Wayfair is hiring an

Imager

Boston, United States
Full-Time

As an Imager within Wayfair's merchandising team, your core role will be to prepare online product images to ensure that the key brands and items we carry appear in a design that is consistent with each brand's goals. 

 The tasks involved include managing the intake of proprietary imagery and it’s association to site, evaluating the work of imaging contractors, and communicating cross-functionally on projects statuses. In addition to photo studio imagery, the Imaging Project Coordinator will largely focus on 3D model QA. 3D Model development is a new and exciting initiative for Wayfair and requires a passion for design as well as the critical thinking needed with process improvement. You’ll work cross-functionally with the 3D imaging team to ensure quality in getting 3D images on site.

You need to have a proven track record and a passion for delivering great images. You must learn quickly, take direction well, contribute to team dynamics, and handle ambiguity, while being resourceful and self-directed. Candidates for this position should have fantastic attention to detail. They also must have the ability to manage multiple projects across all of Wayfair's sites.


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Advanced organization skills and the ability to prioritize
  • Familiarity working in a production environment with high design standards
  • Familiar with Microsoft Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to find process improvements and drive company initiatives
  • Comfortable communicating within a team and to our off-site contractors
  • Ability to work within a clear set of brand guidelines - the key element of this role is consistent conversion of manufacturer stock product & environmental images into a consistent look and feel for a retailer
  • Ability to perform high volume of work both maintaining an overall consistent brand look and feel for the retailer, but also allowing the nature of the brands carried to come through
  • Ability to elicit and create consumer desire and articulate a clearly differentiated offer - while using stock photography
  • Strong Photoshop skills
  • Background or any familiarity with 3D image rendering is a plus (but not required)

 Other:

  •  Large portion of position will be creating image projects to send to off-site contractors
  • 5% of a standard day will consist of working within Photoshop
  • Ability to evaluate the work of imaging contractors
  • Attention to detail is a must
  • Knowledge of all of the Wayfair Brands (Joss & Main, Birch Lane, Dwell Studio, etc.)
  • A high degree of technical aptitude and troubleshooting skills

About Wayfair:

Wayfair Inc. offers an extensive selection of home furnishings and décor across all styles and price points. The Wayfair family of brands includes:

  • Wayfair.com, an online destination for all things home
  • Joss & Main, where beautiful furniture and finds meet irresistible savings
  • AllModern, a go-to online source for modern design
  • DwellStudio, a design house for fashion-forward modern furnishings
  • Birch Lane, a collection of classic furnishings and timeless home décor

Wayfair generated $2.25 billion in annual sales in 2015 and $786.9 million in net revenues for second quarter 2016. Wayfair employed 5,398 people as of June 30, 2016 and is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe. The company has previously been named one of America’s Most Promising Companies by Forbes Magazine and selected by the Boston Business Journal and Glassdoor.com as a Top Company to Work For and Top Company for Well Balanced Life.

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