I'm transferring a job description for a CG supervisor role at Alkemy X in New York City. All FX, Lighting and Character FX is done in Houdini. We have an extensive set of Houdini tools that is still growing. Cool place to work!
Please don't hesitate to contact Jonathan if you have any questions or interest.
The CG Supervisor works closely with the VFX Supervisor to identify potential strategies, assess technical options and evaluate production schedules. Participates as a leader and hands-on contributor through all stages of Pre and Post Production.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Work with the VFX Supervisor, Leads and Heads of Departments to define the creative and technical approach for the show
Identify areas of R&D required for the show
Work with Production to manage the day to day running of the team
Work with Production to evaluate artist schedules ensuring they are realistic and achievable
Hold rounds with all members of the team on a regular basis
Attend dailies sessions with the team to give feedback/approvals
Meet with the Leads on the show on a regular basis to identify inefficiencies or technical problems with the toolset and pipeline, and put in place a plan of action to resolve such issues
Work with Producers on bid preparation and ensure the budget is being followed when work is awarded.
A minimum of 5 years of CG leadership with experience in, but not limited to, Maya, Houdini, Mantra, Redshift, Arnold, and Nuke on live action episodic television, feature film, and commercial productions.
Experience in Mari, Substance, Syntheyes and 3D Equalizer is ideal
Experience in Python is also a plus.
Strong working knowledge of 3D software packages, tool and pipelines
Excellent problem solving skills
An experienced and honed creative eye
Knowledge of the entire production process, including stage and location shooting is preferred
Ability to successfully delegate, mentor and manage people and projects
Ability to understand client approval process
Must have a sense of strong team dynamics and a positive morale generating style
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.