Product Designer

      Location: United States/Remote

      Start Date: Immediately

      About The Job

      The Product Designer will create, iterate, and collaborate on implementing intuitive user experiences (UX) and interfaces (UI) for our fully-immersive (VR) and web-immersive (browser-based) interactive platforms that help our users connect quickly, engage easily, and learn meaningfully. You will collaborate with product management and engineering to understand end-user needs, problem solve pain points, identify opportunities, and deliver engaging, functional, and “sticky” interactions. We’re seeking a Product Designer with strong experience in UX/UI design within immersive reality (XR/VR) or game design; experience developing a design system would be ideal.

      Your Key Responsibilities

      • Collaborate across functions to gather requirements and translate them into wireframes, prototypes, and visual designs.
      • Develop a design system that improves usability, quality, and speed of development.
      • Work with Product Managers to design interactive WebXR/VR experiences and gameplay that are both visually appealing and user-friendly.
      • Work with the engineering team to ensure design standards are consistently met through a streamlined developer experience .
      • Conduct user testing and research to validate design decisions and make data-driven recommendations for improvements.

      Required Qualifications

      • Experience designing for XR, VR, or 3D games with an eye to engagement and fun.
      • Experience with user testing and research methodologies.
      • Excellent understanding of the principles of user-centered design and accessibility standards and best practices (e.g., W3C, universal design, multi-lingual support).
      • Excellent written and verbal communication to clearly articulate design decisions, ask questions, and reciprocate constructive feedback.
      • Strong, creative problem-solving skills.
      • Strong portfolio of past design work.

      Preferred Qualifications

      • Some programming experience, preferably in JavaScript, threeJS.
      • Proficiency with prototyping and design tools.

      The ideal candidate will also:

      • Effectively work both independently and with cross-functional teams.
      • Possess passion for creating innovative and engaging user experiences.
      • Thrive in a fast-paced startup environment.
      • Be adaptable, flexible, resourceful and reliable to drive multiple projects at once.
      • Possess a growth mindset, curiosity, and desire to learn.
      • Possess a genuine passion for shaping the future of healthcare, helping others, making the world a better place, and strong desire to see the company accomplish its mission and vision to its fullest potential.

      Other Details

      • Position is remote; willingness to travel periodically for in-person team collaborations and user research/usability testing.
      • Base salary ranges from $75,000 - $125,000 taking into account equity and other factors in the total compensation package and dependent on job-related experience, skill, knowledge.
      • To be considered for this position, please send a brief cover letter explaining your interest in Embodied Labs and a resume to jaron@embodiedlabs.com.
      • This position is fully remote with periodic travel for in-person team collaborations. 
      • US citizens only. 

      Embodied Labs is an equal-opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

       

      Who We Are

      Embodied Labs is a leading caregiver training company on a mission to transform the way we care for each other through shared immersive experiences. By providing professional and family caregivers with access to an immersive training and learning platform and a library of immersive experiences, caregivers are able to gain actionable empathy and access to a supportive caregiving community. Co-founded by caregivers Carrie Shaw and Erin Washington, Embodied Labs is committed to enhancing the quality of care delivered to aging adults. Our state-of-the-art shared immersive experience platform has been operationalized by 100+ organizations across senior services, government, academia, enterprises, and healthcare providers in 30+ US states and five countries. In addition to winning numerous awards such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Global Immersive Education Prize, we have been featured in Oprah Magazine, CNN International, CBS, and The New York Times.

      Research has proven that immersive training enables 4X faster learning (addressing lack-of-time challenges) and 90% longer retention of knowledge, while also uniquely activating socioemotional development and emotional memory compared to traditional methods. Our web-immersive modality (accessible via a browser) enables anytime/anywhere training for scale.

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