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CG Supervisor (TV) Vancouver, BC

Apply NowApply Later Job ID oTmjcfwu Location Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Business Industrial Light & Magic Date posted Sep. 05, 2020

Job Summary:

Description

Position at Industrial Light & Magic

The CG Supervisor (TV) ensures all delivered shots maintain the group’s rigorous standards and support the creative vision of the Director by directing the artists’ creative work, technical skills and communication.

Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Responsible for leading and mentoring the digital artists in technical direction work.
  • Maintain high technical standards and strive to maintain an up-to- date understanding of ILM’s standards, advancements and best practices. Communicating this knowledge to the production group.
  • Responsible for bidding and scheduling TD work for the show.
  • Demonstrate good listening and communication skills by openly receiving and understanding direction and criticism from ILM Supervisors and communicating and defining their expectations to the production group.
  • Must be a seasoned cross-group communicator and collaborator.
  • Demonstrates basic presentation and communication skills in dailies and shot review by clearly and briefly outlining accomplishments and areas of issue.
  • Must possess a keen eye for aesthetic detail and the ability to effectively communicate with both the creative and production staff at ILM.
  • Possess the ability to prioritize tasks and manage time well, providing accurate time estimates for shot completion.

Job Requirements

Education/Experience

  • At least six years of relevant professional VFX experience and at least a college level diploma or higher in computer graphics, fine arts, design, or photography, or related field; OR at least eight years of relevant professional VFX experience in lieu of education.
  • Excellent knowledge of the pipeline (both proprietary and 3rd party).

Required Skills/Competencies

  • Strong working knowledge of Linux, Python and shell scripting required.
  • Strong awareness of deadlines.
  • Demonstrates ability to work with competency, energy and enthusiasm within a team environment with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrates excellent listening and communication skills by openly receiving direction and criticism by asking good questions to confirm clear understanding of the directions and how to approach what needs to be done. Once clear, implements the requested changes immediately and raises flags right away.
  • Demonstrates the ability to engage in the creative process without ego, and accepts all final decisions with a positive and supportive attitude.
  • Demonstrates an excellent eye toward anticipating potential problems and knowing exactly what could look better in one’s shot and an excellent knowledge of how to use the tools to achieve the desired look.
  • Demonstrates superb problem solving skills and takes the initiative to offer ideas and suggestions.
  • Demonstrates the ability to prioritize tasks managing time very well, providing everyone with accurate time estimates on shot task completion.
  • Demonstrates the ability to help and teach more junior level artists and lead others on huge shots or small sequences.
  • Sets a standard for all Technical Directors in continually raising the bar of for speed, quality of work and adaptability.
  • Conversant in FX TD methodologies.
  • Look dev and/or shader writing preferred, layout and matchmove a plus.

Technical Skills/Competencies

  • Familiar with Maya, Katana, Zeno and Nuke.

This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic. Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.



About Industrial Light & Magic:

Founded in 1975 by George Lucas, ILM is the leading effects facility in the world, serving the motion picture, commercial production, and attraction industries. ILM has created visual effects for over 325 feature films and has played a key role in seven of the top 10 worldwide box-office hits of all time and has contributed to 25 of the top 50. ILM has set the standard for visual effects, creating some of the most stunning images in the history of film. At the forefront of the digital revolution, the company continues to break new ground in visual effects, VR, AR, and Immersive Cinema.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic.

Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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