Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, block buster feature films with studios worldwide: Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart. Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007 and opened the largest studio in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011. In 2015 it won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones. Scanline VFX has received multiple Academy Award Nominations for Best Achievement in Visual Effects: 2014 for Iron Man 3 and in 2010 for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter. We are also well known for our proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.
Today, it is one of the biggest names in the industry and the go-to studio for creating epic, breathtaking cinematic moments. Current productions include: Justice League: Part 2, Meg, Black Panther, Tomb Raider, Aquaman, and several other projects to be announced soon.
Recent projects include Guardians of the Galaxy: Vol. 2, King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, Power Rangers, The Promise, Batman vs Superman, Independence Day Resurgence, Ben Hur, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Dawn of Justice, Game of Thrones, Furious 7, San Andreas, The 5th Wave, Point Break, Hateful 8, and In the Heart of the Sea. Past films include Exodus, The Hunger Games Mockingjay, 300: Rise of an Empire, Captain America: Winter Soldier, White House Down, Godzilla, The Wolf of Wall Street, Snowpiercer, Journey 2, Blackhat, Man of Steel, Iron Man 3, Looper, Cloud Atlas, A Good Day to Die Hard, The Amazing Spiderman, Divergent, Pompeii, Iron Man 3, Into the Storm, The Avengers, Battleship, The Invasion, Poseidon, Immortals, Super 8, 2012, Hereafter, 300, Poseidon, and The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian.
Scanline VFX offers a leading edge creative, collaborative team environment working with brilliant talent from around the globe. Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, BC the studio is steps from transit, the best in the city's trendy Yaletown dining and Robson high street shopping. On site amenities include a lounge/nightclub with big screen projector tv, pool table and foosball tables, over-sized patios and rooftop deck kitchen & BBQ areas, secure bicycle storage, massage chairs, showers and lockers. Experience fun team events, parties, sporting activities, local business discounts and much more.
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This role is based in Vancouver, BC but may require travel to the LA studio. CG Supervisor oversees the day-to-day operations of the show within the facility. He/she is responsible for ensuring clear communication to the 3D team within the show, and that the 3D departments deliver on time. Along with the VFX Supervisor, he/she is responsible for artistic cohesion with the client.
- Works directly with leadership team and other VFX Supervisors to determine and advise technical solutions
- Ensure quality of work is of the highest standards.
- Advises and ensures timely delivery of production department assignments and scheduling.
- Collaborates with other department managers on dailies, workflow and pipeline strategies, providing ongoing improvement to processes and methodology.
- Responsible for workflow, organization, shot continuity, grain continuity, and quality control metrics.
- Will be expected to spot check individual work of other artists and evaluate quality and efficiency of team’s work
- Mentors team members and conducts performance evaluations.
- Assesses quality, problem solves and escalates as needed.
- Serves as key technical expert on shows as well as facility.
- Other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
- At least 6+ years live action visual effects experience, on high profile feature films.
- Demonstrates strong technical and leadership capabilities.
- Experience in leading, mentoring and training large teams.
- Exceptional artistic skills and organizational skills; understands how to prioritize the necessary tasks and assignments.
- Ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas clearly. (written + verbal)
- Well rounded working knowledge of the technical and artistic aspects of live action and visual effects, as well as a deep understanding of CG pipelines.
- Experience and knowledge of all 3D areas (modeling, rigging, texturing, look development, character fx, fx & lighting) as well as keenness to learn our Flowline (Scanline proprietary software)
- Experience in 3dsMax preferred.
- Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines
HOW TO MAKE YOUR APPLICATION STAND OUT
- APPLY ONLY ONCE.
We keep your resume on file for 6 months so no need to apply again unless there are significant changes or unless you're applying for a different position.
- ALWAYS APPLY WITH THE SAME EMAIL
We want to be able to reach you easily and much of our correspondence is via email and this helps us keep your information together in one file. That way you're not lost in the system.
- Resume - Include in your resume the names of the company's you worked with and the dates you were there. Max 2 pages.
- Cover Letter - tell us a little about yourself and what makes you the ideal candidate.
- Reel Breakdown - demonstrates what you did on each shot and the tools used - Go ahead! Show off your talent/skills here.