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Software Developer, Interactive Design

Join our team's mission to create robots to help people reach their full potential!

Embodied, Inc. is a technology company who has developed disruptive technology to enable a new category of products of lifelike, believable robotic characters capable of interactions with fluid conversations, body language, eye contact, and emotions. 

The first iteration of this technology is Moxie(TM), an animate companion for children developed to help promote social, emotional and cognitive learning. Recognized by TIME magazine as one of the top innovative products of 2020, Moxie(TM) has been called “the robot pal you dreamed of as a kid” (Wired Magazine), “the sophisticated robot for the curious child” (Wallpaper Magazine), and “a technically impressive childhood robot” (TechCrunch). You can learn all about Moxie(TM) and see how Embodied (one of Fast Company’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2021) works at: www.embodied.com 
 

Position Summary

We are looking for an open-minded creative team player to contribute to a revolutionary robot experience for children by developing and scaling unique content design and development for Moxie. Embodied is looking to add a talented, technically skilled, and creative SW Developer, Interactive Design that works on the interface between the technical implementation and creative design of human robot interaction.

Responsibilities include:

  • Contribute to the development of our interactive conversational engine.
  • Develop software for robot control and communication between modules.
  • Create fun and interactive activities that delight the users within the capabilities and leverage the sensory information of the robot.
  • Integrate and implement authored and designed content within the robot system.
  • Actively participate in testing and debugging the behavior of the robot.
  • Work collaboratively with:
  • Creative team of writers, UX designers, and animators to develop engaging multimodal content
  • A team of top frontend and backend engineers to improve user experience
  • Domain experts to implement interactive and conversational features and behaviors

     

      Qualifications

      • BS in Computer Science, Technical Game Design, or similar
      • Demonstrated programming skills in C++, C#, or Unity
      • Ability to tackle complex technical problems with creative solutions
      • Track record of projects that combine software development with creative design in Games, AR, VR, or similar
      • Excellent communication, organization and interpersonal skills: In this role, you will need to communicate clearly, and coordinate complex tasks among teams with diverse backgrounds

       

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Track record in developing interactive technologies leveraging conversation, computer vision, speech or voice as the primary input modality
      • Experience in development, production, and shipping of interactive games/consumer products
      • Experience in development within large software systems (Agile development, Git, Jira, etc.)


      At Embodied, we support diversity and we are an equal opportunity workplace. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes compensation, health benefits, employee stock options, 401(k) match, flexible PTO, and flexible schedules. We are a dynamic and diverse team that likes to push the status quo.

      Contact us at: join@embodied.com