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Facebook Audio Experiences Prototyper, Facebook Reality Labs Research in Redmond, Washington


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.


As an Audio Experiences Prototyper on the Design team at Facebook Reality Labs, you’ll work with world-class scientists, designers, and engineers developing breakthrough technologies necessary for virtual, mixed, and augmented reality. You will develop spatial and perceptual audio experiences for AR and VR projects that demonstrate the full potential of 3D audio using future-state research technology. Your work will span both AR and VR domains, and be incorporated into larger multi-sensory and multi-modal experiences to be used in user research studies, technology demos, and functional prototypes.

Required Skills:

  1. Collaboration with research scientists to transform experimental hardware, software, and services into prototype interactive experiences

  2. Implementation support for audio features within multi-modal experience development

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. BS in computer science, music & technology, acoustical engineering, or a related degree

  2. Communication and presentation experience and experience working in a highly collaborative, ambiguous environment

  3. 3+ years of demonstrated proficiency with Unity 3D or Unreal

  4. 3+ years of demonstrated proficiency with C#

  5. 3+ years of demonstrated proficiency with DAWs (Ableton Live, ProTools, Logic Pro, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. MS or PhD in computer science, music & technology, acoustical engineering, or a related degree

  2. Demonstrated experience with Max/MSP

  3. Demonstrated experience with MATLAB scripting

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.