FX Supervisor

FX Supervisor

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KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Develops and produces a wide variety of realistic visual effects, including but not limited to destruction, smoke, fire, water and the supernatural
    • Be responsive to the needs of the FX department, identifies and defines them, communicates them and follows up with the Development team
    • Reviews simulations based on client requirements and offer feedback in a timely and positive manner
    • Participates in the FX department’s recruitment effort by reviewing and interviewing candidates
    • Works with the Director of CG and Department Manager on expanding the department’s roadmap
    • Works within the established pipeline and offers constructive suggestions to improve the process
    • Helps develop and explore new ways to enhance results and FX team

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
    • Minimum five (5) years of experience in live action FX work and previous experience in a supervision and/or lead role
    • Creative ability and artistic talent, demonstrated by previous work
    • Knowledge of Houdini and/or 3ds Max (required)
    • Strong experience in creating a wide variety of simulations (destruction, atmospheric, fluid, supernatural, etc.)
    • Understanding of physics, realistic motion, and assorted natural phenomena at different scales
    • Exceptional technical skills, the ability to learn new software quickly, and a hunger to stay on the leading edge
    • Strong willingness to grow, learn new methods and share knowledge with others
    • Ability to manage schedule and expectations alongside with production team
    • Ability to showcase show management and people management skills while supervising a show
    • Excellent communication skills and an open mind
    • Team player able to work in a cooperative, fast-paced environment
    • Compositing and scripting experience a plus

BONUS SOFTWARE KNOWLEDGE

    • Flowline
    • Thinking Particle
    • FumeFX
    • Krakatoa
    • MAXScript

BENEFITS
We offer extended medical, disability and dental insurance.

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