Help us turn virtual reality on its head

14 Open Positions

Build a teleporter, a time machine and a social network all in one

We want anyone to be able to capture, share and communicate through virtual reality in seconds, using hardware they already have - their phone. As a company, we strive to innovate on a daily basis and were 2016 winners of the SXSW Interactive VR Accelerator. We are a diverse team, formerly at companies like Soundcloud, Rockstar Games, Ubisoft and Qualcomm. Join us to create the definitive social platform, bridging today's mobile world with the future of VR.

We call Berlin, Germany home. The city is a dynamic metropolis set against a historic backdrop offering endless culture, unbeatable nightlife, professional diversity (not everyone's in tech!) and, most importantly, a high quality of life at low cost, all of this in close proximity to Europe’s most famous locations. We love it, and we think you would too.

We're growing! Come join us!

iOS Engineer

You are passionate about creating great innovative products, and have a strong track record of building high performance and production quality software on an aggressive schedule.

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iOS Engineer

You are passionate about creating great innovative products with international impact. You have a strong background in software engineering and a track record of building high performance and production quality software. You will be working with top researchers in the field of deep learning to integrate powerful machine learning algorithms with low-level native iOS APIs and the artwork of Berlin's favourite Virtual Reality artists.

In order to make sure that all employees get a full view of our vast technology stack we have frequent master classes on machine learning and invite guest lecturers from leading research institutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement native iOS and macOS components inside a large unity application
  • Design, implement and optimize Metal Performance Shaders
  • Work closely with Unity engineers to optimize graphics performance
  • Communicate implementation constraints to deep learning researchers
  • Assist researchers in all questions iOS when building prototype and demo apps

Requirements:

  • Excellent software craftsmanship
  • Experienced in Test Driven Development
  • Professional experience building iOS apps (2 years+)
  • Proficient in Metal or OpenGL
  • There’s no such thing as a “doesn’t work” attitude.
  • Estimate your work and deliver on time working in an Agile process
  • Strong communication skills in English

Special Qualifications:

  • Experience with Unity3D
  • Experience with video containers & streaming protocols

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Senior Unity Engineer

Imagine what you could do at a mobile app that truly brings VR into the hands of everyone.

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Senior Unity Engineer

Imagine what you could do at a mobile app that truly brings VR into the hands of everyone. At Splash, great ideas have a way of becoming great features, UI, and user experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. You will be directly involved in the day to day decision making that will help us ship a high quality app, plus help set us up for what comes next.

Responsibilities:

  • Be always up to date about recent Unity developments and develop features with cutting edge technology
  • Quickly prototype and build on top of reusable components to craft portable features at blazing speed
  • Design, develop, benchmark and optimize 2D and 3D user interfaces for mobile platforms in Unity
  • Release daily new features to the app store working closely with apple’s review team and our backend engineers

Requirements:

  • Ability to prototype quickly
  • Practical knowledge of architecture design patterns
  • Professional experience working in Unity3D (3 years+)
  • Ability to implement components with fine-tuned memory management
  • Basic understanding of backend software stack, RESTful APIs
  • Basic understanding of native iOS and/or Android stack
  • Estimate your work and deliver on time working in an Agile process
  • Be the expert and owner for key areas of our technology
  • Strong inter-disciplinary collaboration skills

Special Qualifications:

  • Experience with shader programming for mobile devices
  • Experience building responsive mobile 2D user interfaces in Unity
  • Experience in using and writing native C++ plugins
  • Experience with Cardboard SDK
  • Experience with Oculus SDK
  • Experience in running user studies and tests

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Computer Vision & Deep Learning Engineer

You will help take breakthrough computer vision and machine learning algorithms out of the labs, and put them into the first mass-market product for Virtual Reality.

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Computer Vision & Deep Learning Engineer

You will help take breakthrough computer vision and machine learning algorithms out of the labs, and put them into the first mass-market product for Virtual Reality. Our team of computer vision engineers has worked on real-time panorama stitching and mobile deep learning for more than six years. We pride ourselves with constantly pushing the boundaries of current research, being active researchers and inventors in the field ourselves. At the same time we are engineers at heart, never settling until we have optimized an implementation to be as robust and fast as possible.

Responsibilities:

  • Design, prototype and benchmark algorithms for mobile real-time mixed reality
  • Work closely with backend / mobile engineers to implement user-facing products for the next big video content platform.
  • Research recent innovations in the field of computer vision, deep learning and computer graphics.
  • Inform and guide product as well as company decisions with feedback from current research.

