Snapchat is the camera used by millions of people every day to Snap with family, watch Stories from friends, see events from around the world, and explore expertly curated content from top publishers. In short, we are a passionate team working hard to build the best platform in the world for communication and storytelling.
Bitmoji is the digital you — a living cartoon character to instantly express who you are and how you're feeling, in the moment. We believe that the magic of cartoons can improve everyone’s online lives, and empower people to communicate in ways that words alone can’t capture.
We’re looking for a Software Engineer, Graphics to join Team Bitmoji. Working from our NYC office, you will be tasked with solving interesting technical challenges such as building a proprietary graphics platform to render and deliver Bitmojis, designing expressive creative tools, and maintaining software used by millions every day.
What you'll do:
Design, develop, and maintain a cross-platform, high-performance graphics rendering engine to make Bitmojis more engaging
Create tools for artists to continue to deliver new avatar features that are performant and expressive
Evaluate the technical tradeoffs of every decision
Perform code reviews and ensure exceptional code quality
Build robust, lasting, and scalable products
Iterate quickly without compromising quality
4+ years of software engineering experience
Bachelor’s degree in a technical field such as computer science or equivalent experience
Strong understanding of modern graphics techniques and tradeoffs
2+ years of experience building high-performance graphics systems
2+ years of experience with systems programming languages like C/C++
Experience profiling and optimizing both performance and memory usage of complex systems
Experience with 3D graphics APIs like OpenGL, Metal or Vulkan
Experience with mobile apps and/or databases
Experience working with distributed systems
M.S. degree in computer science or a related field
Ability to proactively learn new concepts and apply them at work
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].