Posted Aug 7

Magic Leap is hiring a
Lead, AR Prototyper

Remote (US & Canada based)

Job Description 

Magic Leap, Inc. is seeking a Lead Prototype Engineer to help create next-generation Augmented Reality experiences. Our work will influence the future of how business gets done—amplifying human ability with our wearable technology. Are you a technology leader who enjoys building interactive proof of concepts to help the team to evaluate ideas? Do you have a strong understanding of development and prototyping environments? Do you thrive in a highly collaborative start-up culture of rapid iteration? As a technologist embedded within the design team, you’ll be working on our most advanced prototypes. You’ll lead a team of AR prototypers, exploring novel user experiences on the frontier of human-computer interaction.


  • Lead a team of Unity prototype engineers: balancing orchestration with hands-on doing
  • Rapidly translate design concepts into interactive Unity experience prototypes 
  • Facilitate the design process by making, testing,, and iterating 
  • Architect efficient and reusable augmented reality prototype systems
  • Implement process and pipeline improvements 
  • Collaborate with UX and visual designers, 3D artists, engineers, and project managers
  • Build bridges between the engineering and design teams
  • Drive implementation for proposed AR experiences


  • 10+ years of relevant professional experience
  • A strong portfolio of relevant prototyping work
  • Expertise in Unity 3D
  • Experience leading teams of prototypers
  • Excellent software engineering and problem-solving skills 
  • Intuition for impact/effort tradeoff for quick prototyping
  • Passion for developing both low and high fidelity user experience prototypes
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Understanding of development environments 
  • Ability to interface with engineers on behalf of the design team (and vice versa)
  • Familiarity with Git, Perforce, any other source control systems

Nice to have

  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Experience with augmented or virtual reality (Hololens, Rift, VIVE, Gear VR, etc.)
  • Experience in multiplayer or networked apps or games a plus


  • Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in Interaction Design, HCI, Computer Science or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience

Additional Information

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to Equal Employment Opportunities guidelines



Our salary ranges are determined by role, level and location. In addition to salary, Magic Leap offers a discretionary bonus, equity, and a fully comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees.
US Base Salary Range
$140,000$196,000 USD

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