CG Supervisor

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Skydance Interactive

Skydance offers a dynamic, inclusive, and ever-evolving culture where innovative ideas are welcomed, and growth fostered. The partnership between unique creativity and technological advancements are demonstrated within each pillar of the company. At the heart of it all is a commitment to boldly entertaining and relevant storytelling.
 
While all Animation studios look to hire people who are creative and hard-working, Skydance Animation is specifically looking for pioneers who seek to push the limits of what the world’s most collaborative art form can achieve, and to give those pioneers the space and the resources to build a new studio that’s doing something different.

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As the CG Supervisor, you will oversee the needs of the show, facing support and coordination, partnering with the TD Supervisor and VFX Supervisor.

Responsibilities

    • Partner with TD Supervisors and VFX Supervisors in solving both short and long-term production strategies.
    • Actively contribute to the design and implementation of workflow tools and procedures within the new developing production pipeline.
    • Work closely with the department supervisors, to best coordinate the movement of data between departments, and through the entire production pipeline.
    • Continually offering guidance and solutions to the Show’s department supervisors.
    • Identify and address areas within the pipeline that need skill and knowledge leveling.
    • Collaborate with CG Supervisors of other productions to transfer workflow and pipeline knowledge throughout the studio.
    • Provide guidance and solutions to the production and technology teams based on their working knowledge of the existing pipeline. 
    • Review, validate, and provide feedback on the solutions delivered by studio technology in the context of the production needs.
    • Collaborate with the VFX Supervisor and TD team on technical and workflow design and strategy for the assigned depts/seqs, leading internal tech meetings.
    • Prioritize technical developments with other CG Supervisors and TD Sup.
    • Troubleshoot issues and tickets, pushing inventory for creative reviews.
    • Partner with the TD team on the implementation of the designed workflows, with vetting capabilities.
    • Lead the team of TAs to detect recurrent issues, design solutions, and follow up on implementations with the team of TDs.
    • Arbitrate the best solution to a challenge between the supervisors of the assigned departments.
    • Support the supervisors in meeting their creative goals.
    • Partner with Production Supervisors to follow up on notes and status of developments.
    • Partners with TA to source and recruit the best talent in the industry. 
    • Mentors potential up-and-coming artists to guide them in their career paths. 
    • Acts as a company ambassador utilizing his/her extensive network in the industry and plays a key role in selling the studio as a first-class place of work, maintaining ongoing relationships with key industry players, and contributing to Skydance’s reputation. 

Requirements

    • Minimum of 8 years in feature animation.
    • Working knowledge of pre-production, production, and post-production methods in the 3D animation medium.
    • Professional knowledge of Houdini, Maya, Nuke, Shotgun, and USD.
    • Experience working in developing pipelines.
    • Resourceful and pragmatic in problem-solving.
    • Wide industry knowledge of processes and various pipelines.
    • Advanced Spanish and English level.
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Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
 
Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.  

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Date posted: 1970-01-01