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Boston, Massachusetts - United States
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Lead Compositor

Description

Who We Are:
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. 
 
The Lead Compositor will lead and mentor a growing team of artists both in-house and
off-shore, must have expert technical skills in our suite of software and have a portfolio to show
for it. We are looking for someone who is an authority on modeling best practices and has the
vision to create technical systems which will enable the team to iterate quickly on work. This
leader will be critical to the team’s ability to scale as quickly as we have planned. 

What You’ll Do:
? Work with senior team members to develop standards and best practices in order to fix
and optimize 3DS Max output.
? Implement and monitor QA standards.
? Improve and maintain the bar for product accuracy and realism
? Identify, mentor and develop talent both in-house and with select off-shore partners
? Create, acquire, and make accessible tools and templates — as the focus is both
efficiency and quality.
? Work with other development teams to lead the industry in automation and technological
advances
 
What You’ll Need:
? Expert knowledge of 2d compositing in Nuke.
? Strong 2d skills and strong attention to detail,; must have a strong sense of lighting and
composition.
? 3+ years management experience of artists.
? Innovative and forward-thinking; we need someone who is actively imagining the next
“big thing” in this role.
? Ability to mentor and coach junior team members on best practices and quality
improvements.
? Help building new tools and setting up a robust 2d compositing pipeline.
? Create clear documentation for onboarding of new artists
? 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.