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Facebook AR/VR Prototyper - Facebook Reality Labs in Redmond, Washington

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:

As an AR/VR Prototyper on the Design team at Facebook Reality Labs, you will work with experience designers, software engineers, and research scientists to utilize emerging technologies in prototype user experiences for both virtual reality headsets and augmented reality glasses. Your work will be used in user research studies, technology demos, and proof of concept prototypes. The ideal candidate is a highly creative individual who has expertise in 3D interactive experiences (or games) and proficiency in Unity. This position is full-time and based in Redmond, WA.

Required Skills:

  1. Research, design, and create rich interactive prototypes in AR and VR

  2. Build and enhance prototyping platforms with other prototypers

  3. Set up and maintain prototypes, and present to various audiences

  4. Synthesize learnings and communicate them to your cross-functional partners and the AR/VR org

  5. Articulate your development decisions to internal stakeholders

  6. Give and solicit real-time feedback from others to raise the quality and craftsmanship of the product

  7. Partner with PMs, engineers, user researchers, content strategists & QA, overseeing the implementation of the user experience from idea to launch - as well as post-launch design support

  8. Contribute to strategic decisions, working with the Design, Product and Executive teams

  9. Create product-ready assets for internal rapid testing

  10. Advocate for product design within the Facebook AR/VR and throughout Facebook

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 5+ years experience shipping innovative 3D software products

  2. A portfolio of prototyping work with interaction, 3D, and motion

  3. Experience with real-time 3D development such as Unity or UE4

  4. Programming experience in C#

  5. Experience with AR and VR

  6. Communication and presentation experience

  7. Proven problem solving experience and experience overcoming challenges

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Game development experience across multiple surfaces (console, mobile, PC, VR, AR)

  2. UI development experience in a 3D product

  3. Experience with 3D software (C4D, Houdini, Maya, 3dsMax, Blender)

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.

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