Mesmerise specialises in crafting personalised virtual reality (VR) experiences for businesses, with a particular focus on “gatherings.” These gatherings encompass a wide range of events, from conferences and multi-day engagements to brief company meetings held within the VR realm. Instead of merely participating in traditional Zoom or Teams calls, attendees are equipped with headsets that enable them to embody avatars and engage with others in a virtual environment. Even before the onset of COVID-19, Mesmerise had already garnered significant interest. However, the pandemic has accelerated the urgency for organisations to seek innovative ways of engaging and connecting with their remote workforce and stakeholders. Mesmerise has risen to meet this demand, providing new avenues for fostering interaction and communication in the era of remote work.
As Creative Technology Lead, rather than being technology-led, Jon starts by bridging the gap between key stakeholders to help shape a digital product strategy that delivers both customer and business value.
He then works to bring the strategy to life, informing the design process and creating functional prototypes or production-ready applications using established and emerging technologies.
Jon prides himself on clear communication and finding balanced, pragmatic solutions which deliver commercial outcomes and engaging experiences.