VR Design Lead

  • Gemba
  • London, UK
  • 70000 GBP / Year

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 Design Lead 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 and maintain planning foresight
  • Maintain effective information flow to ensure team members are aligned
  • Drive the development of VR features through inspirational, leading-edge and high quality design
  • Coach, mentor and provide feedback to junior team members in a clear and constructive manner
  • Actively participate to the constant improvement of work methods and pipelines to make the team process more efficient
  • Liaise with Head of Product & Design, Art, Engineering and QA teams to ensure features meet the creative & technical needs of the project
  • Take a hands-on approach to prototype, balance, tinker and playtest directly in Unity to optimise the deliverable
  • Create briefs and comprehensive documents for features
  • Research, analyse and stay up to date with latest trends, developments and techniques in VR

Essential Criteria:

  • 4+ years experience with Unity 3D
  • 2+ years experience leading a design team
  • Experience designing for Meta Quest 2 headsets
  • A great portfolio with previous VR design work

You’ll be a top candidate if you have:

  • Over 2 years experience designing VR features, exercises and environments
  • Spotless organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Adept at solving complex user challenges
  • The ability to articulate designs for internal and external stakeholders
  • Creative problem-solving skills and exceptional attention to detail
  • A flexible attitude and 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

Gemba benefits:

  • Access to unlimited therapy sessions and support through Oliva 🧘‍♀️
  • Generous training budget of up to £1,000 per employee per year 📚
  • Private healthcare🏥
  • Pension👵
  • Beautiful office with unlimited snacks 🍫 (healthy options available) 🍌
  • 25 days annual leave🌴 + 3 gifted days if the office closes over Christmas 🎄
  • Competitive annual salary of £50-70k depending on experience 💸

Hours: 8.30am – 5pm, Monday – Friday

Location: Wapping, London, UK

Onsite: Minimum 3 days per week

Salary: £50,000-70,000 per annum, depending on experience


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