Visual Designer

Facebook | Menlo Park, CA

Posted Date 12/20/2018
Description Facebook is looking for a Visual Designer to join 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 including icons, emojis, product illustration, photography, and live action creative.
This person will be responsible for shaping and leading design communications across several product initiatives. As an experienced designer, you are comfortable collaborating and providing a creative point of view with art directors, illustrators, content strategists, and product designers to grow and evolve work from a design perspective. You should be comfortable working across many digital platforms with multiple teams, and always be curious and eager to experiment.
The ideal individual for this role is a multi-faceted and innovative problem-solver that has an eye for great creative work, talent, and the ability to deliver and launch initiatives on time and on strategy. The successful candidate should have strong, focused experience in Communication Design. Additionally, the designer must be a clear communicator, a team player, and have a proven ability to inspire and motivate the team to deliver world-class creative work.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Execute on communication design across several surfaces, creating artwork combining photography, illustration, typography, and other graphic elements (as appropriate)

  • Seek out creative opportunities to improve on existing style(s) and approach

  • Create sketches, storyboards, prototypes, and/or design specs necessary to guide development of useful and consistent experiences based on stakeholder direction and self-driven research

  • Work in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment with multi-disciplinary teams

  • Produce strong conceptual and expressive communication design that is engaging and reflect a cohesive visual style, voice, and tone

  • Inspire your teammates, give and receive feedback, and critique respectfully

  • Able to meet multiple deadlines, prioritize work, and keep projects moving forward

  • Communicate design direction in addition to being a hands-on designer

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA Degree

  • 5+ years of experience in Communication Design

  • A link to an online portfolio showcasing your work (include link on your resume)

  • Experience designing visual systems as well as creating graphic design elements from illustrations to iconography

  • Experience with visual storytelling including illustration and/or animation

  • Knowledge in digital product design

  • Experience creating work for digital surfaces (mobile, web)

  • Portfolio exhibits conceptual experience, composition and color

  • Presentation, interpersonal, and communication experience

  • Knowledge in Illustrator, Photoshop, and Sketch

  • Experience with time management, task prioritization, and identifying problems and work towards solutions

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with content strategy

Job Category
Design, UX

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