who we are

Spatial is a venture-backed Augmented Reality startup software company.  We are building the foundational apps for AR as the next computing platform.  The founding team has deep backgrounds in 3D user interfaces.  Co-Founder Anand Agarawala sold his previous startup BumpTop (a 3D, physics, multi-touch desktop) to Google, also demoed in a TED talk.  Co-Founder Jinha Lee developed award winning 3D interfaces at MIT, Microsoft and Samsung and also showed them at TED.  Spatial is funded by some of the best firms in Silicon Valley including the seed investors in Uber, AirBnB and Zynga. Join our high calibre team and craft magical user experiences that help define the immersive future of computing!

3D & Interaction & Motion Designer

Your Duties

  • Develop novel ideas for 3D UIs, applications, and contribute to overall vision
  • Create compelling visual and motion design language for 3D UIs
  • Create 3D UI components and design assets
  • Work with founders to understand high level goals and technical constraints
  • Iterate with developers to achieve compelling working interactive demos

Required Skills

  • Strong portfolio or reel of interaction, product, visual, or motion design examples
  • BA/BS degree in Design (e.g., interaction, graphic, visual, industrial), HCI, or a related field (in lieu of degree, 5 years of relevant work experience required)
  • Strong sense of aesthetics and understanding of visual design
  • Good understanding of usability and user-centric design. Expert level proficiency in design tools (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch )
  • Strong 3D & motion skills (After Effects, Grasshopper)
  • Ability to work with developers in a highly technical environment

Strongly Desired

  • Experience in prototyping or front-end development (Unity, Javascript etc)
  • Experience in designing gesture-based interactive demos (e.g. using Leap Motion / Kinect)
  • Experience with 3D modeling tools (Maya, 3D Max, Blender)
  • Good track record of designing and shipping successful software design experiences

Please send resumes and links to past work to jobs@spatial.is.  Positions are full time and based in downtown New York City and include a competitive salary, benefits and an equity stake in the company.  We look forward to hearing from you!