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Unity XR Developer

PHI Studio

Publication date Apr 19, 2024

Working hours
Full time
Spoken and written languages
Base salary
$65 000 - $85 000
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The person in this position will play a key role in the development of PHI Studio's creative projects, from prototype to the final work. Working with the creative team, this person will bring technical know-how and knowledge of various technologies to bear on the creative potential of the project, helping to bring it to a successful conclusion.

About the position

About PHI

PHI encompasses the PHI Centre, PHI Studio, artist-in-residence programs and the PHI Foundation for Contemporary Art. Thanks to an eclectic program and a predilection for content creation, PHI promotes unexpected encounters between artists and audiences.

About PHI Studio

PHI Studio specializes in the production and development of original content, as well as the marketing and distribution of immersive experiences. It is a catalyst for innovation, bringing together artists, creators, directors and producers.

Main responsibilities

  • Carry out Unity development specific to virtual reality and/or augmented reality;
  • Integrate assets received from external teams into a project and audit their quality;
  • Support the project's creative team in visual and interactive exploration;
  • Participate in the study of the viability of technological decisions, for the development and installation of projects;
  • Carry out or support the graphic development of projects (shaders, post-processing, etc.);
  • Contribute to maintaining the team's expertise within the studio, notably by documenting code, and proposing and participating in the development of tools that improve the team's efficiency;
  • Optimize the quality and performance of developed software solutions to ensure their stability during operations.


  • Minimum academic requirements: DEC in an appropriate field;
  • Minimum of 3 years relevant experience;
  • Advanced knowledge of the Unity engine, its various tools (VFXGraph, ShaderGraph, SRP, timelines...) and C#;
  • Experience in graphics development and optimization (Shaders, Post-process, VFX, etc.);
  • Knowledge of constraints related to VR / AR development, and mobile development;
  • Advanced knowledge of Git and Git LFS;
  • Proficiency in other languages and interest in related fields: Python, Javascript, HTML/CSS, Arduino, Android...;
  • Knowledge of network technologies and system administration basics;
  • Ability to work in a team, to give and receive constructive feedback;
  • Interest in other trades to facilitate teamwork (graphics, animation, lighting, ...);
  • Other: rigor, organizational skills, autonomy, curiosity, team spirit and a taste for challenge are highly appreciated. Strong interest in culture, art & digital media

Our Benefits

Grow with us

At PHI, there's always room to grow. We support the careers of our employees and love it when we can give one of our own the promotion of their dreams.

Hybrid work environment

We allow our employees to perform most tasks remotely from home. We encourage PHI's common spaces to be used as a gathering place that fosters creativity and teamwork—rather than as an office.


Physical activity has many benefits for the body and mind, which is why PHI offers its employees an allowance to contribute to the expenses of physical activities (materials, registration fees, events, etc.)  

Vacation and time off

We understand that our employees need time to recharge, which is why we offer paid time off for vacations, personal days and sick days.


Enjoy a comprehensive group insurance plan that offers life insurance, critical illness, healthcare benefits and more. Virtual care and telemedicine services also included

Group RRSP

Employees can choose to join our group retirement savings plan, which gives them access to low management fees and tools that’ll help them achieve their financial goals.
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Our values


Art and culture are essential pillars in maintaining a healthy and sustainable society. Our teams are invested in enacting PHI's mission and vision on a daily basis. As a result, we are committed to sharing and encouraging the work of artists and defending their questions and explorations that reflect our collective reality.


By joining forces, we create value for us all. Every voice and every talent contributes to enriching PHI. We offer space for dialogue, exchange and experimentation that encourages active participation. Our strength lies in our approach, working in concert with artists, innovative minds and institutions from around the world.


We embrace novelty, experimentation and pioneering spirit. PHI is a laboratory where new ideas take shape, where artists push beyond their own limits and where innovation is encouraged. Looking to the future, we are committed to listening to the voices of creators and our collaborators, offering them a space for expression and reflection.


We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of ethics and honesty in everything we do. In harmony with our values and mission, we strive to act collectively with transparency and accountability with our colleagues, artists, public, and communities at large. We strive to build a culture of trust by fostering responsiveness and humility.


Above all, we are committed to creating an environment where everyone feels heard and supported, defending best practices in equity, diversity, accessibility and inclusion. We actively seek to eliminate barriers that prevent full participation in our activities, prioritizing empathy and respect in all our interactions.

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We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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