Research Design Prototyper

Research Design Prototyper
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Redmond, WA
As a Research Design Prototyper in Reality Labs Research, you will work closely with a team of Engineers, Designers, and Research Scientists to bring prototypes of emerging technologies to life. You will collaborate cross-functionally to design and build prototypes that help define the future of AI interaction in augmented & virtual reality. Your work will be used in user research studies, technology demos, and proof of concept prototypes. The ideal candidate is a highly creative individual who has expertise in integrating AI into creative projects and building interactive experiences.
Research Design Prototyper Responsibilities
  • Design, develop, document, and provide support for experiential prototypes for Reality Labs Research projects
  • Define and synthesize user requirements, and contribute to strategic decision-making
  • Help establish toolsets and prototyping processes to align cross-functional teams
  • Give and solicit feedback to quickly solve issues with your cross-functional partners
  • Clearly articulate prototyping decisions to a diverse set of internal stakeholders
Minimum Qualifications
  • 5+ years of Prototyping or Game Development experience and the proven experience to collaborate in cross-functional environments
  • 5+ years experience with building prototypes in short time frames, and various levels of fidelity
  • 3+ years of experience with Python, or Pytorch, or Javascript
  • 3+ years experience defining strategy and solving ambiguous problems through rapid iteration
  • Portfolio featuring examples of interactive prototype work
Preferred Qualifications
  • 3+ years experience with qualitative and quantitative methods for user research, and experience working with research scientists
  • 3+ years experience with Unity, Unreal Engine or other 3D engines
  • Experience of LLMs, GANs, and neural systems and how to work around them
  • Portfolio featuring examples of interactive prototyping with AR/VR/MR headset
  • Knowledge of FrontEnd and Server-Side programming
About Meta
Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.
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$165,000/year to $231,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

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