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Facebook Art Director, Creative X in Helena, Montana

Intro:

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.

Summary:

Creative Experiences (Creative X) is a global, integrated creative agency that drives the creative vision for our brands and how they are perceived in the world. We develop all consumer brand content and experiences for the Facebook company, Facebook app, Instagram, Messenger and WhatsApp.

Our vision is fearless creativity that redefines social. With some of the industry’s best talent on our team, we create beautiful work that has a purpose. And with an audience of almost five billion across five of the world’s biggest brands, we create brave ideas that demonstrate the full creative potential of our platforms, including industry leading, envy-inducing creative experiences. We believe in attracting and nurturing world class talent with a focus on diversity, community and career development.

We have developed best-in-class collaboration models with agencies and our cross-company creative network. While we lead our team to create innovative films, content, and experience across our own channels, we also guide our lead agencies in the creation of content for TV, Print and OOH. This ensures a consistent and strong creative narrative for work that reaches an audience across the globe due to the scale of our apps.

We’re looking for a creative problem solver who is passionate about telling stories and bringing them to life with art direction and design that makes the technical feel human and authentic. You must be comfortable working across all mediums. You're a conceptual thinker and storyteller who can visualize your ideas in new and inspiring ways. You have a strong point of view on concept, design, product design and art direction. When you decide to make something, you see your vision through from concept to launch.

Required Skills:

  1. Art direct, design and concept big, conceptual brand expressions across all mediums, including mobile, app design/product, film, interactive, OOH, print, events, experiential etc.

  2. Understand how art direction, design and conceptual ideas can be used to tell a story on behalf of a brand and within an app/product

  3. Communicate complicated technology topics in clear, concise ways to a non-technical audience

  4. Present ideas in a clear and focused way that builds consensus within the team

  5. Work collaboratively within a cross-functional team environment with writers, engineers, strategists and product managers

  6. Work autonomously, with little direction

  7. Create original, breakthrough work

  8. Translate complex strategic approaches into easily accessible creative concepts

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 6+ years of experience at agency/in-house concepting and art directing ideas for brand and product

  2. Demonstrated experience working on mobile-first social campaigns

  3. Experience designing, art directing and articulating conceptual design decisions

  4. Experience bringing ideas to life with high quality comps and prototypes using creative software and other tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch, Keynote, etc.)

  5. History of self-initiated projects

  6. Knowledge and interest in product design and project strategy

  7. Detail-focused design skills

  8. Must obtain work authorization in the country of employment at the time of hire and maintain ongoing work authorization during employment

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience working on international campaigns

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal 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. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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