Senior Consultant XD ( Extended Reality )

Senior Consultant XD ( Extended Reality )2021-07-23T02:37:26-04:00<p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">Want to make your mark crafting real-time experiences using XR (AR/VR) for companies across a variety of industries?</span></em></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Thoughtworks is a global software consultancy with an aim to create a positive impact on the world through technology. Our community of technologists thinks disruptively to deliver pragmatic solutions for our clients' most complex challenges. We are curious minds who come together as collaborative and inclusive teams to push boundaries, free to be ourselves and make our mark in tech.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">As consultants, we </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight: 400;">work onsite with our clients</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> to ensure we’re evolving their technology and empowering adaptive mindsets to meet their business goals. You could influence the digital strategy of an enterprise, extend their digital business by </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight: 400;">enabling XR in their products and services</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">, and help the client in defining their roadmap. </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;.</span><span style="font-weight: 400;"> You will use the latest Lean and Agile thinking, create pragmatic solutions to solve mission-critical problems and challenge yourself every day.&nbsp;</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Thoughtworks is a pioneer in integrating experience design with agile software delivery. Our designers work as part of multi-disciplinary teams that balance the thinking required to understand complex problems with the discipline needed to get high-quality working software into the hands of our clients and customers. </span><a href=""><span style="font-weight: 400;">Designers at ThoughtWorks</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;"> creatively solve the right problems. We work collaboratively to deliver bespoke software and take on the most challenging problems our clients have.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>You’ll spend time on the following:</strong></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You will play an active role in the delivery and design for AR/VR technology projects that transform how our clients work while developing new digital products and services</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborate with small, cross-functional teams to create a wide range of experience design deliverables including&nbsp; journey maps, service blueprints, roadmaps, prototypes (wireframes, animations, motion design, etc.)&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You love facilitating workshops, developing unique design strategies for products and you'll take part in making strategic decisions at the product level</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Behind the scenes, you apply various research methods such as context analysis, moderated interviews, experiments and user tests&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Set up inspiring design hypotheses for delivery teams that consist of both ThoughtWorkers and our customers</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ensure that project scope, risks and updates are regularly assessed and communicated</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Balance client and ThoughtWorker expectations by clearly communicating experience design deliverables</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Design and create a seamless onboarding experience for AR/VR solutions.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Extend your expertise to teammates by supporting less-experienced designers when possible</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Advocate experience design expertise to the broader community outside of ThoughtWorks, speaking at conferences, webinars, meet-ups and more</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><strong>Here’s what we’re looking for:</strong><br></span><span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;"><br></span></span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You’re well versed in all things experience design with specialities in at least three additional areas such as user research, storytelling, immersive media design, human-computer interaction, visual design, motion design or other design-related disciplines</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You have 3-5 years of experience designing Augmented and Virtual Reality applications</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You are comfortable in designing experiences for spatial applications for HMD (Head Mounted Displays) devices as well AR/VR enabled smart phones.&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You are well versed with human anatomy and ergonomics, and can design user experiences for multiple input modalities like hands free interactions, gestures based interactions, companion device interactions and voice commands based interactions as well as understand the ways to handle interactions for 3DOF and 6DOF devices, and devices with different field of views.&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You can help the development team to accurately define optimal real world dimensions and placement of 3D content in AR/VR’s space.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You are familiar with using mixed reality devices such as Microsoft Hololens, Oculus Quest, Lenovo ThinkReality, Magic Leap etc.&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience on 3D modeling tools such Max, Maya or Blender is preferable, building XR applications using Unity Engine would also add more value.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You’re comfortable leading and advising research activities on experience design projects, employing different methods such as contextual inquiry, moderated interviews, experiments, user testing, etc.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You are an experienced storyteller able to clearly present your research methods and it’s findings to your stakeholders&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You bring an inspiring, unique approach to product design and love facilitating client brainstorms and internal sessions with your team</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">You’re happy to design solo or collaborate with designers/developers to create a wide range of experience design deliverables</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</span></p>ThoughtworksBangaloreIndia