Vacancy ID: 5781.
College/Service: London College of Fashion
Main location: LCF - John Prince's St, London UK
Job type: Full time
Unit: College Office
Job term: Fixed Term
Length of fixed term contract: Until end July 2020
DBS check required? No
Closing date: 1 December 2019 23:55
Scheduled interview date: 10 December 2019
Salary: £38,694 pa.
Come be a part of a team based at London College of Fashion that is building the future of the industry. By joining the Fashion Innovation Agency (FIA) as our Creative Technologist within AR/VR/MR, you will be involved in every aspect of the project development process, from brainstorming the next great project innovation to tweaking pixels right before launch; as well as having the opportunity to work with some of the world’s largest brands from both fashion and technology. You will help us design new ways for people to create, connect and design using the unique qualities of this immediate and immersive new medium.
We are looking for an experienced and talented AR/VR/MR designer to conceptualize, illustrate, build and deliver innovative interaction paradigms for the fashion industry. You will be expected to independently sketch, design, previz, animate, prototype, script and execute. A positive and collaborative attitude is required. We are looking for a self-motivated problem solver with impeccable communication skills. The ideal candidate should also have a deep understanding of immersive 3D UI and have strong Unity prototyping skills.
The purpose of the role is to design & develop proof of concepts and subsequently content for AR apps, MR or VR headsets. The Creative Technologist will have expertise in 3D design and user experience that will enhance the existing expertise of the FIA team. The ability to undertake development of such content for which UAL owns the IP will enable FIA to demonstrate relevant expertise for its external consultancy projects, its industry workshops, and for student projects as well as the ability to develop and deliver new commercial short courses. It will also place LCF in a better to position to respond to public funding bids and deliver on the opportunities being developed through these and the current LCF Enterprise projects – DeFINE and Edu4Fashion Tech, as well as the University’s Business of Fashion & Textiles Technology (BoFTT) collaborative R&D project.
Why choose us?
University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.
London College of Fashion is extremely proud to be a global leader in fashion education, research and consultancy. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.
London College of Fashion, UAL is undertaking an unprecedented programme of change. In 2022 we will be consolidating our existing six sites into a new purpose built campus as part of a new education and cultural district on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Ahead of this move, we welcome applications from candidates who live in and around East London, as well as from those keen to join us on this exciting and unique opportunity in our College’s history.
You will be educated to undergraduate degree level or with equivalent relevant experience in Interactive Design, Game Design or a related field. You will have proven experience in managing projects and working and problem solving within game engines like Unity and Unreal. Experience of working with 3D fashion software/ cloth simulation is desirable.
If you have any queries about this role, you may contact the LCF Staffing Team.
UAL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive university - a place where we all can be ourselves and reach our full potential in our work, learning and creative practice. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.
Candidates are advised to submit applications early.
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