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Position Summary :
The CG Supervisor works to ensure the project has a consistent quality and style as established in consultation with the Directors, Producers and Team Supervisors.
At Stellar the CG Supervisor manages, creates and administers a digital pipeline leading the production teams from research to delivery, and setting the bar for above average and consistent quality.
Duties & Accountabilities :
Work with supervisors and leads from all departments to research, define and execute to the studio expectations and above.
Manage the CG department teams by setting clear objectives and monitoring process, progress and results.
Communicate with producers, coordinators, creative and technical leads regarding directives and production requirements, with a view to tailor per production.
Proactively provide ideas and solutions in relation to morale, technology and pipeline concerns.
Interpret the Directorâ€™s vision while ensuring artistic quality, content and continuity is maintained.
Keeping a critical eye for creativity, continuity issues between shots, quality control, and technical errors and artifacts
Attend dailies, ongoing reviews and final shot approvals.
Coordinate Post Mortem on each production with an eye to improving on the next.
Assist in the recruitment process.
Mentor team members by providing them with support, guidance and instruction to help them achieve their artistic and professional goals.
Work closely with Production and Pipeline team to resolve all technical roadblocks and improve efficiency through workflow and tool creation.
Forecast and communicate any delays or overages, escalating any issues to the line producer and / or management where required.
Skills, Knowledge & Required Competencies :
3+ years experience in a CG leadership role, using Maya on TV or Film production.
Proficiency in Maya, Shotgun and Nuke are a must.
Comprehensive knowledge in industry software and workflows.
Motivated and flexible team leader who can inspire others, while coping with constant changes and revisions.
Must have exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal), as well as active listening skills with an understanding of client service.
Must be proactive with strong planning and organizational skills; be confident and enthusiastic when communicating in person and / or over the phone;
and enjoy working in a fast-paced creative team environment;
Knowledge of both 3D episodic television and feature workflows an asset
Knowledge of Agile Software Development Methodologies, Redshift or Python are a plus.