• FX Supervisor, 3D

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/16/2018 3:19 PM)
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  • Overview

    Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?


    DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced FX Supervisor to join our team!


    The role:


    As a FX Supervisor, you will be the creative and technical eye of the show, reviewing and supporting lighting, FX and compositing stages of the production. You will work closely with the Director and Art Director to achieve the look of the show. The ideal candidate is an experienced artist with a creative eye and the ability to guide and support their team.


    You will get to:

    • Work closely with Director and Art-Director to create the visual level of the show
    • Work closely with CG Supervisor and Show TD to identify and solve technical issues that arise
    • Identify, communicate and implement the FX needs of the production
    • Manage and support the FX team (Lighting, FX and Comp) throughout the show
    • Review and critique the FX team via dailies or weeklies
    • Mentor and guide the FX team
    • Collaborate with pipeline to improve FX process and workflow
    • Provide bid times for all FX tasks series wide
    • Ensure complete and seamless integration of all FX assets within the pipeline
    • