About FITCH

Designing the Future. FITCH is the world’s leading brand and retail consultancy. Online, offline and in person. We don’t predict the future, we influence it and we design it.

Job Purpose:

Primarily based in our New York studio but with the possibility of occassional busines travel within the US and internationally. You will be joining a rapidly expanding digital team in New York working on high profile projects for some of the world’s leading brands.

As a Senior Creative Technologist, you will be expected to work as a hybrid across creative and techical disciplines from concept to production. You will be expected to play an active role in coming up with, developing and guiding the production of crossover concepts at the intersection of physical, human and digital experiences working with a multidisciplinary team of specialists.

 Core Skills & Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience working on high profile clients & projects
  • Strong creative skills, from ideation to communication and presentation of your concepts
  • Strong written and spoken English skills (other languages are a bonus too)
  • Ability to engage and work with a multidisciplinary team of internal or external specialists
  • A solid foundation of prototyping software packages (e.g. TouchDesigner, Unity, Unreal, Max MSP, Resolume etc. – not all necessary)
  • Versatility and extensive knowledge of I/O hardware configuration & hacking
  • Understanding of 3D visualization principles & software (working with models, scenes, shaders etc)
  • Good understanding and approach to schedules and deadlines
  • Past experience working with a multidisciplinary teams of internal or external specialists
  • Strong programming skills (Python, JS/NodeJS, C/C++/C#, HTML/CSS & Java are desirable in particular)
  • Core understanding & skills with Photoshop, Illustrator and knowledge of the wider Adobe Creative Suite

Key Characteristics:

  • Strong creative skills, from ideation to communication and presentation of your concepts
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong problem solving abilities
  • Passionate about interaction & user experience design
  • Excited and heavily motivated by technology, creativity & innovation
  • Strong written and spoken English skills (other languages are a bonus too)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Staying ahead of emerging technologies
  • Prototyping concepts in the physical/digital space
  • Oversight of Labs programs
  • Input & oversight of the production of your concepts
  • Working with a wider team of designers, developers, architects and strategists across digital, spatial, brand and communications projects

Key Success Factors:

  • Cares about user experience
  • Is not afraid of complex problems and challenges
  • Hands on problem solving
  • Ability to thrive working in fast-paced projects
  • Self-starter with entrepreneurial spirit
  • Can work either alone or with a team

 

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