VR design lead
VR Design Lead
Do you want to design a piece of the metaverse?
Join the award-winning Gemba team to bring the metaverse to life for senior professionals in Global Fortune 2000 companies.
Gemba has a driven team of proactive self-starters, passionate innovators and critical-thinkers who create ground-breaking immersive experiences in Virtual Reality. Join the team to further develop your skills and continuously learn while having fun in the process.
The role reports to the Head of Product & Design and works closely with Engineering, Art and QA to deliver cutting-edge multi-user VR learning experiences on the Meta Quest 2 headsets.
What you’ll do 👇
Lead a multi-disciplinary team of designers in the creation of high-quality Virtual Reality learning experiences and features;
Take ownership for scheduling the release of design outputs from the team and maintain planning foresight;
Maintain effective information flow to the team to ensure team members alignment;
Drive the development of VR features through inspirational, leading-edge and highest quality designs;
Coach, mentor and provide feedback to junior team members in a clear and constructive manner to ensure the highest quality deliverables;
Actively participate to the constant improvement of work methods and pipelines to make the team process more efficient;
Liaise frequently with Head of Product & Design, Art, Engineering and QA teams to ensure features meet the creative & technical needs of the project;
Share knowledge and recommend best practices in your area of operation;
Take a hands-on approach to prototype, balance, tinker and playtest directly in Unity to optimise the deliverable;
Create briefs and comprehensive documents for your team’s features, to be used to communicate and align company-wide vision;
Research, analyse and keep updated on latest trends, developments and techniques in VR Games, VR feature design & VR technology, proposing when and how to incorporate;
Taking responsibility for supporting and elevating the performance and team values of Gemba.
Essential Requirements 👇
4+ years experience with Unity 3D;
2+ years experience leading a design team;
Experience designing for Meta Quest 2 headsets;
Showcase a great portfolio featuring examples of previous VR design work.
You’ll be a top candidate if you have 👇
Over 2 years working experience designing VR features, exercises and environments.
Spotless organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities.
Adept at solving complex user challenges.
Have the ability to articulate designs for internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
Creative problem-solver with great attention to detail.
Strong team player with a flexible attitude, an open approach to collaboration and feedback from others.
Excellent communication skills and never afraid to ask questions.
Determination – if you don’t know the answer, you’ll dig to find it and never give up.
An unrelenting thirst for knowledge, with a strong desire to learn and develop.
In return, we’ll give you 🎁
The backing, support, and freedom to deliver your best work.
The direct feedback, transparency, and guidance when you need it the most.
The unique and timely opportunity to thrive in a hugely exciting new sector.
Beautiful office with unlimited snacks 🍫 (healthy options available) 🍌
25 days annual leave🌴 + 3 gifted days if the office closes over Christmas 🎄
Competitive annual salary depending on experience 💸
If this sounds like you, then apply today!
Please note that unfortunately we cannot offer sponsorship for this position so all candidates must have the right to work in the UK.
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