Practice Director – Augmented / Virtual Reality (Mixed Reality)

at GenUI
Published July 24, 2022
Location Seattle, WA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Job Description

About GenUI:

GenUI is a Seattle-based software development and tech commercialization firm. We collaborate with industry and thought leaders to bring innovative software products to market. Our team is a diverse collection of experts in product, mobile, web and cloud solutions. We believe “the future will be built together.”

Chosen in 2020 as one of Inc 5000's Fastest Growing Private Companies in America, and rated as one of the best places to work in Glassdoor. We've also been recognized with Apple's 'Best of the Year', TIME Magazine's 'App of the Week', Gizmodo's 'App of the Day', not to mention features in Fortune, Wired, Fast Company, The Washington Post, Bloomberg, and more!

About the Position:

We are seeking a Practice Director who is a subject matter expert in the AR/VR (Augmented / Virtual Reality/Mixed Reality) field. As a Practice Director you will bring expertise to GenUI, and build & lead a team that will help our technology clients successfully reach their goals. Additionally, you will focus on deeply understanding our clients' objectives, building trusting client relationships, providing subject matter expertise, scoping prospective projects, delivering amazing project work, and positioning GenUI as the “go to” consulting partner for bleeding edge projects across business and technology. You will spend your days with our clients to understand their environments & industry, recognize their opportunities & constraints, deliver on client projects, oversee our delivery work, develop & implement strategies that marry GenUI's capabilities and client needs in the pursuit of building support the delivery of your given practice

Your Opportunities:

  • This is a great opportunity to leverage your expertise, build a practice and have an impact in collaboration with an outstanding technology consulting and delivery team.
  • Focus a Go-to-Market strategy in your practice area and execute it in collaboration with our Business Development and Marketing teams.
  • Identify the important ways that the future is transforming business and create a high-value service offering that helps our clients accelerate their product roadmaps and execute on their visions.
  • Collaborate across GenUI to leverage the collective expertise of the firm to help support the solution offerings in both sales and delivery.
  • Be on the forefront of your chosen technology field and expertise.
  • Help impact the future by working on leading edge solutions.
  • Be a Technology Evangelist and publish thought leadership articles, give podcasts, attend and speak at technology conferences.
  • Use your GenUI educational allowance to ensure you have the best and latest technical certifications.

Your Contribution:

  • Partner with our Business Development and Marketing teams to go to market with a valuable and competitive services offering in the AR/VR sector.
  • As a leader of the practice, build and be responsible for an annual services portfolio of $3M+. Ensure high quality, client satisfaction, and profitability. Manage risk, and ensure the long-term growth of the practice in both capability and client value.
  • Partner with Technical Program Managers, Product/UX Design, Solution Architecture, and Engineering to scope projects. Once the engagement starts, develop insights, support the business strategy, and gather and document both insights and business requirements.
  • Collaborate with, and mentor our Crew Chiefs and Tech Leads with a relentless focus on quality and client value.
  • Serve our team with leadership and support to ensure our clients' expectations are exceeded and our overall client satisfaction is exceptional.
  • Participate in project delivery and spend 40% of your time working on the exciting engagements comprising your practice area.
  • Contribute to case studies, thought leadership content, and other practice-centric marketing activities.
  • Hire, shape and lead delivery teams. Ensure your team has career development and shape high performing individuals into high performing teams.
  • Be a GenUI ambassador and ensure you and your team exemplify our core values in our delivery and interactions with clients, employees, and the overall market. (To view our core value visit

Your Experience:

  • 7+ years technology experience in the 3D computing industry
  • Prior consulting experience is required
  • BA/BS Degree
  • Author of 6+ technical publications.
  • 2+ technical certifications in your area of expertise
  • 5+ years management/leadership experience
  • 3+ years participating in solution-based sales, and helping identify and drive solutions for clients
  • 2+ years of project budget responsibility required, P&L responsibility preferred
  • 3+ years of relevant professional software development and architecture experience
  • Excellent multi-language development and architecture skills, including both low-level (such as C,C++,Rust, or assembly) and high-level (such as JavaScript, React JS, C# or Python)
  • A proven track record of delivering high quality solutions for technical challenges

Your Skills:

  • A PASSION about your area of expertise and a desire to be a technical evangelist
  • Desire to be a Product Visionary and the Executive Sponsor who establishes the path, relationship, rules of engagement, clarifies product vision and holds the product vision through delivery
  • Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully across all levels of the organization
  • Excellent negotiation, conflict management, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Proven track record of client/employee satisfaction
  • Advanced project delivery experience
  • Passion for team collaboration
  • A proven ability to work in a team environment on a shared code base
  • A proven track record of delivering high quality solutions for technical challenges
  • Video/audio codecs and protocols; high-performing real-time video/audio encoding/decoding
  • Software architecture and API design
  • Experience with graphics APIs such as DirectX or Vulkan
  • Experience with game engines and graphics APIs such as Unity, Unreal, WebGL or DirectX
  • Working knowledge of modern CPU+GPU hardware and typical performance bottlenecks

GenUI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.