The Centre for Interaction Design at Edinburgh Napier University have an exciting new KTP (Knowledge Transfer Partnership) vacancy being advertised in the domain of UX and Natural User Interfaces.
This is a fixed term position for 24 months.
£22,000 - £24,250, dependent upon qualifications
The focus of the 24 month position will be to explore, understand, design and develop intuitive interaction technologies for simultaneous multi-user collaborative experiences in immersive digital domes with the focus on delivering enhanced user-experiences in multiple domains of use. The successful applicant will be an employee of the University and will work embedded within the partner company Soluis who are based in the centre of Glasgow.
Further details of the job and the application process can be found on the University vacancies page:
More details on the KTP scheme, including the fantastic training and further study opportunities can be found here: http://ktp.innovateuk.org
This is an exciting opportunity to work on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP), developing and managing a strategic project for Soluis Ltd, a leading UK company in the architectural visualisation and animation industry who also undertake app development, motion graphics, augmented reality and virtual reality, whilst being supported by Edinburgh Napier University.
About the Role
We are looking to appoint a well-organised, highly motivated individual to explore, understand, design and develop intuitive interaction technologies for simultaneous multi-user collaborative experiences in immersive digital domes with the focus on delivering enhanced user-experiences in multiple domains of use. The role will include:
• Reviewing of the digital dome market & state of the art interaction technologies.
• User requirements research and testing of potential technologies.
• The design, development and testing of novel UIs.
• Developing and undertaking a program of real world deployment, evaluation, and analysis of the project hardware and software outputs.
• Exploring commercialisation, embedding and dissemination opportunities.
About The Applicant
It is essential that you have an undergraduate degree in software engineering, interaction design, HCI, psychology or similar. You must have demonstrable experience of designing for or working with NUI technologies and undertaking user testing of software/hardware technologies. In addition, it is essential that you have demonstrable research skills. Furthermore, it is desirable that you can demonstrate relevant project management and research experience in designing, developing and evaluating novel UI and UX for interactive experiences.