Creative Technology Lead

New York, United States | Full-time | COVID-19 remote

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01: OVERVIEW

Barbarian is seeking a Creative Technology Lead with a strong background in experimentation and prototyping and leading technical projects. This is a 50/50 hands on and lead role which will focus on collaborating with Barbarian to build out one of a kind digital customer experiences. As a Creative Technology Lead, you will have the ability to leverage your creativity, tech, project planning, project execution and people skills to build B2B and B2C solutions.

02: ROLE + RESPONSIBILITIES
The scope of the role will be inclusive of the following:

● Drive concept development, experimentation and platform/technology research to create and implement concepts and functional prototypes

● Recommend new innovative solutions on the market in regards to AR & VR Technologies. Pushing for innovation with new emerging platforms and technologies

● Participate in key meetings as part of the typical sprint cadence of an agile project workflow (standup, product demo, retrospective etc.)

● Translate designs and wireframes into reusable components and front-end libraries
● Communicate the benefits, challenges, and constraints of approach to project deliverables
● Provide technical support for workstreams in long-term management and support
● Closely collaborate and communicate across multidisciplinary teams, including strategy, design and program management
● Clearly communicate problems and propose solutions, in writing and in conversation
● Experience with building out documentation for technology solutions

03: EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

● 5+ years experience with established development processes (e.g. code reviews, pattern libraries, distributed version control, unit testing, frontend build systems etc.).

● 5+ years experience & proficiency with design tools (Adobe Creative Suite, Figma) and technical rapid prototyping skills (HTML/CSS/Javascript, Unity 3D, Three.js, etc).

● 3+ years of experience integrating with enterprise technologies (CMS / Commerce systems, 1st and 3rd party APIs, Analytics, Tag Management etc.)

● 3+ years of client relationship management experience
● Augmented and/or Virtual Reality development experience needed
● Provide leadership and mentoring for Engineering team
● Ability to multitask and manage multiple work streams in parallel
● Delivery experience with Coupled, Progressively Coupled and Fully Decoupled Architectures
● Commonly integrates with REST APIs and data exchange protocols like GraphQL, JSON and XML ● Ability to quickly develop prototypes in addition to production ready projects
● Strong organizational, communication skills, both oral and written

04: Nice to Haves
● DevOps and software architecture experience
● Experience with Web XR Technologies (8th Wall, ZappAR, etc)
● Experience with motion capture equipment such as Xsens, Opti-track, Rokoko.
● Experience in Houdini
● Experience with Raspberry pi, Arduino, micro controllers, LED, robotics, motors, batteries, etc. ● Experience with Cinder and/or TouchDesigner

05: REPORTING:
The Tech Lead will report directly to Barbarian’s Director of Technology