Facebook Designer, Creative Shop Lockdown in New York, New York

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:

Creative Shop is a group of adventurers, dreamers, idealists, entrepreneurs, designers, writers, inventors and artists who are hungry for crafting new ideas. Our mission is to inspire, provoke and serve the very industry that enables brands to connect to the people they care about while growing their business. We unreservedly believe that creativity is what drives innovation and helps brands tell the stories of tomorrow to the right people at the right time.

You'll fit in here: If you are hungry to run fast, learn more, never be complacent. If the intersection of creativity and technology is what makes you excited. If you believe human insights, strategic rigor, creative craft, and brilliant execution matter equally. If settling for good makes you uncomfortable. If you aren’t afraid to take what we have and make it 10x better. If you believe that diverse, balanced teams lead to richer and more meaningful work. If you love brilliant debates on how to build and craft better stories. If constant change energizes you. If you aren’t afraid to put your hand up for the seemingly impossible assignments. If you believe that often, the generous thing to do is care enough to give really hard feedback. If you love thinking and building prototypes and frameworks to lead the industry to better work for our platforms. If you want to be part of a team that is leading the way in telling stories for the future. If you want to humbly lead the industry to create the best work of your (and their) life.

This role is located in New York, NY.

Applicants must be able to obtain work authorization in the US at time of hire. As company sponsorship is not available, worker will be required to maintain work authorization during employment.

Required Skills:

  1. Be the Design & Prototype lightening rod, who stimulates our team with motion and design inspiration to open our conceptual minds as we chase industry-changing creative ideas and campaigns.

  2. Work hand-in-hand with our creative teams to package, mock-up, storyboard, comp, wire frame, prototype early-stage ideas quickly and beautifully.

  3. Experiment with different video/animation techniques, tools, to bring to life ideas and concepts.

  4. Elevate the design and craft of our high-priority client pitches.

  5. Help re-imagine executional boundaries through the early participation in the conceptualization of the creative work.

  6. Constantly push yourself and the team to learn more than everyone else about how best to position and sell ideas.

  7. Experiment with new design tools, techniques, products, processes, methods, and approaches to push creative craft boundaries for advertising on Facebook and Instagram.

  8. Work closely with product specialists and creative strategists to achieve deep understanding of Facebook and Instagram advertising products (e.g. Live, Canvas, 360, Messenger, etc.) to develop a perspective on the application of design craft and creative execution.

  9. Deliver against time, quality, and technical constraints.

  10. Bring curiosity, grit, creativity, and empathy every day to the team and this important role.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 3+ years of experience applying crafted design to advertising, marketing and/or new media

  2. Communicator: Communication experience, a visual design vocabulary, and experience articulating design direction and thinking

  3. Experience working on projects such involving narrative, advertising campaigns and idea-prototyping

  4. Experience building custom designs and animation via the Adobe Creative Suite, including but not limited to After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator

  5. Experience building presentation-ready content in Keynote

  6. Experience in film editing and editing techniques using Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier, and/or Avid

  7. Online portfolio (link in CV)

  8. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Hand-Illustration or analog design skills

  2. Experience in Motion Design, After Effects, and emerging tools for prototyping

  3. Content & Media Fanatic: You love storytelling, content and the role design plays in not just aesthetics but also in systems and the experience media plays in creative

  4. Focused: You are a fast learner who hits the ground running, balancing multiple projects at once and you have a track record of delivering consistent performance and growth

  5. Initiative: You have a drive for continuous development and often jump-start projects without clear direction, as well as an ability to multi-task and move fast

  6. Partnership: You are an expert collaborator and thrive off of working with other creatives, partners and disciplines

  7. Culture-Keeper: You believe that a strong team is fueled by a positive culture of respect

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.