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VFX Supervisor - London

Goodbye Kansas Studios, is seeking a VFX Supervisor to join our team in London. The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced facility VFX Supervisor. You should be comfortable in leading and guiding artists to meet the studio’s and clients’ creative vision and common goals. It’s required that you fully understand the entire VFX process, so you can evaluate and participate in the team’s problem solving process and make correct decisions on how to move forward. Strong communication skills are necessary, as you will work closely with both producers, coordinators and artists as well as with external partners/directors.

Responsibilities 

  • Understand the entire production process and approving the work of all crew on the show
  • Verify technical solutions proposed by team members
  • Brief entire crew on director’s creative vision and enable artists to produce desired results
  • Coordinate the management of a show and project schedules, to ensure that work is delivered on deadlines
  • Supervising location shoots, to ensure VFX requirements are met
  • Preparing VFX cost breakdown for new business pitches
  • Establishing the artistic requirements of projects, setting internal goals, and determining resources required to achieve desired outcomes
  • Designing artistic approaches to VFX shots on an overall project basis, in conjunction with artists and heads of department, and preparing reference material and artistic resources
  • Communicate client direction to in house department supervisors and leads.
  • Provide artistic supervision throughout production process.
  • Approve shots in conjunction with Creative Director
  • Work closely with Producers and Coordinators to establish and manage the project teams and budgets

Required skills

  • Creative eye and aesthetic judgment with a deep understanding of composition, light and colour with strong attention to detail and animation timing.
  • Must have an understanding of Directing/Lighting/Camera work/Practical Effects/Camera Gripping/Art Department/Production Design and Props
  • Previous on-set supervision experience is an asset
  • Ability to help a team meet strict deadlines, even under pressure
  • Excellent communication, organisation skills and financial and budget management skills
  • A thorough understanding of the CG & 2D principles and pipeline
  • Proven team leader with strong motivational qualities
  • Able to effectively communicate with people at all levels
  • Working experience with Ftrack (project software) is considered an asset
  • Experience delivering on an episodic schedule
  • Senior level experience in script breakdown and bidding
  • A wide understanding of different visual effects techniques

Desired skills

  • Experience in the Film and Television industry
  • Extensive production and technical knowledge
  • Strong sense of client service
  • Strong written and verbal skills
  • Outcome driven and highly efficient
  • Ability to operate autonomously with a strong sense of personal responsibility for task completion


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