Adzuna logo

Technical Art Manager, FRL Avatars

Location: London
Company: Facebook
Apply for this job
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:
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. 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.As a part of that mission, we are pioneering the future of social virtual reality applications, and we need a leader in tech art.The Technical Art Manager will build, manage and mentor a multidisciplinary team of tech art leads and tech artists who are chartered with building art pipelines and the technical execution of art assets that help define the future of VR. You will be in the forefront of creating a new visual language for virtual spaces and apply it consistently through multiple 3D and 2D platforms. Join a cross functional team of Software Engineers, Product Managers and Designers who are passionate about creating a cutting-edge VR experience and establishing the Social Experiences Team as an industry leader.
Required Skills:
- Manage and motivate a creative team and recruit new contributors
- Engage with PMs, Designers, Engineers and Art Leads to define tech art scope and pipelines
- Support artists in building tools for more efficient workflow
- Optimize performance by instructing artists on asset creation best practices, building reporting tools that flag performance hotspots, and working closely with art and engineering to fix performance problems
- Collaborate with engineers to develop and test new features, prototype shader code, and provide useful feedback during testing phases
- Manage the VFX artists
- Conceptualize, present and execute ideas within time and technical constraints
- Learn constantly, dive into new areas with unfamiliar technologies, and embrace the ambiguity of AR/VR problem solving in a fast-paced environment
Minimum Qualifications:
- Experience of art team management experience in game development
- Experience with a range of production toolsets and knowledge of 3D Art Tools (e.g. Shotgun, Jira, Trello, Pshop, Maya, Modo other)
- Experience with 3D asset content creation including modeling, texturing, materials, VFX and lighting, for both mobile and high-end specs
- Excellent communication and leadership skills to foster a team in unfamiliar territory and nebulous requirements
- Excellent technical art and problem solving skills - understand the underlying technology and tools necessary to make art for virtual reality
- Knowledge of Unity and/or Unreal across their features and systems
- Experience with game optimization techniques
Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience in game development, film, or interactive media
- Content development experience, including shipping one or more titles
- Experience with Python, C#, or C++ in a 3d application or game engine
- Shader programming experience
- Experience working with Virtual Reality
- Some experience with how CDNs (Content Delivery Network) work
Industry: Internet
Apply for this job

Salaries

The number of jobs in each salary range for all:

Similar jobs

Art Technician
JOBSWORTH £17,568 P.A.
PURCELL SCHOOL
Bushey, England, WD23
ART Technician
£70 - £90/day
GSL Education London
Barnet, Greater London
Art Director
From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Reilly People Ltd
North West London
Creative Director, FRL Avatars
JOBSWORTH £48,867 P.A.
Facebook
London
UI Artist, FRL Avatars
Facebook
London