Facebook Creative Coder, University Grad in Menlo Park, California

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

Summary:

Facebook is seeking a talented creative coder to develop original and highly engaging interactive video and augmented reality experiences. Your position is a hybrid of art, sound design, and software engineering, and you should be able to not only generate and prototype great experiences, but carry them through to polished, bug-free, performant code releases.

This position is full-time and based in Menlo Park, CA.

Required Skills:

  1. Code real-time interactive experiences in JavaScript, starting from multiple iterations through to polished release

  2. Prototype interactive augmented reality experiences in our proprietary systems and using standard frameworks and tools (Cinder, openFrameworks, Processing, After Effects, Max/MSP, Origami)

  3. Communicate interactive concepts effectively in images, storyboards, and videos

  4. Creatively solve problems in translating effects ideas into code execution

  5. Generate new ideas for effects

  6. Collaborate closely with art, sound design, engineering, product, QA, research, and partnership teams from conception to launch

  7. Learn from data on released effects to refine existing effects and develop new ones

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Portfolio including interactive and creative coding work

  2. Experience designing and developing interactive augmented reality, computer vision, and/or face-tracking interactive experiences

  3. Experience with JavaScript, openFrameworks, Processing, Cinder, Max/MSP, Unity3D, After Effects

  4. Experience with audio tools such as Pro Tools, Logic Pro

  5. Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience in the entertainment, video game, or digital marketing industries

  2. BS in Computer Science or BA in Media Arts or equivalent program

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.