Facebook CMF Specialist - Industrial Design, Building 8 in Menlo Park, California


Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we're just getting started.


Building 8 brings together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. We have a clear mandate to ship products at scale. In particular, seemingly impossible products that define new categories and that advance Facebook's mission of connecting the world. The B8 team will apply DARPA-style breakthrough development at the intersection of ambitious science and product development. It will operate on aggressive, fixed timelines, with extensive use of partnerships in universities, small and large businesses. The Product Launch Team has the responsibility for taking breakthroughs and delivering them to market at scale. Building 8 seeks a CMF specialist with a strong industrial design background / understanding. This is a two-year position based in our Menlo Park office.

Required Skills:

  1. Work closely with the Industrial design team to create a compelling CMF language for our products.

  2. Help create the visual language of the brand and the physical nature of our products.

  3. Lead the CMF explorations, manage internal and external resources.

  4. Connect the brand to people, represent user-centric thinking and excellence in aesthetic and functional sensibilities while simultaneously addressing the design challenges represented by engineering constraints.

  5. Help investigate the use of new materials and manufacturing technologies.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree in industrial design, architecture, or a closely related field

  2. 5+ years of experience as an industrial engineer developing consumer electronics or related products.

  3. 2+ years experience leading design projects and directing development activities.

  4. Sketching skills, agile cognitive ability, and skill in iterative prototyping processes.

  5. Experience with 3D CAD modeling in Solidworks or ProE.

  6. Experience with the Adobe suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

  7. Experience with Rendering Software such as Keyshot.

  8. Experience in creating CMF strategies for products.

  9. Understanding of the manufacturing processes.

  10. Understanding of the color industry standards

  11. Communication, problem solving, and collaboration skills

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Facebook is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at 1+650-308-7837.