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Immersive Technical Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Falmouth

Website Falmouth University

£34,304 to £39,739 per annum, dependent upon experienc

About The Role
Falmouth Universities ambitious 2030 Strategy, ‘Doing it for Real’, is designed to deliver yet further growth in our student numbers and income through portfolio diversification, innovation, research and commercial ventures. It will establish Falmouth as the market leader for creative industries and entrepreneurship education over the next decade, capitalising on our considerable assets in innovation-led research and business incubation. 
 
We are now seeking an Immersive Technical Specialist who will support development of immersive products for SME’s as part of the ERDF Immersive Business Project. The role will focus on helping to build and maintain a state-of-the-art immersive facility that will drive digital transformation across the southwest. 
 
The Immersive Business Project has established a new and unique immersive technology facility, designed to enable SMEs in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to access and benefit from Virtual Reality1 (VR), Augmented Reality (VR) and Mixed Reality (MR) technologies. Led by Falmouth University in collaboration and working collegiately with the University of Exeter, Immersive Business continues to ensure that SMEs can compete nationally and globally through the development and application of the next competitive edge, immersive technologies.  
 
About You
We are looking for an experienced, driven, Immersive Tech Specialist who is able to bring the following experience.
 
Significant recent experience of instruction of technical aspects related to the project aims and outputs including experience working in AR and/or VR.
Be able to work with and build relationships with partners from a range of backgrounds in a technical role.
Experience and knowledge in majority of the following areas; Unity3D, Unreal Engine, OpenGL, VR SDKs, Leap Motion, tracking (optical, inertia, slam)
An up to date knowledge of related technical practice and a commitment to continual specialist development.
Strong programming skills (C++, C#, Java, PHP, CSS3, Windows API, Windows Visual Studio, AR, VR, MR, Graphics, Audio)
Up to date knowledge of related technical practice and a commitment to continual specialist development.
  
 
This is a full time, permanent position working 35 hours a week across Monday-Friday. For further details on the skills/experience required for this role, please see the full job description above. If would like to arrange an informal discussion ahead of applying please email our Head of Immersive Production, Brian Waterfield on brian.waterfield@falmouth.ac.uk.
 
The closing date for this position is Sunday 14 November 2021.
About Us
As an employer of choice we can offer the successful candidate for this role a range of benefits, including:
  
 
 – Employer Pension Contribution up to 12%.
 – 35 days + 8 days bank holiday.
 – Relocation Assistance to 10% of salary.
 – Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Pay
 – Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme (Tusker)

Full details on our employee benefits can be found on our careers page www.falmouth.ac.uk/jobs. Alongside these benefits we offer a first class working environment across our campuses with all the facilities you would expect from a leading University.

 
A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by Falmouth Staffing Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Falmouth University. Employees of Falmouth Staffing Ltd work alongside Falmouth University colleagues in the delivery of Falmouth’s strategic vision and will adopt Falmouth University’s HR policies and procedures in full. Falmouth University welcomes and encourages job applications from people of all identities and backgrounds, particularly those under-represented and/or marginalised, as it is important we have a diverse range of candidates to consider.

To apply for this job email your details to brian.waterfield@falmouth.ac.uk.