FundamentalVR is an established start-up with a mission – to take the best of what VR and haptic technology has to offer (HapticVR™) and develop a platform for surgeons to practice complex operating procedures in a safe and cost-effective manner.

Having delivered our first range of products to the market, we are expanding our team to develop our full SaaS platform and are looking for talented and motivated individuals to join us, building ‘flight simulators for surgery’. 

We are proud of our successes to date, winning several awards such as Time magazine’s ‘Best Invention of the Year’, the ‘Most Impactful Breakthrough’ Auggie Award and the ‘VR, AR & MR’ SXSW award. We have also achieved CPD accreditation from the Royal College of Surgeons and are working with some of the world’s leading healthcare and research providers such as the Mayo Clinic, Harvard Medical School and King’s College, to name but a few!

About The Role

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic professional to join our team, taking on responsibility for helping to develop the user interface for our HapticVR™ experiences. You will work closely with the rest of the art team, the engineers, the medical, educational and design team to produce realistic, immersive content. You will enjoy the support of your colleagues and our open culture, where what we learn from our failures is as important as our successes.

What You Will Do

  • Follow and help develop the artwork style, tools, techniques and pipeline for the product
  • Produce simulation ready optimised artwork in a realistic style that is suitable for VR runtime
  • Work with the team to analyse the visual requirements and provide effective solutions
  • Participate in agile development and SCRUM
  • Engage in collective responsibility for maintaining a high-quality product

What You Will Get

  • A competitive salary
  • Opportunity to participate in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Opportunity to work with HapticVR, the next frontier of simulation and virtual reality

What We Are Looking For

  • Experience in multiple 3D art projects completed in a similar artist role.
  • A strong eye for detail and understanding of Human Skeletal anatomy, a broader experience in animating and rigging soft tissue and hard surface meshes is also prefered.
  • A proven ability to drive forward the technical pipeline and toolset for rigging and animation to accommodate forward thinking solutions.
  • A proven track record of both artistic and technical creativity, with a passion for working with teams and solving problems.
  • A deep knowledge of 3D animation and rigging packages (Maya/Max/Motion builder etc) , both hand driven and procedural /  script / helper driven solutions is preferred .
  • an Interest in VR, MR and AR technologies is essential, experience is preferred
  • Experience of Unity is essential, other game engine experience is a plus.
  • Experience in realtime soft body , fluid and physics simulations an advantage.
  • Experience in creating textured art assets as advantage.

Who You Are

  • You understand what it means to work in a startup, this excites and motivates you (there will be fun – we promise!)
  • You like to do everything to a high standard but know when to be pragmatic
  • You are highly collaborative and an excellent communicator
  • You do not hide problems, mistakes or failure, but rather learn and develop from them

Diversity Is Our Strength

FundamentalVR is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, disability or age.

At FundamentalVR, we have a clear vision: to be the place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, stay and do their best work. We pride ourselves on bringing the best medical training experiences to our clients around the world, and we know our company runs on the hard work and dedication of our passionate and creative employees.

How To Apply

You must be a UK or EU national or have a valid visa; unfortunately we’re not able to offer visa sponsorship at this time.

Please send your CV or a detailed LinkedIn profile to recruitment@fundamentalvr.com.

Please note that candidates will be expected to supply references.