Prototyping Engineer, Snap Lab
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 a Prototyper to join Snap Inc! As a member of the Spectacles product team, you will play a vital role in shaping Snap’s development of new and innovative wearable product experiences. Working from our Venice, CA office, you’ll collaborate with product and engineering teams across Snap to create breakthrough interactive experiences for our future compute platform and help us revolutionize the way it will be overlaid on the world.
What you’ll do:
Conceptualize and design new interactive experiences centered around the camera and wearables
Own the development of new interactive experiences from prototype to product definition
Collaborate with creative and engineering teams to make the most fun, surprising, creative and innovative products possible
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to create your own 3D assets is a plus
A passion for creating interactive experiences that are fun, delightful
A great communicator, self-starter, collaborator, and team player
A passion for Snapchat and creativity!
5+ years of experience designing and developing real-time interactive experiences
Experience with 3D environments
BS in a technical field such as computer science
Fluency with 3D software suites like Maya, 3ds Max, or Cinema4D
Expertise in designing, prototyping, and programming with real-time 3D engines, including but not limited to Unity, Unreal, OpenFrameworks, Processing, and WebGL/OpenGL
Expertise in designing, prototyping, and programming VR/AR experiences on hololens/ML/Oculus, etc.
Standout creative portfolio
Proven track record of shipping premium consumer product experiences in games, advertising, or other related channels
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].