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Dow Jones AR / VR - Spatial Technology Engineer (Contingent Worker) in LONDON, United Kingdom

Job Description:

AR / VR - Spatial Technology Engineer (Contingent Worker Assignment)

Job Description

Dow Jones is looking for creative and passionate AR/VR Spatial Technology Engineer with experience in both IOS and Android environments as well as WebXR development, comfortable developing in Unity and Unreal Engine. This role is for someone self-driven that wants to be a core part of a new immersive gaming team within Dow Jones Events to support our brands in creating MVP’s of highly engaging and innovative online, hybrid and in-person experiences. You would play a critical role in technical decision making at all stages of the product life cycle.

We look for enthusiastic technologists who enjoy solving the hard problems, and have the initiative to be self-taught as well as working collaboratively across teams. In return we are offering the opportunity to work on multiple cutting edge immersive projects that can help upskill your expertise with a highly experimental innovation team where you can have a strong voice, pitch your own ideas to be tested and grow as a leader.


  • As part of a cross-functional innovation team, you will design, implement, and maintain AR / VR and WebXR applications in a highly collaborative and international environment.

  • Participate in discussions about technology, infrastructure and consider the pros/cons of a technology choice based on business value, scalability, maintainability, performance and project delivery.

  • Support Dow Jones technical cultural values of driving toward solutions independently, while seeking feedback when appropriate,

  • Help prepare hands-on workshops to share knowledge and help teams understand new technologies.

  • Maintain and share knowledge in emerging technologies and tools within the industry.

  • Prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment.

  • Continuous upskilling of knowledge base to enable ability to take projects from development to live hosting

  • Assessing feasibility of technology solutions and preparing UX flows to meet briefs

  • Creation of demos and promotional experiences to showcase concepts

  • Adhering to high-quality development principles while delivering solutions on-time and on-budget

  • Working within a team to develop projects to required specifications

  • Analyzing and resolving technical problems while assisting in the collection and documentation of feedback and requirements for MVPs iterations

Essential Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years software development experience creating AR / VR / WebXR applications

  • Proficiency in Swift or Objective-C

  • Experience creating 3D graphics and animations

  • Experience working on developer-facing frameworks OR experience working with UI frameworks in customer-facing applications

  • Attention to detail, creativity, passion, and excellent communication and collaboration skills

  • Experience of web based technologies including Javascript,, JSON, HTML, CSS

  • Experience of Git/GitHub

  • Knowledge of testing suites

Preferred Experience

  • Experience on Play to Earn tokenisation (P2E GameFi)

  • WebXR experience accessible on desktop, mobile and VR headsets

  • Experience with WebAR frameworks and tools tools e.g. AR.js

  • Broad exposure to UI frameworks (CoreAnimation, UIKit, AppKit, React, etc.)

  • Solid understanding of UX/design patterns

  • Ability to storyboard ideas and create UX flows

  • Experience with CLI scripting and Github

  • Experience working with web APIs

  • Good understanding of cross-browser and cross-device testing

  • Experience with 3D modeling tools and paradigms e.g. Blender, Maya, GLTF

  • Strong understanding of web and software development processes

  • Ability to code e.g. JavaScript, C, C++

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Business Area: NEW VENTURES

Job Category: Contingent Workers

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Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 35090