Rigel Benton
Senior UX Designer Niantic, Inc.

Rigel Benton is Lead Product Designer at 8th Wall (Niantic), the leading development platform for web-based reality content (WebAR & WebVR). 8th Wall has powered over 1,000 commercial WebAR experiences across industry verticals, all of which require no app to download. Prior to working at 8th Wall, Rigel worked as a cinematographer before transitioning into AR/VR development and creating experiences for clients such as Salesforce, Warner Brothers, and Stanford School of Medicine. He also designed PLNAR, an ARKit app for measurements. Rigel holds a BS in Radio-Television-Film from The University of Texas at Austin.


Jun 1

02:25 PM - 02:50 PM


Building WebAR Experiences for the Real-World Metaverse

Rigel Benton | Niantic, Inc.

Tony Tomarchio | 8th Wall