Requirements:

  • PhD in Computer Vision or similar, alternatively a comparable industry career, with significant experience in state-of-the-art Computer Vision and Machine Learning.
  • Experience in training neural networks for visual tasks
  • There’s no such thing as a “doesn’t work” attitude
  • Estimate your work and deliver on time working in an Agile process

Special Qualifications:

  • Experience with building and maintaining large-scale deep learning data pipelines
  • Experience in optimizing neural network weights for execution speed on mobile devices
  • Skillful in data visualization

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Computer Vision Intern

You will help take breakthrough Computer Vision and Machine Learning algorithms out of the lab and put them into the first mass-market product for Mixed Reality.

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Computer Vision Intern

Our team has worked on real-time Virtual Reality and Computer Vision systems for more than six years. We are in frequent exchange with international top universities, doing joint research on the major algorithmic problems that have to be solved for Mixed Reality to become mass market. We pride ourselves with constantly pushing the boundaries of current research, being active researchers and inventors in the field ourselves. At the same time we are engineers at heart, never settling until we have optimized an implementation to be as robust and fast as possible.

Responsibilities:
• Design, prototype and benchmark new algorithms
• Design experiments and data sets to evaluate and improve algorithms
• Work closely in a multi-faceted team of designers and engineers to implement user facing products for the next big social network
• Research recent innovations in the field of camera tracking, multi-view synthesis, semantic analysis and procedural generation

Requirements:
• Currently pursuing a MSc., MEng. or PhD., with significant experience in state of the art Computer Vision and Machine Learning
• High mathematical proficiency
• Capable of deriving and prototyping solutions to complex problems independently
• An “it must work” mindset

Special Qualifications (a plus):
• OpenCV experience
• Training and tuning Neural Networks
• Structure from Motion and SLAM
• Procedural Generation
• Data visualization

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2D Artist

You will be involved from concept to phone-ready asset creation of Augmented Reality effects and characters.

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2D Artist

You are a talented 2D artist with a bold, cartoony style with a semi-realistic flavor. You will be involved from concept to phone-ready asset creation of Augmented Reality effects and characters. You will dock into a simple in-house pipeline to push your assets directly to the iPhone. We are looking for talent to help us shape the look and feel of our new project within a small, vibrant and fun multi function team.

Responsibilities:

  • Creating in cartoony to semi-realistic style
  • Concepting work
  • Bring Concepts to life in bold, graphic 2D art
  • 2D Mobile product experience with some 3D is ideal
  • Work closely with engineers, designers and management team

Requirements:

  • 1+ years work in game company
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience as a 2D Artist and 3D supplementary ability
  • Proficient with various professional 2D software packages for asset content production (e.g. After Effects, Flash, Spine, Photoshop, etc.)
  • Understanding of the technical requirements of game developing for mobile platforms
  • Concept look of shaders in After Effects

Special Qualifications:

  • Proficient with 3D software packages for asset content production (e.g. Maya, 3D Studio Max, Unity, …)
  • Animation experience for Unity
  • Knowledge of Unity particle and vfx capabilities
  • UI basic skills, process and basic tools
  • Experience on Agile methodology and frameworks
  • Basic understanding of shaders in unity

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UI Designer

You create and maintain the visual language of Splash.

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UI Designer

As a UI Designer your role will be to translate established screenflows to playful and intuitive user experiences. You will have the unique opportunity to design the interfaces of an Augmented Reality app that is part camera, part mobile game.. You would use context and market analysis to identify common patterns in competitive products and give insights on innovative approaches in the industry. We place big value on unique approaches of interfaces in 3D space.

Responsibilities:

  • Strong graphic design skills
  • Strong analytical design skills
  • Game/publication design experience
  • Fast interactive prototyping and wire framing
  • Creative approach to working in 3D space (willingness to work with Unity developers to enhance style)
  • UX experience, especially in categorising and discover of filters and effects
  • Provide unique solutions to improve the creative process in a collaborative environment
  • Design test plans and run user testing
  • Work closely with design team

Requirements:

  • Portfolio review required
  • Experience in development and prototyping of other entertainment mobile apps or mobile products
  • Proficient with various professional UI Design software packages (Adobe Suite, Sketch, Cinema 4D)
  • Strong graphical skills
  • Ability to work with UI Animations for icons, particle and lighting effects
  • Experience on Agile methodology and frameworks
  • Strong communication skills to bridge the gap between disciplines
  • Mentoring skills

Special Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Unity & Shader capabilities to tune style and look
  • Experience in designing a camera app

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HR Assistant

It is your task to help take care of our employees and recruit new members for our growing team.

