AR Platform Design Lead at Snap Inc.
Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.
Snap’s Augmented Reality team invents the immersive (and fun!) camera experiences that are at the core of our products. From developing creative new Lens features for Snapchat, to supporting the continuous growth and evolution of Lens Studio (our platform for an ever-increasing community of AR creators), to designing the cutting-edge computer vision and machine learning technology that makes face transformation Lenses possible — our Augmented Reality team is working hard on their mission to bring AR to more people, places, and moments, every day.
We’re looking for a Design Lead to join our Augmented Reality team!
What you’ll do:
Direct a small team of designers to meet the diverse needs of our AR platform constituents
Work across mobile, web, and desktop platform products to improve UX for Lens developers and Snapchatters
Manage interface design for Lens Studio, Snap’s 3D authoring environment
Collaborate with Product and Engineering to define and design features critical to the platform’s success
Leverage data and understand platform user behavior to balance creativity with objective input
Consistently give and receive feedback on strategic product decisions
Regularly present design thinking to senior leadership
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Strong visual design skills, and a passion for interaction design
Proficiency in Figma, Sketch, Illustrator, or other design tool
Ability to collaborate and work cross functionally with product managers, engineers, designers, revenue teams
Ability to anticipate future product needs and identify strategic long-term platform solutions
BS/BA degree or equivalent years of experience
5+ years experience working on platform products or social consumer products
Experience experience leading or managing design teams
Experience in AR, VR, or developer authoring environments
Proven track record working across multiple design mediums: mobile, web, desktop
A strong portfolio showcasing your work
At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected]
Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!