SUPERVISOR / MANAGEMENT
This role is based in Vancouver, BC but may require travel to the LA studio. Supervisor/manager oversees the day-to-day operations of the show within the facility. He/she is responsible for ensuring clear communication to the client and the production team, and that the production delivers on time and within the budget. Along with the VFX Supervisor, he/she is responsible for artistic cohesion with the client.
Works directly with leadership team and other VFX Supervisors to determine and advise technical solutions; Directs and supervises artists in the completion of final shots.
Ensure quality of work is of the highest standards.
Advises and ensures timely delivery of production department assignments and scheduling.
Collaborates with other department managers on dailies, workflow and pipeline strategies, providing ongoing improvement to processes and methodology.
Responsible for workflow, organization, shot continuity, grain continuity, and quality control metrics.
Will be expected to spot check individual comps of other artists and evaluate quality and efficiency of teams work
Mentors team members and conducts performance evaluations.
Assesses client plates for technical quality standards, problem solves and escalates as needed.
Prior to submission to client, reviews shots for artifacts relating to department needs.
Serves as key technical expert on productions
Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
At least 6+ years live action visual effects experience, on high profile feature films.
Demonstrates strong technical and leadership capabilities.
Experience in leading, mentoring and training large teams.
Exceptional artistic skills and organizational skills; understands how to prioritize the necessary tasks and assignments.
Ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas clearly. (written + verbal)
Well rounded working knowledge of the technical and artistic aspects of live action and visual effects
Expert knowledge of Nuke required as well as integration; Shake, After Effects, Digital Fusion all a big plus
Experience in 3dsMax preferred.
Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines
About Scanline VFX
Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, block buster feature films with studios worldwide: Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart. Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007 and opened the largest studio in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011. In 2015 it won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones. Scanline VFX has received multiple Academy Award Nominations for Best Achievement in Visual Effects: 2014 for Iron Man 3 and in 2010 for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter. We are also well known for our proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.