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HR Assistant

Splash, Winner of SXSW VR 2016 awards, aims to produce cutting edge AR/MR/VR apps. It is your task to work with our team of Developers and Designers, in addition to assisting with the recruitment and hiring of new team members.

Requirements:

  • Assist with HR management of current employees and freelancers.
  • Source talent with desired skillset and experience for open roles.
  • Assist with crafting Job Descriptions and postings online.
  • Assist in translating German job postings and HR documents.
  • Work in candidate database to accurately monitor candidate interviews, build active candidate pipelines, and communicate with candidates.
  • Coordinate and confirm the scheduling of all candidate interviews with Recruiter and Hiring Managers.
  • Coordinate the travel plans for out-of-town candidates.
  • Conduct reference checks for manager.
  • Draft offer letters and coordinate their acceptance/followup.
  • Work on assigned special talent acquisition projects.
  • Source relevant industry events and occasionally attend to connect with tech community.
  • Berlin based.

Special Qualifications:

  • English (required), German (a big plus)
  • Experience with media
  • Experience with social media
  • Experience working in HR or Recruitment (not required)

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3D Character Artist

Craft beautiful 3D characters and breathe life into them.

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3D Character Artist

Craft beautiful 3D scenes, breathe life into them through animation, texturing, interaction and sounds. You have a great sense of humor and empathy and that comes through in your work.

Responsibilities:

  • Think mobile and VR
  • Model exceptional 3D characters for mobile
  • Rig and animate 3D models
  • Source sound effects and apply to characters

Requirements:

  • Demonstrable experience in creating 3D characters, either commercially or on a completed game modification with multiple releases
  • Ability to prototype quickly
  • Expertise in creating 3D characters for mobile
  • Experience in asset pipeline for Unity3D
  • 3D modelling expertise for mobile (3+ years)
  • Rigging and animation expertise for mobile (2+ years)
  • 3D texturing experience for mobile
  • Strong traditional art skills
  • 3D modelling packages such as Maya or 3D Studio Max
  • Expert in Photoshop
  • Ability to sketch ideas

Special Qualifications:

  • Create and maintain 3D prop and modular assets
  • Create and maintain texture library
  • Compose sound effects
  • Ability to write shaders in Unity
  • Other visual art skills eg. illustration, graphic design, particle effects, technical art

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Unity Prototyper

You execute the ideas of our talented designers super fast. A fair amount of times, your ideas are even better.

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Unity Prototyper

Craft beautiful 3D scenes, breathe live into them through animation, texturing and, above all, meaningful interaction with the user.

Responsibilities:

  • Think mobile and VR
  • Model and texture both 3D characters and environments
  • Rig and animate 3D models
  • Composite and FX video
  • Quickly prototype your concepts in Unity3D
  • Make them interactive in 360°

Requirements:

  • Ability to prototype quickly
  • Experience working in Unity3D for mobile (3 years+) with a focus in 3D asset handling and animation
  • 3D modelling expertise for mobile (3+ years)
  • 3D texturing experience for mobile
  • Video post-production expertise
  • Expert in Maya, 3DS or Blender
  • Expert in Photoshop
  • Ability to sketch ideas

Special Qualifications:

  • Professional programming experience in Unity, C# (3+ years)
  • Ability to write shaders in Unity
  • Other visual art skills eg. illustration, graphic design, particle effects, technical art

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Android Engineer

You are passionate about creating great innovative products with international impact. You have a strong background in software engineering and a track record of building high performance and production quality software.

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Android Engineer

You are passionate about creating great innovative products with international impact. You have a strong background in software engineering and a track record of building high performance and production quality software. You will be working with top researchers in the field of deep learning to integrate powerful machine learning algorithms with low-level native iOS APIs and the artwork of Berlin's favourite Virtual Reality artists.

In order to make sure that all employees get a full view of our vast technology stack we have frequent master classes on machine learning and invite guest lecturers from leading research institutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and implement native iOS and macOS components inside a large unity application
  • Design, implement and optimize Metal Performance Shaders
  • Work closely with Unity engineers to optimize graphics performance
  • Communicate implementation constraints to deep learning researchers
  • Assist researchers in all questions iOS when building prototype and demo apps

Requirements:

  • Excellent software craftsmanship
  • Experienced in Test Driven Development
  • Professional experience building iOS apps (2 years+)
  • Proficient in Metal or OpenGL
  • There’s no such thing as a “doesn’t work” attitude.
  • Estimate your work and deliver on time working in an Agile process
  • Strong communication skills in English

Special Qualifications:

  • Experience with Unity3D
  • Experience with video containers & streaming protocols

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Backend Engineer

You love building distributed systems at massive scale and tackling impossible problems that few engineers are fortunate enough to face.

