3D Software Developer at Makers Empire

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Are you a software developer with a particular interest in 3D? Can you handle vector maths and complex algorithms with ease? Are you interested in working on award-winning software that is transforming the way K-8 students learn with 3D printing?

Makers Empire is looking for a specialist software developer to join our small but expert team. This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual to join a fast growing, global company based in Adelaide.

About the Job

Based in our Adelaide city office, you’ll be working on our 3D design application that allows novice users to feel like skilled designers in minutes.

About You

Level of Experience

Well, you need to know what you’re doing and be able to make a difference straight away. We’re open minded though, so if you believe you can do the job then you’re welcome to apply!


We use Unity 3D so experience with it is a big plus, though not an absolute requirement, if you have exceptional skills in other areas.

We script Blender for backend processing of designs, so experience with Blender or with similar environments would be great.

Other tech we use:
- Ruby on Rails
- PostgreSQL
- Linux / Ubuntu
- git
- BabylonJS
- Azure


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
- Have an inquiring mind
- 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 hard working

Note: you must be eligible to work in Australia (we cannot sponsor working visas)

About Us

Makers Empire is a global educational technology company, headquartered in Australia.

Makers Empire has two innovative 3D printing solutions for K-8 educators:

1) Makers Empire 3D Learning Program is a 4-hour online professional development program on 3D printing and design, which includes high quality, intentional 3D tools and resources; and

2) Makers Empire Learning by Design course is a 20-hour, blended professional learning program for teachers wanting to learn more about design thinking and how to support their students to develop design thinking skills across the curriculum.

Our complete 3D printing solutions offer schools blended professional development, 3D printing lesson plans, a teacher’s dashboard and analytics, with optional 3D printing hardware add-ons.

Makers Empire currently serves hundreds of K-8 schools and almost 200,000 students in Australia, the United States and Asia.

A new 3D design is made with our innovative, free 3D software every minute: there are currently 1,000,000+ 3D designs created by users in the software gallery.

At Makers Empire, we help teachers achieve genuine learning outcomes with curriculum aligned lessons plans, comprehensive training, professional development and support. We help students understand important STEM concepts and develop their problem solving and design thinking skills in a fun and engaging way.

At Makes Empire, we are changing the way K-8 students create and learn with 3D printing. Join our team today.


To Apply

Send us your CV with a one-page cover letter explaining why you’re a good choice for this position. Please include links to your previous work/projects.
Applications to Roland Peddie at roland@makersempire.com by August 10th, 2017.