The Head of CG / CG Supervisor at Psyop is responsible for providing creative and technical leadership and guidance to a small group of 3D artists while maintaining a pleasant and efficient work environment.
Thorough understanding of the visual effects process and the ability to interpret the artistic brief from the clients including internal and external VFX Supervisors, Directors, and Producers
Manage projects and artists from conception through to completion
Excellent organizational, communication, and project management skills
Previous experience with interviewing artists, tasking artists to manage delivery schedules for several projects, manages and prioritizes rendering across shows, problem solves workflow issues, works with several departments within a company including scheduling, admin, pipeline, systems, and production staff.
Ability to lead meetings and diligently follows up on tasks
Leads dailies and provides clear creative and technical feedback to the artists.
Ability to provide accurate bid estimates, associated costs to complete a project, script breakdowns
Acute knowledge of the digital asset creation process including modeling, texturing, rigging, lighting, color, dynamics, and particle animation with attention to detail
Good technical understanding of CG pipelines with the ability to specify efficient workflows and identify additional tools, talent, and equipment needed to execute very specific jobs and tasks
Ability to creatively problem solve with aesthetic judgment
Ability to work to and meet strict deadlines often under pressure
Good time management skills and ability to work efficiently
Previous film and television industry experience with the ability to ensure artist work is of a high standard both artistically and technically according to schedule and budget
Verifies technical solutions proposed by other team members.
Previous experience training, mentoring, and recruiting CG Artists as needed
On-set experience a plus
Knowledge in game engine rendering a plus
Excellent knowledge and/or understanding of the following software: Nuke, Maya, 3DEqualizer, Arnold rendering software (VRay and Renderman a plus)Minimum 5 years experience as a CG supervisor of visual effects
Salary Range: $200-$220K CAD/yr
Direct Report: Executive Producer
Also Reports to: Managing Director
Psyop Film & Television
400 – 1 Alexander Street
Vancouver BC V6A 1B2