Sr Principal Multimedia Designer (Sierra Vista, AZ or Melbourne, FL) Sierra Vista, AZ

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking an Immersive Technology Game Designer to support the Immersive Technology Development Team in Sierra Vista, Arizona or Melbourne, Florida. The ideal candidate will support the team by:

  • Creating and documenting unique game designs that stand-out from typical XR training

  • Design intuitive and user-friendly interfaces

  • Collaborating with Instructional Designers

  • Interviewing/consulting SMEs for proper jargon and sequences.

  • Interpreting technical drawings.

  • Interpret the designs to the team's artists and programmers.

  • Consulting with team members when questions arise.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's in science and 9 years' experience; 7 Years with Masters; 4 Years with PhD.A degree in Game Design or relevant industry experience (the higher or more of both, the better)

  • Unity Game Engine experience (SteamVR and OpenXR commonly used)

  • US Citizen

  • Currently possess or qualified to obtain a DoD Active Security Clearance (Secret or higher)

  • Self-guided/motivated individual who is comfortable collaborating with a team

  • Designer of game mechanics, challenges, level design and narratives to keep the learner engaged


  • Collaborator on game metrics for determining success and revision milestones

  • Experience with products from Vive, Valve, Microsoft, and Varjo.

  • Familiarity with Atlassian products (Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence)

  • Familiarity with the AGILE process; Kanban Boards and Scrums

  • Experience in a 3D model pipeline CAD-> PiXYZ Studio -> Blender -> Substance -> Unity

  • Mid-High knowledge of the C# coding language

Salary Range: $84,100 - $126,100

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.