Facebook Completes Oculus Rift Purchase, Goes On Hiring Spree
The Oculus team, now flush with Facebook funding, is going on a hiring spree, as the companys Careers page shows. As of this writing, Oculus is hiring for nearly 46 different positions, including everything from Android engineers to 3D animators expected to animate highly interactive VR experiences that handle telepresence on a whole new level. Oculus is looking for employees at several different locations, from Dallas to Bellevue, Washington, as well as a location near Facebooks Menlo Park, California, headquarters to the Rift-makers own Irvine, California, home base. A number of perks are offered to potential Oculus hires, including flexible hours, free lunch and dinner, happy hours, team field trips, and free Oculus hardware.