AR Design Prototyper Intern
San Francisco
Posted 6 days ago

About the job

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.

Instagram AR Design is a multidisciplinary team of designers, 3D artists, illustrators, animators, technical artists, and creative coders dedicated to creating innovative, compelling experiences for today and tomorrow. As a Design Prototyper Intern you will be responsible for contributing to the overall process of AR development, translating original concepts into compelling interactive experiences that will resonate with a global audience. You’ll work with and get feedback from the Design, Engineering and Product management teams across Instagram.


  • Define creative opportunities for AR on Instagram alongside product managers, engineers, UX researchers, and content strategists.
  • Guide product development through concept sketches, storyboards, product mock-ups, or technical prototypes
  • Design end-to-end flows and experiences that are simple and elegant for our supported platforms
  • Solicit and provide feedback from partners to continually improve the quality of our products through multiple iterations exploring a range of design options

Minimum Qualification

  • Experience in one or more disciplines: 2D/3D design, motion graphics, interactive/game design
  • Experience with a scripting language or node/patched based systems
  • Understanding of product design fundamentals including UI/UX, accessibility, and user research
  • Able to clearly and succinctly articulate the goals of your team.
  • A link to an online portfolio showcasing your work
  • Must obtain work authorization in country of employment at the time of hire, and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

Preferred Qualification

  • Experience working in AR/VR or interactive design mediums with an understanding of technology requirements and workflows
  • Intent to return to degree-program after the completion of the internship/co-op
  • Currently has, or is in the process of obtaining, a Bachelors or Masters degree in design or related design field
  • Experience with creative tools such as Photoshop, After Effects, Figma, Maya/C4D, SparkAR/Unity/Unreal

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. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at

Instagram is a free photo-sharing application that enables its users to take photos, apply filters, and share them on social networks.
Size:  251-500 employees
Funding Level:  Mid-stage Startup
Total Amount Raised:  57.5 M
Year Founded:  2010
Sequoia Capital
Andreessen Horowitz
Jack Dorsey