Facebook UX Motion Designer in Seattle, Washington


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.


We are looking for a Designer to help us go deeper on interaction and motion design. We want our experiences to feel alive and responsive, and we believe that this role can help our larger Video Team increase the quality of our products. This is not a pure execution role, we need someone who can help define our approach for motion, set standards, and help train other designers. As the first designer in this role for Video, there is the opportunity to design for Live, Watch Parties, our Video Players and so much more.

Required Skills:

  1. Discovery - Contribute in our design sprints to help define product strategy. This includes creating early concepts, storyboards, and prototypes to share ideas

  2. Design - Translate both abstract and tactical requirements into finished designs. This includes creating the motion design approach and strategy, working closely with our design system's team, and validating designs with our product designers and researchers

  3. Build - Create final designs with the engineering team, ensure high quality for launch, and develop new motion design workflows and processes to help other designers and projects

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 5+ years of experience working as a Motion Designer, UX Designer, Interaction Designer, Animator, or related discipline

  2. Portfolio of shipping products that show motion as a part of UI and the experience. (this is not a marketing sizzle reel type of role)

  3. Portfolio of early concepts, wireframes, prototypes, etc.

  4. Portfolio of storyboarding ideas before final concepts

  5. Portfolio of crafted motion design strategy like style guides, system guidelines, design frameworks, etc.

  6. Portfolio of design decisions based on research and user feedback

  7. Experience using motion graphic programs like After Effects, Final Cut Pro or equivalent

  8. Experience teaching other designers

  9. Experience in 3D applications like Cinema 4D, Z-Brush, Maya, 3D Studio Max or equivalent

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.