Digital Product Creation (DPC) Footwear Manager, 3D Production Services
This position is responsible for overseeing the specifications process and the development teams to assure the on-time development, engineering, and accurate specification publication for all product.
Accountable for engineering the highest level of producible, innovative and quality products which meet the needs of the Company.
Manages the product development timeline in conjunction with the timelines of the Company’s business strategies. Develops products that meet or exceed pre-
determined gross margin targets, and communicates the specifications and product details to the Sourcing organization and Suppliers.
Works under general direction and handles products and issues of the highest complexity. Works independently but brings a track record of success in managing teams of people and multiple processes.
Establish control-related standards and procedures.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities :
Oversee all aspects of digital production from the initial phase to the time it’s published.Working with a team of modeling specialists keep their workflow smooth and their deadline.
Providing creative input while driving team to finish quality content quickly and efficiently.Develop an eye for realistic digital material and shade of the highest quality to use in product creation of virtual files.
Create, refine, render, composite photorealistic 3D imageryLead 3D modeling team and propitiate allocation the resources for the various projects.
Working with the modeling team and develop a visual style and interfaces that will resonate with the target audienceWorking close with product design and development team and ensure all incoming reference is prepared for the all project.
Support and contribute the execution on concurrent assignments for multiple projectsReviews final layout and suggests improvements as needed.
Perform other duties as required.Strategizes with other DPC team members and stakeholders
Qualification & Requirements :
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience requiredProduct design or digital product related background with 7+ year experiencesMinimum of 3 years of experience managing a digital team of at least 2 designers.
Strong portfolio of work that demonstrates ability to implement effective, user-centered solutions.Expertise in : Maya, 3D MAX, Modo, V-
ray, Substance design (or other texturing software), Adobe Photoshop.Knowledge of various computerized 3D modeling fundamentals : Solidworks, Rhino, Blender, After effect, VRED, Unreal engine, 3D WebGL Familiarity with various digital related platform : DAM, PLM, SketchfabExceptional communication skills : ability to listen, provide feedbackLeadership skillsAbility to evaluate, manage and assign resources to projects based on required skill mixA genuine interest in the latest design and technology developments in the industry.
structures, processes, requirements, culture
Preferred Qualifications :
Experience with digital product creation specifically footwear or soft goods.
VF Corporation outfits consumers around the world with its diverse portfolio of iconic lifestyle brands, including Vans®, The North Face®, Timberland®, and Dickies®.
Founded in 1899, VF is one of the world's largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels.
VF is committed to delivering innovative products to consumers and creating long-term value for its customers and shareholders.
VF Diversity Vision Statement
VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business.
The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.
VF is an equal employment opportunity / affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled.
VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV / AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.