Psyop Film & Television
Posted 7-12-2015, offered
Experience Required: 5+ Years
The Head of CG / CG Supervisor at Psyop is responsible for providing creative and technical leadership and guidance to a small group of 3D artists while maintaining a pleasant and efficient work environment.
-Thorough understanding of the visual effects process and the ability to interpret the artistic brief from the clients including internal and external VFX Supervisors, Directors, and Producers
-Manage projects and artists from conception through to completion
-Excellent organizational, communication, and project management skills
-Previous experience with interviewing artists, tasking artists to manage delivery schedules for several projects, manages and prioritizes rendering across shows, problem solves workflow issues, works with several departments within a company including scheduling, admin, pipeline, systems, and production staff.
-Ability to lead meetings and diligently follows up on tasks
-Leads dailies and provides clear creative and technical feedback to the artists.
-Ability to provide accurate bid estimates, associated costs to complete a project, script breakdowns
-Acute knowledge of the digital asset creation process including modeling, texturing, rigging, lighting, color, dynamics, and particle animation with attention to detail
-Good technical understanding of CG pipelines with the ability to specify efficient workflows and identify additional tools, talent, and equipment needed to execute very specific jobs and tasks
-Ability to creatively problem solve with aesthetic judgment
-Ability to work to and meet strict deadlines often under pressure
-Good time management skills and ability to work efficiently
-Previous film and television industry experience with the ability to ensure artist work is of a high standard both artistically and technically according to schedule and budget
-Verifies technical solutions proposed by other team members.
-Previous experience training, mentoring, and recruiting CG Artists as needed
-On-set experience a plus
-Knowledge in game engine rendering a plus
-Excellent knowledge and/or understanding of the following software: Nuke, Maya, 3DEqualizer, Arnold rendering software (VRay and Renderman a plus)
Minimum 5 years experience as a CG supervisor of visual effects
Salary Range: $200-$220K CAD/yr
Direct Report: Executive Producer
Also Reports to: Managing Director
Psyop Film & Television
400 - 1 Alexander Street
Vancouver BC V6A 1B2