Software Engineer/Programmer - 3D Animation (Apple Vision Pro)

London, Greater London, United Kingdom
Software and Services


Role Number:200539458
Apple is where individual imaginations gather together, committing to the values that lead to great work. Every new product we build, service we create, or Apple Store experience we deliver is the result of us making each other’s ideas stronger. That happens because every one of us shares a belief that we can make something wonderful and share it with the world, changing lives for the better. It’s the diversity of our people and their thinking that inspires the innovation that runs through everything we do. When we bring everybody in, we can do the best work of our lives. Here, you’ll do more than join something — you’ll add something. Apple Vision Pro is a revolutionary spatial computer that seamlessly blends digital content with your physical space. It will allow us to do the things we love in ways never before possible — all while staying connected to the people around us. The Vision Products Group (VPG) is looking for a Software Development Engineer to help us push the limits of the next generation of interactive experiences on our platform. This team is working with some of Apple’s most advanced technologies including spatial computing, augmented reality (AR), machine learning (ML), and computer vision (CV), to create ground-breaking new products. As a member of our creative organization, you will have the uniquely rewarding opportunity to craft future products that will delight and inspire millions of people every single day.


Apple makes the newest technologies accessible to build delightful experiences. As part of our team you will have the opportunity to design, architect and develop start-of-the-art solutions to make character animation development accessible on our platforms. You are comfortable working in a dynamic, creative and fast paced environments. Engineers on our team will work quickly and smartly to determine viability of ideas and technologies. You will need keen understanding of 3D animation development and an ambition to explore unknown teritories. In this position, you will work with our team of engineers, artists and designers and work closely with organization across Apple to develop these animation technologies.

Minimum Qualifications

Key Qualifications

  • Solid knowledge and experience with C++
  • Experience with real time skeletal character animation techniques.
  • Experience with game engines.
  • Good understanding and comfort with 3D maths (linear algebra).
  • Detail-oriented approach to planning, execution, and maintenance.
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to collaborate successfully with peers from diverse experiences and backgrounds.
  • Ability to drive results in a fast-paced and agile organization.

Preferred Qualifications

Education & Experience

BS / MS in Computer Science OR equivalent degree and at least 6 years of experience.

Additional Requirements

  • Familiarity with any of the following technologies: ARKit, RealityKit, SceneKit.
  • Proficiency in macOS, iOS, or Unix development practices.
  • Experience in 3D Animation, 3D Math, or Motion Capture technologies.
  • Experience building AR/VR apps either professionally or personally.
  • An interest and passion for AR/VR Technologies.