Industrial Designer (Oculus)

(Seattle, WA)

Careers at Oculus

Part of Facebook

As an experienced industrial designer at Oculus, you’ll help create and design the next-generation of consumer virtual reality hardware. You’ll be an expert in consumer product design, a champion of user experience, a defender of brand identity as you drive projects from concept through completion. We’re looking for someone that can help bring new ideas to life through top-notch visualization and communication skills. You will contribute a superb sense of aesthetics, surfacing, ergonomics, and usability as you collaborate with skilled experts to create incredible, first-of-their-kind products. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience designing, manufacturing, and shipping consumer products, plus experience leading design projects.

Responsibilities

  • You’ll design products that define an emerging category, and help establish Oculus as the premier virtual reality consumer brand.
  • You’ll help create the visual language of our brand and the physical nature of our products.
  • You’ll connect our brand to people, representing user-centric thinking and excellent aesthetic sensibility as you tackle tough design challenges.
  • Translate brand identity attributes, contextual imagery, and other visual ideas into functional, beautiful, brand-targeted product designs.
  • Lead design projects with internal and external resources.
  • Contribute elegant, effective ways to address ergonomic and mechanical challenges.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in industrial design or a related field
  • 5+ years of experience as an industrial engineer developing consumer electronics
  • 2+ years experience leading design projects and directing development activities
  • Sketching skills and prototyping process
  • Experience with 3D CAD modeling in Solidworks or ProE
  • Ability to thrive in a work environment
  • Communication, problem solving, and collaboration skills

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