Meta | Art Director

June 24, 2023
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Job Description

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

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