Senior Unity Developer Job Random42
Full-time . London

Senior Unity Developer

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Random42 is a medical animation studio located in the heart of Marylebone, London. Our team of scientists, artists, animators, and programmers collaborate to effortlessly intertwine the worlds of science, art, and technology, producing some of the most impactful scientific imagery, stories, and interactive experiences.

About the job

Random42 is looking for a Senior Unity Developer with a solid understanding of programming and proven production experience to join our team and help us build scientific interactive experiences. The job will consist of:

  • Developing software using the Unity engine, mostly creating real-time VR/MR experiences for current and next-gen headsets (Quest 3, Vision Pro) with the occasional touchscreen-based / mobile application
  • Coordinating with our science department to ensure that everything that happens on screen is scientifically accurate
  • Working alongside project managers to deliver projects on time and according to requirements and keep projects in scope
  • Working alongside lead developers to manage a small team and supervise work accordingly

Essential requirements

  • Demonstrable experience in Unity & C# development
  • Familiarity with architectural patterns applicable to Unity
  • Knowledge of real-time shaders development (HLSL/Shadergraph) and URP
  • Experience in managing and delivering projects in a production environment
  • Able to write and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable code; experience using Git version control in a team

Great to have

  • Artistic eye for lighting, colors, and look-dev
  • Experience developing for Meta Quest/VR Headsets and Mixed Reality Platforms ie. AR Foundation/Vuforia
  • Knowledge of the iOS Development environment (XCode & iOS development & app publishing workflows)
  • Understanding of performance optimization strategies
  • Understanding and awareness of UX best practices


  • 25 days holiday + Bank holidays per annum
  • Company pension scheme
  • A competitive annual bonus scheme
  • Calm Premium Membership
  • Medicash health benefit
  • WeCare Digital Health & Wellbeing Service – provides online GP appointments, health & fitness advice, and second medical opinions for diagnosed conditions
  • Season ticket loan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • 2 days of charity leave per year
  • Life insurance (4x salary)
  • Cycle to work scheme

We pride ourselves on developing our teams and promoting internally, which means excellent scope for career progression. In addition, we also offer the following:

  • Supportive working environment
  • Excellent scope for progression
  • Newly refurbished, centrally located office with roof terrace
  • Bike park & on-site shower
  • Employee referral scheme (£1500 if you refer someone who joins the team – payable after they have been here three months)
  • Breakfast and refreshments in the office
  • Hybrid working (2 days per week from home upon successful completion of probation period)



If you feel you have the skills and qualities we are looking for, please apply now by sending your CV and samples of your recent work/code (e.g. GitHub/projects showcase/portfolio) to [email protected]. Please include the role you are applying for in your email subject.

We would ideally like to reply to everyone individually; however, this isn’t possible due to the volume of applications we receive. We will, therefore, focus on successful candidates.

If your application is not successful in this instance, but you would like us to retain your CV and contact you if a position more suited to your skills and experience arises, please include this in your covering email.


Note: This is an onsite position, with 2 days of remote work per week – you should therefore be available to commute to our office in Marylebone, London.

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