FX Animation Supervisor - LA

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  1. smoothdevil


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    A LA based studio is currently looking for a FX Animation Supervisor to join it team.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Supervise the FX team and mentor artists to ensure the creation of high quality FX.
    • Responsible for directing the overall FX quality in shots and conducting rounds to determine which shots are ready to show to Director.
    • Conduct script breakdowns for FX and develop appropriate schedules to work with available resources and to prioritize tasks.
    • Work with CG Supervisor to determine which technology will be required to meet the needs of the FX department.
    • Collaborate with other departments and supervisors to resolve technical problems.
    • Proactively communicate any information about FX to other departments as necessary.


    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience.
    • Advanced knowledge of particle systems and fluid dynamics in Maya and/or Houdini.
    • Expertise in compositing theory, concepts, and techniques. Nuke experience a plus.
    • Knowledge of surfacing, modeling, lighting, and rendering in CG.
    • 6+ years of production experience with 2+ years in a lead or supervisory role on a feature film.
    • Strong communication, interpersonal, and multi-tasking skills.


    closes: 29 Jun 2011
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