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Mountain View, United States​

Job Type
Contract (1 year)

Pay Rate
Competitive Salary

Years of Experience
Experienced(Non-Manager, 2+Years)

Job Reference Code

Creative AR Design Engineer

Posted 2 days ago
Mountain View, United States

About Company:

TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video and our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. The platform is a home for creative expression through videos that create a genuine, inspiring, and joyful experience. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Mumbai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul, and Tokyo. Visit

Job Profile:

We’re looking for Creative AR Design Engineers to join the TikTok AR Effect team! You will create innovative augmented reality effects and experiences on mobile devices for TikTok. Collaborating with software engineers and designers, your work will be experienced by hundreds of millions of Tiktok users around the world.

Job Details:
  1. Enable new capabilities for TikTok's AR Effect platform by exploring new algorithms and technologies and transforming them into conceptual prototypes and game mechanisms for AR effects around the camera
  2. Be responsible for developing new interactive experiences from prototypes to product release
  3. Work closely and coordinate with AI Lab researchers, 2D/3D designers and software engineers to bring new camera effects features to life
  4. Collaborate with engineers to improve the capabilities of effect creation tools and optimize the effect design workflow
  5. Last but not least, work closely with creative design team and product managers to delivery the most fun, expressive, and delightful experiences
  1. A great portfolio featuring immersive technology (AR, VR, interactive designs or real time graphics)
  2. 3+ years experience in immersive design and engineering, real-time graphics rendering, or gameplay development
  3. Strong understanding and hands-on experiences of asset, scripting, shader, real-time rendering pipeline
Preferred skills:
  1. Solid background in designing, programming, and prototyping using real-time 3D engines, including but not limited to Unity, Unreal, OpenFrameworks, Processing, Cinder, Three.js and WebGL/OpenGL
  2. Passionate about TikTok, augmented reality, as well as creating the most fun, original and creative ideas and experiences
  3. Ability to create your own animated assets in Maya or 3ds Max is preferred
  4. Familiarity, and ability to quickly learn, new asset creation tools (Z-brush, Houdini, Substance Designer, Marvelous Designer, etc.)
  5. Demonstrable aesthetic judgement, a clear understanding of light, color, and motion
  6. Scripting language experience (Lua, JavaScript or Python) is preferred
  7. Knowledge of computer graphics and GLSL is preferred
  8. Ability to mobilize teams to accomplish large tasks
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