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Meta (formerly known as Facebook)

Art Director



Full Time

On Site


Los Angeles, California, United States

RL is currently seeking a visionary art director to work with team leaders to uphold and communicate a cohesive vision for our avatar platform. Ideal candidates will demonstrate a passion for AR/VR technology, character art, and hands-on development skills to tackle our most ambitious problems.

Art Director Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a unified artistic direction, vision, and high production standard in the creation of avatar based experiences across screens and VR
  • Push the boundaries of how characters and humans are represented in digital form
  • Lead in the collaborative development of conceptual artwork, models, style guides, sketches, storyboards and project pitches which define and convey your artistic vision
  • Communicate art direction goals at an executive level with both internal and external partners
  • Manage expectations for key stakeholders across RL regarding the execution of quality AR/VR character based experiences and content
  • Partner with the management team to create project pitches and actionable production plans.
  • Regularly meet with art leads to define art quality standards
  • Provide Inspiration to art staff and facilitate training opportunities to develop all art disciplines
  • Responsible for the creation of style guides, documentation and related materials for internal and external teams.
  • Actively participate in hiring, training, development & resourcing.
  • Responsible for quality of published materials depicting our flagship character products

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Shipping 2-5 AAA products with character focus, as an Art Director
  • Experience rendering (and related lighting, surfacing) skills via DCC
  • Hands on experience with 3D workflows as a generalist, character artist, or Art Director
  • 3D portfolio demonstrating an understanding of anatomy and the human form
  • Examples of stylized character work
  • Experience leading a team and collaborating with senior and executive level leadership teams.
  • Demonstrated decision making & communication skills.
  • Experience working under performance constraints and driving successful visual compromises.
  • Experience and knowledge of technical and traditional art processes and production pipelines.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AR/VR experience
  • Knowledge of emerging technologies
  • Experience creating character creation pipelines and flows

About Meta:

Meta builds technologies that help people connect, find communities, and grow businesses. When Facebook launched in 2004, it changed the way people connect. Apps like Messenger, Instagram and WhatsApp further empowered billions around the world. Now, Meta is moving beyond 2D screens toward immersive experiences like augmented and virtual reality to help build the next evolution in social technology. People who choose to build their careers by building with us at Meta help shape a future that will take us beyond what digital connection makes possible today—beyond the constraints of screens, the limits of distance, and even the rules of physics.

Meta is proud to be an Equal Employment 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. Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Please note that Meta may leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies in connection with applications for employment.

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