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 and GestureWorks Gameplay. We are also the principal organization behind the Open Exhibits software initiative.

Exhibit Tech

Summary

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

The Position

We seek a full-time Exhibit Technician who can help our group that assembles and supports multitouch tables and custom exhibit installations. We are looking for a detail-oriented, precision craftsman who can help us build the highest quality integrated computer systems, such as our multitouch tables. Candidates must have PC systems experience, experience working with basic tools, and excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Our Facilities

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to help with all aspects of our multitouch table production. Responsibilities will include table building and support, tracking inventory, ordering, and logistics; the candidate must have strong organizational skills.

We also need help with technical documentation and support (email and phone), so strong writing and communication skills are required. We don’t expect applicants to have museum or exhibit experience, but we are looking for someone with prior experience with ordering, inventory and computer experience. We need someone who is flexible and has a diverse skill set.

About Ideum

Ideum creates custom software exhibits for world class museums. We also work with established technology companies such as HP and Intel in developing the next generation of computing experiences. We are a rapidly growing and internationally recognized interactive design firm located in Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque, an hour from Santa Fe).

Ideum develops multitouch and HCI software frameworks and products such as GestureWorks (www.gestureworks.com) and Open Exhibits (www.openexhibits.org). We are also the makers of GestureWorks Gameplay (gameplay.gestureworks.com), a unique Windows-based software product. 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 (see below) and include a cover letter and your resume. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who do not include a cover letter will not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS or DROP INS.

Benefits and Incentives

This position includes full health benefits (100% after 90 days), Dental insurance, plus long-term and short-term disability and life insurance.

Also included is a company-matched 401K plan (up to 3% of salary, available after one year of employment).

Pay is based upon experience.

 

Permalink: http://ideum.com/jobs/exhibit-tech/

 

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Qualifications

  • Detail oriented
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Highly motivated and self-directed
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Experience with shipping and logistics
  • Ability to use a variety of shop tools
  • Understanding of networking and components
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with inventory and ordering systems
  • Experience with Word and other Office software
  • Skilled in building electronic and computer systems
  • Computer skills, familiarity with Windows and other OS

Extra Credit

  • Experience in IT
  • Experience in fabrication
  • Experience with technical documentation
  • Experience with electrical systems
  • Experience in the museum or non-profit world
  • Engineering and/or physics background

Interactive Designer

Summary

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

The Position

We seek a full-time, on-site Interactive Designer to join our inter-disciplinary team of producers, content specialists, programmers, and hardware engineers. The Interactive Designer will work across a wide range of exhibit and software projects. Along with providing visual design direction, the Interactive Designer will own, protect, and manage the user experience throughout product and project life cycles.

General Qualifications

Beyond technical skills, we are looking for someone with strong conceptual skills and organizational ability. An interest in art, science, history, and the other educational topics we explore is also important. (See further qualifications and extra credit in the sidebar at right.)

About Ideum

Ideum is a rapidly growing and internationally recognized interactive design firm that works with established technology companies such as HP and Intel developing the next generation of computing experiences. Our products have been featured in top tech blogs such as Engadget, TechCrunch, Discovery News, and many others. In addition, we develop custom software, dynamic exhibits and websites for top museums, non-profit organizations, and socially responsible companies. Ideum is located in Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque, an hour from Santa Fe).

Ideum also develops multitouch and HCI software frameworks and products such as GestureWorks (www.gestureworks.com) and Open Exhibits (www.openexhibits.org). We are also the makers of GestureWorks Gameplay (gameplay.gestureworks.com), a unique Windows-based software product. 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 (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.

Benefits and Incentives

This position includes full health benefits (100% after 90 days), Dental insurance, plus long-term and short-term disability and life insurance.

Also included is a company-matched 401K plan (up to 3% of salary, available after one year of employment).

Pay is based upon experience.

 

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

 

jobs@ideum.com

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated UX/UI design experience and ability (portfolio)
  • Demonstrated graphic design experience and ability (portfolio)
  • Ability to prototype designs in lo-fidelity and hi-fidelity as required
  • Excellent visual design ability
  • Photoshop and Illustrator skills
  • Fluency with Interactive design principles and processes
  • Experience with Web, mobile, and kiosk design
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • A strong interest in science, art, history, and social issues

Extra Credit

  • Experience with museum exhibits and installations
  • Programming skills
  • Experience with 3D design programs
  • Experience in the museum or non-profit world
  • College degree, not a requirement

Exhibit Tech in Creative Services

Summary

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

The Position

We seek a full-time Exhibit Technician who can help our group that creates custom exhibits and applications. The job will involve software testing, so the candidate needs to be detail oriented. Excellent written communication skills are also important for client communication and reports. (See further qualifications and extra credit in the sidebar at right.)

The position might also involve the assembly and support of our multitouch tables and touch wall products. Additionally, writing technical documentation for our products might be required along with email and phone support. We are looking for a highly motivated candidate with a diverse skill set.

About Ideum

Ideum creates custom software exhibits for world class museums. We also work with established technology companies such as HP and Intel in developing the next generation of computing experiences. We are a rapidly growing and internationally recognized interactive design firm located in Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque, an hour from Santa Fe).

