Aalto Wearable Systems Lab (https://www.aalto.fi/en/wearable-systems-lab) is hiring a full-time Interaction Designer for a Business Finland-funded research to business project.
Starting date: 1.6.2022
Length of contract: 3-6 months
Project title: 3D localization for outdoor augmented reality
The project aims at finding the most suitable commercialization path for an augmented reality (AR) based real-estate listing and advertising solution that works in outdoor environments. The solution will combine the advantages of digital and physical advertising. More specifically, it can be considered as a digital version of physical banners that would provide as rich information as web portals while remaining effective for capturing people’s attention, informing precise locations of the properties of interest, and revealing hidden opportunities. The project team at Aalto University plans to develop prototypes and conduct pilots with the collaboration with Finnish real-estate agents.
You will be working closely with our programmers, business developers and other key stakeholders to develop mobile augmented reality applications for real-estate agents and home seekers. Your tasks will include the creation of experience maps, user scenarios, mockups and flows. Other tasks include designing user-experiences from low-fidelity sketches to hi-fidelity pixel perfect mockups.
Creating rapid prototypes to validate design concepts with stakeholders and customers. Highly detailed communication of design principles + direction, as well as design specifications to engineers
Strong work portfolio that demonstrates systematic and creative design thinking as well as a deep understanding of UI/UX best practices. Strong ability to recognize and predict use cases and user interaction, including happy path as well as edge and corner cases, and incorporate them into designs. Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English, Finnish is considered as a plus
Proficiency in graphic design, motion graphics, digital art, a sensitivity to typography, color, and layout. Experience in designing for mobile devices, especially augmented reality applications and knowledge with Android programming is considered as benefits.
How to apply
To apply for the position, please submit your application including the attachments mentioned below in English through our online recruitment system by using the link on Aalto University’s web page ("Apply Now”).
- Contact details of referee/referees
The deadline for applications is 27 May 2022, For additional information, kindly contact Business Developer Tiina Lilja, [email protected] . Aalto University reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the position open, to extend the application period, reopen the application process, and to consider candidates who have not submitted applications during the application period.
Please note: Aalto University’s employees and visitors should apply for the position via our internal system Workday -> find jobs (not external aalto.fi webpage on open positions) by using their existing Workday user account.
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