Full Time Job

VFX Supervisor


San Francisco, CA 04-20-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Position at Industrial Light & Magic

This posting is an opportunity to submit your resume for future consideration; this is not a role that is open at this time. We anticipate this role may be open in the future, but we are not actively hiring for the position. If you would like to be considered for this potential role, please submit your resume. If the role becomes available, you may receive an email or call from a recruiter.

We are looking for an experienced and visionary VFX Supervisor who reflects the creative talent and passion for great filmmaking that define ILM. The VFX Supervisor ensures that the artist's work is created to the quality requested by the client and is consistent with ILM's standards. The VFX Supervisor works as a team with the Producer and the Animation Director to lead the crew and get the best work up on the screen.

What You'll Do
• Recognize the focal point of a shot to tell the overall story and consistently work toward it.
• Run dailies with the crew in an efficient, professional and clear manner.
• Proactively listen to the client's wishes and guide her/him to solutions that tell the story artistically and on budget.
• Manage the client's expectations and help advance innovative ILM technology
• Sell finished shots appropriately in support of the overall show requirements.
• Maintain a high level of proficiency in current tools and methodologies - both proprietary and 3rd party applications.
• Partner with Technology, R&D and show supervisors to advise on the optimum technical approach both for immediate show needs and long term facility strategy. You'll need to be technically versatile enough to comprehend the myriad technical solutions to any one problem.
• Represent ILM professionally and positively both within and outside the industry. Play a proactive key role in marketing ILM's services to the industry.
• Mentor potential supervisory up-and-coming talent.

What We're Looking For
• Ability to demonstrate strong skills in visual storytelling, including shot design, composition, lighting and editing.
• You probably have 5+ years experience as a supervisor on several major productions and have 10+ years hands-on VFX production experience.
• You have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Graphics, Film or Fine Art or you have gained that experience by working in our industry.
• You have a demonstrable blend of technical and artistic skills, which might include a portfolio demonstrating strong traditional art skills and a reel demonstrating high end Feature Film VFX experience.
• Ability to manage artists (even those who work outside of your technical specialty) efficiently toward successful final shots.
• Someone who proactively pursues in-depth knowledge of new developments to further his or her ability to do cutting-edge work.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gkz62q-3-238-136-36-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Lucasfilm is among the world’s leading entertainment service companies, a pioneer in visual effects and sound across multiple mediums, and is home to the legendary Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises.