Playbook VR Inc Backend Web Developer Los Angeles, CA · Remote · Full time

Remote full time position in USA or EU ±2h (flexible for the right person). Build the future of immersive design in React and Unity (C#). Competitive salary for wherever you live and 0.25-.65% stock options in the company.


Requirements & Nice To Have Skills

  • Strong web fundamentals, including but not limited to HTML/CSS, JS (Node, React, Typescript, and relevant libraries), YAML, AWS serverless/Lambda step functions, and MySQL
  • You can easily navigate backend architectures and have proven experience in data architecture and designing efficient and scalable data models
  • You are acquainted with Unity (C#) and are eager to learn as is necessary
  • You know how to profile your work and optimize a project for peak performance
  • You are organized, responsive, and accountable
  • You’re more than comfortable working with and optimizing 2D and 3D assets (bonus: Figma and Blender are tools of choice)
  • Desire to own entire features to customers and the team
  • You're deeply passionate about the HCI & AR/VR space and you care about great tools to empower creative people

Our Offer and Benefits

  • Salary — We pay competitively for the best talent, wherever you are.
  • Equity — 0.25% - 0.65% stock options of Playbook
  • Time Off — 14 paid vacation days per year (PTO) + all of your nationally observed holidays
  • Remote Work, Wellness, and Educational Stipends — We invest heavily in our team. Whether it’s a book or a workshop, we want our team to better themselves and continually improve. Exceptions granted regularly.
  • Health Insurance — We'll of course take care of that.
  • 401K/Pension Match — Playbook makes it easy to save money for retirement. We have match programs for retirement.
  • Parental Leave — We offer biological, adoptive, and foster parents paid time off to spend quality time with family.

Our Process

All of our conversations are two-way streets. We reserve a lot of time for the questions that you ask us. And we'll in large parts learn about you by the questions that you ask.

  1. Initial interview with JD & Skylar
  2. Technical assessment (code with us on the product)
  3. Reference call with 2 of your (former) colleagues
  4. We make an offer

Why Playbook?

  • Make a big difference: We're a small and tight knit team of 5. Be a core part of that. Own and implement decisions to build Playbook from scratch.
  • Beautiful design is at our core. We sweat details and regularly test the limits of AR/VR.
  • Remote-first: We're mainly based in Los Angeles, but have plans to hire team members from all around. We always try to make life really easy for you. We care more about exceptional output than inputs.
  • We're backed by the world's best investors and operators behind Meta, Dorm Room Fund, DoNotPay, Beats by Apple, etc. You're in good company. Our advisor and investor network is there to help us whenever we need it, they're serious about helping us build the best XR tools.