Careers

Ideum is always looking for talented and motivated individuals to join our team here in Corrales, New Mexico. We develop custom hardware, websites and exhibits for museums, nonprofits, and socially responsible companies. We have also developed software including: the GestureWorks multitouch SDK. We are also the principal organization behind the Open Exhibits software initiative.

HCI Programmer

Summary

Compensation: Dependent upon Experience.
Position Type: This is a full-time position (40 hours).
Location: On-site in Corrales, New Mexico.

We seek a developer with demonstrated programming experience and other complementary skills to join our team of programmers, designers, UI / UX developers, and producers. We work on custom installations for world renowned museums, Fortune 500 companies, and other interesting clients. As our company continues to expand, we are looking for a self-starter who can contribute right away, but who is also willing to learn new things.

About Ideum

Ideum creates HCI software products, multitouch hardware products along with dynamic exhibits and websites for museums, non-profit organizations, and socially responsible companies. We are an internationally recognized interactive design firm located in Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque, an hour from Santa Fe). In addition, we design and sell multitouch tables and custom exhibit hardware to museums, corporations, non-profit organizations and socially responsible companies worldwide.

Please see our website (http://ideum.com), project portfolio (http://ideum.com/creative-services) and blog (http://ideum.com/blog/) to learn more about us.

How to Apply

Please respond via email (address at bottom of page) and include relevant examples of your work (URLS) along with a cover letter and your resume. Please: NO PHONE CALLS or DROP INS. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.

Benefits and Incentives

This position includes full health benefits (65% after 90 days), Dental insurance, plus long-term and short-term disability and life insurance.

Also included is a company-matched 401K Safe Harbor Profit Sharing Plan (available after one year of employment).

Pay is based upon experience.

 

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Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience programming in multiple languages/environments
  • Demonstrated experience in programming visual interfaces of some kind
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Experience with version control software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interest in science, art, history, and social issues
  • Strong conceptual and information design skills
  • Ability to organize efficiently and effectively
  • College degree in computer Science, mathematics or a scientific field - or equivalent life experience

Extra Credit

  • 3-5 Years industry experience working on applications from concept to deployment
  • Experience with HCI and tangible interfaces
  • Hardware and systems engineering experience
  • Experience with 3D modeling and/or authoring
  • Experience with mobile authoring
  • Experience with Qt
  • Experience with Unity 3D
  • Experience with CSS, XML, JavaScript
  • Experience with Web and server-based technologies
  • Experience in the museum or non-profit world
  • Experience with hardware and systems engineering

Interactive Designer

Summary

Compensation: Dependent upon Experience.
Position Type: This is a full-time position (40 hours).
Location: On-site in Corrales, New Mexico.

 

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The Position

We seek an experienced Interactive Designer to help with our creative exhibit development projects and internal initiatives. Ideum is diverse; we work with top museums, well-known brands, and technology companies. Along with custom software development, we design and sell our own innovative multitouch tables. We also construct custom exhibits which utilize emerging technology including tangible interfaces, motion recognition, RFID, sensors, and other advances in computer technology.

Ideum does a wide variety of work and the Interactive Designer would work closely with our producers, other designers, software developers and engineers to help shape unique visitor experiences and support our innovative products. We are looking for someone who owns their designs, but can also communicate with others and be responsive to suggestions and changes from colleagues, clients and usability testers. Strong design skills, attention to detail, and a passion for the work are key. Our projects range from exhibit and software development particularly for our multitouch tables and touch walls, unique HCI exhibits, product marketing, web development, media production, and much more.

General Qualifications

We are looking for a self-starter with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who can work with our diverse staff of content specialists, designers, programmers, and engineers. Hands-on, self-motivated individuals thrive at Ideum. The Interactive Designer will own, protect, and manage the user experience throughout product and project life cycles. The ideal candidate will have a passion for design, history, science, art, culture, and new technology. We are looking for someone with a minimum of three years of relevant design experience and an outstanding portfolio.

In addition, the candidate needs to be technically savvy. A strong understanding of file types and preparation, file management, and optimization are needed. The ideal candidate will understand how to approach different design tasks for a diverse set of mediums including large screens, VR headsets, web, mobile, and print applications.

About Ideum

Ideum develops custom computer-based exhibits for museums, nonprofit organizations, and socially responsible companies. The firm has worked on custom software and hardware projects with some of the world’s top museums such as: Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, The Field Museum, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago), Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, SFMOMA, and more. In addition, Ideum has worked with Fortune 500 companies and iconic brands such as: Apple, Adobe, Coca-Cola, Boeing, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Starbucks, Union Pacific, and others. We are an internationally recognized interactive design firm located in Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque, an hour from Santa Fe).

Please see our website (http://ideum.com), project portfolio (http://ideum.com/creative-services) and blog (http://ideum.com/blog/) to learn more about us.

Benefits and Incentives

This position includes full health benefits (65% after 90 days), Dental insurance, plus long-term and short-term disability and life insurance.

Also included is a company-matched 401K Safe Harbor Profit Sharing Plan (available after one year of employment).

Pay is based upon experience.

How to Apply

Please respond via email (see below) and include examples of your work (URLS – if available) along with a cover letter—please include examples of your work (URLS)—and your resume.

PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who do not include a cover letter will not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS or DROP INS.

 

Permalink: http://ideum.com/jobs/interactive-designer/

 

jobs@ideum.com

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated UX/UI design experience and ability (portfolio)
  • Ability to prototype designs in lo-fidelity and hi-fidelity as required
  • Demonstrated visual design skills including layout, color, typography
  • Fluency with interactive design principles and processes (interactive examples a plus)
  • Some project management and/or client interaction experience
  • Some experience with user testing
  • Experience with Web, mobile, and kiosk design
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Photoshop and Illustrator skills
  • Technologically savvy
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Extra Credit

  • Experience with museum exhibits and installations
  • Programming skills
  • Experience with 3D design programs
  • A strong interest in science, art, history, and social issues
  • Experience in the museum or non-profit world
  • College degree, not a requirement
  • Electronics experience
  • Experience with marketing or advertising
  • Knowledge of history, art, or sciences