Senior Creative Technologist

New York, New York | Permanent | Job ID #55769 |

Our client, a full-service exhibition design firm, is looking to hire a Senior Creative Technologist with experience across experiential and digital production. This role will begin on-site in NYC as soon as possible.

What you'll be doing:

  • Push beyond the expected for immersive creative tech experiences across museums, exhibitions, etc.
  • Partner with designers and tech colleagues from project initiation, creative development, production, and launch.
  • Develop interactive experiences at the intersection of software and hardware.
  • Build rapid prototypes to support the validation of concepts for internal and client presentations.
  • Create smart, well thought out applications for public exposure that can stand the test of time and usage.
  • Ideate on new application opportunities with a diverse team of creatives, producers, and developers, considering all factors including but not limited to, tech risks, trends, category innovations and best in class technology.
  • Build new tools and process efficiencies for the overall team to maintain production schedules.
  • Shepherd the team's UX and visual design processes, testing, and learning, educating key decision-makers and creating new paths to success.
  • Other tasks may be required.

About you:

  • 5+ years of experience in a Creative Technologist role or developing software and interactive experiences for high-usage environments.
  • 5+ years of building and deploying graphic design for interactive experiences. You have utilized the following software for these experience applications: Unity ShaderLab, HLSL, Shader programming via GLSL, ThreeJS or alternate WebGL, Unity, and C# or Unreal Engine, Cinder or other toolkits, C++ for OpenGL via OpenFramework.
  • Proven experience designing for and building with emerging technologies including AR, VR, Leap Motion, projection mapping, computer vision, Kinect, etc.
  • Experience with multiple user interfaces and hardware configs like IR-based touch and gesture interaction, DMX, RFID, etc.
  • Complete comprehension of the software development lifecycle and QA process.
  • Have used web and cloud services, data-driven applications, IPC and REST APIs.
  • Strong knowledge and usage of Git in a collaborative team environment with multiple users.
  • Strong team player that can support and lead the team where needed.
  • Ability to concept and think analytically at a high level, but also provide written and verbal examples of your ideas.
  • Possess the ability to multi-task on a range of projects where timing is tight.
  • Solid understanding of electronic systems and AV.
  • Bonus if you have any of the following:
    • Data viz, graphic, motion design, and UX design.
    • Desire to use educational tools, open-source software, participate with STEM and Maker communities.
    • Experience in Unix computing and Linux, Python for CV, back-end, machine learning or data processing.
    • Physical computing, hardware prototyping, and electronics.
    • Modern web tech including Webpack, Reach and/or ElectronJS.

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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