Overview Outpost is looking for a CG Supervisor to lead projects and be an advocate for the 3D team joining the collaboration between the CG and 2D Departments.
Responsibilities and Duties
Clear communication between the VFX Supervisor, VFX Producer and 3D team in order to understand and convey the creative and technical goals of the team.
Constant collaboration with the 2D team. Both teams are the VFX team and must pull in the same direction at all times.
Must be knowledgeable on all aspects of the workflow/pipeline to be able to support the team, and be a point of communications between the technologies and the artists.
Good ability in modelling, texturing, shading, lighting and experience of animation, Python and FX simulation.
Assist VFX Supervisors and producers during the bidding process by accurately advising on the time, talent and technology required to achieve the work.
Offer advice and knowledge to Tech department on pipeline and workflow improvements, and software developments in order to continually improve Outpost’s CG abilities
Maintain and develop skills to keep up with developments in software and processes.
Understand and follow Outpost VFX’s pipeline procedures, and conform to and uphold the Outpost workflow pertaining to all aspects of 3D and 2D including colour-space.
Lead teams of 3D artists to deliver project briefs to specific schedules agreed with the Producer and inform them if the schedule is unachievable as early as possible in the process, in order to allow production to provide sufficient support.
Assist Head of Production in performance reviews of artists within your teams
Be present and vocal in all relevant dailies sessions, setting an example of the Outpost culture in terms of professionalism and quality/creative reviews.
CG Supervisor is a managerial position and whilst maintaining your presence as an artist, you will be an advocate of the management and support the production team with client satisfaction in the end product.
Excellent knowledge of modelling, texturing, shading and lighting
A strong eye for detail, composition, colour and lighting
Experience in Maya
Experience using Shotgun on productions
Avid interest in photography, practical lighting and cinematography
Independent problem solver
Able to share knowledge and techniques with other artists
Participate in creative and technical discussions
4+ years high-end film, TV or commercial industry experience
10 Minute walk to award winning beaches
Close to the train station links (under 2 hours to Central London)
Wellness benefits, such as company massage, running club and Yoga.
Free Friday Beers or non-alcoholic drinks for all!
At Outpost we believe that our strength lies in our differences. These help us to take different perspectives, challenge the norm and create a special environment based on mutual respect. Outpost is an equal opportunities employer. Employment with us is based on a person’s extraordinary talent and potential. No candidate will receive any less favourable treatment based on their age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual preference or any other factor that has no bearing on an individual’s ability to perform their job.
Outpost VFX is a team built on a foundation of getting the right people and offering them a balanced and supportive environment to work in, which empowers us to deliver astonishing visual effects for film and high-end TV from the UK and Montreal.