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Wayfair 3D QC Contractor in Boston, Massachusetts

<p><strong>About the Company</strong></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">At Wayfair, we are redefining the way our customers can shop for furniture and home goods, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">using cutting edge technologies. We are looking for self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit, </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">intellectual curiosity, and passion for driving digital solutions.</span></p>

<p><strong>About the Department</strong></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The 3D Operations team is a rapidly growing team at Wayfair and one of Wayfair’s top initiatives. For ecommerce, images sell products, however the traditional method of creating images in a photo studio is time consuming and expensive. Wayfair is partnering with Google, Facebook, and other leaders in the industry to disrupt the imagery space and shift the industry towards the creation of computer-generated 3D product models and rooms that can be combined to create imagery for products at a grand scale for a fraction of the cost.&nbsp;</span></p>

<p><strong>About the Role</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The 3D Operations group is seeking a temporary 3D artist to join our Model QC team. This new member will report to a Senior 3D Viz Artist, and bring additional artist expertise of 3D asset creation best practices. This member will help us roll out new materials and standards with our external modeling partners, liaising directly with them to provide feedback on their quality output, what our expectations are, and conducting training sessions with the teams. At Wayfair, the 3D Operations team is responsible for optimizing the digital production line that produces thousands of 3D product images each year by componentizing the pipeline to improve production speed, cost efficiency, and output quality.&nbsp;</span></p>

<p><em><span style="font-weight: 400;">* This is a temporary contract position looking to start in July for a duration of 6+ months (with possibility to extend) at 40 hours a week *</span></em></p>

<p><strong>What You’ll Do</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</span></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Review and audit a subset of 3D assets from external vendors to evaluate against Wayfair’s increasing quality standards.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Report internally on trends found in vendor performance, and provide feedback directly to the external vendors in order for them to improve.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Conduct training sessions with the vendors to ensure understanding of the new material and to address any gaps in their performance or knowledge.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Partner with downstream stakeholders to ensure model quality is aligned throughout the pipeline.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborate cross functionally with multiple teams including 3D Artists, Production stakeholders, external vendors and more in an effort to meet business objectives.&nbsp;</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Partner with production stakeholders to help train external modeling partners and write instruction manuals during the roll out of new systems and functions.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Assist in the maintenance of training documentation and materials, ensuring everything is kept accessible and accurate in a common database.</span></li>


<p><strong>What You’ll Need</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;">&nbsp;</span></p>


<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience with photoreal 3D modeling (product), texturing, and rendering (3dsMax and Vray required)</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience providing feedback and guiding artists towards desired results.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">An eye for detail and knowledge of what an asset needs to look photoreal</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Strong written and verbal communication; ability to communicate technical concepts in a way that is understandable.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Portfolio or demo reel demonstrating expertise in 3D work</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience with data analysis and reporting a plus</span></li>

</ul><div class="content-conclusion"><p><strong>About Wayfair Inc.</strong></p>

<p>Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.</p>

<p>No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.</p></div>