CG Supervisor | London

Goodbye Kansas Studios is seeking a CG Supervisor to join our team in London. The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced facility CG Supervisor.
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Goodbye Kansas Studios is seeking a CG Supervisor to join our team in London. The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced facility CG Supervisor. You should be comfortable in leading and guiding artists to meet the VFX Supervisors vision and requests. 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 VFX Supervisors, coordinators and artists as well as IT and Pipeline.

What we offer:

  • A fun, creative, international and inclusive environment
  • Opportunities for personal growth with varied projects and experienced co-workers
  • The chance to work with some of the best in the business. Our co-workers are not only amazing at what they do but also good at sharing knowledge, including new people and working as a team

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the entire production process 
  • Verify technical solutions proposed by Studio, VFX Supervisor and team members
  • Establishing the technical requirements of projects, setting internal goals, and determining resources required to achieve desired outcomes
  • Designing technical approaches to VFX shots on an overall project basis, in conjunction with artists and head of departments. 
  • Work closely with VFX Supervisors to determine the best approach to solving CG challenges and developing the final look
  • Prepare master lighting setups to be shared amongst the team
  • To optimize scenes efficiently for rendering together with Leads
  • Developing templates in collaboration with the Compositing Supervisor and other depending departments
  • When required, perform more generalist tasks such as modeling, texturing and lookdev
  • Staying on schedule and meeting set deadlines while maintaining the highest levels of quality

Required skills:

  • 7+ years industry experience with live action
  • A strong knowledge of lighting techniques and physically based rendering
  • A great eye for detail 
  • A thorough knowledge of Maya
  • Self-motivated and highly organised
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, to multitask and to solve problems
  • Team oriented
  • Able to give direction and feedback positively and maturely
  • Proactive, motivated and able to problem solve effectively
  • Organised and punctual with a strong work ethic
  • Adaptable and always open to learning new techniques and softwares and sharing them with a team. 
  • A thorough understanding of the CG & 2D principles and pipeline
  • Proven team leader with strong motivational qualities
  • A wide understanding of different visual effects techniques

Desired skills:

  • Outcome driven and highly efficient
  • Ability to operate autonomously with a strong sense of personal responsibility for task completion
  • A good knowledge of Houdini
  • Experience with digital paint software Substance and/or Mari
  • Knowledge of Python and/or Mel scripting
  • Experience using Ftrack or similar project management tool
  • In depth knowledge of vray, Arnold or similar ray tracing renderer


The Goodbye Kansas group consists of Goodbye Kansas Studios, Goodbye Kansas Game Invest, Infinite Entertainment and Goodbye Kansas Holding, with 200+ artists in Stockholm, Uppsala, London, Hamburg and Los Angeles. We offer award-winning and uniquely integrated services for feature films, TV, commercials, games and game trailers. Expertise includes VFX, CGI, 3D Face scanning, Motion Capture and Animation, plus development and marketing of games. We also create, develop and manage our own original IPs.

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London

Noland House, 12-13 Poland St.
W1F 8QB London Directions

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