AR Engineer at Snap Inc. (Greater NYC Area, NY)
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 AR Engineer to join the Augmented Reality team!
What you'll do:
Conceptualize and design new mobile interactive experiences centered around the camera
Own the development of new interactive experiences from prototype to product release
Collaborate with Creative and Engineering teams to make the most fun, surprising, and stable products possible
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Ability to program and code interactive experiences
Ability to work with digital content creation tools (2D, 3D, etc.)
Strong communication and collaboration skills
Expertise in designing, prototyping, and programming with real-time 3D engines (Unity, Unreal, OpenFrameworks, Processing, and WebGL/OpenGL, etc.)
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of experience
3+ years of experience designing and developing real-time interactive experiences
Experience with 3D packages like Maya, 3ds Max, or Cinema4D
Standout creative portfolio
Proven track record of shipping premium consumer product experiences in games, advertising, or other related channels
A passion for creating interactive experiences that are fun, delightful, and allow Snapchatters to communicate and express themselves in new ways
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. 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!