Full Time Job

Crowd Supervisor


Atlanta, GA 03-16-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

SPIN VFX is seeking a Crowd supervisor to join our award winning creative team. The Crowd Supervisor is responsible for creating the motion of crowds in high-end visual effects films and television, including simulation for planning. Leading the team of artists and collaboratively working with other departments supervisors, pipeline, production.


  • Supervise and develop the crowd team and pipeline
  • Providing crowd artists with aesthetic and technical guidance and support to ensure the quality and schedules are met
  • Building workflows, best practices and technical solutions for the team
  • Create digital crowd behaviors and simulations to achieve the look, movement, and style envisioned by the Director & Production
  • Collaborate With VFX, CG and Animation Supervisors in order to implement efficient and effective ways to integrate crowd pipeline tools and techniques and problem solve issues in feature film development
  • Communicate and provide production with schedules, deadlines and updated information regarding production support required.
  • Troubleshoot and find solutions to technical challenges and execute them effectively
  • Propose creative approaches and solutions for any specific shots
  • Mentor and train junior artists and generalists in the crowd pipeline.
  • Work with our head of CG, department heads and the pipeline team ensure the continuous development of the crowd pipeline.

Must Have:

  • 2-3 years of Supervisor or lead expense on feature films or TV.
  • Houdini and/or Atoms, Maya, and Python
  • Experience working with a USD based pipeline
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Team player who excels within a collaborative environment

Beneficial to Have:

  • Experience crafting animation for use in crowds.
  • Understanding of rigging requirements for crowd simulation and ragdolls.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the lookdev process.
  • Experience with Mocap Retargeting in Maya, MotionBuilder is a plus
  • Experience with other crowd software packages is a plus

SPIN VFX is committed to an inclusive and accessible workplace. We welcome all qualified individuals that reflect the talents and diversity of the community to apply. SPIN VFX offers accommodation for applicants throughout the recruitment process upon request.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gmo3qx-3-239-6-58-42 in your application.