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Senior C++ Engineer - 3D Engine

Engineering | Redwood City, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Senior C++ Engineer, 3D Engine

Redwood City, CA

IMVU is seeking a senior full stack software engineer to join us in building out our amazing 3D engine. If you have strong C++ skills with experience in 3D graphics, this is the job for you. You will be working on the core 3D engine while also expanding our shared application logic layer that is leveraged by our application teams on iOS, Android, and the web. You will be joining the team that develops our 3D technologies and works with our application teams to leverage those technologies in amazing ways. As a liaison to our application teams, your experience with iOS, Android, or JavaScript will be valuable in this role, while your C++ expertise will be paramount.

You’ll be joining the team that provides the underpinnings for all the bleeding edge apps at IMVU: 3D Chat rooms, 3D scene design tools, WithMoji 3D stickers, server-side image rendering of 3D assets, and more!


  • Minimum 5 years experience writing scalable, reliable software

  • BA/BS in Computer Science, related technical field, or equivalent practical experience

  • Strong in C++

  • Strong 3D experience (OpenGL, DirectX, Metal, etc.)

  • Comfortable working with, learning, and debugging different languages

  • A firm grasp of Computer Science fundamentals including object oriented design, data structure, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis.

  • Skilled at traversing existing code, addressing issues that need immediate attention balanced against long-term refactoring needs, business needs, and code quality goals.

  • Familiar with REST interfaces and network protocols

  • Willing to embrace robust unit testing methodologies


BONUS POINTS (not required, but nice to have)

  • Experience developing 3D engine technologies

  • Experience with iOS and/or Android development

  • Knowledge of internals of Unreal Engine, Crysis, Ogre, Unity

  • Experience building UIs or backends for 3D modeling/rendering tools

  • Experience with 3D authoring tools: 3D Studio, Blender, Maya, etc.

  • Comfortable developing on a Mac

  • Competent using git and github

  • Able to grok OO design patterns and C++ idioms

  • Fond of loose-coupling and layered architectures

  • Understanding of CDNs and browser caching

  • Working knowledge of cross platform/browser compatibility issues (IE, Firefox, Safari, and Chrome)


Based in Silicon Valley, Together Labs (formerly IMVU Inc.) is a leading technology company dedicated to empowering people to connect, create and earn in virtual worlds. Together Labs’ products represent the changing landscape of social interaction and redefine human connection. With IMVU, the world's largest avatar social platform and a top-5 grossing app in the App Store, millions of users can customize their characters through a growing catalog of 50 million community created items and explore over 400,000+ destinations to connect to each other. Setting the standard for the use of digital currencies in the metaverse, VCOIN unlocks the full potential of virtual economies and solves the unmet need for easy and secure global peer-to-peer payment. Currently in development, WithMe is a new mobile platform that empowers social connection through shared experiences in virtual spaces.

Founded in 2004 and based in the heart of Silicon Valley, Together Labs is led by a team that's dedicated to pioneering the virtual reality industry. Together Labs is backed by venture investors Menlo Ventures, Allegis Capital, Bridgescale Partners and Best Buy Capital.

Together Labs (formerly IMVU) has been recognized frequently as Best Place to Work in the Silicon Valley. 



  • Please try out our core product before you apply. We’d like you to understand our products and have some understanding of our customers.

  • Please include a cover letter. Make sure to discuss why you are interested in learning more about Together Labs. 

IMVU is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.