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Senior UI Engineer - Unreal Engine

  • Games Department
  • Full-time
  • Miami, FL
  • Remote friendly

2022-04-06 17:06:54 UTC

About Us

AEXLAB is a virtual reality technology studio. We create meaningful technologies that make people feel present and connected in virtual worlds for gaming, training, simulation and more. Our mission is to apply our technologies to further virtual reality as a first-class social experience.

In active development, we are building the ultimate VR first person shooter experience, VAIL VR. Our flagship title emphasizes tactical gunplay, high-caliber combat, and collaborative teamwork. Featuring social and matchmaking systems, players can find games for casual or competitive play. Forge lasting friendships and work together with your teammates to achieve victory.

The Role

We have an opening for a talented Senior UI Engineer working with Unreal Engine. Candidates must have a passion for designing systems and implementing UIs that fulfill the vision of the artists and designers. Applicants should be enthusiastic about the opportunity to collaborate with other developers across disciplines, seek out opportunities to dive in, solve problems, and make improvements wherever necessary. The ideal candidate has considerable experience contributing to a large cutting-edge code base and extensive experience creating UI.  The role requires prior experience developing UI for Unreal Engine.



  • Partner with designers, artists, and other engineers to create compelling and exciting user interfaces

  • Contribute to the design of UI features both aesthetically and systemically

  • Build and maintain plugins and tools to act as the foundation for UI development

  • Maintain documentation and disseminate knowledge on best practices and pipelines to developers across disciplines

  • Mentor other engineers on the UI team



  • Extensive game user interface design and implementation experience

  • A minimum of 5 years’ professional game programming experience or equivalent

  • Advanced C++ programming skills

  • Deep understanding of common user interface concepts like layout, text, event-driven programming, and control widgets

  • Understanding of best practices for ensuring that the UI has a minimal performance and memory footprint, as well as experience using profiling tools

  • Experience working with localization/internationalization systems and dealing with related issues

  • Excellent analytical and communication skills

  • Self-motivated and passionate about making video games

  • Commitment to personal and peer development and sharing best practices


Bonus, but not required:

  • Experience with the technical challenges unique to active Virtual Reality game development

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Math, or related field

  • Comfortable creating shaders to achieve desired look and behavior of UI or other game visuals

  • Experience with gamepad and keyboard/mouse UX considerations

  • Familiarity with established UI authoring tools

  • Experience developing for PS4 and Xbox One


AEXLAB is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to hire, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. If you are passionate about the future of gaming, VR, and community, we’d love for you to join us.