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Facebook Searching for More Troops to Work at Oculus on AR Product Design & Marketing

April 19, 2019 / TOMMY PALLADINO

At its F8 developer's conference in 2016, Facebook went on record with a roadmap that called for augmented reality integration into Oculus within 10 years. Now, it appears as though Facebook is accelerating those plans. Based on recent job postings, Facebook's Oculus subsidiary is looking for a product design prototyper for AR experiences and a product designer for AR platform. Both postings begin with the same boilerplate to persuade candidates to join the team that will "define wearable AR experiences for Facebook." "Augmented Reality will change our lives as fundamentally as personal computers and smartphones have," the postings state. "AR glasses will let you transcend space, conjure objects and devices into existence and amplify your senses, memory and cognition." In addition, Oculus is seeking a marketing strategy and operations manager to lead the respective AR/VR teams at Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters.The positions are just the lat...