How to hire VR developer: Skills and places to look for
Published a month ago
With the release of major VR headsets Virtual Reality’s potential in entertainment and science has been finally uncovered. And the labor behind hundreds of constantly emerging projects falls on shoulders of VR developer. This is a new breed of programmers of high demand. How to hire VR developer is a teaser that hasn’t been fully solved yet. But let’s try.
Of course, a virtual reality developer has to be a developer in the first place. A good one, by the way, with certain set of skills to build on to be able to step into VR. Those skills are also markers for entrepreneurs seeking to hire VR developer. It should be a combination of:
  • Software programming
  • 3D skills
  • Video/sound production skills
  • Game development
  • UI/UX skills
VR projects are of extensive range and may require mastery in engineering, film, medicine, architecture, interior design, etc. In other words, just being able to create 3D environments is not enough. VR developer often has to come up with brand new ideas.
Another aspect is VR hardware and technology – developing an app for Google Cardboard and creating a game for PlayStationVR are nothing alike. But let us not get ahead of ourselves and first reveal how to find a virtual reality developer.

Joseph Schmidt
AR/VR/MR Evangelist & Enthusiast. - Owner