Interactive Prototyper, Snap Lab 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 Lab is home to the Spectacles brand and a world-class research & development team, working together to pave the way for the future of the camera — and innovating how creative computing will be overlaid on the world around us.
We’re looking for an Interactive Prototyper to join Snap Inc! As a member of the Spectacles Product Experience team, you will be a part of a small team rapidly designing and prototyping new features and ideas for current and next-generation Spectacles products. Working from our Venice, CA office, you’ll collaborate with engineering and product teams across Snap to translate ideas into delightful products and features for Snapchatters.
What you’ll do:
- Prototype simple and intuitive experiences for Spectacles
Contribute to all stages of the design and prototyping process
Regularly give and receive feedback on design and prototyping iterations
Work directly with designers and user researchers to implement, execute tests, and iterate based on feedback and learnings.
Work with other prototypers, designers, product managers, and engineers to oversee new user experiences from concept to launch
Opportunities to showcase your work directly to the CEO
Communicate feature specifications to the engineering teams responsible for building them
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
- Expertise in designing and building delightful interactive experiences
Experience with existing and established Human-Computer Interaction paradigms
High levels of creativity and intuition in developing new paradigms
Ability to understand the required polish, robustness, and interactivity needed from each prototype
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Strong communication skills
- 2+ years experience prototyping interactive experiences
BS/BA degree or equivalent years of experience
Proficiency in designing, prototyping, and programming with real-time 3D engines, including Unity, Unreal, Lens Studio, or other similar tools.
Ability to create your own 3D assets with tools such as Maya, 3ds Max, or Cinema4D
Familiarity with creating experiences for VR/AR
Passion for interaction design and prototyping
Strong attention to visual and motion design to create polished prototypes
Experience working with cross-functional teams
Passion for Snapchat and Spectacles products!
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].