Snapchat Lens Studio Developer

Inspirit

Inspirit

Software Engineering
Posted on Wednesday, November 8, 2023

Snapchat Lens Studio Developer

Inspirit is looking for a full-time Snapchat Lens Studio Developer

Location: Bangalore, India
We are an equal opportunity workplace. We are deeply committed to building an inclusive workplace for people of all races, ages, gender identities, sexual orientations, religions, and ethnicities. We highly encourage applications from women and gender minorities.

About

At Inspirit, we build experiential learning tools that transform K12 education.
Product: We currently have innovative experiences in STEM (math and science), career discovery, and career training content accessible in virtual reality, augmented reality, and on computers for students in middle and high school.
Growth: Our founders started Inspirit while doing research in VR & education at Stanford University and Georgia Tech, and have grown Inspirit into a community of 300K+ students and teachers in the last 12 months alone.
Awards: Inspirit has been recognized in multiple venues as the leader in immersive XR STEM education: The team has won the SXSW EDU Launch Award, made it to the top 10 in the ASU GSV international GSV Cup, and been nominated to the Forbes Under 30 2022 List in Education.
Team: Built by former K12 educators, designers, and researchers, and backed by investors & advisors like Jerry Yang (Yahoo co-founder), Esther Wojcicki (California teacher of the year), Ram Shriram (first investor in Google and Amazon), Jeremy Bailenson (founder of the Stanford VR Lab), co-founders and early members at Oculus, Duolingo, Pear Deck, Kahoot, Springboard, and more, Inspirit aims to build inspiring learning tools for all students around the globe.

Job Summary: As a Snapchat Lens Studio Developer, you will be responsible for designing, developing, and implementing engaging augmented reality experiences within Snapchat's Lens Studio platform. You will work closely with creative teams to bring their ideas to life, leveraging your technical expertise in AR development to create Lenses that captivate Snapchat users.
Key Responsibilities:
Lens Development: Create interactive and visually appealing Snapchat Lenses using the Lens Studio platform. This includes designing 2D and 3D assets, animations, and special effects.
Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including designers, 3D artists, and marketers, to understand project requirements and deliver AR experiences that meet creative objectives.
Optimization: Ensure that Lenses are optimized for performance, ensuring a smooth and responsive user experience across a range of devices.
Testing and Debugging: Thoroughly test Lenses for functionality, usability, and performance, and debug any issues that may arise during development.
Documentation: Maintain detailed documentation of Lens development processes, including code, assets, and project specifications.
Stay Updated: Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in AR development, and apply this knowledge to enhance Lens quality and innovation.
Requirements:
AR Development Skills: Proficiency in developing AR experiences using Snapchat Lens Studio, including scripting and coding using the Lens Studio scripting API (JavaScript).
3D Modeling and Animation: Knowledge of 3D modeling software (e.g., Blender, Maya) and animation principles is beneficial.
Creative Skills: Strong creative and artistic skills to create visually appealing and engaging Lenses.
Problem-Solving: Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot technical issues.
Teamwork: Effective communication and collaboration skills to work with cross-functional teams.
Portfolio: A portfolio of previous Snapchat Lenses or AR projects is a plus.
Adaptability: The ability to adapt to evolving AR technologies and platforms.
Additional Information:
Knowledge of other AR development platforms and tools (e.g., Unity3D, ARKit, ARCore) is a plus.

Why We Love Working Here

We are committed to transforming education and making a difference in the lives of the teachers and students we serve
We serve the next generation of (Gen-Z) learners: this comes with exciting new opportunities to build a truly unique product, design, brand, and identity
We have a diverse and global team that works together daily to make our dreams a reality
We are a remote-first company: all you need for work is your laptop and high-speed internet!
We have a work-hard, play-hard culture: we work hard to meet our deadlines, but we also know how to celebrate after!