Sarofsky is looking to round out our talented team with a new CG Director. Our goal is to find a person who can continue to grow, lead, expand and develop our evolving CG department. This person will partner with both the Executive Producer and production team, each of our in-house Creative Directors, and our CTO.
This person is a problem solver and a solution finder and should have a background creating work in the advertising industry as well as the ever changing and demanding entertainment field of both television and features. Past experience in leading a department or a team of artists is a plus and this person should be an expert in the 3D CG arena.
In addition to leading the CG team, this person should have expertise in the latest software developments and be prepared to test and monitor that software regularly. He or she must also be very aware of industry trends and new technology and how to incorporate those into our production pipeline. This person will also help to maintain and establish our internal production process as our client needs continue to evolve and develop. As Sarofsky is a collaborative studio, he or she should have studio experience working side by side with other outside vendors on large projects.
As Sarofsky is known for its expertise and knowledge of design, in addition to the above requirements, this person must have a strong understanding of design… And not just motion design, but all aspects, including photography, film and the arts. This includes a broad awareness of culture, lifestyle and news in general. We are looking for a well-rounded person who is passionate about design, has his or her own point of view and personal style, and therefore is a strong CG Director.
Lastly, this person should be good-natured, sociable and enjoy working in a very team-oriented, collaborative environment. He or she should also be willing to and enjoy mentoring junior artists.
Bachelor’s degree (B. A.) or equivalent from two- or four-year college or technical school; four years related experience.
Communications and Media:
Knowledge of media production, communication, and dissemination techniques and methods.
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language. Ability to read and interpret documents. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of clients or employees of organization.
Computers and Electronics:
Knowledge of electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be proficient in the following applications: Maya, C4D, Nuke and the Adobe Creative Suite. Ideally, this individual will also have knowledge in any FX-heavy software package (i.e. Houdini & Realflow), Python, Adobe After Effects, and Adobe Illustrator. Some basic knowledge with finishing software such as Flame and Smoke would also be beneficial.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Thank you for your interest. Please submit resumes and examples of past work (storyboards, design-driven motion assignments or other related materials) to firstname.lastname@example.org with CG DIRECTOR APPLICANT in the subject line.
As we receive a high volume of applications, we will unfortunately be unable to reply to everyone. Please know that your submission has been received and will be reviewed by the team at Sarofsky. We will reach out if you are a good fit for this position. Thank you again.
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