Meta | 3D Art Generalist, Horizon Worlds

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Job Description

Come be a part of Meta’s VR organization as a 3D artist building world-class products that push the limits of virtual spaces. We are focused on building people-first experiences and believe that VR will help define the future of online interaction.As a 3D Art Generalist, you will effectively collaborate with a wide range of disciplines such as product design, engineers, producers, product managers, and art direction to ideate, improve art pipelines, and build assets and environments to define the future of VR.

3D Art Generalist, Horizon Worlds Responsibilities:

  • Direct and collaborate with a team of artists, technical artists, and vendors to build out high-end mobile VR environments and products
  • Demonstrates broad technical expertise to assist in a wide variety of technical and artistic tasks
  • Demonstrates strong communication, organization, time management and prioritization skills
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to develop task lists to ensure assignments are progressing in alignment with schedules, milestones and overall project goals
  • Manage external vendors and provide feedback on externally developed projects
  • Responsible for outlining asset authoring guidelines, process and pipeline as needed
  • Work with engineers and technical artists to inform asset creation pipelines
  • Work closely with engineers to implement interactive objects and systems
  • Quickly solve issues with your cross-functional peers
  • Collaborate and iterate based on the team’s needs
  • Partner closely with the engineering and design teams to define and develop prototypes and polished content
  • Regularly provide peers and external partners with artistic feedback
  • Create documentation and guides for internal and external teams in partnership with team leads

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience as a 3D game development artist, including shipping two or more titles
  • Proven understanding of environmental concept art, and industry standards
  • Experience in a wide range of artistic styles, with an emphasis on realistic art
  • Knowledge of art and visual design principles and techniques relating to environmental design
  • Knowledge of modern optimization techniques for asset creation, texturing and material construction, and scene assembly
  • Effective communication skills for working across multiple disciplines
  • Knowledge in skills such as modeling, texturing, lighting, animation, physics and particle systems
  • Experience to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Experience communicating in a multi-disciplinary team, including engineers, artists, and designers
  • Experience with either Unreal or Unity
  • Knowledge of DCC packages like Maya, Substance, Houdini, ZBrush, Marmoset, Photoshop, etc
  • Task driven, self-motivated, proactive & works well under deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of scene lighting, light’s reaction to various surfaces and scene composition
  • Prior virtual reality experience
  • AAA experience on high end or mobile titles
  • Experience working in a variety of visual styles
  • Experience as a Senior Artist in charge of significant aspect of visual development
  • Experience with incorporating Matte Painting into environments

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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