Product Designer, Snap Lab


Job Description

Snap Inc is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company’s three core products are Snapchat, a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio, an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and it's AR glasses, Spectacles.

Snap Lab is home to the Spectacles brand and a world-class product R&D team, consisting of designers, researchers, scientists, engineers and product managers who work together to pave the way for the future of the camera — and to innovate in how Snap delivers value to users and communities by overlaying computing on the world around us.

We’re looking for a Product Designer to join the Platform Design team!

What you’ll do:

  • Conceive of simple, intuitive and innovative features and interfaces to deliver on the core value proposition of Spectacles
  • Design end-to-end user flows for the Spectacles operating system UI
  • Design end-to-end user flows for the Core Experiences enabled by the Spectacles platform
  • Contribute to all stages of the hardware and software research, design, prototyping and production process
  • Formulate strategic design proposals that align the product’s core value, the state of the art in technology and the needs and pain points of our users
  • Define the software UX requirements for features on the Spectacles Platform
  • Design detailed design specifications and partner with engineering teams to integrate our design vision into the product
  • Deliver final art assets, redlines, animations, and mocks to engineering or the prototyping teams responsible for building them
  • Work with the User Experience Research team to understand the user, test the experience and Iterate on the UI/UX
  • Regularly give and receive feedback on design and prototyping iterations
  • Showcase your work and iterate on the design directly with the CEO
  • Be a leader - Snap is a design-led company and as a designer you will be expected to lead projects, people and the product vision

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to design and build delightful interfaces and experiences in 3D
  • Ability to design using Figma, Creative Cloud and similar creative technologies
  • Proficiency in creating 3D art and shaders built in Blender, Maya, Cinema4D, etc., and integrating them into game engines like Lens Studio and Unity.
  • Passion for and experience in AR/VR and Spatial Computing.
  • Ability to develop relevant product strategies, rapidly think creatively and lead the ideation process across broad product areas of design explorations.
  • Ability to work both independently and within a team environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent years of experience
  • 3+ years experience designing delightful experiences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Passion for VR/AR and Spatial Computing
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong communication skills


In the United States, work locations are assigned a pay zone which determines the salary range for the position. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These pay zones may be modified in the future.

  • Zone A (CA, WA, NYC): The base salary for this position is $145,000 - $210,000 annually
  • Zone B: The base salary for this position is $138,000 - $200,000 annually
  • Zone C: The base salary for this position is $123,000 - $179,000 annually

This position is eligible for equity in the form of RSUs.

"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 at least 80% of the time (an average of 4 days per week). For roles with remote consideration: Remote team members still are expected to travel for mandatory in-person gatherings and to fulfill business needs, at least 4 to 6 times per year.

If you are not based in the same location(s) listed for this role and are open to relocation, we encourage you to apply to take advantage of our generous relocation policy.

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. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at