3D Art Generalist, Horizon Worlds

at Meta in Montpelier, Vermont, United States

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.

Required Skills:

3D Art Generalist, Horizon Worlds Responsibilities:

1. Direct and collaborate with a team of artists, technical artists, and vendors to build out high-end mobile VR environments and products

2. Demonstrates broad technical expertise to assist in a wide variety of technical and artistic tasks

3. Demonstrates strong communication, organization, time management and prioritization skills

4. Collaborate with stakeholders to develop task lists to ensure assignments are progressing in alignment with schedules, milestones and overall project goals

5. Manage external vendors and provide feedback on externally developed projects

6. Responsible for outlining asset authoring guidelines, process and pipeline as needed

7. Work with engineers and technical artists to inform asset creation pipelines

8. Work closely with engineers to implement interactive objects and systems

9. Quickly solve issues with your cross-functional peers

10. Collaborate and iterate based on the team’s needs

11. Partner closely with the engineering and design teams to define and develop prototypes and polished content

12. Regularly provide peers and external partners with artistic feedback

13. Create documentation and guides for internal and external teams in partnership with team leads

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:

14. 4+ years of experience as a 3D game development artist, including shipping two or more titles

15. Proven understanding of environmental concept art, and industry standards

16. Experience in a wide range of artistic styles, with an emphasis on realistic art

17. Knowledge of art and visual design principles and techniques relating to environmental design

18. Knowledge of modern optimization techniques for asset creation, texturing and material construction, and scene assembly

19. Effective communication skills for working across multiple disciplines

20. Knowledge in skills such as modeling, texturing, lighting, animation, physics and particle systems

21. Experience to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment

22. Experience communicating in a multi-disciplinary team, including engineers, artists, and designers

23. Experience with either Unreal or Unity

24. Knowledge of DCC packages like Maya, Substance, Houdini, ZBrush, Marmoset, Photoshop, etc

25. Task driven, self-motivated, proactive & works well under deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:

26. Knowledge of scene lighting, light’s reaction to various surfaces and scene composition

27. Prior virtual reality experience

28. AAA experience on high end or mobile titles

29. Experience working in a variety of visual styles

30. Experience as a Senior Artist in charge of significant aspect of visual development

31. Experience with incorporating Matte Painting into environments

Public Compensation:

$121,000/year to $171,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity:

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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Job Posting: JC241429608

Posted On: Jun 04, 2023

Updated On: Sep 29, 2023

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