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Art Director - Photo and Video, Visual Systems
Menlo Park, CA, US
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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.
Facebook is looking for an Art Director to join the Photo/video pillar on the Visual Systems team, a pillar within Product Foundation supporting the FB App. We focus on creating, maintaining, and evolving the visual systems that define our brand in the product. This includes icons, emoji, illustration, motion, photography, and live action creative.
This person will be responsible for contributing to the overall photography/video process through concept, development, and delivery of compelling photo/videos that will resonate with an external global audience.
The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented art director with a concept/story-driven approach who understands how form influences function, and who is constantly striving for simplicity. They are an expert in their craft, with a strong graphic design background, the ability to inspire and empower artists on a team to create their best work. Their work should demonstrate dedication to photography/video excellence in a variety of digital media (mobile, web) and show their ability to create quality work in a fast-paced environment. Lastly, they should have the ability to adapt to various creative styles and know how to work in product.
Create storyboards necessary to guide development of product experiences
Oversee and guide work from communication designers and various creatives (internally and externally) and contribute to design work where applicable
Works in collaboration with product teams to absorb knowledge, define opportunities, and develop concepts and treatments to bring ideas to life
Works closely with the Product Designers and Content Strategists to implement a cohesive visual style, thinking about each project holistically and how it fits in the entire FB App ecosystem
Excellent presentation, interpersonal, and communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex, sometimes abstract, concepts clearly and persuasively
Delivers content that’s delightful, beautiful, and clear and with a high level of finish and polish
Seek out creative opportunities to improve on existing style and approach
5+ years experience as Art Director at a creative agency or an in-house team
Experience in art directing photography/video
A link to an online portfolio showcasing work
Experience coordinating, directing, and guiding the work of other designers
Experience taking feedback and incorporating it
Knowledge of photography/video principles related to branding, publishing with knowledge of digital product design
Experience building visual systems
Experience with visual storytelling photography/video
Knowledge in product design
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