AR Prototype Engineer

Magic Leap

Mar 24

Company Description:

We’re about to experience a new paradigm in computing. Wearable augmented reality (AR)  and increased connectivity will usher in the dawn of a new era, where the digital world and the physical world become one. For technological explorers—we have a unique opportunity to redefine how we interact with the world around us.

Magic Leap is creating a powerful augmented reality platform for enterprise. We deliver profound, positive impact for companies all over the world—helping them optimize workflows, improve productivity, and increase ROI.

Our AR technology enables global teams to collaborate remotely with co-presence, conduct better reviews aided by 3D visualization, and offer real-time remote expertise to frontline workers. We are empowering individuals to do their best work in ways that have never been possible before.

The enterprise AR market is positioned for significant growth—a $36bn TAM by 2024*. We have 8+ years and $2.2bn+ invested in addressing the fundamental challenges of providing a large field of view in an ergonomic form factor.

Our company vision is to amplify human potential. Our mission is to deliver enterprise a powerful tool for transformation—an augmented reality platform of great utility and simplicity. Achieving our goals requires passion and dedication. That’s why we’re committed to building and empowering a diverse team of incredibly talented people and fostering an inclusive culture through our values of unity, innovation, and user centricity.

Join us as we take the next great leap in computing.

Job Description:

Magic Leap, Inc. is seeking a Prototype Engineer to help create next-generation Augmented Reality experiences. Our work will influence the future of how business gets done—amplifying human ability with our wearable technology. Are you a technologist who enjoys building interactive proof of concepts to help the team to evaluate ideas? Do you have a strong understanding of development and prototyping environments? Do you thrive in a highly collaborative start-up culture of rapid iteration? As a technologist embedded within the design team, you’ll be working on our most advanced prototypes. You’ll have the chance to explore novel user experiences on the frontier of human-computer interaction.


  • Rapidly translate design concepts into interactive Unity experience prototypes
  • Facilitate the design process by making, testing and iterating
  • Architect efficient and reusable augmented reality prototype systems
  • Collaborate with UX and visual designers, 3D artists, engineers, and project managers
  • Build bridges between the engineering and design teams
  • Drive implementation for proposed AR experiences


  • 7+ years of relevant professional experience
  • A strong portfolio of relevant prototyping work
  • Expertise in Unity 3D
  • Excellent software engineering and problem-solving skills
  • Intuition for impact/effort tradeoff for quick prototyping
  • Passion for developing both low and high fidelity user experience prototypes
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Understanding of development environments
  • Ability to interface with engineers on behalf of the design team (and visa-versa)
  • Familiarity with Git, Perforce, any other source control systems
Not essential but considered a plus:
  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Experience with augmented or virtual reality (Hololens, Rift, VIVE, Gear VR, etc.)
  • Experience in multiplayer or networked apps or games a plus
  • Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in Interaction Design, HCI, Computer Science or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience







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