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Art Manager: Lighting Specialist

Boston, MA
Creative & User Experience - 3D

Job Description

Image Lighting Expert: 3D Viz Art Manager


The 3D Visualization team is a 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. 


The 3D Art Manager leading our lighting efforts will mentor a growing team of artists and must have expert photography lighting skills which can be readily translated to 3D work flows. We are looking for someone who is an authority on lighting best practices and has the traditional or 3D portfolio to show for it. Applicants should be comfortable coaching and mentoring a team of artists and creating natural, available looking lighting set ups in both indoor and outdoor 3D settings. This leader will be critical to the team’s ability to create high quality, photorealistic imagery, at scale. 


In this role you will

  • Work with senior team members to develop standards by brand and teach team best practices to quickly output high quality files for lifestyle imagery
  • Improve and maintain the bar for photo-realistic image production
  • Identify, mentor and develop talent
  • Create lifestyle imagery for Wayfair’s brands



  • Strong interest in learning 3DS max and applying practical lighting techniques to a cg environment.
  • Strong photo skills. Must have a strong grasp on lighting techniques and be able to articulate how to manipulate a lighting set up to completion in a 3D scene.
  • Management experience of artists or photographers.
  • Ability to mentor junior team members on creating photo-realistic lighting set ups.
  • Expert knowledge of lighting & texturing including best practices and system development.
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills. Proven ability to work successfully within and across teams.
  • Able to build relationships at all levels in the organization.
  • Self-motivated and proactive. Make sound business decisions even when faced with ambiguity and competing priorities.
About Wayfair

Wayfair believes everyone should live in a home they love. Through technology and innovation, Wayfair makes it possible for shoppers to quickly and easily find exactly what they want from a selection of more than 10 million items across home furnishings, décor, home improvement, housewares and more. Committed to delighting its customers every step of the way, Wayfair is reinventing the way people shop for their homes - from product discovery to final delivery.

The Wayfair family of sites includes:

      • Wayfair - Everything home for every budget
      • Joss & Main - Affordable discoveries for gorgeous living
      • AllModern - Unbelievable prices on everything modern
      • Birch Lane - Home of classic designs and fresh finds
      • Perigold - The widest-ever selection of premium home

Wayfair generated $5.7 billion in net revenue for the twelve months ended June 30, 2018. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations throughout North America and Europe, the company employs more than 9,700 people Tag: CUE-3D
Requisition ID: 29377