First of all, i’ve didn’t talk a lot about my new job at Extriple and that’s all about i’m posting today. I’ve join the team in June 2015 at first for a Freelance work and then started a full time job to their office 3 month later.
Working in a Korean company is a great way to discover the Korean citizen, that you usually may have some prejudiced or biased against them as you’re a citizen of Europe or any western country. If you’ve never thank that you’ve being a stranger in a country before, you couldn’t feel that unforgettable feeling. It make me breath now as a human more than a french guy that you can see coming a mile off.
Living not as an expatriate and be a part of a company that have not tried to recruit you just for international business or expansion strategy was a breath to me. Even if i should assume that my Korean level is not actually as good as my english, i must thanks them for their listening. Hopefully i understand most of their needs and meetings, so i can’t say that i’m just lucky. Hard work of studying at the ChangWon University to learn korean (not as many as i should, i must say), was also the good choice. I’ve give up a few times but didn’t stop to trust in my capability to communicate and work in a team as a foreigner.
From research on AR (aka augmented reality), MR (mixed reality), to Product/Brand Design and Mobile Application, it have let me explore more possibilities in 3D, from Rendering for Archviz to Animation and Real Time content creation for Unity Engine, PBR and many other stuff around.
Development on Microsoft Hololens are now on the way, with the help of Unity. It’s pretty impressive what we can offer already for industries who want’s to communicate their visions to the audience, or have some tools for Production Data Management. It’s really a new era that is coming out from the ash of VR research and product in of the 90’s. As i’ve said before on Twitter, if you look to the marketing around them, you’ll may be disturb by the gap between people expectation and reality, but the wild horse is on the way and we couldn’t see it stopped by anything, because actually the environment is ready for huge improvement on the software as well as the hardware further generation of Hololens and competing solution.
I must say also thanks to my daily co-workers: 김용벡, 윤채영, 김경민, 김동현, 서혜정 that makes life easier in the company. I’m sure we’ve shared good moments (and also bad moments, but we’ve bypassed them with glory and humility) and i’m sure there’s much more to come for our pleasure. Challenge are there, but by then it have been great to work together improving our skills and company.