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Visual Interface Designer, Snap Lab



Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2024

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 its AR glasses, Spectacles.

The Snap Lab design team uses creativity, insights, and operational excellence to steer our product vision across generations of Spectacles products. This team of multi-disciplinary designers work in a highly collaborative environment to build the products and experiences that bring augmented reality to life.

We're looking for a Visual Designer to join the Snap Lab design team!

What you’ll do:

  • Architect ambitious and often ambiguous design projects that will set precedent for the rest of the industry

  • Work on an exciting portfolio of projects ranging from emerging 3D and AR technology to iconography systems across our applications

  • Collaborate with prototypers, product designers, engineers, and artists to solve complex problems, translate strategic goals into relevant solutions, and build world class experiences

  • Help lead visual strategy and define principles and systems that help connect innovative product design with our engaging and playful brand

  • Design innovative interfaces and AR experiences that push boundaries

  • Evolve the look and feel of the Spectacles Interface

  • Make 2D and 3D assets from various concepts into assets for operating system, interactive experience and other aspects of the Spectacles interface

  • Seek out and utilize emerging technologies to scale the impact Spectacles design team

Knowledge, skills & abilities:

  • A strong portfolio showcasing your completed work and creative process

  • Strong 2D skills

  • Ability to generate ideas and execute them throughout with clear value to users and within engineering constraints

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience working on multiple types of visual mediums

  • Proactive; self-motivated and willing to explore new territory and challenges

  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills

Minimum qualifications:

  • A strong portfolio showcasing your design work

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent years of experience

  • 5+ years of design experience

  • Proficient in Figma, Photoshop, Illustrator, and/or other design tools

  • Experience developing cohesive visual systems

  • Familiarity with 3D Modeling software (Blender, Maya etc)

Preferred qualifications:

  • Proficiency with 3D Modeling software (Blender, Maya etc)

  • Experience in concept art (2D or 3D), storyboarding

  • Experience developing, documenting and implementing a visual language

  • Up-to-date with the latest trends

  • Brand / Agency design experience is a plus

"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 4+ days per week.

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

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 parental leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!


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 range for this position is $152,000-$228,000 annually.

Zone B:

The base salary range for this position is $144,000-$217,000 annually.

Zone C:

The base salary range for this position is $129,000-$194,000 annually.

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