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Facebook Product Design Director, AR Design in New York, New York

Intro:

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, 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 help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

Summary:

In Facebook Reality Labs (FRL), we're building the next generation of devices and experiences that make people feel closer. This includes Oculus and Portal products, Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) software and content, and research and development labs. The AR/VR group brings together world-class experts to develop and ship groundbreaking products at the intersection of hardware, software, and content. We have a clear mandate to ship products at scale.We are currently seeking a Product Design Director to lead in an ambitious space. In this role, you'll be a foundational member on the leadership team, working together with your product partners in engineering, data science, UX research, content design, and other disciplines to define the strategy, operations, and communications that guide the team to build great products addressing real user needs.The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in AR and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, iterative, semi-structured environment is critical. This person must be comfortable guiding teams, freelancers, agencies, and production partners, but should be willing to roll up the sleeves to do the design work itself.

Required Skills:

  1. Build and manage a talented, diverse, inclusive team of product designers and leaders that consistently delivers cutting edge products and is well-balanced across a range of design skill sets.

  2. Drive collaboration and vision across the company to build alignment on priorities leading to product design and execution.

  3. Shape the product roadmap, both short term and long-term.

  4. Develop design talent and build a thriving culture where designers grow in their careers and feel a strong sense of inclusion and belonging.

  5. Design and scale the organization and equip the team for success in their goals.

  6. Foster a strong, collaborative design practice.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 6+ years of experience in design with the AR space.

  2. 6+ years of leadership experience with direct reports under your guidance and leadership, including hiring and developing senior managers and individual contributors.

  3. 6+ years of experience working collaboratively with product, engineering, design, content and user research teams.

  4. Senior people management, team development, recruiting and org building experience.

  5. Experience growing a strategic design practice within design teams.

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: Facebook is proud to be an Equal 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. Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please let us know at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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