VR Platform Design Director at Facebook
Menlo Park, CA, US
Facebook is looking for an experienced Product Design Director to lead a team creating the next generation computing platform. You will lead a team of visual, interaction, experience, and human interface designers in building the spatial computing operating system that runs on Oculus Hardware. You will collaborate closely with engineering and product management to set product vision and strategy, as well as be responsible for delivering the next generation user experiences. The ideal candidate will have strong fundamentals in interaction design, experience delivering products in 2D and/or 3D, and expertise leading a large team of designers in multiple offices working on several products simultaneously.

VR PLATFORM DESIGN DIRECTOR RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Lead the design and user experience across all software products and platforms that ship under the Oculus brand. This includes designing for VR/3D as well as 2D mobile, Web and PC.
  • Build, lead and mentor a team of designers and prototypers.
  • Work with engineering, product, and development teams in the definition of functional requirements, and lead the design and execution of applications and products.
  • Build the strategic plan for the design organization structure short-term and long-term for both, product and marketing.
  • Establish a strong design culture by staying on the forefront of emerging trends and best practices.
  • Be a leader internally as well as externally for the VR community.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • 10+ years of experience building, leading and shipping consumer hardware and or software.
  • Experience on human interaction and product development.
  • Knowledge in software development: web, mobile (Android and iOS) and PC development.
  • Knowledge in design theory, human interaction and brand strategy.
  • Experience building and managing 50+ people in design organizations.
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