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Facebook Product Design Prototyper, Facebook Reality Labs in Des Moines, Iowa

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:

As a Product Design Prototyper on the FRL team, you will be working on the cutting edge of Virtual and Augmented Reality experiences. With our team, you will explore, prototype, and build experiences that define the future of how people interact in AR/VR. Join a world-class team experimenting with bold ideas in areas including optics, haptics, tracking, displays, computer vision, user experience, audio, and perceptual psychology. Work alongside expert Scientists, Mechanical Engineers, Electrical Engineers and Software Engineers to create the technology that makes AR/VR pervasive and universal. Join the adventure of a lifetime as we make science fiction real and change the world.You’ll be responsible for researching, designing and prototyping interactions for FRL. You’ll work closely with engineers and researchers at Facebook Reality Labs.

Required Skills:

  1. Define and synthesize user requirements

  2. Help establish design processes to align cross-functional teams

  3. Contribute to strategic decisions, working with engineering and research teams

  4. Design and create user experience prototypes and individually contribute to the feature set

  5. Work with user research to user test and iterate on the prototypes

  6. Give and solicit feedback from others to raise the quality and craftsmanship of the product

  7. Partner with PMs, engineers, researchers and content designers, overseeing the implementation of the user experience

  8. Quickly solve issues with your cross-functional leads

  9. Clearly articulate design decisions to a vast set of internal stakeholders

  10. Help build product strategy

  11. Advocate for product design within Facebook

  12. Thrive in dynamic, fast-paced environments

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Design skills and the proven experience to lead in cross-functional environments

  2. 3+ years of experience in shipping software products

  3. Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative methods for user research

  4. Experience to think at a high level about product strategy and vision

  5. Portfolio featuring examples of interaction and visual work

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience with Unity

  2. Experience working with researchers

  3. Experience with building prototypes in short timeframes (preferably with Unity or Unreal Engine or willing to learn using these platforms)

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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