The VFX Supervisor is responsible for the creative direction of live-action feature film shots and acts as a key point of contact with the creative leads on the client/production side. The VFX Supervisor works closely with VFX Producers and CG Supervisors to assign and review artists' work whilst taking sole responsibility for the sign-off of 'final' shots.
- In conjunction with CG Supervisor and VFX team, reviewing all technical and R&D requirements for the start-up of any new show
- Working closely with all departments on pipeline improvement and development
- Attending daily sessions with all members of the team to give feedback and approvals
- Ensuring that all work carried out on the show fits company pipeline where possible
- Undertaking daily review of assets and work in progress
- Designing and implementing the creative direction of each shot and sequence
- Providing on-going training and evaluation of all 3D and 2D artists
- Working closely with the VFX Producer to ensure an accurate production schedule is set up and maintained
- Being an active member of the sales team for the Pitching and Presentations in regards to potential VFX work
- Being part of the bidding stages, assessing shots and completing shot breakdowns
- Participating in client pre-production creative meetings and relaying the information to the team
- Ensuring clients’ visions are met by constantly improving upon the their requirements
- Solid knowledge of VFX shot production and its iteration process
- Thorough understanding of colour theory and film application for live-action features, including film-stock, film-grain, colour-space and lookup tables, film processing and DI processing
- Extensive experience with blue/green screen compositing, as well as integration of 3D elements into plates
- Up-to-date knowledge of VFX tools and emerging technologies
- Extensive hands-on experience with production tools and pipelines
- Matte painting experience is an asset
- 5 years of experience with high-end film based VFX pipelines as a VFX Supervisor, or extensive experience as a Senior, Lead or Supervising artist
- Desire to learn from others and to take on increasingly challenging work
- Excellent communication and problem solving skills
- A strong work ethic
- Team approach and the ability to take direction
- Ability to successfully delegate and manage projects
- Ability to understand client approval process
- A sense of strong team dynamics and a positive morale generating style
- Able to manage a time-sensitive workload with an urgent and extremely organised manner
- Capability to learn and adapt quickly
- Good ability to work under pressure
- Strong creative ability and flair
- Ability to mentor and provide feedback to junior employees
- Excellent team building skills
All roles, including hybrid/remote opportunities, at One of Us require candidates to reside in the UK or France, depending on the location of the role, or must be willing to relocate for the duration of the contract. All candidates must disclose if they have an existing Right to Work in the relevant country, or would require sponsorship support, i.e. Visa.
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