Facebook Portal Mic Drop

facebook micdrop

In 2019, I transitioned to a more technical role creating AR/VR prototypes in Unity for Facebook’s Portal video messaging product.

One of the products I helped take to completion was the Mic Drop lip sync AR music experience. Users can choose AR look effects and songs and then record themselves singing on a virtual stage.

My work included programmatically linking the AR feed from Microsoft’s Connect and Facebook’s Portal prototypes to Unity, C# programming the UI and user flow navigation, animating assets, making assets performant for mobile, programming HLSL shaders, and working across multiple cross functional teams to create a midi triggering visual effects light display for the virtual stage.

A review of the app here:

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