Full Time Job

Head of CG

NVIZ

Remote / Virtual 09-14-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Department: 3D
Location: Location: Remote, with a Hybrid option. Our office is based in Soho, London. All applicants must be in the UK.
Reports To: Directors

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Summary:


The Head of CG is a highly technical leader, a pivotal role that ultimately ensures the delivery of high quality CG on high-end films & episodic. The Head of CG will be accountable for anefficient and effective pipeline – including restructuring as well as enhancing the existing pipeline, ensuring all the CG team are working to their full potential.

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Duties & Responsibilities:


· Head of CG will oversee the 3D Supervisors (CG Supervisors and Department Supervisors) and Pipeline TDs– advising and mentoring both creatively, strategically and technically; maintaining an ongoing focus on efficiency and optimisation.

· The role Head of CG will include studio-wide planning, software evaluation & tool design.

· Liaising with HoDs on company-wide matters.

· Responsible for pipeline technique and workflow, developing systems that are designed to improve efficiency, speed and quality.
· Responsible for the development of production tools and techniques as well as department’s software; including, licensing, machines, render and storage needs.
· Involved with the bidding process & pitches; ensuring the VFX Producer & VFX Supervisor are aligned for accurately estimated costings, timeframes, assignments and scheduling.
· Supports Supervisors, Production Management, and Leads to resolve conflicts effectively; assuring a positive and productive work environment with effective communication.
· Oversees the completion of show post-mortems and end of show reports.

· Implement training for junior artists and guide senior’s professional development.

· Assist with other relevant tasks the company might need help with, inside reasonable parameters.

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Requirements:

  • 5+ years CG Supervision experience.

  • As a leader, needs to set the standard for the CG team, continually raise the bar for efficient quality work.

  • Strong supervision skills both inhouse and on-set.

  • Advanced knowledge of CG pipelines essential.

  • Have a thorough understanding of onset workflows from data acquisition through to show supervision.

  • Possess a strong working knowledge of Autodesk Maya & Shotgrid.

  • Knowledge of and experience with Real Time rendering technologies and principles.

  • Strong working knowledge of Linux.

  • Knowledge of Python and scripting would be useful but not essential.

  • Strong knowledge in general compositing principles.

  • Strong leadership skills, a clear and confident communicator.

  • Ability to demonstrate superb problem solving skills.

  • Very creative and design orientated with a strong aesthetic sensibility.

  • Experienced with pipeline issues.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gw1yn2-44-201-68-86-42 in your application.

Application Instructions

Please send your CV specifying “Head of CG” within the subject line.

On-line showreels and links to websites are welcome. Please also include a shot breakdown showing specifically what your role entailed per shot/sequence.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.