IT/VR MANAGER

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



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Thinc, a leading international exhibition design firm located in lower Manhattan, is looking for an IT/VR Manager to join our team of diverse and dedicated creative professionals. Our practice includes high-profile projects in the United States, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. We work in collaborative teams that integrate architecture and physical exhibits with onsite experience, digital media, and online communities.
The work we do touches tens of millions of lives annually and engages the creation of physical places of community and public experience, along with the digital universe of participation that surrounds them. Our work focuses primarily on issues that engage individual, cultural, and national identities and aspirations, along with a broad spectrum of sustainability, the environment, and human development. Our door is open to exceptionally talented people who are eager to grow and contribute to an evolving field that encompasses museums, science centers, zoos, aquariums, and international expositions.
We are looking for an IT/VR manager to be responsible for the smooth running of our computer systems within the limits of requirements, costs and timelines. You will provide day-today support and maintenance of our company?s computing needs (including computers, printers & video conferencing) and manage our Virtual Reality lab under the direction of the Studio Director.The successful candidate will have demonstrable technology skills and knowledge of IT industry?s best practice processes. The ideal candidate will also have the following skillset: 3D modeling (Rhino 3D), and experience with Unity (preferred) or Unreal game engines.
Major ResponsibilitiesProvide day-to-day support and maintenance of our company?s technology needs Support and manage computer (PC & Mac) and communications systems?Ensure security of data, network access and backup systemsManage the Virtual Reality labWork with our designers to visualize/virtualize our exhibit designs for review in-house or by clients
QualificationsProven working experience in IT support or relevant experienceKnowledge of Mac & PC computer hardware/software systemsHands-on experience with computer networks and network administration2+ years experience working in AR, VR or architectural visualizationExperience with Unity and/or Unreal (preferred) enginesSelf-motivated, self-driven creator with a rigorous attention to detail
Bonus PointsExperience with PHP development (Laravel)Experience with 3D modeling (Rhino 3D)Strong visual portfolio with examples of 3D visualizations?Creative thinking & adaptability
If you are not an American citizen, please indicate your visa status. No phone calls or drop-in visits, please. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
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