Open position

UX/UI Designer

Santa Monica, California / Engineering / Full-Time
The Role
As the lead UX/UI Designer at Red 6, you will take a critical role in developing next generation AR systems. You will be responsible for the aesthetic excellence of Red 6’s next generation of augmented reality and virtual reality interfaces. To achieve that mission, you will be involved in designing the apps, assets, and software that will drive the US Air Force’s next generation of pilot training.

From brainstorming through implementation, the UX/UI Designer will work with team members in our business development, product, prototyping and engineering groups. Your design time will be split between numerous aspects of the graphics and visual domain, as well as data ingestion and parsing. You will create stylized visual effects.

You will support company leadership with the graphical look and feel of all Red 6 applications and support the co-founders in leading the visual direction and aesthetic vision for the company. You will apply foundational design principles (typography, layout, UI design), and design multi-user interfaces that engage people in both physical and virtual spaces.
Your Qualifications

Fluent in diverse interactive formats ranging from mobile and web applications to immersive interactive surfaces and environments Informed about design trends but interested in pushing beyond.

Technology forward, with an interest in non-traditional interfaces & mixed reality.

Minimum of 7 years’ experience designing mobile or web applications, mixed reality, VR, gaming, or physical interactives.

A spectacular portfolio that bridges interactive, motion, and graphic design.

Expert proficiency in a broad array of relevant design programs.

Expert knowledge of user-centered design principles.

Demonstrable mastery of XD and prototyping software and tools.

Graphic Design/Interactive Design (or related) professional degree is preferred.

Ability to do rapid prototyping for stakeholder approval.

Preferred/Extra Skills

Experience in gaining user insight throughout the specification, design, and implementation phases through interviews, site visits and other observational methods (web analytics, remote logging, remote unmoderated usability studies, etc.). Experience with both hardware and software testing a plus.

Expertise in usability research, including both qualitative and quantitative data analysis.

Basic understanding of digital product design best practices.

Experience with Jira.

About the department
Augmented Reality / Hardware / Integration Technology Department:

The Hardware Technology team at Red 6 engineers high performing and highly advanced augmented reality platforms and infrastructure, which support our military partners’ training and operations.

Research Department:

The goal of the Research department is to understand and develop how the multiverse works. Embedded within the Research department is a talented team that builds the tools that allow us to conduct R&D with a unique understanding of bleeding edge technologies. These tools tackle problems from data ingestion and storage, to data visualization and advanced communications networks. In order to achieve this goal, we require a first-rate development ecosystem. As such, we’re investing in building an AR-specific engineering team.
The Red 6 Mission

To build the best in-flight Augmented Reality flight training system in the world, and to create the most lethal combat pilots on the planet.

Note
Red 6 reserves the right to change its current benefits program at any time, in a manner that is consistent with applicable federal and state regulations.

This job description is not a contract and confers no contractual rights, privileges, or benefits on any applicant or potential applicant. Red 6 has the right to change any and all terms of this job description, including, but not limited to, job responsibilities, qualifications and benefits. Nothing in this job description constitutes an offer or guarantee of employment.

Red Six Aerospace, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

INTERESTED?

Please get in touch and send an email to jobs@red6ar.com to include your resume, a cover letter, and a portfolio of your work.