Future Colossal, an award-winning innovation lab for experiential technologies in advertising, entertainment, and art, is seeking Creative Technologists, for both Freelance and Full-time positions. As a member of our team, you will play a key role in crafting unique and memorable experiences for our clients.
By exploring the boundaries of technology and design, we create immersive spaces that interact with the viewer. Our team is comprised of designers, creative technologists, hardware fabricators, and coders with expertise ranging from marketing to architecture to installation art. We pull off the extraordinary, always using the latest technologies to create press-worthy interactions where brands can build relationships with consumers across all channels.
As Creative Technologist you’ll need a well-rounded skill set that includes both creative and technical abilities. You should be comfortable working with new and different technologies and UX. Creative responsibilities would include drawing, 2D compositing, Graphic Design, 3D modeling/animation, video compositing, and more. Technical responsibilities include programing (Unity C#, C++), physical computing, AV knowledge, and more. This role is for someone at the intersection of design and technology, that thrives on continuously learning and exploring new tools and artistic experiences.
- Work with the team to concept and execute compelling interactive experiences for brands, including collaborating with designers and hardware fabricators to ensure technical feasibility of designs
- Lead the development and implementation of technology-focused strategies for each project
- Conduct research to identify and evaluate new technologies and tools that can be used to enhance the user experience
- Identify and mitigate technical risks
- Follow best practices for design and code standards
- Be comfortable in an agile environment with short turn projects
- Interested Creative Techs should have expertise in the following areas:
- C# Development
- Unity Engine Environment
- Experience with version control
- Computer Vision
- AV Installation
Nice to have expertise:
- C++ Development
- Python Development
- Native Development
- TouchDesigner Environment
- Unreal Engine Environment
- Physical computing/custom electronics
- Theatrical Lighting
We value the work life balance by having a four day work week and are flexible with working from home and/or in office. We provide company health, 401k, commuter, gym, and family leave benefits, as well as standard PTO, paid holidays, and membership to some professional industry groups. We also cover the general admission cost of going to museums in the US.
This is a full-time or freelance position in a fun, relaxed company culture with a growing talented, dedicated team. What we do is hard but that’s what makes it so exciting! We have access to the latest technology (XR, VR, LIDAR, robotics, biometrics, 3D printing, industrial tech, high-end AV, etc.) and the collective ability to pull-off the most ambitious projects.
Compensation $65k-$90k, and may vary based on relevant experience, time in role, business sector, and geographic location, among other criteria.
Submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio for consideration. No phone calls or recruiters.
We are Future Colossal, an experiential innovation lab based in NYC. We explore and create new technologies, constantly innovating to build immersive spaces, both physical and virtual, that are memorable, playful, and interact with the viewer. Our work varies greatly and at any given time we may be working on physically immersive installations, mixed reality gameplay, interactive storefronts, designing new theme parks, AI development, and more. We have clients across all industries and deploy projects globally. We are fast paced, constantly solving new challenges, and always looking with excitement towards the future.