Communications Designer - Illustration, Business Brand Systems

Facebook Remote Menlo Park, CA

Business Brand Systems provides brand, illustration, animation, and visual design support for all of Facebook’s business products. Our work doesn’t end at well-crafted in-product creative; we take a holistic approach to influencing how our tools look, feel, and work to create meaningful connections between people and businesses across the Facebook family of apps.

We are looking for an experienced Illustrator and Communication Designer to help us push the boundaries of how our brand comes to life in our products. Our growing team is on a mission to create emotional experiences across the user-journey that make our tools simpler, more engaging, and more valuable.

As an Illustrator and Communication Designer, you will collaborate with people from across disciplines to deliver compelling creative directly to users in-product. You will help us hone and expand how we use our illustration style and other brand systems to strategically improve user-experience. You will advocate for the practical and emotional needs of the businesses and creators that use the Facebook family of apps to grow their audiences.


You will help to connect more people with economic opportunity around the world. You will be a champion of telling inclusive stories that lift people up and represent a global audience that deserves to be seen and heard. The ideal candidate is a highly creative and self-motivated designer who is eager to learn from the unique challenges of crafting widely resonant and impactful creative for one of the largest brands in the world.


Communications Designer - Illustration, Business Brand Systems Responsibilities

  • Define and refine how our brand can be used to bring clarity, humanity, and inspiration to key moments in our product experiences, through illustration and beyond.
  • Deliver high-craft, conceptually strong illustrations (and hopefully the occasional animation) in collaboration with partners across disciplines that strengthen the holistic experience.
  • Think systematically about creative problem-solving in order to scale your creative efforts to serve thousands of internal stakeholders and tens of millions of customers.
  • Confidently communicate your decision-making and the ideas of the team to a broad audience of internal stakeholders, including presenting your creative work to company leadership.
  • Manage multiple high-stakes projects and deadlines efficiently and effectively.


Minimum Qualifications

  • 4+ years of experience designing and illustrating professionally.
  • Proven illustration skills, and experience adapting to different styles and an affinity for taking complex concepts and making them clear and relatable.
  • Experience thinking at a high level about how all aspects of a product (content, design, and illustration) work together, and how illustration can be used to strengthen user experience.
  • Experience collaborating cross functionally between product design, engineering, and to ensure that brand experiences in product ship efficiently and with a high standard of quality.
  • Experience in visual taste and familiarity with both historical and current illustration trends, both in and out of the tech world.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong animation skills, or the desire to grow this skillset.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.


About the Facebook company

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. 


Facebook is committed to providing reasonable support (called accommodations) in our recruiting processes for candidates with disabilities, long term conditions, mental health conditions or who are neurodivergent, and to candidates with sincerely held religious beliefs or requiring pregnancy related support. If you need support, please reach out to accommodations-ext@fb.com

(Colorado only*) Minimum salary of 122.000 USD/year + bonus + equity + benefits

*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)

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