WHO WE ARE...
- Multi-faceted, multi-location team spanning strategy, creative, digital and fabrication
- Creative & digital agency that can build anything
- New and exciting work – we are not a product / game studio, but ideate, pitch and work on unique and innovative projects including games, web applications, immersive experiences, event applications, XR experiences and more!
WHO YOU ARE...
A fantastic experience designer who dabbles in development and new XR technologies. Someone who thrives while collaborating with creative technologists and motion designers to bring games and immersive XR experiences to life. If you love to learn new technologies and just figure things out, please reach out!
As an Intermediate Digital Experience Designer, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the visual and interactive elements of our immersive experiences. You will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team of artists, designers, developers, and storytellers to create compelling and visually stunning digital content. Your expertise in UX, UI, 3D designs, motion graphics, and coding will be crucial in creating seamless and engaging user interactions.
- Collaborate with project stakeholders, including clients, developers, and creative teams, to define design objectives and project goals.
- Conceptualize and design user-centric experiences across various platforms, incorporating UX and UI principles to ensure intuitive and immersive interactions.
- Utilize your proficiency in Unreal, Unity and others to bring designs to life, creating visually stunning and interactive environments that align with project visions.
- Combine 3D modeling and animation skills to create visually compelling assets, animations, and effects that enhance user engagement.
- Integrate coding and scripting knowledge to implement interactive features, dynamic behaviors, and custom functionalities within experiences.
- Lead design brainstorming sessions, providing creative insights and contributing to the development of innovative concepts.
- Collaborate closely with developers to ensure the seamless integration of design elements into the technology framework.
- Stay updated on the latest trends and advancements in XR, AR, VR, and digital design, and apply that knowledge to enhance project outcomes.
- Provide guidance and mentorship to junior designers and artists, fostering a collaborative and growth-oriented team environment.
THE VALUES YOU ALIGN WITH
Just as important as the skills you bring to our team, is alignment with our values. This means that as a collective we will collaborate with the same mindset to deliver incredible, market leading experiences for our clients.
- Steadfast Courage - We fearlessly take on challenges and make bold decisions to achieve remarkable results.
- Unwavering Integrity - We hold ourselves to the highest ethical standards and prioritize honesty, transparency, and professionalism.
- Boundless Creativity - We push boundaries with innovative, collaborative ideas that surpass expectations and create unforgettable experiences.
- Unparalleled Service - We fearlessly take on challenges and make bold decisions to achieve remarkable results.
- Insatiable Curiosity - We never stop learning, exploring, and taking risks to create breakthrough experiences.
- Constant Collaboration - We thrive on teamwork, leverage diverse perspectives, and support each other to deliver experiences greater than the sum of their parts.
- Bachelor's degree in Digital Design, Interactive Media, Fine Arts, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
- Proven experience (3+ years) in digital experience design and art direction, with a strong portfolio showcasing expertise or understanding of Unreal, Unity and web technologies, XR, AR, VR, UX, UI, 3D, motion, and coding.
- Solid understanding of design principles, user-centered design, and human-computer interaction.
- Strong creative and conceptual thinking abilities, with a passion for exploring the possibilities of emerging technologies.
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively convey design concepts and ideas to both technical and non-technical team members.
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet deadlines, and adapt to changing project requirements.
- Experience in leading design projects or mentoring junior team members is a plus.
Bonus: If you have experience working with the latest in AI technology, physical computing (Arduino, Raspberry Pi, etc.), camera-based solutions for interactivity we’d LOVE to hear about it!
At ASTOUND, our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is helping us to create not only a great place to work but also an environment where our employees, customers, and the communities we operate exist in a safe, productive, and enriching environment for everyone. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, and other characteristics protected by law.