Meta | Senior 3D Generalist Horizon Worlds

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Job Description

Meta’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. 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 build products and experiences that span the full potential of augmented and virtual reality.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 to define the future of VR.

Senior 3D Generalist Horizon Worlds Responsibilities:

  • Partner closely with the engineering and design teams to define and develop prototypes and polished content in Unity, Unreal, VR Shell, and proprietary VR world-building tools.
  • Oversee and manage layout, implementation and optimization of environment and interactive objects (including models, textures and shaders).
  • 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.
  • Perform asset optimization — topology reduction, draw call reduction, texture baking, etc.
  • Work closely with engineers to implement interactive objects and systems.
  • Quickly solve issues with your cross-functional peers.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to develop task lists to ensure assignments are progressing in alignment with schedules, milestones and overall project goals.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in either the game or film industries as a 3D Artist.
  • Experience communicating in a multi-disciplinary team, including engineers, artists, and designers.
  • Experience with one or more commercial game engines (e.g. Unreal or Unity).
  • Expert knowledge of 3D modeling and asset creation packages like Maya, Houdini, Substance Painter, Substance Designer, ZBrush, Knald, Marmoset, Photoshop, etc.
  • Effective communication skills for working across multiple disciplines.
  • Proven to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional content development experience, including shipping one or more titles as a Lead Artist, Principal Artist or Senior Artist.
  • Prior virtual reality experience.
  • Experience creating textures and materials in Substance.
  • Experience in layout and level design.
  • Proven experience leading teams of artists in the creation of levels or game 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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