Facebook

Creative Coder - Messenger AR

Facebook

September 15, 2021

Messenger AR is a team of multidisciplinary artists, coders and producers that are constantly redefining the world of AR through groundbreaking prototypes, experiments and in-product solutions. Our goal is to bring the future into the present and deliver it in the hands of millions of users around the world.On any given day you will be tasked to find technical solutions to creative problems, generate new proposals for immersive worlds, discuss them with some of the best minds in the industry and get them released!Reporting to the Managing Art Director, you will work closely with a team of Art Directors and Technical Artists to develop shaders, interactive prototypes and contribute to our real-time graphics engine.
  • Provide creative and technical leadership for advanced AR/VR research initiatives, prototypes, experiments and user experiences
  • Work with our creative and engineering partners in identifying technical solutions to creative problems
  • Develop prototypes, proof of concepts and code snippets that showcase best in class graphics solutions for real-time/AR
  • Give and solicit feedback from other designers to continually raise the quality and craftsmanship of the product
  • Collaborate with engineers to develop, prototype, and test new features, and provide useful feedback during all phases
  • Diagnose and fix technical issues
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant visual art or technical field such as Computer Graphics, Gaming or Computer Science
  • 5+ years of professional experience as a computer graphics coder/engineer in a real-time industry (such as gaming)
  • High proficiency in authoring graphics shaders (GLSL, ShaderLab, HLSL)
  • Solid understanding of computer graphics fundamentals and in particular real-time graphics (architectures, algorithms, or computational geometry)
  • Experience with creative coding frameworks like openFrameworks, Processing, Cinder, Max/MSP, Unity3d
  • A link to an online portfolio or demo reel showcasing relevant work (Include link on your resume)
  • Experience with content creation software such as Maya/Blender, Cinema4D, Houdini, Photoshop, ZBrush/Mudbox, Substance Painter
  • Experience working with real-time characters
  • Experience in Spark AR, SparkSL, Lens Studio or other augmented reality environments
  • Knowledge in machine learning or deep learning
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