Snapchat is a camera and messaging app that connects people to their friends and the world. Every day around the globe, millions of people use Snapchat to communicate with friends, build relationships, play, and learn. No matter where you are or how you express yourself, it’s always the fastest way to share a moment!
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 an iOS Engineer to join the Augmented Reality team!
What you’ll do:
Create and refine high performance mobile apps that push the limits of mobile technology
Build fun, new products that are very stable and run smoothly
Design, architect and implement well-tested software which powers experiences in Snapchat’s camera
Conceptualize, develop, and launch new features
Carefully evaluate the technical tradeoffs of every decision
Work with the Design team to hone in on the best UI and infrastructure practices
Carry out code reviews to guarantee code quality
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Strong computer science fundamentals (algorithms and data structures) and problem-solving skills
Knowledge of software design patterns and iOS best practices
Strong knowledge of multithreading and concurrency
Solid understanding of Objective-C Runtime and processes which run “under the hood”
BS/BA degree in a technical field such as Computer Science (or equivalent years of experience)
3+ years of experience developing mobile applications for the iOS environment
5+ years experience with Objective-C and iOS
Knowledge of the OS internals, compilers, optimization for low-power and mobile systems
Experience with Swift
Experience with C/C++
Experience with OpenGL or Metal
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!