Facebook Art Director - Cultural Moments in Menlo Park, California

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. 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 empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities — we're just getting started.

Summary:

Cultural Moments is a new team formed to ship best-in-class creative within the Facebook app to celebrate the moments that matter to our community and our brand. We are a multi-disciplinary group of designers, illustrators, researchers, and content strategists who partner closely with engineering, product, and marketing to deliver on our charter. Our work sits at the intersection brand and product and our audience includes the 2 billion people around the world who use Facebook every month.

This position is full-time and based in Menlo Park, CA.

Required Skills:

  1. Create sketches, storyboards, prototypes, and/or design specifications necessary to guide development of beautiful, useful, and consistent experiences

  2. Produce and direct strong conceptual and expressive illustrations that are engaging and reflect a cohesive brand illustration aesthetic

  3. Work closely with the Creative Director and Content Strategist to implement a cohesive visual style, voice, and tone

  4. Deliver content that’s delightful, beautiful, and clear and with a high level of finish and polish

  5. Seek out creative opportunities to improve on existing style and approach

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 3+ years experience as Art Director at a creative agency or an in-house team

  2. A link to an online portfolio showcasing your work (include link on your resume)

  3. Presentation, interpersonal, and communication experience

  4. Experience communicating concepts

  5. Time management, task prioritization experience and experience in identifying problems and work towards solutions

  6. Experience coordinating, directing, and guiding the work of other designers on your team

  7. Experience taking design feedback

  8. Knowledge of design principles related to branding, marketing, and publishing with knowledge of UX design, information hierarchy, user-flow, and typography

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Expertise in illustration and animation

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. 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.