Meta AR/VR Job | Animation Lead

Job(岗位): Animation Lead

Type(岗位类型): 3D Product Design | Design, Games

Citys(岗位城市): Remote, US | Seattle, WA | Burlingame, CA

Date(发布日期): 2022-8-15


The Avatars and Identity group consists of multiple pillars, of which Experiences is one of the most dynamic and in-demand. The Animation Lead for Experiences will lead internal and external (vendor) animation teams to create a variety of animated avatar products and editor experiences.


Experience developing animation systems for games, film and/or other product Proficiency in Maya

2+ years of experience in animation for real time or video game development

Proven experience collaborating within a cross-functional team

Communication skills, experience to receive and offer constructive feedback

Demonstrated experience to clearly depict emotion to an audience in an appealing manner

2+ years of experience in a lead or supervisory role responsible for delivering industry leading, key-frame animation


Push the craft of real-time and pre-rendered character animation for Avatar Expression Products such as animated stickers, editors, and UGC by leading and mentoring animators

Work with multiple vendors, collaborating and giving feedback on technical and artistic solutions for Avatars

Proactively identify areas in the production pipelines and execution to improve and actively participate in cross-functional settings to create solutions

In collaboration with production, maintain consistent communication for internal and external partners through presentations and posts

Define a vision for animation and work with art leadership and cross functional partners to strategically plan, pre-visualize, and execute animation for multiple products across mobile, AR and VR

Work with the Engineers, Tech Artists and Character Artists to ensure animation will deliver clear, believable, and appealing poses and animation within each product’s technical constraints

Drive the Experiences animation team and influence others to create memorable, emotive experiences that raise the craft of animation across Meta’s Family of Apps, particularly through the development and evangelization of the Expressions Animation Guide and Animation Quality Metrics

Collaborate with Art Managers to identify resource needs, create staffing plans, and ensure team health. This includes participation in recruitment for art and animation roles and providing constructive feedback to the team

Partner with the Avatar Animation Manager to develop and regularly communicate the objectives, key projects, and results planned for Experiences animation (OKRs)

Additional Requirements(额外要求)

Proficiency animating in Blender

Proficiency in Motion Graphics production in After Effects

Experience as an instructor or animation mentor Proficiency in Motion Capture Animation in MotionBuilder

Proficiency in Motion Graphics production in Cinema 4D

Experience creating character animation for social media or mobile applications

Proficiency with a real time game engine such as Unity or Unreal Engine

Experience creating character animation for film or television