AR Prototype Engineer

Magic Leap, Inc. is seeking a 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 technologist 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 have the chance to explore novel user experiences on the frontier of human-computer interaction.


  • 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
  • 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


  • 7+ years of relevant professional experience
  • A strong portfolio of relevant prototyping work
  • Expertise in Unity 3D
  • 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 visa-versa)
  • Familiarity with Git, Perforce, any other source control systems

Not essential but considered a plus:

  • 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.



Magic Leap is looking to hire a AR Prototype Engineer at their Plantation, FL, USA location. Job contains the tags VR, AR, Remote, Unreal, Unity, Lua and Programmer.
Job discovered on 2/17/2021