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CG Supervisor

Spain, Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid3D

Job description

POSITION PURPOSE

The SPA Studios aims to continue to blend the use of CG and 2D traditionally animated characters to tell stories that delight audiences. In order to accomplish this, we need a versatile CG Supervisor, unafraid of unconventional pipelines. The CG Supervisor participates in crafting a pipeline and use of Cg that support the story. Through the establishment of rigorous technical guidelines she/he supports the creative vision by helping tailor a pipeline and workflows that are effective in delivering imagery.



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serves as final decision-maker on all technical issues that span multiple artist disciplines (for example, makes the call on the most appropriate workflow between different disciplines when consensus cannot be reached)

  • Evaluate render needs based on the use of CG specific to the approach she/he has defined

  • Design and implement tools required for execution of CG/2D workflows

  • Is the technical approver for all things related CG in the studio

  • Helps with projections when it comes to rendering, storage and oversees

  • Directly oversees new, show-specific workflow and technology innovations. May perform or delegate the 'product owner' role for new technology on the show

  • Partners with CTO, Head of Pipeline to establish long term workflows and make decisions that serve the studio beyond a project

  • Partners with the Head of Pipeline to enact decisions related to the technical development and implementation requirements of the show / shows including workflow, tool and pipeline decisions

  • Communicates proactively and consistently across show and studio about show technical priorities, requirements and concerns

  • Liaise with the technology team for decisions on the color pipeline







Job requirements

EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computer Graphics

  • Significant post production experience including experience working as a CG Supervisor

  • Excellent knowledge of the pipeline



REQUIRED SKILLS AND TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

  • Displays exceptional developmental skills along with the talent and desire to continually restructure and enhance the production pipeline

  • Understanding of Aces CG/OCIO Color pipeline workflow

  • Proven ability in setting standards for all technical directors in continually raising the bar for speed, quality of work and adaptability

  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with energy and enthusiasm within a team environment and with minimal supervision

  • Experienced knowledge of Blender and Nuke, Toonboom Harmony a plus

  • A self-starter with the proven ability to initiate and complete new projects

  • Ability to juggle multiple projects, work with diverse personalities and work within strict deadlines

  • Must possess a keen eye for aesthetic detail and the ability to effectively communicate with both the creative and production staff

  • Has superb problem solving skills and takes initiatives to offer ideas and suggestions

  • Ability to prioritize tasks managing time very well, providing everyone with accurate time estimates on shot task completion

  • English is a must, as all work will be developed in this language.

  • Spanish communication skills are an asset.