Facebook | Technical Artist @ Messenger AR Team

We’re looking for someone to join Messenger AR Team as a Technical Artist. You will be joining a team that supports Messenger’s growing portfolio of products and features. You will be working very closely with art directors, engineers and other technical artists to bring concepts to life, to be played by over a billion users on the Messenger Platform.

If you are interested please apply via this link:

Summary :

  • As a Technical Artist, you will be involved in every aspect of the product development process, from conceptualizing new effects to designing incremental features and capabilities in our products. The Technical Artist will assist teams of art directors and external vendors in tackling projects and be equipped to provide support on complicated technical issues.

Responsibilities :

  • Partner with Interactive Art Director to identify new innovative AR experiences and develop new interaction mechanisms and strategic documents.
  • Collaborate with Engineers to prototype, develop and test new features in Spark AR Studio. Provide useful feedback during testing phases to help shape product features and cycles.
  • Partner with Engineers, PMs, UX Researchers, Data Scientist, Content Designer & QA, overseeing the implementation of the user experience from conception to launch.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional leads to quickly solve complicated technical problems and provide strategic insight.
  • Provide technical expectations and support to external vendors. Design, manage and maintain the pipeline from external vendors through to deployment.
  • Optimize content through enhancing performance and instructing external vendors on asset creation, modeling and texturing best practices.
  • Give and solicit real-time feedback from collaborators to continually raise the quality and craftsmanship of the product.
  • Providing post-launch technical support.

Minimum Qualifications :

  • Experience creating experiences in real-time engines, such as Unity3D or Unreal (such as games, interactive applications, etc)
  • Scripting skills with Python, Javascript, MEL, C#, and C++
  • Experience communicating and collaborating with art and engineering groups

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Expertise with Reactive JavaScript-based gameplay programming
  • Expertise with Spark AR Studio
  • Working knowledge of 3D software such as Cinema4D or Maya
  • Working knowledge on content authoring software such as Photoshop and After Effects
  • Working knowledge of Shaders
  • Experience in developing VR/AR products
  • Experience shipping one or more AAA game titles
  • Experience in mobile development and/or browser-based games, with an emphasis on multiplayer games

If you are interested please apply via this link:

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