Spectacles are Snap's hand-free camera that take in both photo and video content that is shareable on, and off, Snapchat. With hardware and augmented reality working in tandem, Spectacles make it easy to make memories from your perspective, and relive them later.
Snap Lab is home to Spectacles — a camera inspired by the human eye, powered by your imagination — and a world-class research & development team that is paving the way for the future of the camera. Snap Lab builds creative technology that helps overlay computing on the world around us.
We’re looking for a Product Design Engineer to join Snap Inc! As a member of the Snap Lab team, you will design products that delight Snapchatters across the globe. Working from our Venice office, you’ll collaborate with industrial designers, electrical engineers and firmware engineers to build and shape new products.
What you’ll do:
Design, prototype, analyze, and launch a variety of exciting new products
Collaborate with industrial design and cross functional engineering teams as well as external vendors and partners
Investigate new materials, manufacturing technologies, and design methodologies
Drive all phases of new product development from concept to mass production while leading and mentoring a team
Create detailed design models and documentation for production
Develop and conduct technical experiments to select designs, materials, and technologies
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Proficiency in 3D CAD and 2D documentation (NX experience preferred)
Technical background in product design, architecture, tolerance analysis, structural analysis, and top-down CAD design
Wide knowledge of engineering materials and manufacturing methods including prototyping, process development, and mass production
Good communication skills—written, verbal, and presentations
BS/BA degree or equivalent years of experience
11+ years of experience in mechanical engineering
Master’s degree in mechanical engineering or related field
Experience with consumer electronics
Experience leading and mentoring teams
Experience with overseas manufacturing
A passion for Snapchat and creativity!
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!