Ideum develops multitouch and HCI software frameworks and products such as GestureWorks (www.gestureworks.com) and Open Exhibits (www.openexhibits.org). We are also the makers of GestureWorks Gameplay (gameplay.gestureworks.com), a unique Windows-based software product. 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 (see below) and include examples of your work (URLS – if available) along with a cover letter and your resume. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who do not include a cover letter will not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS or DROP INS.

Benefits and Incentives

This position includes full health benefits (100% after 90 days), Dental insurance, plus long-term and short-term disability and life insurance.

Also included is a company-matched 401K plan (up to 3% of salary, available after one year of employment).

Pay is based upon experience.

 

Permalink: http://ideum.com/jobs/exhibit-tech-in-creative-services/

 

jobs@ideum.com

Qualifications

  • Detail oriented
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Highly motivated and self-directed
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Understanding of networking and components
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with Google Docs other Office software
  • Skilled in building electronic and computer systems
  • Computer skills, familiarity with Windows and other OS
  • Experience troubleshooting PC systems and peripherals

Extra Credit

  • Experience in fabrication
  • Experience with software testing
  • Experience with electrical systems
  • Ability to use a variety of shop tools
  • Experience with graphic or 3D software
  • Engineering and/or physics background
  • Experience with technical documentation
  • Experience in the museum or non-profit world
  • Experience with photography or video equipment

User Interface and Software Tester Intern

Summary

Compensation: The intern position pays $15-$18 an hour depending on experience.
Position Type: This is a full-time, three-month (90 days) fixed term paid internship position (40 hours/week).
Location: On-site in Corrales, New Mexico.

The Position

We seek a full-time User Interface and Software Tester Intern to work with our Creative Services and our GestureWorks (www.gestureworks.com) teams. The User Interface and Software Tester Intern will be a self-starter who will test Ideum applications in various phases of development. The testing may involve multitouch screens, motion recognition, voice recognition, and other emerging technologies. We will work with the candidate to help learn (tune and devise) the proper testing systems.

The candidate needs to be passionate about new technology and about this position. We are looking for someone who is technologically proficient and has a deep knowledge of PC systems in particular. Visual design and/or programming experience are major pluses. The candidate will need to be able to contribute to technical documentation, customer support, and social media, so strong written and verbal and communication skills are required. In addition, the position does require some repetitive work; we need a candidate that is comfortable with repetition and is extremely thorough.

This position will spend 30 hours/wk performing the user interface and software testing as described above. Tasks for the remaining 10 hours/wk will be determined by the qualifications and interests of the internship candidate. Those 10 hours may be spent programming, working on electronics in the shop, designing applications or marketing materials, writing, 3D modeling and/or animating, shooting and/or editing video and audio, or working on other aspects of Ideum’s varied hardware and software production.

We are currently hiring for one internship position for the months of September-November, and one internship position for the months of December-February.

About Ideum

Ideum develops multitouch and HCI software frameworks and products such as GestureWorks (www.gestureworks.com), GestureWorks Gameplay (gameplay.gestureworks.com) and Open Exhibits (www.openexhibits.org ). We also create custom multitouch and HCI exhibits 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).

How to Apply

Please email a cover letter and resume to apply for the position. Applications without a cover letter will not be reviewed. NO PHONE CALLS or DROP INS.

 

Permalink: http://ideum.com/jobs/user-interface-and-software-tester-intern/

 

jobs@ideum.com

Qualifications

  • Strong PC system skills with Windows OS and others
  • Detail oriented
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with social media
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Highly motivated and self-directed
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience with Google Apps, Word and other Office software

Extra Credit

  • Experience with PC gaming
  • Design and/or Web development experience
  • Programming experience
  • Experience with 3D modeling or animation
  • Experience shooting and/or editing video and audio

Web Programmer and Developer

Summary

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

The Position

We seek a web programmer and developer with demonstrated experience and other complementary skills to join our growing team. We are looking for someone interested in helping to create the next generation of interactive experiences. The Ideal candidate will be a self-starter who can contribute right away, but who is also willing to learn new things.

About Ideum

Ideum creates custom software exhibits for world class museums. We also work with established technology companies such as HP and Intel in developing the next generation of computing experiences. We are a rapidly growing and internationally recognized interactive design firm located in Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque, an hour from Santa Fe).

Ideum develops multitouch and HCI software frameworks and products such as GestureWorks (www.gestureworks.com) and Open Exhibits (www.openexhibits.org). We are also the makers of GestureWorks Gameplay (gameplay.gestureworks.com), a unique Windows-based software product. 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 (see below) and include examples of your work (URLS – if available) along with a cover letter and your resume. PLEASE NOTE: Candidates who do not include a cover letter will not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS or DROP INS.

Benefits and Incentives

This position includes full health benefits (100% after 90 days), Dental insurance, plus long-term and short-term disability and life insurance.

Also included is a company-matched 401K plan (up to 3% of salary, available after one year of employment).

Pay is based upon experience.

 

Permalink: http://ideum.com/jobs/web-programmer-and-developer/

 

jobs@ideum.com

Qualifications

  • Experience with Javascript, HTML5, and CSS3
  • Experience in at least three of the following: PHP, Python, NodeJs, Ruby on Rails
  • Ability to work in a team environment including the willingness to share knowledge
  • Self-sufficient, taking ownership of work assigned
  • Experience with and ability to use Git
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with server and database administration
  • Familiarity with SSH

Extra Credit

  • Experience with WordPress
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience with Heroku + Postgres + Rails