Realtime 3D Technical Director


Saganworks, Inc.


Realtime 3D Technical Director

  • Full Time (In-Person or Remote)
  • Reports to VP Engineering

Who We Are:

Saganworks brings the power of spatial memory to personal media management and sharing. Transform your personal collections of photos, videos, documents and weblinks to immersive interactive and beautiful customizable 3D spaces. Our goal is to change the way people manage and share their digital lives.


Who We’re Looking For:

A curious, passionate, and collaborative development leader ready to own the technical vision of our service and apps.  You are an expert in delivering high-quality real-time 3D experiences on a broad range of hardware. You are always looking for new opportunities to enhance the product’s enjoyment performance, and stability. You thrive in a collaborative environment working with artists, designers, and fellow engineers to solve interesting and challenging problems.

What You’ll Do:

  • Research and recommend technology needs for core services – understand the engine, middleware, plugins, and their constraints
  • Working with the VP of engineering manage the software development processes including defining scope, risks, task descriptions and dependencies
  • Balance the need for rapid prototyping and long-term system design
  • Communicate and collaborate with other senior team stakeholders – represent the engineering team for key decision points
  • Ensure that all aspects of the product are built with productive methodologies, excellent coding practices, technical briefs, and code reviews/audits to ensure long-term quality
  • Work with the VP of Engineering to recruit, on-board, and mentor members of the engineering team
  • Work directly with your fellow developers to build and deliver new features for the service

What You’ll Need:

  • At least 7 years of leadership experience in software development in the games industry (or similar industry that utilizes game engine technologies)
  • Expert in the application of real-time rendering technologies for products in the commercial and consumer space using Unity3D
  • Proficient in C#
  • Comfort with GIT and Visual Studio
  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Software Engineering, or equivalent.
  • Excellent management and communication skills
  • Experience and preference working in collaborative development environments (working with artists, designers, product managers, and executives)
  • Completed at least 2 full product cycles (built products from prototype to deployment and commercialization)
  • Experience with publishing for IOS and Android

What Will Set You Apart:

  • Experience with games as a service, or SaSS product development cycles and processes
  • Rapid Prototyping Skills (hack-a-thons, game jams, and hobby projects)
  • Tools and Plugin Authoring for Unity
  • Experience with Unreal and other Game Engines (for perspective)
  • Experience with webGPU and other WebGL application environments
  • Start-up experience is strongly recommended


  • Generous health, dental, and vision insurance for employees and families
  • 401k plan with company matching contributions
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Flexible scheduling and the ability to work from home
  • Professional development and wellness benefits
  • Great office location in beautiful downtown Ann Arbor Michigan

We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team. Saganworks is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status.

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