Method Studios Recruiting CG Supervisors
Method Studios Vancouver is looking for experienced CG Supervisors to join us for feature film projects going to end of 2017.
The CG Supervisor will ensure the throughput of shots to completion via client approval, and maintain a functioning environment where the artists and client can focus on performance without technical hindrance.
Responsibilities and Duties
working in conjunction with the VFX Supervisor, Producer, and Production Manager to develop a strong and flexible CG pipeline
working with the Project Coordinator and Producer to facilitate the scheduling of artists and resources
working with the VFX Supervisors to provide artistic and technical notes to the team
developing, maintaining, and/or approving 3D techniques
providing team-building by developing structure
leading artists, while delegating roles and responsibilities
following CG elements from concept through to final comp, overseeing all elements created by the CG team
conducting industry research and development
designing, executing, and managing high-level CG for use in final compositing through a team, reporting progress to the VFX Supervisor
may also be called upon to work “on the box” as the lead artist as show size and needs require
Visual targets and quality
addresses the body of work arriving from scanning. Previews for initial color-correction requirements and initial shot composite requirements
monitors shot continuity in all aspects of quality control, including final color-correction for timely delivery
ensures leads are fluent with production techniques
defines crew training plans with leads
oversees training of new team members
conducts one-on-one training with team members
facilitates production needs of every team member
guides and mentors team members
maintains team morale
tests new techniques and technology as necessary
helps leads and crew develop “one-off” techniques as necessary
Scheduling and daily work
makes shot deliveries with Producer and Coordinator
monitors resources, throughout each day, and delegates work priorities based on fluctuations in schedule and shot progress
oversees the management of the resource workload
monitors the render queue and reviews previous night logs for deviance on a daily basis
reviews progress of shots for film-out on a daily basis, and approves shots as ready for film-out when the criteria are met
assisting with notes and archives if necessary
should have good working knowledge utilizing Maya, VRay, Houdini, and Mantra in a Linux environment
working knowledge of Massive, Mari, and Syntheyes a plus
Please e-mail email@example.com with your résumé, demo reel with breakdowns, and your current or upcoming availability with subject line “CG Supervisor” and your name, as in: “CG Supervisor – John Smith”. We thank all candidates in advance for applying but only those selected will be contacted for an interview.
Located in Vancouver at 50 W. 2nd Avenue, Method Studios is an award-winning, international visual effects group with facilities in Los Angeles, Vancouver, New York, London, Sydney, and Melbourne. As an artist-driven company known for its creativity, Method Studios services high-end feature film, commercial, television, games, and motion graphics clients in the global marketplace. Built around an exceptional team of VFX professionals, our international facilities provide a full range of services including conceptual design, look development, on-set supervision, 3D animation/CGI, matte painting, compositing, and finishing. With its global reach accented by its boutique accessibility, the company has the capacity to service its clientele wherever production is situated.
Recent feature credits for Method include: Dr. Strange, Tarzan, Captain America: Civil War, Ant-man, San Andreas, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, Jupiter Ascending, The Maze Runner, Snowpiercer, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Maleficent, Thor 2, Cloud Atlas, Dark Shadows, Wrath of the Titans, and Elysium.
Upcoming feature work includes: Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them, King Arthur, and several upcoming Marvel projects!
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