3D Generalist

Facebook - Seattle, WA4.2

Full-time
Augmented Reality will change our lives as fundamentally as personal computers and smartphones have. AR glasses will let you transcend space, conjure objects and devices into existence and amplify your senses, memory and cognition. Our mission is centered on designing useful technology and getting it out into the world. We are looking for motivated, team-oriented 3D Generalists who want to change the world and who are able to thrive in ambiguous new design spaces. Join our team of designers who are inventing the future of Augmented Reality and help define wearable AR experiences for Facebook.
You will be expected to use your full range of 3D, motion, visual design and prototyping skills. You’ll be responsible for conceiving, researching, designing, prototyping and implementing features for future products, from conception to launch. You’ll work closely with the Design, Engineering and Product management teams at Facebook AR/VR. The ideal candidate is a highly creative individual who has experience designing fundamentally new ways of interacting in 3D user interfaces. This position is full-time and based in Seattle.
RESPONSIBILITIES
Research, design, and create 3D models and animations in AR
Partner with the other design team members to deliver high quality 3D models and animations for AR
Assist in creating high quality 3D and 2D art content for internal prototypes and final products
Create textures in various styles, from cartoon to photorealism
Synthesize learnings and communicate them to your cross-functional partners and the AR/VR org
Clearly articulate your design decisions to internal stakeholders
Give and solicit real-time feedback from others to raise the quality and craftsmanship of the product
Partner effectively with PMs, engineers, user researchers, content strategists & QA, overseeing the implementation of the user experience from product conception to launch - as well as post-launch design support
Create product-ready assets for internal rapid testing and external release
Advocate for product design within the Facebook AR/VR and throughout Facebook
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
5+ years of experience in advertising, entertainment, gaming or tech industry
Experience modeling, rigging, texturing using 3D software (C4D, Houdini, Maya, 3dsMax, Blender)
A portfolio of 3D modeling and 2D concept work including low-poly models across various settings for real-time application
Experience working with varying poly-count for multiple platforms
Experience with real-time 3D development such as Unity/C# and UE4
Proven problem solving experience and experience overcoming challenges
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Experience with AR and VR
Solid communication and presentation experience