Playbook XR
XR Designer / Prototyper
Full time
Remote
Healthcare benefits
Competitive salary
Employee equity
Retirement contributions
Flexible schedules
Manager
Skylar Thomas
Teammates
JD LeRoy
Skylar Thomas
Katie
Bethany Lai
Richard
Location
Remote

USA or EU ±2h (flexible for the right person)

Description

💡 Prototype the future of immersive interaction design. Competitive salary for wherever you live and stock options in the company.

Requirements & Nice To Have Skills

  • 2+ years full-time experience in a role involving prototyping, product design, experimental development or similar tasks

  • You have an eye for design and an appetite for designing tangible solutions to future-facing problems

  • Demonstrated experience conducting and synthesizing market and user research

  • Demonstrated experience building for AR/VR in Unity (bonus: experience working with Oculus SDK)

  • Strong Unity fundamentals, including but not limited to proficiency in C#, animation chops & familiarity with shaders and UI

  • Ability to present eloquently and weigh tradeoffs in discussions with cross-functional technical partners and executive stakeholders

  • You have in-depth knowledge of AR/VR best practices and have used XR creation tools such as Playbook, ShapesXR, Gravity Sketch, Adobe Medium, Microsoft Maquette,... in design/development pipelines

  • You’re more than comfortable creating and optimizing 2D and 3D assets (bonus: Figma and Blender are tools of choice)

  • You're deeply passionate about the HCI & AR/VR space and you care about great tools to empower creative people

Our Offer and Benefits

  • Salary — We pay competitively for the best talent, wherever you are.

  • Equity — 0.25% - 0.65% stock options of Playbook

  • Time Off — 14 paid vacation days per year (PTO) + all of your nationally observed holidays

  • Remote Work, Wellness, and Educational Stipends — We invest heavily in our team. Whether it’s a book or a workshop, we want our team to better themselves and continually improve. Exceptions granted regularly.

  • Health Insurance — We'll of course take care of that.

  • 401K/Pension Match — Playbook makes it easy to save money for retirement. We have match programs for retirement.

  • Parental Leave — We offer biological, adoptive, and foster parents paid time off to spend quality time with family.

Our Process

All of our conversations are two-way streets. We reserve a lot of time for the questions that you ask us. And we'll in large parts learn about you by the questions that you ask.

  1. Initial interview with founders

  2. Technical / design assessment (iterate with us on the product)

  3. Reference call with 2 of your (former) colleagues

  4. We make an offer

Why Playbook?

  • Make a big difference: We're a small and tight knit team of 5. Be a core part of that. Own and implement decisions to build Playbook from scratch.

  • Beautiful design is at our core. We sweat details and regularly test the limits of AR/VR.

  • Remote-first: We're mainly based in Los Angeles, but have plans to hire team members from all around. We always try to make life really easy for you. We care more about exceptional output than inputs.

  • We're backed by the world's best investors and operators behind Meta, DoNotPay, Beats by Apple. You're in good company. Our advisor and investor network is there to help us whenever we need it, they're serious about helping us build the best XR tools.