Jobs at Makers Empire: Seeking a Senior Unity 3D Developer

Are you an experienced Unity 3D developer with a strong interest in 3D design? Would you like to help kids become awesome creators and problem solvers? Would you like to join an impact-driven company making EdTech products backed by university research?

Makers Empire is looking for a senior Unity 3D developer to join our small but expert team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated developer to join an Adelaide company with a global impact.

About the Job

Based either remotely or in our office at Lot Fourteen in Adelaide, you’ll be working on new ways to create amazing content with our 3D design technology. Kids in 50+ countries around the world have already created over 70 million designs using the Makers Empire app – that’s over 100,000 designs every day! We are working on some exciting new ways to enable students to make even better creations and take our app to a new level.

You’ll be part of an experienced, multi-disciplinary team backed by consistent revenue from our partnerships with education departments, corporate sponsors and trusts and foundations.

Most of the Makers Empire team have children of their own, so we value work-life balance. As long as your work gets done in a timely way, we don’t mind when or where it happens – flexible working arrangements can be negotiated.

About You

Level of Experience

This opportunity would be a good fit for someone with 5+ years of software development experience, and at least 3+ years of experience with Unity 3D.

Work or life experience with kids/tweens or experience designing games for kids/tweens would be extremely helpful.


As well as Unity 3D, we use a range of other technology so experience with any of the below would be a plus:

  • Blender or other 3D modelling applications
  • Ruby on Rails
  • PHP
  • PostgreSQL
  • HTML / CSS / BabylonJS
  • Linux / Ubuntu
  • Git
  • Azure
  • API design

You’ll fit in great with our team if you:

  • Are passionate about making great software
  • Like to do things that haven’t been done before
  • Are proactive and self-motivated
  • Take pride in your work
  • Can work independently
  • Enjoy working with others
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Pay attention to detail
  • Are reliable
  • Are responsive
  • Are hard working

About Us

Makers Empire is the creator of the world’s most fun & easy to use 3D design software.

Children learn and play with Makers Empire 3D both at school and at home.

With Makers Empire 3D at home, children can unleash their imagination, build creative confidence, solve problems, share designs and engage in our safe, positive, online community of creators.

At school, Makers Empire gives primary, elementary and middle school teachers the tools, skills and resources to confidently teach Design & Technology curricula and engage students in authentic, real-world problem solving.

Makers Empire 3D is the only 3D design app made for K-8 learners and is engaging and easy to use. In-app tutorials, daily challenges and curriculum-aligned challenge courses build students’ creative confidence and develop their Design Thinking skills and interest in STEM. The Teachers Dashboard makes it easy for teachers to organise classes, manage students’ designs, assign and assess work and access curriculum-aligned lesson plans, certified professional development, and resources and training.

To Apply

UPDATE: the deadline for applications has been extended to 31st August, 2022.

Send us your CV with a one-page cover letter to Roland Peddie at by Monday the 22nd of August 2022. Your cover letter should explain why you’re a good fit for this position. Please include links to your previous work/projects, too.

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