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Immersive Technology Manager

Company: CannonDesign
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for an Immersive Technology Manager to work in our Buffalo, NY office. Take a look at the description below. If you think your skills and experience, make you a good match for this position, we'd love to hear from you. We're looking for creative, curious, empathetic people to join our Living-Centered Design movement.ABOUT OUR FIRMCannonDesign is an integrated design solutions firm focused on helping people continuously flourish. Whether designing for innovations in health, new scientific discoveries, equity in education or the next big idea in business, we use our Living-Centered Design approach to help organizations realize widespread change. Our ability to design transformational places, plans and strategies is why Fast Company named us a World Changing Company and one of the most innovative design firms in the world.ABOUT THE ROLEYou will be responsible for developing and implementing our Immersive Technology expertise for the firm, with the intention of building a team around you. You will report to the Design Technology Leader and work with other key leaders across the firm to ensure strategies are in alignment with firm goals and expectations. You will collaborate with internal and external clients to understand their needs and develop and implement a strategy to ensure Cannon Design is leading the industry in bringing the practice and our clients the best-in-class immersive technology tools.WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Understand the range of visualization and immersive tools that exist across the AEC industry and have a high level of expertise in these tools.
  • Determine the best way to bring these tools to the practice as well as leading the firm to standardize on processes that leverage them. Ensure quality assurance, process documentation, and define key performance indicators.
  • Build technical expertise across the firm in all design visualization & immersive tools and be responsible for continuing education around the same.
  • Determine new technologies as they pertain to designing immersive visualization experiences and build firm technical expertise around this approach.
  • Work with management to prioritize new business models as relates to design immersive technology opportunities.
  • Routinely collaborate with design leaders to execute and oversee the execution of immersive technologies for pursuit proposals and interviews, and project presentations.
  • Lead and manage high profile immersive experience projects.
  • Support implementation leads for model authoring, design automation and computational design where they overlap with immersive technology needs.
  • Drive research and development into emerging technologies as they filter across the AEC industry.
  • Be an internal and external thought leader on related topics.
  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities.
  • Other duties as required.ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATIONS
    • Bachelor's Degree Interactive Media Design, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Hardware Engineering, or related fields required; Master's Degree preferred.
    • A minimum of 10 years related experience.
    • A minimum of 4 years of experience with Meta Quest, HP Reverb, Figma and InVision
    • A minimum of 4 years of experience with Unreal Engine preferred
    • Strong understanding of the AEC industry.
    • Business acumen and ability to execute strategy.
    • Exceptional analytical skills, and the ability to collect, organize and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Strong communication and presentation skills.
    • Ability to develop and lead a team.As a Federal Contractor, CannonDesign is required to comply with President Biden's Executive Order 14042. Therefore, as a condition of employment, all employees must provide proof of receipt of a full COVID-19 vaccination unless qualified for a valid medical or religious accommodation.ABOUT WORKING HERE
      • We are relentless in our pursuit of client adoration (not simply satisfaction). Consistent delivery of the best service is what we are about.
      • We are committed to ensuring our practice is equitable for all employees, representative of the communities around us - and focused on the future of design. We advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts through the leadership of our DEI Council, Employee Resource Groups and other community advocacy initiatives.
      • We're about communication and transparency here. If you want to talk to someone about an idea you have, or a challenge that needs addressing, we're ready for you. Please note that candidates can only apply to our positions on our company Careers site. It's not uncommon for scammers to create positions that look legitimate on other sites; never enter your information or apply for CannonDesign positions on any platform. Should an issue arise that you feel we should be aware of, please contact us. Please provide your resume and portfolio when applying. As a condition of employment, all employees are expected to complete mandatory training, including compliance training, within required timeframes and adhere to our internal policies and our Code of Conduct. CannonDesign recognizes the value of diversity in our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity. We consider all qualified employment applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Individuals who hold legal work authorization applicable to employment at CannonDesign in the United States will be considered without regard to citizenship/alienage.

Keywords: CannonDesign, Buffalo , Immersive Technology Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Buffalo, New York

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