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Instagram is seeking a talented Creative Coder to develop original and highly engaging augmented reality experiences. Your position is a hybrid of art, design, and software engineering, and you should be able to not only generate and prototype great experiences, but carry them through to polished, bug-free, performant code releases.


* Code real-time interactive experiences in GLSL and JavaScript through multiple iterations up to polished release

Prototype interactive augmented reality experiences using Spark AR Studio and other standard creative tools

Communicate interactive concepts effectively in images, storyboards, and videos

Creatively solve problems in translating effects ideas into code execution

Generate new ideas for effects

Collaborate closely with art, design, engineering, product, QA, research, and partnership teams from conception to launch

Learn from data on released effects to refine existing effects and develop new ones


* 1+ years of experience writing OpenGL/GLSL shaders and JavaScript

A link to an online portfolio showcasing your work (include link on your resume)

Experience designing and developing interactive augmented reality, computer vision, and/or face-tracking interactive experiences

Experience in the entertainment, video game, or digital marketing industries


* BS in Computer Science or BA in Media Arts or equivalent program

Experience with creative coding frameworks like openFrameworks, Processing, Cinder, Max/MSP, Unity3d, After Effects

Experience with 3D production pipelines and integration of 2D and 3D assets into real-time applications

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