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Partner Engineer, Spark AR

Posted: 13 Mar 2021 Closes: 12 Apr 2021
London, United Kingdom Competitive
Permanent & Full-time -2030796960

The magic of augmented reality is not in the novelty of the technology, but in the experiences it enables us to have. Our mission - to discover and fill meaningful human needs with AR - will be fulfilled by developing new and existing use cases across the Spark platform.
Spark AR enables a global community of creators and developers to imagine, create and share augmented reality experiences that reach the billions of people using the Facebook family of apps and devices. Spark AR includes Spark AR Studio, our flagship creation software suite that makes building AR experiences more intuitive and customizable, and Spark AR Hub, a powerful tool for publishing, managing and tracking the performance of AR experiences across platforms like Facebook, Instagram and Messenger.
Join a cross-discipline team of designers, engineers, and artists who are passionate about creating AR experiences where users can hang out, socialize, and play with others. As a Partner Engineer on Spark AR, you will be involved in providing support to internal and external partners wishing to leverage Spark's capabilities to create awesome public facing experiences. This position is full-time and based in London, UK.

Partner Engineer, Spark AR Responsibilities


  • Partner with Product Managers, Engineers, Researchers, Product Designers, Producers, Content Strategists, and QA, overseeing the creation and implementation of AR experiences. Provide post-launch support as needed

  • Provide your technical expertise and strategic insight to inform key partnerships - from high level kick off meetings to day to day support of partners and digital agencies to bring our experiences to the masses, represent Facebook at industry events like F8

  • Create guidelines, best practices, samples and tools for the creator ecosystem to build on our AR platform

  • Give, and solicit real-time feedback to Vendors and the Spark Teams to continually raise the quality and craftsmanship of the product

  • Help determine the product and technical feasibility of new experiences

  • Influence the road map and product development of Spark AR platform to meet industry's business challenges

  • Work with internal teams to integrate Spark technologies into new Facebook products

Minimum Qualifications


  • 3+ years of professional experience working on AR/VR or Gaming Industries in a technical/engineering role

  • Experience working in real-time engines like Unity, Unreal or AR creation softwares like Lens Studio or AR Studio

  • Experience scripting with C# or Javascript

  • Experience working in an external-facing engineering or technical role

Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience in shader programming, knowledge of rendering pipelines

  • Experience with 3D Modeling software such as Maya, Blender

  • Experience with programming languages such as PHP, Python, Java

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About the Facebook company

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.

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