Facebook Art Director, The Guild 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:

The Guild - Facebook's internal B2B creative agency - helps create meaningful connections between businesses and people. Working with The Guild at Facebook offers countless ways to make an impact in a quickly changing advertising landscape.

We are looking for a talented, versatile, and strategic Art Director to join our family of Artists, Writers, Filmmakers, Strategists, Analysts, Producers and Developers. You will work with a highly cross-functional team of marketers, product leaders and business leaders, all working together to bring our ideas to life. To be effective in this role, you’ll need to develop inspiring ideas that bring human insights to business challenges, visually communicate these ideas as they’re presented to you while leading high-impact creative initiatives. You have a strategic perspective that includes consideration of the overarching customer experience, design frameworks, product roadmaps, etc. You're a conceptual thinker who can bring your ideas to life in new and inspiring ways. Designing is your way of life, not a job. But most importantly, you love to bring simplicity and beauty to life to solve complex challenges.

Required Skills:

  1. Excel at quickly delivering world class creative concepts and design options for digital, video, print, and experiential projects

  2. Deliver compelling visuals in various styles/mediums: illustration, icons, photography, video, animation or other media (as appropriate) that’s delightful, beautiful, and clear with a high level of finish and polish

  3. Create sketches, storyboards, prototypes, style and brand guides, and design specs necessary to guide development of digital experiences

  4. Communicate and sell your concepts and designs to technical and non-technical stakeholders

  5. You can influence peers and managers and build consensus, while dealing with ambiguity

  6. Work closely with stakeholders, writers and content strategists to implement a cohesive visual brand, style, voice, and tone

  7. Work closely with developers, project managers, and CMS admins to ensure a successful handoff and pixel perfect implementation

  8. Manage design projects and provide creative design direction to guide the work of external agencies

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 6+ years experience as an Art Director at a digital agency, advertising agency or an in-house team

  2. Portfolio available online that showcases visual and technical solutions across multiple design challenges (applications submitted without a portfolio will not be considered)

  3. Integrated advertising campaign experience

  4. Experience articulating conceptual and design decisions

  5. Experience working in a task system such as Jira

  6. Experience with Sketch, Photoshop, and Illustrator

  7. Experience designing for Web, Responsive and Mobile

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Business-to-business experience

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.