FX Supervisor – Real-Time

FX Supervisor – Real-Time

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Type: Full Time
FX Supervisor - Real-Time

Job Summary:

Under general supervision of the VFX Supervisor, the FX Supervisor reviews concept art, storyboards, and rough animation to plan, bid and execute the simulations and special effects needed for a project.


• Responsible for establishing accurate bids, meeting schedules and show deadlines, participating in dailies and team reviews.
• Participate actively in training and recruiting, helping to build an excellent team.
• Simulate natural phenomenon by applying direct and procedural animation techniques to create a variety of effects.
• Supervise and give input on 3D effects elements.
• Supervise and communicate animation timing for effects to artists.
• Assist in evaluation of artists for annual performance reviews.
• Work with production team and VFX Supervisor to create the desired look for the effects.
• Collaborate with the CG Supervisor and Technical Directors to design and improve the FX workflows and tools.
• Collaborate with production, supervisors, and team to problem solve and share information related to show and assigned tasks.
• Act as mentor and guide to team members.
• Stay updated with the latest trends, tools and technologies in visual effects to maintain the studio´s competitive edge.


• Degree/diploma in fine arts or animation or equivalent experience.
• Minimum 5 years’ production experience in film or television effects.
• Thorough knowledge of 3D effects and simulation techniques.
• Excellent knowledge of Houdini and Maya required.
• Compositing experience is a big plus.
• Experience programming Python is required.
• Project Management – proven ability in managing projects from concept to completion. Able to prioritize appropriately and always meet deadlines.
• Excellent Teamwork – ability to assemble and motivate teams and work effectively with others.
• Superb Written & Verbal Communication – Ability to interact with and integrate requests of directors, broadcasters, executives, clients, and team members in a collaborative way.
• Vision – ability to envision and communicate clear and consistent goals and needs for projects, individuals, and the FX team.
• Organization – demonstrated organizational skills including a keen attention to detail.
• Strong problem-solving skills.
• Excellent conflict resolution and negotiation skills.

If you are interested in the position, please apply here: https://careers.reelfx.com/apply/752?language=en

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