CG Supervisor
Powerhouse VFX
Event Type
Job Posting
TimeMonday, 8 August 202210am - 3pm PDT
DescriptionPowerHouse VFX is seeking a CG Supervisor to join its team! The CG Supervisor is a key leader, overseeing each project through the production pipeline. The ideal candidate is a leader with excellent communication skills, and a CG Generalist with a strong grasp on both aesthetic and technical elements.


The CG Supervisor works in conjunction with VFX Supervisor, Producer, and Production Manager to develop a strong and flexible CG pipeline in Houdini. The CG Supervisor works with the project coordinator and producer to facilitate the scheduling of artists while working with VFX Supervisors to provide artistic and technical notes to each team. The CG supervisor will also oversee all elements created by the CG team and follow them through to final composition.

Possesses strong knowledge of Houdini
Bids CG assets and shot lighting
Design, execute, and manage high-level CG for use in final compositing
Addresses the body of work arriving from scanning and previews for initial color-correction requirements/ initial shot composite requirements
Monitors shot continuity in all aspects of quality control, including final color-correction for timely delivery
Monitors resources, throughout each day, and delegates work priorities based on fluctuations in schedule and shot progress
Daily monitoring of the render queue and review of previous night logs for deviance
Daily review of shot progress for film-out and approval for shots
Devises CG shot methodologies and communicates workflow to artists
Handles shot turnovers
Collaborates with production team to manage resources efficiently and effectively
Manages team of artists through progress checks, troubleshooting, dailies reviews, creative/technical feedback
Maintains constant communication with VFX Supervisor and Producer on project progress
Prepares/organizes/disseminates publishing of HDRIs, lidar scans, and references for CG assets
Conducts technical checks on CG renders for final delivery
Assists with notes and archives when necessary


Ability to work "on the box" (as the lead artist) as show size and needs require
Experience in Team Training
Experience maintaining production technique fluency of leads
Ability to facilitate production needs of every team member by guiding and mentoring artists while maintaining high team morale
Eagerness to tests new techniques and technology as necessary
Ability to assist leads and crew develop "one-off" techniques as necessary
Experience with heavy scheduling while performing daily work
Working knowledge of Maya, Houdini, Substance, Photoshop, Zbrush, Mari, Nuke, Shotgrid

About the Company:

Company 3 / Method Studios provides a full range of Creative Services for content creators, including conceptual design, pre-vis, look development, ideation and rapid prototyping, 3D animation/CGI, motion graphics/designers, matte painting, compositing, dailies and production services, color grading, post-production finishing, marketing/trailers, live-action production, experiences, and more.

Diversity and Inclusion at Company 3:

Creativity has diversity at its core. We celebrate the value of each unique experience by being dedicated to fostering the most diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where every employee feels empowered and safe to show up to work as their full self.

It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Please inform the company's HR representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.