Creative Cluster

StoryFutures Creative Cluster creates and helps fund R&D projects with creative businesses in the 'Gateway Cluster region' immediately to London's west.

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StoryFutures Academy delivers cutting edge training in immersive technology and immersive storytelling for the traditional screen industries nationwide.

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Creative Technologist

£35,333 per annum - including London Allowance

Closes: Sunday 24 November 2019

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Full-Time, Fixed Term

Applications are invited for the post of Creative Technology Researcher to join StoryFutures Academy: the National Centre for Immersive Storytelling, based at Royal Holloway’s new Centre for Digital Creativity. Funded by the UK’s industrial strategy challenge fund, StoryFutures Academy delivers cutting-edge creative training and research programmes to ensure the UK creative workforce is the most skilled in the world in the use of VR, AR and MR.

The role of Creative Technology Researcher is to provide detailed and clear understandings of the possibilities of new immersive technologies for a diverse array of creative practitioners, from film directors to television producers, games designers to theatre. You will support our R&D and training productions by giving hands on support to create new immersive experiences.This is a research-driven role, with an opportunity to deliver research in a fast-paced hands-on environment with some of the world’s leading creatives. The postholder will form part of the StoryFutures/Academy research team working to better understand audience behaviours in immersive, working closely with psychologists and sociologists specifically focusing on audience reaction to the application of new sensory experiences in immersive.

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