AR Engineer

Snap Inc.

Aug 25

Company Description:

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

Job Description:

Snapchat is a camera and messaging app that connects people to their friends and the world. Every day around the globe, millions of people use Snapchat to communicate with friends, build relationships, play, and learn. No matter where you are or how you express yourself, it’s always the fastest way to share a moment!

Snap’s Augmented Reality team invents the immersive (and fun!) camera experiences that are at the core of our products. From developing creative new Lens features for Snapchat, to supporting the continuous growth and evolution of Lens Studio (our platform for an ever-increasing community of AR creators), to designing the cutting-edge computer vision and machine learning technology that makes face transformation Lenses possible — our Augmented Reality team is working hard on their mission to bring AR to more people, places, and moments, every day.

We’re looking for an AR Engineer to join the Augmented Reality team!


  • Conceptualize and design new mobile interactive experiences centered around the camera
  • Own the development of new interactive experiences from prototype to product release
  • Collaborate with Creative and Engineering teams to make the most fun, surprising, and stable products possible


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Ability to program and code interactive experiences
  • Ability to work with digital content creation tools (2D, 3D, etc.)
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Expertise in designing, prototyping, and programming with real-time 3D engines (Unity, Unreal, OpenFrameworks, Processing, and WebGL/OpenGL, etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of experience
  • 3+ years of experience designing and developing real-time interactive experiences

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with 3D packages like Maya, 3ds Max, or Cinema4D
  • Standout creative portfolio
  • Proven track record of shipping premium consumer product experiences in games, advertising, or other related channels
  • A passion for creating interactive experiences that are fun, delightful, and allow Snapchatters to communicate and express themselves in new ways


Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!





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