Overview

Job Purpose/
Working with teams of architects and designers, candidates must design immersive experiences, visualizations, and applications that aid and enhance the design process. The candidate will have a demonstrated enthusiasm for architectural visualization, virtual reality, and evocative imagery. The ability to work both independently in a self-directed manner as well as collaboratively with project teams is a must. The candidate should be up to date on current techniques, hardware, and research within VR/AR.

Job Duties/
Work closely with design teams to interpret architectural designs through real-time rendering platforms and produce high quality interactive and immersive visualizations for internal applications and for clients.
Develop materials, lighting, and virtual environments to create compelling imagery.
Innovate new ways of communicating design intent, building information, and construction details with using real time visualizations.
Maintain strong organizational skills in file management and have high attention to detail.
Maintain high quality standards and meet tight deadlines.

Skills + Qualifications/
Experience developing for Oculus, Vive, Hololens, or other room-scale virtual/mixed reality platform.
Strong understanding of lighting, color, textures, and composition.
Advanced knowledge in Unreal, Unity, or other real-time rendering engine.
Proficiency in graphics, design, and materiality including knowledge of PBR materials.
Proficiency in 3ds Max, Maya, or Rhino.
Knowledge in Substance Designer, Substance Painter, or Quixel Suite is a plus.
Knowledge of optimizing code and digital assets for different platforms (mobile, desktop, high-end VR) is a plus.
Strong interest in Architecture and Design

Education/
Completion of four-year undergraduate architectural, interior design, computer graphics, or related degree program, five year architectural degree program or a three-year graduate degree program. 2 years of related experience preferred.

To Apply/
Please send a PDF resume to [email protected] with “Your Name – Interactive Visualization Designer” in the subject line.

Tagged as: 3ds Studio Max, architecture, Maya, Revit, Rhino, V-Ray

About SHoP Architects

SHoP Architects is a world-renowned, innovative architecture firm located in downtown Manhattan.