Director, Immersive Experiences

Seattle, Washington Delivery - Immersive Experiences Full Time

Valorem is seeking a Director of Immersive Experiences to lead an interdisciplinary team of 3D developers and 3D designers/artists/animators, working on state of the art extended reality (VR/AR/MR) application experiences for various enterprise customers, across numerous industry verticals.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Candidates must have a deep knowledge of cutting edge extended reality devices and platform technologies such as Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Samsung Gear, Apple ARKit, Google ARCore and Daydream
  • Candidates will serve as visionary lead for the immersive team, and must have proven experience leading teams designing and building application experiences for Microsoft’s Windows Mixed Reality platform, with its revolutionary HoloLens device and OEM Windows Mixed Reality headsets.
  • Qualified candidates will have a robust technical background in 3D computer graphics working with 3D engines (Unity or Unreal preferred), but also a passion for UX design and engineering combined
  • The candidate must have proven management skills leading teams of 10+ individuals, providing coaching and mentoring, developing healthy working relationships, providing strategy and direction, and maintaining high client satisfaction
  • Candidates will also work closely with our sales team representing the company, participating in pre-sales activities, and presenting our innovative immersive experience offerings to end clients, while interacting directly with client stakeholders once a project is underway.
  • Day-to-day responsibilities will include leading the Immersive Experiences team, and requires a broad and deep business and technical capability to map a client's problem domain to a fully developed end-state solution
  • This requires a technically strong leader who is resourceful, communicates well, has excellent problem-solving skills, and a vision for the Immersive Experiences practice team within Valorem
  • The candidate will also be responsible for driving the immersive team’s consulting business, ensuring a healthy chargeability across the team
  • PLACEMENT CRITERIA & REQUIREMENTS

  • BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering
  • MBA is a plus
  • Expert knowledge of 3D computer graphics
  • Creativity, capacity and a conviction to innovate and deliver best-in-class solutions
  • Strong collaboration skills, works well with ambiguity, works well across roles and groups
  • Effective communication with clients and colleagues – verbally, by email, and in person
  • Ability and willingness to take the initiative to facilitate teamwork and serve the client needs first
  • Interest in learning new technologies, creative, open-minded and a great team player
  • Adept at task switching to handle varying workload, while meeting tight deadlines
  • Seattle, Washington

    Director, Immersive Experiences