Lead Software Designer (AR/VR)

14th Apr 21 / vTime Admin

Working at the cutting edge of technology since 2013, vTime is a leading AR and VR engagement company based in Liverpool, UK. Best known for vTime XR - a cross-platform, cross-reality sociable network that allows anyone, anywhere to socialise in AR and VR, and vTag - an AR avatar messaging app, our immersive experiences are enjoyed by people in over 190 countries with more than one million downloads to date.

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Based in the heart of Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle - voted coolest place to live in Britain by The Times – our vibrant studio is home to some of the best development talent in the country. And we’re growing. We’re looking for a talented designer to help design systems for a number of different software products across multiple cutting-edge technologies.

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Key information

  • Job title: Lead Designer
  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Reports to: Product Director
  • Salary: Competitive, depending on experience
  • Start date: Immediate
  • Location: vTime HQ, The Baltic Triangle, Liverpool - Remote Working during COVID19 restrictions.

About the Role

Summary

As a designer, you will be responsible for the effective delivery of general design work assigned by the Product Director. You will be expected to design systems for a number of different software products across multiple cutting-edge technologies. The systems you will work on will be varied and challenging, ranging from user interface in emerging technology to monetisation systems and unlock structure, to content moderation systems. You will use a variety of tools to communicate this design to a team of artists and programmers and aid them in its implementation. You will have previous experience in a design role on at least one project.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with other disciplines to design, validate, and amend general design concepts, features and assets efficiently and to quality
  • Support other discipline leads as required
  • Effectively manage Design resources allocated to them for the project
  • Collaborate with production staff to plan effectively the delivery of core design concepts, features and assets
  • Work closely with QA to fix and validate bugs during the implementation of the design
  • Demonstrate an extensive working knowledge of design theory
  • Be able to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in written form
  • Have an extensive working knowledge of any relevant applications
  • Report to the Product Director
  • Continue to further their knowledge and ability through working with the development team
  • Inspire and mentor the Design team as required

    About You

    Abilities

    You will:

    • Be willing to learn, teach, and be adaptable
    • Have a good understanding of basic design principles
    • Have an analytical, methodical approach to your work
    • Be a very good communicator and able to work as part of a team
    • Be self-motivated and proactive

    Education, Qualifications, and Certificates

    We’re looking for someone with:

    • A degree in software design, games design, or similar

    Knowledge and experience

    Things you must have:

    • Software design experience on a live product or released app

    We’d be impressed if you had:
    (the following skills and knowledge are desirable but unessential)

    • Worked on software with in-app currencies for mobile apps
    • Worked with advertising platforms in mobile apps
    • Experience in XR/VR/AR products
    To apply, please send a CV and cover letter to jobs@vtime.net with subject line 'Design Position'. Successful applicants will be invited to be interviewed remotely while the pandemic lockdown is in effect.


    About us

    vTime is a global leader in XR, creating innovative and engaging experiences and technology in all the new realities - virtual, augmented and mixed.

    But, most of all, we're all about people. People have been our focus since our formation in 2013. Our goal has been to transform and disrupt the way that people around the world meet, communicate and share experiences in XR. We believe XR is the future and we intend to shape it with our vision.

      And we're just as passionate about our own people. We believe that we have some of the best in the industry. And to get the best out of them, we also believe in giving them the best.

      And because our success will only come from our team, we're totally committed to sharing that success with them.

      So, if you'd like to build the future, yours and everyone else's, join us on our journey to the undiscovered country.

      It's gonna be memorable...