Senior VR UI/UX Developer

Seeking a senior VR UI/UX developer to design, implement, and own the development of a VR control interface for a portfolio of NASA robots, including the Valkyrie humanoid robot. The UI/UX will be designed around real-world, high-stakes use cases that include explosive ordnance disposal and various industrial applications. This position will include opportunities to gather feedback from potential end-users. The selected candidate will be responsible for developing the VR front-end for a variety of NASA applications and will coordinate with other developers on integrating the UI with new and existing hardware platforms. Required: • Significant UI/UX development experience in Unity VR and C# • Portfolio of past VR projects for review • Deep understanding of VR UI/UX design principles • Experience synthesizing functional requirements in cohesive wireframes • Experience gathering end-user feedback and rapidly iterating on UX design implementation • Experience with HTC Vive platform • Ability to work in close proximity to a humanoid robot in support of UI/UX VR testing Desired: • Development experience on production VR releases, particularly AAA video game titles • Experience with tablet-based Unity apps Citizenship or lawful permanent resident required due to federal position About METECS - We are a small high-performance team providing advanced engineering, software and analysis solutions for human space flight space and terrestrial applications. We develop and integrate software for NASA and other government and commercial customers utilizing a wide variety of custom, commercial, and open-source technologies. Our specialties include robotics controls & analysis software, spacecraft and commercial equipment dynamics simulations, immersive computer graphics, XR systems and web-based automation tools. Active and recent projects include algorithm development for NASA's Robonaut and Valkyrie robots, autonomous UAV control, RFID-Enabled Logistics Management for the International Space Station, the NASA Miniature Exercise Device (MED-2), spacecraft wireless Developmental Flight Instrumentation (DFI), the Orion Spacecraft Ascent Abort 2 mission, NASA s Exploration System Simulation (NExSyS), and NASA s Training Systems for the 21st Century initiative. Perks: Flex hours, casual dress, get to make history. METECS is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
Metecs is looking to hire a Senior VR UI/UX Developer at their Houston, TX 77058 location. Job contains the tags VR and C#.
Job discovered on 6/28/2021