FX Supervisor

FX Supervisor

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Type: Full Time
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Place:
Montreal
Québec
Description

We are looking for an FX Supervisor to be responsible for the FX department. This person will have to use his creativity and technical skills to create various effects simulations for our CG projects (films, TV series, game cinematics, etc.). He/she establishes the work methods of his/her team, taking into account the requirements of the pipeline. Through his or her leadership, this person supervises, guides and develops the team to surpass themselves and achieve the quality for which Squeeze is known.

Responsibilities

  • Design and create high quality FX animations, procedural simulations, dynamic simulations, particle and fluid systems and other special effects techniques;

  • Work closely with the TD pipeline to develop the FX pipeline and create tools to facilitate and enhance character effects production;

  • Collaborate with the CG supervisor to establish the creative and technical approach to simulation for various projects (movies, TV series, trailers);

  • Work closely with producers and supervisors to establish estimates for future projects;

  • Set standards for the team by continually raising the bar for speed, quality of work and adaptability;

  • Act as a mentor to the team, guiding, supervising and coaching them;

 

Requirements

  • DEC/AEC or university degree related to the position (3D animation, multimedia, etc.);

  • Minimum 10 years experience as a 3D artist in the animation industry and concrete experience in team leadership

  • Minimum 4 years experience as a Team Supervisor

  • Solid experience in visual FX for animated films or VFX

  • Very good command of Houdini and good knowledge of Maya

  • Experience writing Vex, Hscript and python script

  • Knowledge of the crowd system in Houdini is an asset

Profile

  • Strong artistic sense;

  • Attention to detail ;

  • Creative ;

  • Team player;

  • Strong technical problem solving skills;

  • Good communication skills;

  • Open to constructive criticism;

  • Organizational skills;

  • Self-starter.

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