PUBLISHED: November 29, 2018
The automotive industry is now at a pivotal point in the evolution of the user experience in connected vehicles. In order to ensure car companies can continue riding this wave, they need advanced HMI technologies and a key member of the UI development team. The product: Rightware’s Kanzi. The key member: You, the Technical Designer.
Do you want to play an integral role in the rise of advanced graphical user interfaces in cars? Do you want to see your crafty handy work in future automotive UIs? If you know shaders, texturing, UV mapping, asset optimization, maybe some scripting too, we have the ultimate role for you to jump into full-fledged production projects with some pretty phenomenal car companies.
Rightware (www.rightware.com) is a Finnish software product company providing tools and services for the development of advanced digital user interfaces. The Kanzi® philosophy is based on designer empowerment, prioritizing ease of use, rapid prototyping, workflow efficiency, high performance, and cross-platform support. Our Kanzi product family includes a visual design studio which delights designers, a highly optimized 3D runtime for superior graphics performance, and an innovative connectivity platform. Our Kanzi services team works closely with customers to help them realize their UI and connectivity visions, providing advanced prototypes and technology demonstrators as well as custom value-added software products. Our passion is to unleash creativity and to enable fantastic user experiences.
As a Thundersoft® company, Rightware complements the automotive portfolio of Thunder Software Technology Co. Ltd. with the industry’s most advanced user interface technology and tools. Our combined skills and assets allow us to deliver fully integrated HMI solutions, engineering support, and design services for automotive customers across the globe. Rightware continues to operate as an independent subsidiary, headquartered in Finland with a presence in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Italy, China, South Korea, and Japan. Trusted by over 35 car brands, we are on track to powering the user experience in over 20 million cars by 2022.
Team: Kanzi Design Services
Due to heavy demand from our global customers in the premium car market, we are growing our elite team of technical and visual designers, UX designers, and creative software engineers who provide our customers with advanced prototypes, custom software products, and technology demonstrators. This fast-paced team operates at the intersection of visual and interaction design, cutting-edge technology, and our customers’ products, often dealing with multiple ongoing projects and demanding deadlines. Our KDS team is a central contributor to the success of our customers, leading training, advising on project implementation and optimization, and providing on-site plus remote support and consulting. This team of experts helps our customers bring the best automotive user experiences to market!
As Technical Designer, your main focus is to implement user interfaces in support of our leading customers. Together with our project teams, you play a significant role in building world-class embedded UIs. Examples of your work areas are real-time 3D content and UI models. You will create UI concepts and demonstrators to help win customer cases. You will also help to improve Kanzi by creating content such as factory content, tutorials, and examples for our product documentation. You are a key player on a versatile team with software engineers, artists, and other technical designers.
Who are you?
You are a Technical Designer working with game engines and real-time 3D. You are a creative person with excellent problem solving skills, and you know how to work between engineers and designers, how best to coach them on content creation. Applying knowledge across disciplines comes naturally. You are either a seasoned expert or a young rising star: the exact job will be tailored to you based on your experience.
– Generalist experience with creating content using professional-grade 3D and 2D content creation tools.
– Understanding of real-time 3D pipeline and rendering
– Fluent with hierarchical tools for scene graphs and trees
– Game engine experience
– Proactive attitude and achievement orientation
– Shader programming
– Scripting and programming experience
– Visual design skills
– Concepting, prototyping, blockout modeling
– UVing and texturing, effects and particle systems
Please drop your application through “Apply” now link below.