Product Design Prototyper - Spark AR at Facebook
Menlo Park, CA, US
The magic of augmented reality is not in the novelty of the technology, but in the experiences it enables us to have. Our mission - to discover and fill meaningful human needs with AR - will be fulfilled by developing new and existing use cases across the Spark platform.

Spark AR enables a global community of creators and developers to imagine, create and share augmented reality experiences that reach the billions of people using the Facebook family of apps and devices. Spark AR includes Spark AR Studio, our flagship creation software suite that makes building AR experiences more intuitive and customizable. And Spark AR Hub, a powerful tool for publishing, managing and tracking the performance of AR experiences across platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Messenger.

You will be expected to use your full range of prototyping, interaction, 3D, motion and visual design skills. You’ll be responsible for conceiving, researching, designing, prototyping and implementing features for future products, from conception to launch. You’ll work closely with the Design, Engineering and Product management teams at Facebook AR/VR. 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 Menlo Park.

PRODUCT DESIGN PROTOTYPER - SPARK AR RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Research, design, and create interactive prototypes in AR
  • Build and enhance prototyping platforms with other prototypers
  • Set up and maintain prototypes and present to various audiences
  • Synthesize learnings and communicate them to your cross-functional partners and the AR/VR org
  • Clearly articulate your design decisions to internal stakeholders
  • Give and solicit real-time feedback from others to raise the quality and craftsmanship of the product
  • Partner effectively with PMs, engineers, user researchers, content strategists & QA, overseeing the implementation of the user experience from product conception to launch - as well as post-launch design support
  • Contribute to strategic decisions, working with the Design, Product and Executive teams
  • Create product-ready assets for internal rapid testing and external release
  • Advocate for product design within the Facebook AR/VR and throughout Facebook
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • 5+ years experience shipping innovative 3D software products
  • A portfolio of prototyping work with high quality interaction, 3D, motion and visual design
  • Experience with real-time 3D development such as Unity/C# and UE4
  • Experience with AR and VR
  • Communication and presentation experience
  • Proven problem solving experience and experience overcoming challenges
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • 1+ years mobile AR or contextual camera experience
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