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Meta Product Design Prototyper, Input Explorations in Pierre, South Dakota

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:

The FRL Input Explorations team is looking for a product design prototyper with strong technical, interaction, and interpersonal skills. This person will be the lead prototyper on an interdisciplinary prototyping team that is advancing the boundaries of how people control and interact with their experiences in spatial computing. The ideal candidate enjoys exploring ambiguous technology spaces, has demonstrated design thinking at breadth and depth (from strategic vision to polished micro-interactions), has expertise in interactive 3D features in games or other software, and does their best work collaboratively. You will be part of a broader full-stack hardware, software, and design team prototyping and exploring new input devices and technologies in AR/VR, with a heavy focus on end-user experience. As a design prototyping lead, you will be expected to help drive strategy and vision for new input devices and technologies by designing and prototyping interactions. You will be expected to use your full range of product, interaction, systems, and visual design skills to raise the craft of the team’s work.

Required Skills:

  1. Design, research, prototype, and implement interaction ideas for input technologies and devices

  2. Work with a full-stack software and hardware team to realize interactions into experiences

  3. Develop and iterate rapid models of proposed design solutions for the purposes of communication and evaluation

  4. Design flows and visuals

  5. Solve issues with your cross-functional leads

  6. Think beyond incremental features and help design paradigm shifts for input in spatial computing

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 5+ years of experience shipping software products

  2. 2+ years experience leading design by defining vision and strategy, working with product partners, and collaborating with design and engineering peers

  3. Experience solving ambiguous challenges

  4. Experience with real-time 3D development such as Unity/C# or Unreal

  5. UI/Interaction development experience for 3D products

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience working in dynamic, fast-paced environments

  2. Experience leading a project or team by defining strategy and vision in ambiguous problem spaces

  3. Experience collaborating with peers, such as design and engineering partners

  4. A portfolio of work built in Unity or other real-time 3D engine

  5. Knowledge of virtual reality and emerging technologies

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

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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