Game Designer on Horizon Worlds

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Game Designer on Horizon Worlds
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The Horizon Team at Meta is building a social User Generated Content (UGC) platform where people can find people, places, and things they care about -- a Metaverse without constraints where people have freedom of identity and expression and can experience living virtual worlds that could not exist in the real world. Our vision is to build a global-scale UGC platform where the world’s creators, performers, and more will be able to create their place, and enable their communities to connect, engage and play in all kinds of ways. We are driven to create a safe and compelling metaverse for never-ending exploration -- our journey is just the beginning, come join us. As a Game Designer on the Meta Horizon team, you’ll be at the forefront of prototyping, designing, and shipping VR-best experiences for the ever-expanding Horizon metaverse. You will work with teams of designers, artists, engineers and more to explore innovative core mechanics and game loops for first-party content across Horizon Worlds.
Game Designer on Horizon Worlds Responsibilities
  • Help establish preliminary processes to align cross-functional teams
  • Contribute to strategic decisions, working with the Design and Product teams
  • Design end-to-end experiences with satisfying and novel core mechanics and loops
  • Give and solicit real time feedback from other designers to continually raise the quality and craftsmanship of the product
  • Partner with PMs, engineers, researchers, content strategist & QA, overseeing the implementation of the user experience from product conception to launch - as well as post-launch design support
  • Quickly solve issues with your cross-functional leads including user research, data science, and product management
  • Clearly articulate design decisions to a vast set of internal stakeholders
  • Advocate for game design and help us build a great, welcoming, and inclusive game design community within Reality Labs and throughout Meta
Minimum Qualifications
  • 8+ years of game design experience or a minimum of 2 shipped titles on any platform that have been successful (highly rated, critically acclaimed, award-winning, etc.)
  • Experience using or making games with a 3D engine (Unreal, Unity, etc.)
  • Experience leading end-to-end development efforts and designing games from concept to launch
  • Experience coordinating and collaborating with diverse cross functional teams to bring a vision to life
  • Experience inspiring teams with your vision, but also actively getting into executing - prototyping and tuning the feel of the game
  • A portfolio that features some games you have prototyped or shipped, and showcases your game design skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • 8+ years of game design experience or a minimum of 3 shipped titles in AAA or indie game spaces
  • Experience developing or designing VR or AR games
  • Experience with technical aspects of game design such as scripting in Unity, or blueprints in Unreal
  • General design knowledge across a range of design specializations
  • Proven shipped titles as a specialist in Level Design, Systems Design, Economy Design, Gameplay Design, etc.
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.
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$155,000/year to $222,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits

Please note the national salary range listed in the job posting reflects the new hire salary range across levels and U.S. locations that would be applicable to the position. Final salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s final level and final location. Also, this range represents base salary only and does not include the company bonus, incentive for sales roles, equity, or benefits , if applicable.
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