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Wayfair 3D Artist, LookDev in Boston, Massachusetts

<p><strong>Lookdev Artist</strong></p>

<p><strong>Who We Are:&nbsp;</strong></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">The 3D Materials team is a rapidly growing and changing division within Wayfair that is revolutionizing how models are created. This group is working on highly visible projects which drive innovation and market competitiveness daily for Wayfair. Our team’s ability to quickly create high quality photo realistic materials is a core differentiator for our company.&nbsp;</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We are looking for a </span><strong>Lookdev Artist</strong><span style="font-weight: 400;"> to achieve our goals of producing high quality photo realistic materials at scale. This individual will be responsible for the creation of materials and assisting in finding ways to optimize our pipeline. Must have experience working in a fast-paced, production oriented, technical 3D team focused on ArchViz and/or product renderings. We are seeking someone who will motivate and inspire artists to produce great materials. Someone who will conceptualize and execute on process and technical workflows, specifically related to photo realism and imagery outputs.</span></p>

<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This artist will be critical to the team’s ability to scale and evolve with the business needs, as well as provide guidance to managers and key stakeholders. Successful applicants will be highly-driven, comfortable with constant change, and will be able to rigorously prioritize work as business needs evolve.</span></p>

<p><strong>What You'll Do:</strong></p>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Manage material creation workflows and improve material building techniques to meet business expectations and continually push the bar on photorealism.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborate with various departments to develop standards and implement best practices to quickly output high quality materials.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Help create, maintain and optimize material templates.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Identify, mentor and develop talent.</span></li>

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<p><strong>What You'll Need:</strong></p>

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<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Expert knowledge of V-ray materials, 3ds Max knowledge is a plus.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Expert knowledge of Substance Designer creating procedural material templates.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Expertise in working on teams creating photoreal 3D assets.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">2+ years working as a lookdev/texture artist with 5+ years working in the 3D Industry.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to mentor teams’ work, including setting training and thinking outside of the box for unconventional solutions to large scale challenges.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Superior interpersonal and communication skills.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Proven ability to work successfully within and across teams. Able to build relationships at all levels in the organization.</span></li>

<li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Self-motivated and proactive. Makes sound business decisions even when faced with ambiguity and competing priorities</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>

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