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 a Product Manager to join our Augmented Reality team.
What you’ll do:
Lead the Augmented Reality team's product roadmap for Lens Studio
Develop and prioritize strategies, product initiatives, and features to facilitate the development of more advanced AR experiences via Snap’s 3D authoring system
Partner closely with interface design, engineering, and other cross functional stakeholders to evolve what can be built with a Lens
Be an AR platform thought-leader translating the needs of the Lens developer ecosystem into products that connect developer experiences with Snap’s highly engaged AR audience
Analyze patterns and trends to expand the impact, utility and potential of Lens Studio
Create and present go-forward recommendations, especially in front of senior leadership
Evangelize a scalable, platform-centric approach to AR authoring and development
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Strong understanding of real-time 3D engines and tools like Unity, Unreal, Maya, Blender, 3DS Max, Cinema 4D, Adobe Suite, etc.
Ability to execute with limited oversight and guidance beyond high level objectives
Understanding of augmented reality technologies, including computer vision, machine learning, graphics, and rendering, i.e., conceptual understanding of OpenGL, WebGL, Metal, Vulcan
Familiarity with desktop interface design methodologies and principles
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to collaborate with engineers, designers, and other functional leaders
Bachelor's degree in a related field such as computer science, engineering, statistics, mathematics, business or equivalent years of experience
3+ years of product management experience with mobile, AR/VR, gaming, 2D/3D authoring tools, or developer environments
Experience delivering developer platform products
Experience presenting complex topics to broad audiences
Experience with data analysis, A/B testing frameworks, and statistics
A passion for augmented reality 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!