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FX Supevisor

Department: FX

Description

Works closely with the VFX Supervisor and CG Supervisors to establish the working methodology of the FX Department on the assigned show

Main responsibilities

• Works closely with the VFX Supervisor and CG Supervisors to establish the working methodology of the FX Department on the assigned show.
• Works hand to hand with Production bidding sequences, creating schedules, follow ups, department quota, etc. and chooses best techniques for the effects.
• Responsible for setting the elements of the movie that can be solved by simulations.
• Responsible of the technical developments needed to execute the work of the department and collaborate with the CG Supervisors to include these developments in the studio pipeline.
• Works closely with the Lighting Sequence Supervisors and Compositing Supervisor to include the movie effects in the shots.
• Distribute the work to his team according to the production schedule, ensuring that it will be finished on time and with the standard of quality required.
• Approves all the shots before VFX Supervisor checks them.
• Is involved in final modeling and the set up for Maya assets
• Attends Direction reviews.
• Create and deliver show specific FX in a timely manner.
• Communicate the technical methodology of FX to the production crew.
• Provide feedback to FX artists on shots, request fixes and provide final approval before showing to VFX Supervisor.

Qualifications

• 5 years of experience as a Supervisor or at least 10 years Lead FX Artists experience.
• Experience of 5 or more years in animation film.
• Deep knowledge of CG FX with software Maya and Houdini.
• Fluency programming in scripting language: MEL, Python. C/C++ programming knowledge will be given special consideration
• Strong artistic eye
• Advanced knowledge of compositing theory, concepts and techniques.

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