Director of Software Development, Virtual Reality

Enterprise, VR Seattle, Washington


Director of Software Development, Virtual Reality
Location: Seattle, WA

About Your Next Opportunity:

HTC Enterprise Business Unit is looking for a passionate Software Development Director to lead strategic implementation and integration of enterprise software products. We need you to work with first party and with other world wide groups to define and deliver amazing software experiences to accompany our industry-leading HTC Vive product. Your success will be founded in technical hands-on leadership with specific experience Leading software developers. You’ll work closely with key stakeholders in design, development and program management to define new kinds of VR/AR/MR experiences as well as the basis for customer software deployment tools. You must possess deep understanding of the process and challenges of the virtual reality development workflow as well as enterprise customer deployment concerns and how those challenges can be overcome to develop a great product. As a manager and leader, supporting a highly collaborative environment, as well as being a great communicator and motivator will be your natural character.

Your Impact:

  • Lead the software product management functions of integrating our unique software products toward integrated and seamless product sets
  • Continuously improve processes, and train and develop team members
  • Specify product requirements and timelines, and communicate changes to the wider team
  • Provide strategic input to the leadership team to help shape the direction of key initiatives
  • Clearly communicate project status and action items to the team
  • Work on tight deadlines while managing and prioritizing multiple projects
  • Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of designers through iterative development to insure the product vision is conveyed in an impactful and expressive manner
  • Manage software deliverables and relationships with HTC's team members world wide
  • Willing to travel (domestic and international) up to 15%

 Your Experience:

  • 5+ years leading software development projects
  • Strong understanding of VR/AR/MR development
  • Demonstrable ability to create engaging VR experiences
  • Advanced knowledge of 3D game development tools (Unity, Unreal or related)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrable ability to design, develop and execute projects

Bonus Skills:

  • Global team management / collaboration experience
  • Experience managing multi-disciplinary teams
  • Passion for emerging technologies

About HTC:

HTC is the creator of many award-winning VR devices and industry firsts. By putting people at the center of everything it does, HTC pushes the boundaries of design and technology to create innovative and personal experiences for consumers around the globe. HTC's portfolio includes smartphones, tablets, wearables and virtual reality products.

HTC is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at our company. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and encourage people from all walks of life to apply without regard to race, color, ancestry, sex, national origin, citizenship, genetics, marital status, veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. HTC does not tolerate discrimination or harassment at any point during our employees’ and applicants’ time with us, including with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, leaves of absence, and general treatment during employment.