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Oculus VR

VR Games Engineer, Experiences

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Oculus VR
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Seattle, WA

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.

Facebook’s Experiences team is exploring the potential of virtual and augmented reality to bring people together in new ways. We are designing technologies that help people to create, share meaningful moments, and build communities using the unique qualities of these immersive new mediums. We aim to develop experiences that put people first, defining a future where virtual reality enables us to connect with the people and content we care about like never before.

As an engineer working on the AR/VR Experiences Team at Facebook, you’ll be driving efforts to create interactive virtual reality experiences that provide creativity and social play experiences for people connecting through Facebook VR products. These experiences will explore and define the future of online social interaction. The ideal candidate is an experienced software engineer with games, VR/AR, or other 3D interactive industry background, with a desire for virtual reality and rapid iterative product development.

VR Games Engineer, Experiences Responsibilities

  • Architect efficient and reusable systems that drive complex VR applications
  • Prototyping new interactions and features with an eye toward intuitive usability and feel
  • Drive design and implementation for proposed playful and creative projects for Experiences VR
  • Lead collaboration with multi-functional teams to achieve compelling experiences
  • Engage with FB teams to understand and utilize FB graph and features within Experiences VR projects
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field

Minimum Qualifications

  • 4+ years experience as an engineer shipping user-facing features on games or other 3D interactive products
  • Demonstrated experience interfacing with other internal and external teams to incorporate their innovations and vice versa

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with virtual reality (Rift, VIVE, Gear VR, etc.)
  • Experience with C++ and/or C# programming
  • Experience with a combination of Windows, Android, and game console programming
  • Experience with Unity 3D
  • Experience with real time networked features (i.e., synchronous multiplayer games)
  • Experience in UX design or game design
  • Strong understanding of 3D math, linear algebra, and techniques
  • Thrives in dynamic, fast-paced environments

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.