We have an experienced leadership team, and excellent technical contributors.
What are we missing? A person like you, who has relevant Swift UI experience, and who can help to develop and build an application for Apple’s platforms.
Step into the future with our game-changing startup! We're pushing the boundaries of mixed-reality and AI. Using the Apple Vision Pro headset, we're crafting a new kind of interactive mixed-reality experience. What we’re building is not a traditional game, but uses elements of what typically goes into a game, including art, animation, AI / ML, and user interaction. Our goal is to create an engaging and emotionally uplifting experience. Our product will be an example of the successful deployment of Affective AI.

If you’re excited by our mission, and if you share our love for mixed-reality and
Affective AI, then let's chat. Together, we’ll be able to bring a new kind of mixed-reality experience to life.

Location: Bend, OR (and remote) ⎮ Job type: Full-time employee
Reporting line: CTO ⎮ Department: Engineering
What you will do
As a Swift developer, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining high-end visionOS applications using Swift, SwiftUI, and UIKit, for the Apple Vision Pro. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product teams and software engineering teams, to deliver innovative solutions that enhance the user experience and meet business objectives. The ideal candidate should have a strong passion for iOS / iPadOS / VisionOS  app development, excellent problem-solving skills, and a deep understanding across all of Apple's platforms.

  • Develop applications for the Apple Vision Pro, adhering to best practices and coding standards.
  • Collaborate with software engineers, product managers, and other stakeholders to understand and translate engagement requirements into functional applications.
  • Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code, ensuring high performance and responsiveness of applications.
  • Identify and resolve bugs, bottlenecks, and performance issues on time.
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest trends and advancements in Swift, iOS and/or VisionOS development to leverage new features and tools effectively.
  • Work with the testing team to ensure the delivery of robust, reliable, and secure applications.
  • Collaborate with the support team to troubleshoot and resolve customer issues as needed.

What you need to succeed
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Strong proficiency in Swift (or interest and ability to learn), Objective C or C.
  • Experience in building apps for the Apple ecosystem, using Xcode.
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming (OOP) principles and design patterns.
  • Experience with UIKit and / or SwiftUI frameworks for developing user interfaces.
  • Knowledge of Core Data or other persistence frameworks for data management.
  • Familiarity with networking protocols and RESTful APIs for data retrieval and integration.
  • Proficiency in using debugging and profiling tools to optimize application performance.
  • Ability to write clean, modular, and reusable code that follows industry best practices.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to analyze and address complex issues.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Proven ability to learn new technologies and new ideas quickly.

And you would do even better if you have:
  • Experience with Apple's ecosystem and familiarity with Apple's Human Interface Guidelines (HIG).
  • Understanding agile development methodologies and version control systems (such as Git).
  • Familiarity with continuous integration and delivery (CI/CD) pipelines.
  • Experience with testing frameworks, such as XCTest or Quick/Nimble.
  • Contribution to open-source engagements or personal engagements showcasing Swift proficiency.
Why choose us?
Our stealth-mode startup, guided by seasoned leaders, seeks skilled professionals like you to advance our mission. We're developing a novel approach that uses Affective AI to engage humans in a positive emotional way...in mixed reality. Your expertise is essential for our success.
  • 1
    Innovative AI
    Our Affective AIs understand you as a emotional, physiological being. For many this will be the first time they've interacted with an AI in a totally natural and intuitive way. We are targeting the new Apple Vision Pro, making your experiences more engaging and life-like than ever before.
  • 2
    Experienced Leadership
    Our co-founders bring a wealth of experience in AI and the gaming industry. One co-founder built the first unicorn game startup in Southeast Asia, while the other served as the Head of Character AI at Apple and Dreamworks.
  • 3
    Massive Impact
    Within five years, our AIs will engage with hundreds of millions of people daily, with a genuine understanding of them as emotional and physiological beings. You'll have a unique opportunity to make a lasting, positive impact on users' lives.
  • 4
    Proven Revenue Model
    We've already established a strong and proven and ethical revenue model, ensuring our startup's long-term success and sustainability.
  • 5
    Stock Option Program
    As a team member, you'll be able to participate in our stock option program, sharing in our success as we grow.
  • 6
    Growth Opportunity
    We empower our team to take initiative in their work and their career. We want to see you grow both professionally and a person.
Work Environment
  • Teamwork makes the dream work, so at bootloader studio we pay very close attention to the work environment to curate it into a happy, healthy, productive environment.
  • 100% product/innovation-focused startup company with experienced founders
  • Flat organization – don’t come to work for us if you want or need minions working for you!
  • Open communication – we listen to each other
  • Friendly, flexible, and fun culture
  • Comfortable, modern, beautiful offices full of the newest tech gears
Equal Employment
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. We believe in treating all employees and applicants with fairness and respect, regardless of their race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or any other protected characteristic.

We value the unique perspectives and experiences that each individual brings, as they enhance our team's creativity and ability to innovate. Join us and be part of an organization that upholds equal employment opportunities for all.
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