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Backend Engineer

You love building distributed systems at massive scale and tackling impossible problems that few engineers are fortunate enough to face. Our team of backend engineers extends our super efficient Golang-based backend every day. We leverage Kubernetes and Google Cloud to focus on what we are really good at: delivering VR experiences in seconds to our users all around the world. Massive growth means that we constantly need to reinvent and reiterate. We continuously investigate new tech stacks and are open for your input and experience to shape our thriving service cluster.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize and implement solutions to complex engineering problems.
  • Drive adoption of best practices in code health, testing, and maintainability.
  • Analyze and decompose complex software systems.
  • Collaborate with and influence others to improve the overall design.
  • Work together with leading Computer Vision researchers

Requirements:

  • Excellent software craftsmanship
  • Experienced in Test Driven Development
  • Hands-on distributed systems know-how (2 years+)
  • Experience working with container based environments
  • There’s no such thing as a “doesn’t work” attitude.
  • Estimate your work and deliver on time working in an Agile process

Special Qualifications:

  • Experience building highly-scalable services in Go
  • Experience with high resolution video streaming and processing
  • Experience with large-scale machine learning and computer vision
  • Experience with data analysis and data visualization
  • Experience with modern browser APIs (WebRTC & WebGL)

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UX Designer

You prototype and learn quickly by communicating your ideas eloquently and super-visually.

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UX Designer

You prototype and learn quickly by communicating your ideas eloquently and super-visually. Why? You will realise the true potential of 360 degree sharing and storytelling on a mobile phone. Ensure that the UX of all aspects of Splash is both logical and delightful, flowing meaningfully and intuitively from one interaction to the next.

Responsibilities:

  • Come up with the best ways to capture and watch 360 videos on a phone
  • Ability to create wireframes as well as motion visual design comps for mobile and VR interfaces
  • Conduct extensive user-testing and face-to-face interviews
  • Create user personas
  • Work closely with Product to analyze feedback from all additional channels (analytics, community, etc.)
  • Communicate ideas clearly to drive consensus around UX decisions
  • Motion and interactive prototyping

Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to transform a verbal idea into a multimedia experience (scribbling, sketching, motion graphic mockups, interactive prototypes)
  • Experience with a variety of software, including Adobe Suite, Sketch, ...
  • A strong understanding of brand development and multichannel marketing concepts
  • Collaborative, learning-oriented mindset. At Splash, you will be part of an ambitious, world-class, collaborative team.
  • Portfolio review required

Special Qualifications:

  • 3D modeling, After Effects, rendering and animation
  • Video and sound editing
  • Familiarity with Unity 3D
  • Print design experience. Ability to design occasional swag like Google Cardboards, stickers or Splash-branded underwear for merchandise or sales initiatives.
  • Passion for blogging

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Streaming Engineer

You will build the infrastructure for a vast network of virtual worlds.

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Streaming Engineer

You will build the infrastructure for a vast network of virtual worlds. You will be responsible to prevent the worst feeling in all of VR - waiting for content to be streamed. You will design, plan and implement client-side and server-side measures alike, guiding all parts of our software stack towards perfect immersion.

Requirements:

  • Excellent software craftsmanship
  • Experienced in Test Driven Development
  • Professional experience developing scalable media services (2 years+)
  • There’s no such thing as a “doesn’t work” attitude.
  • Estimate your work and deliver on time working in an Agile process

Special Qualifications:

  • Experience with mobile multimedia APIs
  • Experience with adaptive quality audio streaming
  • Experience with video quality analysis & computer vision

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Office Manager

We're looking for an Office Manager and help oversee our fun startup team. You will be in charge of running the day to day operations of our office and support the HR of the team.

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Office Manager

Responsibilities:

  • General office management.
  • Contracts and work visa preparations.
  • Purchasing and ordering for the company.
  • Employee payroll and benefits payments.
  • On-boarding our employees from diverse backgrounds.
  • Support with all HR-related tasks, including recruitment.
  • Tracking and payments of invoices.
  • Organizing company events and travel.

Requirements:

  • Must speak and write in German and English.
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