VR/AR Art director


The successful applicant will demonstrate high calibre user interface design across mobile, web and virtual reality. You have a compelling design portfolio that gives people goosebumps, you have an eye for detail and nuance, you have bold ideas about design, user interaction and the future of technological interfaces, but you’re also practical about deadlines, interaction flows and strive to create experiences that are intuitive and inspirational.
If you are passionate about creating engaging & immersive user experiences, excited to solve tough problems, are candid, collaborative, and a quality communicator, have a good balance of analytical and highly creative ideas, we want you to join us to help bring our VR /AR experiences to life!
Specific Duties:
• Produce intuitive and compelling User Interface design concepts and media components for Virtual Reality devices
• Produce clear creative and exciting story boards to visualize ideas
• Execute interaction design and visual design as a part of a multi-disciplinary team
• Actively test new ideas, designs and concepts in VR
• Work with team to document best practices pertaining to VR
• Combine UI and aesthetic (art) skills to develop useful (functional) and likeable interfaces while optimising intuitiveness, effectiveness and efficiency in user performance
• Drive improvements in usability and interactivity
• Research technology, interface and interaction design trends
• Ensure interface and aesthetic consistency across all platforms
• Able to identify and address UX needs
Job Requirements
• Relevant degree, or equivalent in experience in interaction design, new media design or related design field [Essential]
• VR and/or game development experience
• Strong working knowledge of Photoshop, Sketch, After Effects, Illustrator, Maya and associated design, environment and creative tools
• Strong conceptualisation ability and visual communication abilities
• Exceptional design skills, production values and attention to detail
• Ability to create wireframes, visual design compositions and working prototypes
• Demonstrable experience working with both creative and technical teams to take projects from concept to delivery
• Design of web applications that leverage emergent technologies, consumer electronics and/or mobile devices is highly appreciated
• 3D modelling, rendering, animation, 360° video capture & stitching experience
• Familiarity with Unity and Unreal Engine
• Motion graphics design and production experience a bonus
• Understanding of Agile software development practices
• Experience in a fast-paced and innovative startup environment
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Resume and portfolio demonstrating experience in graphic design, interfaces, layouts and user experience