Lead Unreal Engineer

Los Angeles / Remote



Apr 7, 2023



Glossi is reinventing outdated creative workflows from the ground up. We’re creating a cloud-based Unreal Engine app that brings stunning real-time 3D to the browser, giving everyone the power to create gorgeous, cinematic videos and images to market their products - no experience required.

Mission for the role

Glossi is the future of creative output, and your future as a Lead Unreal Engineer will include binding our app state between our web and 3D runtime in a way that internal development of our technical stack (web, data, messaging, runtime) is indistinguishable for every team role via an API. You’ll be interacting with all parts of the team to help codify needs, and execute on meaningful work.



  • Successfully develop, implement, and document cross-platform API to handle Glossi functionality across tech stack (web, messaging, runtime, cloud)

  • Successfully develop and manage ongoing updates to internal documentation and architecture for stack

  • Own versioning system for tech stack and improve app availability for all stakeholders

  • Collaborate with technology leadership to inform architecture of implementation.

  • Lead members on the team with ease during difficult situations, and being open to follow any team member when the situation demands.


  • Manage task visibility/estimations daily and communicate progress with the team so that all stakeholders have clarity into technical progress in real time

  • Regularly present concise and effective updates, tutorials and decision points to internal stakeholders

  • Propose opportunities with the team to improve the experience of our users through technology

  • Take responsibility for planning and assessing viability of key development goals, integrating team feedback, overcoming challenges and engaging the Glossi team to help stay on track to committed deliverables.



  • Lead developing features for the 3D runtime

  • Efficient and highly-organized development

  • Analytical with excellent communication skills, ability to establish clear priorities, and define expectations to internal and external partners

  • Persistent, open-minded and willing to learn

  • Ability to see the tree from the forest

  • Provide opportunity to teach others what you know, and to learn what you don’t.

  • Maintain transparent communication with a focus on fostering trust with internal stakeholders and external partners


  • Highly motivated, strong work ethic

  • Self-directed with strong domain knowledge

  • Motivated by and excited to work in accordance with company values (see below)

  • Thrive under ambiguity, and confident leading a technical vision

  • Energized by offering the world technical-first solutions

  • A teacher, leader, and follower.

Ideal requirements

  • Propose, Plan, and Implement an API layer to be used cross-platforms

  • Ability to create fun and easy to read documentation

  • Strong C++ skills and the ability to code and architect systems and tools

  • Strong math skills

  • Strong transform calculus

  • The ability to articulate what is strong/weak about the design of existing systems

  • Professional experience with Cloud Platform services

  • Strong CI/CD skills and the ability to collaborate, implement, and maintain build pipelines

  • Professional experience with Web services


  • Health, Vision, Dental, Life and 401k


  • 85K to 180K + 0% to 0.5% Equity

Hiring process