Full Time Job

CG Lead

The Mill

Los Angeles, CA 06-17-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
The Mill is a global creative partner for agencies, production companies and brands, working across all media channels and platforms.

We are trusted specialists in visual effects, creative technologies and content production Our projects include the creation of digital products and virtual experiences, as well as world class visual effects and video production.

We are a vibrant network of talented artists, producers, directors and creative technologists from multinational backgrounds. We nurture innovation, flexibility and diverse ideas across our studios in London, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Berlin and Bangalore. We are all united by one single ambition: To create extraordinary and memorable work that captivates and excites audiences.

We are The Mill. We create the extraordinary.

The Mill LA is currently looking for an experienced CG Lead to join our Los Angeles studio. As a CG Lead, you are responsible to oversee a team of 3D artists producing assets for shots in a commercial pipeline. You will technically lead your team as well as maintain clear communications between the artists, production and client. You will be responsible for bidding out projects as well as being involved in staffing up your projects.

Responsibilities:
• Sell creative solutions and ideas to the client and guide them through the creative process.
• Working with production and advising on budgets and scheduling of your team.
• Prioritize tasks and manage time well to make sure tasks are completed within schedule and budget.
• Creating visually stunning and photo-real visual effects for high-end Advertising projects.
• Following 3D elements from concept through to final comp, overseeing all elements created by the 3D team.
• Teach and train more junior level artists. Attending shoots and supervising VFX requirements on set.

Qualifications
• Expert in Maya and/or Houdini and working knowledge of other industry standard software.
• Previous experience as a team leader with strong motivational and initiative qualities.
• Ability to work and lead within a strong team environment and willingness to share knowledge.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills with both clients and colleagues.
• Excellent problem-solving skills.
• Excellent attention to detail and desire to deliver consistently high quality.
• Ability to meet deadlines under pressure.
• Highly creative, with an eye for high quality visuals and technical perfection.
• Thorough understanding of the complete VFX pipeline.
• Knowledge of advanced 3D modelling, rendering, animation, texturing, lighting, shading, effects and rigging.
• Proactive in picking up proprietary tools and new techniques. Proficient in general compositing principles (Nuke).

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8zjp9-3-238-24-209-42 in your application.

Company Profile
The Mill

Technicolor is home to the world's premiere portfolio of visual effects brands, services, and creative innovations. With locations that span the globe, and service offerings tailored to the specific creative and storytelling needs of each project, we power premium content. Our diverse family of VFX brands includes: MPC, The Mill, MR. X, Mikros MPC Advertising, and Technicolor VFX. Each studio has their own unique approach to help storytellers create out of this world experiences.