Notwithstanding the fact that VR game development appears to be a rising and one of the most promising tech investments, companies still experience difficulties in hiring developers with solid experience and VR studios with outstanding skills. What to pay attention to when recruiting VR specialists?
Have a closer look at the name of the service - VR game development. It means that you are looking for experts in the gaming industry. As proof, check out the portfolio of projects they were engaged in and analyze how close they are to what you are looking for in these developers: technologies, tools, and software they are verse in.
Creating VR has much to do with tailoring 3D characters and environments, hence, your developer must have profound skills with Unity 3D, Unreal Engine, 3DS Max & Maya, in VR area - with Quixel and GearVR Framework and preferred languages - C++, C# or similar ones.
When recruiting a VR company, consider their work management methodology, whether they have necessary experts and what timeframes they suggest for your project. One more important thing - check if they understand the demands of your business vertical and specifics of the game you want. After all, you have to be on the same page.