundaries of learning experiences.

If you have experience developing in a test-driven, agile environment, then jump to the front of the line.

Core Responsibilities

    • Create VR optimised low-poly 3D assets for production use
    • Create high-resolution 3D models for concept art, or for use in marketing campaigns
    • Generate 3D renderings of different styles adhering to the project art direction
    • Use of scripting to automate 3D modelling/shading

Required Qualifications

    • Possesses 3D generalist skill set, including modelling and rendering
    • Expert-level experience with Maya
    • Solid understanding of rendering and lighting concepts
    • Experience with Unity 3D and Unreal Engine
    • Please include a portfolio link with your application