Product Design Intern

Oculus

Internship
Design
Los Angeles, CA
Mar 5

Company Description:


The Oculus team at Facebook lets people experience anything, anywhere, with anyone through world-class VR hardware and software. With global departments dedicated to VR research, computer vision, haptics, social interaction, and more, Oculus is committed to driving the state of the art forward through relentless innovation.

The Oculus suite of hardware currently includes: Rift, our high-end PC VR headset; Touch controllers, to bring your hands into virtual reality; and Gear VR, to bring the magic with you wherever you are—all powered by the Oculus Platform.

Since being founded in 2012—and furthered through our acquisition by Facebook in 2014—Oculus has grown from the idea of a single headset to multiple headsets, a powerful platform, and a thriving ecosystem. Our developer community has built nearly a thousand games, apps, and experiences, all available on the Oculus Store.

As we continue to grow the possibilities of the technology, we’re partnering with communities and nonprofits from around the world to drive social change and foster a positive impact. VR’s potential to connect the world is immense—and we’re just getting started.

Job Description:

Join a team of designers who are passionate about creating a cutting edge Virtual Reality experience and establishing VR Platform as an industry leader. You will be expected to use your full range of product design, interaction design, and visual design skills, and you will own small features or pieces of a product experience that play to your strengths You’ll be responsible for designing, researching, prototyping, and implementing features for incremental changes as well as future iterations. You’ll work with and get feedback from the Design, Engineering and Product Management teams in Facebook Reality Labs. This position is an internship and based in Menlo Park or Los Angeles, California.

Responsibilities:

  • Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into something useful and valuable for people using our products
  • Work collaboratively with Product, Research and Engineering partners from concept through completion and future iterations
  • Own the end-to-end design (interaction, visual, etc.) on a small feature or piece of a product experience
  • Present designs, prototypes and concepts to cross functional partners and stakeholders
  • Provide implementation guidance to engineers and ensure features launch at the highest quality
  • Stay on top of industry trends and emerging technologies

Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications
  • A portfolio of work that demonstrates a breadth of visual and interaction design skills
  • Experience working in a technical environment
  • Experience working with research and data to drive decision making
  • Must obtain work authorization in the country of employment at the time of hire and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience designing for hardware products and new interaction models
  • Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining a Bachelors or Masters degree in a design related technical field
  • Intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship/co-op

Benefits:

N/A

Location:

Los Angeles, CA

Salary:

Internship
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