Presentation

CG Supervisor - Encore VFX
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Encore VFX
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US/CAN
Event Type
Job Posting
TimeMonday, 8 August 202210am - 3pm PDT
Location
DescriptionPOSITION SUMMARY:

Encore VFX is looking for a CG Supervisor to join its team! 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 and solid technical understanding of the entire CG pipeline.

The CG Supervisor is responsible for determining the requirements needed to achieve the desired look for specific projects, as well as close communication with creative and technical department leadership to help manage in identifying processes and procedures to improve the quality of work.



MAIN DUTIES:

The CG Supervisor works in conjunction with VFX Supervisor, Production, and Creative Operations to develop a strong and flexible CG pipeline in Houdini. The Candidate will be capable of working with the project coordinator and producer to facilitate the scheduling of artists while working with VFX Supervisors and Creative Operations to provide artistic and technical notes to each team. In addition, the CG supervisor will oversee all elements created by the CG team and follow them through to final composition. They CG Supervisor will workclosely with VFX Supervisor to interpret the creative vision, oversee every aspect of production, and plan a pragmatic way to deliver on that brief. They will lead artists both technically and artistically, while delegating roles and responsibilities. They will also conduct industry research and professional development.

Design, execute, and manage high-level CG for use in final compositing through a team.
Addresses the body of work arriving from scanning and previews for initial color-correction requirements/ initial shot composite requirements
Monitor shot continuity in all aspects of quality control, including finalcolor-correction for timely delivery.
Monitor resources, throughout each day, and delegates work priorities based on fluctuations in schedule and shot progress.
Work with production to manage the resource workload.
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 when the criteria are met for film-out.
Assisting with notes and archives if necessary •


WHAT YOU BRING:

The CG Supervisor will bring the ability to work "on the box" (as the lead artist) as show size and needs require. They will also bring the ability to facilitate production needs of every team member by guiding and mentoring artists while maintaining team morale. They’ll bring eagerness to tests new techniques and technology as necessary and help leads and crew develop "one-off" techniques as necessary. The CG Supervisor will bring previous experience with heavy scheduling while performing daily work as well as excellent working knowledge of Houdini, Maya, and RenderMan

Working knowledge of Nuke, Python, Unreal, and USD a plus.
Complete understanding of 3D principles and production pipelines is essential.
Proven team leadership and strong motivational skills.
Able to effectively and collaboratively communicate with people at all levels from leads to first day in the industry as well as technical and non-technical stakeholders
Must have a sense of strong team dynamics and positive morale generating style.
Strong problem-solving skills.


About the Company:

Company 3 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.