Wayfair is hiring a

3D Artist Labs Program Manager

Boston, United States
Full-Time

3D Artist Labs Program Manager

The 3D Visualization team is a new and rapidly growing and changing team within Wayfair.  The team is working on highly visible projects and is driving innovation daily for Wayfair.  We are the team responsible for revolutionizing the imagery available to our customers.  The team is in need of highly driven and motivated individuals; it is important that applicants are comfortable with constant change and rigorous prioritization of work. 

Wayfair is introducing a three-month Lab program for finding and developing 3D Visualization talent.  Candidates will have some relevant experience, but will receive training and have the opportunity to prove out their skill sets and ability to learn.  Passion, drive, and the desire to constantly improve are key characteristics of our 3D artists.  The tool set Wayfair uses includes: 3ds Max, V-Ray, Marvelous Designer, and Photoshop. We are seeking a manager for that program. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Work autonomously as an entrepreneur to create, organize, and execute this new labs program
  • Program manage work across many cross functional teams including training, recruiting, and creative
  • Manage the labs participants as the program owner; all labs participants will report into this role; labs participants will also have an artist mentor
  • Desire to work in a rapid pace environment with a lot of high level visibility
  • Derive energy from change; it’s a constant on the team; as our 3D modeling capacity grows, this role will evolve, and you will have the opportunity to shape it

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree, with strong academic record
  • 4-6 years of work experience
  • People-oriented, positive and energetic attitude
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Experience managing others
  • Analytical, creative, and innovative approach to solving problems
  • Persistence
  • Obsessive attention to detail
  • Entrepreneurial spirit
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • High degree of professionalism
  • Positive “can-do” attitude and a sense of humor
  • Prior experience in the 3D Visualization field is not required