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Director, Art Management - Avatars

Company: Meta
Location: Seattle
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

You can create a Career Profile to get job suggestions, prepare for the interview process, and more. Meta's mission is to accelerate the development of the fundamental technologies, social platforms and creative tools to bring the metaverse to life, and to weave these technologies through our social media apps. We believe the metaverse can enable better social experiences than anything that exists today, and we will dedicate our energy to helping achieve its potential.The Metaverse Art group brings together world-class experts to pioneer the future of social virtual and augmented reality applications, and we are looking for a leader in Art Management.As a part of the Metaverse Avatars & Identity leadership team, you will coordinate and drive the art team's involvement and engagement with cross-functional groups within the Metaverse organization and across the Family of Apps. Coming into this role, you will build strong executive relationships and partnerships across multiple internal cross functional groups including product, engineering, design, marketing, legal, and more. You will oversee the creation of quality content, help our avatars be loved and used by billions of users. And most importantly, you will continue to grow our multidisciplinary, diverse, and distributed art team. Director, Art Management - Avatars Responsibilities Drive progress at people, and project-facing levels by handling executive communication, building new partnerships, supporting team growth and prioritization, nurturing culture, and more. Become a trusted, strategic partner to product stakeholders, executive leadership by communicating and demonstrating the value of art, and by delivering insights that lead to demonstrable business value. Educate multidisciplinary cross functional teams and a wide range of partners about the strategic value of art and technical art. Effectively influence key partner leaders to gain alignment in prioritization, resourcing, and budgeting. Create effective synchronous and asynchronous communication systems that demonstrate the value of the art team. Understand Meta's strategic and competitive position in the Avatar space. Deliver products that are recognized best in the industry. Support managers, technical leaders, and the creative director by communicating the progress with executive leadership, championing the team's needs to build a world-leading avatar system. Provide thought-leadership in establishing, implementing, and improving direction, goals, and processes for executing both near and long-term vision. Recruit and hire talented leaders across the world. Make staffing decisions based on business priorities, both short term and long term, as well as team strengths and motivation. Identify gaps and solutions for future growth and scale within the team or organization. Build a diverse and an inclusive environment across the team, model inclusive behaviors, and hold managers accountable. Minimum Qualifications 10+ years of experience leading creative work, overseeing creative and technical teams working in real-time, immersive 3D products, such as games, film, VR and AR products. 5+ years experience directly managing, coaching and developing full-time employees. Experience making operational contributions at both strategic and tactical levels at a large organization. Experience driving changes in operational processes and aligning teams to a strategic vision by solving conflicts and misalignments. Demonstrated knowledge to recruit, nurture, and grow leaders. Experience presenting and pitching to executive leadership. Experience with budget allocation and financial/performance tracking. Interest for supporting ICs and other managers to produce a collaborative environment, where individuals bring in their best to produce effective results. Preferred Qualifications Experience leading in a real-time product with character focus. 3+ years experience in managing managers. Experience starting a team from the ground up, and scaling it significantly. Experience working at a technology company, for an art-related product. Locations Warning notice Data Center 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 committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or sincerely held religious beliefs, or who are neurodivergent or require pregnancy-related support. If you need support, please reach out to accommodations-ext@fb.com . 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, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. You may view our Equal Employment Opportunity notice here. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law. We may use your information to maintain the safety and security of Meta, its employees, and others as required or permitted by law. You may view Meta's Pay Transparency Policy, Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice, and Notice to Applicants for Employment and Employees by clicking on their corresponding links. Additionally, Meta participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law. Meta is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com . Let us know you're interested Share your resume or LinkedIn profile with our recruiting team and create personalized job alerts.

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