Senior Designer

London, United Kingdom

Senior Designer– Mixed Reality Studio - Lighthouse London

 

Who are we?

Microsoft Consulting Services is expanding the capabilities of our Mixed Reality Studio in London and are looking for passionate and talented people to join our creative journey to transform business with emerging technologies.

Our team works in tight collaboration with external consumer, enterprise, and commercial partners, crafting innovative solutions that leverage both the power of the HoloLens, VR and Mixed Reality, as well as the deep domain expertise of our many customers.

We brainstorm exciting and ground-breaking experiences and quickly build working prototypes on top of developing tech. We transform our ideas into reality, from ideation, through prototyping, to final implementation.

Senior Designer ~ Mixed Realities Studio - Lighthouse London

 

We are looking for a talented Senior Designer to help us craft innovative solutions. The ideal candidate will enjoy problem solving, communicating ideas and working as part of a creative team developing for HoloLens and VR. The candidate should be comfortable with cutting-edge technologies, as well as beta hardware and software. Able to design holistic experiences from flows, wireframes, motion studies to visual comps and lead the development of interactive prototypes.

Creative thinking and excellent communication skills are a must. Confident and comfortable presenting ideas to customers and partners. An ability to be versatile across Design, as well as Art and Code is a bonus

Responsibilities

Senior Designer– Mixed Reality Studio - Lighthouse London

 

Who are we?

Microsoft Consulting Services is expanding the capabilities of our Mixed Reality Studio in London and are looking for passionate and talented people to join our creative journey to transform business with emerging technologies.

Our team works in tight collaboration with external consumer, enterprise, and commercial partners, crafting innovative solutions that leverage both the power of the HoloLens, VR and Mixed Reality, as well as the deep domain expertise of our many customers.

We brainstorm exciting and ground-breaking experiences and quickly build working prototypes on top of developing tech. We transform our ideas into reality, from ideation, through prototyping, to final implementation.

Senior Designer ~ Mixed Realities Studio - Lighthouse London

 

We are looking for a talented Senior Designer to help us craft innovative solutions. The ideal candidate will enjoy problem solving, communicating ideas and working as part of a creative team developing for HoloLens and VR. The candidate should be comfortable with cutting-edge technologies, as well as beta hardware and software. Able to design holistic experiences from flows, wireframes, motion studies to visual comps and lead the development of interactive prototypes.

Creative thinking and excellent communication skills are a must. Confident and comfortable presenting ideas to customers and partners. An ability to be versatile across Design, as well as Art and Code is a bonus

 

​Responsibilities:

Design Ideation

  • To take part in group sessions to brainstorm solutions
  • To create and present designs

Create

  • Create prototypes for HoloLens and/or VR that communicate designs
  • Rapid prototyping with Unity
  • Information Architecture – to flow chart a user journey experience
  • UX thinking
  • Story board or Art skills a bonus

 

Collaborate - Work across Microsoft's Mixed Realities Studio, as well as collaborate with other Microsoft teams.

 

Improve - Offer improvements in proof-of-concept, interactivity, and usability for HoloLens applications and products.

 

Feedback - Actively seeks out, accepts and provides feedback from peers.

 

Contribute - contribute across the team and with the client, in various capacities including visual

design, wire framing, storyboarding, motion studies, interaction design, and front-end development.

Qualifications

BA/BS in computer science, graphic, visual design, art, or interaction design or similar.

Technical – a good understanding of Unity is essential as well as a broad software skills set.

Dynamic - Comfortable in a fast-paced incubation/startup environment and driven by designing and developing world class software/hardware experiences.

Prototyping - Past examples of rapid prototyping user interfaces with limited engineering support. Can rapidly iterate/vet potential art styles (motion, typography, color, human factors) and visualize proposals for the proof of concept.

User-Centric - Have a robust portfolio illustrating creativity and a proficiency of user-centric designs.

Customer - Passionate about creating, communicating, and translating the business needs of the customer. Essential.

Visual Design – (a bonus) - demonstrate skills with visual design applications.

Game development – (a bonus)- experience across multiple platforms.

 

 

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. 

 

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