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AR Engineer



Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

We’re looking for a passionate AR Engineer to work on new AR experiences for Snap. Working from the Amsterdam office, you’ll work in close collaboration with colleagues in Partnership, 3D, VFX, QA, LensStudio designers in addition to various other Snap teams around the world to deliver the best AR experiences to our strategic partners and snapchatters. Ideal candidates for this role will have an extensive understanding and interest in concepts/deliverables as well as generate high-impact and innovative results.

What you’ll do:

  • Conceptualize and design new AR interactive experiences centered around the camera, using Lens Studio

  • Own the development part of new interactive experiences from prototype to product release

  • Collaborate with Design and Engineering teams to make the most fun, surprising, and stable products possible

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in software engineering

  • Strong proficiency in one of these languages: Typescript, Javascript, C++, C#

  • Experience in AR/VR or game development

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong mathematical background (analytic geometry, linear algebra)

  • Experience with real-time 3D engines (Unity, Unreal, OpenFrameworks, Processing, and WebGL/OpenGL, etc.)

  • Experience in development for AR/VR wearables

  • Experience with 3D software like Maya, 3Ds Max, or Cinema 4D

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, ability to work in a team.

  • Proven track record of shipping premium consumer product experiences in games, advertising, or other related channels

  • Standout creative portfolio

  • Image processing, computer vision, machine learning experience

  • A passion for creating interactive experiences that are fun, delightful, and allow Snapchatters to communicate and express themselves in new ways

"Default Together" Policy at Snap: At Snap Inc. we believe that being together in person helps us build our culture faster, reinforce our values, and serve our community, customers and partners better through dynamic collaboration. To reflect this, we practice a “default together” approach and expect our team members to work in an office 4+ days per week.

Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at