Senior/Lead Prototype Engineer

About the Employer

Job Description

Magic Leap, Inc. is currently seeking a motivated prototype engineer to help imagine, define, and create next-generation Augmented Reality experiences. Candidates should have 7+ years experience with interaction design and a strong understanding of development and prototyping environments in order to solve next-generation design problems. Candidates must be able to conceptualize and execute UI and UX concepts beyond existing computing paradigms in a fast-paced environment while always keeping user needs at the forefront.

Responsibilities

  • Design and create user experience prototypes in Unity
  • Partner with designers, engineers, PMs to implement collaborative experiences
  • Oversee the implementation of platform features with design driven processes
  • Contribute to strategic decisions by working with engineering and design teams
  • Clearly articulate design decisions to internal stakeholders

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of relevant professional and creative experience
  • Strong problem-solving and prototyping skills
  • Experience in Unity required
  • Experience in Unreal Engine is a plus
  • Experience building prototypes, applications with different XR platforms.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience switching gears between prototyping and production implementation
  • Understanding of development environments and a willingness to interface with engineers on behalf of the design team (and visa-versa)
  • Familiarity with Git, Perforce, any other source control systems

Education

  • Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in Interaction Design, HCI, Computer Science or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience