Magic Leap, Inc. is hiring a

Director, Visual Design

Culver City, United States

Job Description

The Visual Design Lead is responsible for the aesthetic excellence of Magic Leap​’s next generation of augmented reality enterprise software.​ Our work will influence the future of how business gets done—amplifying human ability with our wearable technology.

We are looking for a hands-on​ orchestrator, able to achieve visual excellence by both doing and directing others. ​This role requires an experienced leader who is ready to elevate our visual design and eager to join an organization exploring the frontier of interaction.


  • Own the graphical “look and feel” for all solutions experiences
  • Develop the visual direction and aesthetic vision for all projects
  • Apply foundational design principles (typography, layout, UI design) to new paradigms in spatial computing
  • Orchestrate but also make—must have the chops to dig in and do the work yourself
  • Design multi-user interfaces that engage people in both physical and virtual spaces
  • Generate visual/motion studies that communicate spatial and time-based concepts
  • Refine process, pipeline and workflow for visual asset creation and implementation
  • Develop visual assets and UI for prototypes 
  • Work closely with high-level professionals in artistic and technical disciplines
  • Develop and own style guides and the project’s art bible
  • Understand and work within Magic Leap hardware constraints
  • Liaise with the platform design team on OS level visual/brand standards
  • Lead and mentor CGI artists, animators and designers while working on multiple simultaneous projects 


  • A master craftsperson of visual design 
  • Passionate about detail, quality, and the pursuit of visual excellence
  • Fluent in diverse interactive formats ranging from mobile and web applications to immersive interactive surfaces and environments
  • An effective communicator & flexible collaborator 
  • Informed about design trends but interested in pushing beyond
  • Technology forward, with an interest in non-traditional interfaces & mixed reality
  • 10+ years experience in interactive visual design or related visual creative field
  • A spectacular portfolio that bridges interactive, motion, and graphic design
  • A proven ability to nurture and grow the skills of designers
  • Strong interpersonal and mediation skills
  • Expert proficiency in a broad array of relevant design programs 
  • Graphic Design/Interactive Design (or related) professional degree is preferred


  • Bachelors degreed required 

Additional Information

  • All your information will be kept confidential according to Equal Employment Opportunities guidelines.