Eligibility & Requirements

To be eligible for the Pinch VR Innovation Lab students must be Canadian citizens under 30 years of age enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary digital media, design, or engineering program. Below are minimum skillset requirements for consideration:


Interactive VR Designer

  • Minimum 3 years experience with Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop
  • Strong User Interface Design & User Experience skills
  • Strong conceptual illustration and storyboarding fundamentals
  • Strong understanding of typographic and proportions
  • Ability to problem solve quickly within defined restrictions
  • Provide online portfolio of diverse solutions & projects
  • Standout Candidates have motion graphics experience
  • Standout Candidates have previous VR UX/UI experience

Unity3D VR Developer

  • Minimum 2 years experience with Unity3D
  • Must have Google Cardboard or Google VR SDK experience
  • Proficient in Unity3D environment workflow Unity3D’s UI system
  • Efficient problem solver given tight deadlines
  • Knowledge of Unity3D components, how prefabs work, basic project setup and understanding of publishing settings for optimization
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Demonstrate understanding of Unity's basic scripting API and functions such as event systems, Raycasts, primitive colliders etc.
  • Demonstrate understanding of mobile VR optimization for iOS and Android ie. poly optimization, lightmap baking, UI handling, reducing draw calls when needed etc.
  • Standout Candidates have knowledge of Unity Networking (ie. Photon Networking, UNET etc.
  • Standout Candidates have experience deploying mobile VR to App/Play Stores

For more information please contact info@pinchvr.ca    or    download program logo here