Niantic UX works with some of the world's most advanced AR technologies to design visually innovative, bleeding-edge experiences for tens of millions of users worldwide, encouraging discovery, exercise, and meaningful social experiences.
Niantic’s mission is to use emerging technology to enrich our experiences as human beings in the physical world. We build games that encourage movement, exploration, and face-to-face social interaction. We are seeking an experienced Staff AR User Experience Designer to help craft the future of Niantic's AR experiences, platform technology, and creator tools.
Create user interaction design systems, UX flow wireframes, user interface designs, and visual design for Niantic’s current projects and AR platform initiatives (including spatial design projects, advertising products, and developer tools).Brainstorm ideas and create prototypes to help find innovative, usable solutions to Niantic’s many UX and AR experience challenges.Create high level and detailed design materials and help fine-tune experiences based on research study outcomes, feedback from key collaborators/leadership, and product goals.Work closely with a cross-functional team of engineers, product managers, and researchers to build fun and enriching real-world/AR experiences including the tools that help people create them.Develop design principles, guidelines, processes, and design material that drives end-to-end product design from concept to implementation.Define and drive design vision and execution for end-to-end products mobile, web, and headset products, in addition to a product ecosystem.Establish and own an emerging design system for key products, documenting and extending brand guidelines for spatial and 2D design work as you go.Collaborate with cross-functional team members and stakeholders, including regular and reliable attendance and participation in meetings.Required in-office 2 days on Wednesday and Thursday.
The total compensation package for this position includes a new hire offer base salary range of $190,000 - $233,000 + bonus + equity + benefits.
Individual pay within this salary range is determined by work location and additional factors, including assessed job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Your recruiter can answer any questions about new hire total compensation during the hiring process. An overview of benefit offerings for your location can be found on the careers page.
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Niantic's global-scale augmented reality platform and digital map powers spatial computing experiences in the real world. Incubated out of the Maps team at Google, Niantic first created Ingress and then Pokémon GO, a cultural phenomenon and hit game played by tens of millions of people each month. Niantic’s Lightship platform, which powers Pokémon GO, also supports the company's other games including Pikmin Bloom, Peridot and Monster Hunter Now. Developers use Niantic’s platform to build their own AR applications and experiences, either with the Lightship Platform or directly through the web with 8th Wall.
We believe that cultivating a workplace where our people are supported and included is essential to creating great products our community will love. Our mission emphasizes seeking and hiring diverse voices, including those who are traditionally underrepresented in the technology industry, and we consider this to be one of the most important values we hold close.
Niantic is a hybrid first company. We believe that in person interaction and collaboration fosters creativity, a sense of community, and is critical to our future success as a company. Our hybrid work schedules allow for a mix of remote and in-office work.
We're a hard-working, fun, and exciting group who value intellectual curiosity and a passion for problem-solving! We have growing offices located in San Francisco, Sunnyvale, Palo Alto, Bellevue, Kansas, London, Tokyo, Hamburg, Hyderabad, and Zurich.