CG Supervisor

The CG Supervisor is a key leader, overseeing the project through the production pipeline. The ideal candidate is a strong leader, excellent communicator and CG Generalist with a good eye for aesthetic. The CG Supervisor is responsible for determining the technical approach and the requirements needed to achieve the desired look for specific project(s), as well as developing the pipeline and identifying processes and procedures to improve the workflow.

DESCRIPTION

  • Working closely with VFX Supervisor to interpret the client’s creative vision, oversee every aspect of production, and plan a pragmatic way to deliver on that brief by implementing the technical, artistic pipeline and workflow
  • Works with Department Supervisors and Production in finding efficient and schedule-conscious solutions
  • Verifies technical solutions proposed by the Team
  • Assisting in all technical aspects of VFX production from Scanning to ensuring proper files have been delivered to Comp
  • Works with Head of CG in designing and implementing tools used in the studio
  • Training team members and making sure the tools required for the project are up to the task
  • Designing and supervising the creation of CG imagery as it relates to the technical execution of the VFX Supervisor’s vision of the Client brief
  • Keeping up on current technology trends and tools (hardware and software) that best suits the production and SpinVFX in the development of a stronger creative technical environment
  • Coordinating solutions with the Technical Directors (TDs) in solving problems the production faces on day-to-day basis
  • Assisting the Department Supervisors and Leads in supervising artists in achieving the artistic goals of the production when needed
  • Working with Head of CG and Head of Production to identify any development needed for future projects

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years of work experience as a supervisor in a film/TV post – production environment
  • Thorough understanding of the various technical and creative aspect of production for CG animation
  • Must have a mature approach to software design and implementation
  • Complete understanding of 3D principles and production pipelines is essential
  • Proven team leadership and strong motivational skills
  • Technically and creatively astute
  • Able to effectively and collaboratively communicate with people at all levels (technical and non-technical stakeholders). A successful candidate will work transparently, not opaquely
  • Excellent working knowledge of Katana, experience with RenderMan and/or Arnold is an asset
  • As a go-to person, strong problems solving skills
  • Must have a sense of strong team dynamics and positive morale generating style
  • A degree in computer science, math or engineering is required

If this sounds like you, please submit your cover letter and resume to careers@spinvfx.com. Be sure to include “CG Supervisor” in the subject line.

CG Supervisor

** Please note that due to COVID 19, all SPIN staff will be on-boarded remotely and asked to work from home.

The CG Supervisor is a key leader, overseeing the project through the production pipeline. The ideal candidate is a strong leader, excellent communicator and CG Generalist with a good eye for aesthetic. The CG Supervisor is responsible for determining the technical approach and the requirements needed to achieve the desired look for specific project(s), as well as developing the pipeline and identifying processes and procedures to improve the work flow.

DESCRIPTION

  • Working closely with VFX Supervisor to interpret the creative vision, oversee every aspect of production, and plan a pragmatic way to deliver on that brief
  • Assisting in all technical aspects of animation production including rigging, animation, lighting, and FX
  • Designing and implementing the technical, artistic pipeline and workflow
  • Designing and implementing tools used in the studio
  • Training the team members and making sure the tools required for the project are up to the task
  • Designing and supervising the creation of CG imagery
  • Verifies technical solutions proposed by other crew members
  • Keeping up on current technology trends and tools (hardware and software) that best suits the production and SPINVFX in the development of a stronger creative technical environment
  • Leading the Technical Directors (TDs) in solving problems the production faces on day-to-day basis
  • Assisting and supervising the artist in achieving the artistic goals of the production
  • Working with Creative Resources to define recruiting goals to achieve the appropriate balance of qualified artists.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 5+ years of work experience as a supervisor in a film/TV post – production environment
  • Thorough understating of the various technical and creative aspect of production for CG animation
  • Must have a mature approach to software design and implementation
  • Complete understanding of 3D principles and production pipelines is essential
  • Proven team leadership and strong motivational skills
  • Technically and creatively astute
  • Able to effectively and collaboratively communicate with people at all levels (technical and non-technical stakeholders). A successful candidate will work transparently, not opaquely
  • Excellent working knowledge of Katana, experience with RenderMan and/or Arnold is an asset
  • As a go-to person, strong problems solving skills
  • Must have a sense of strong team dynamics and positive morale generating style
  • A degree in computer science, math or engineering is required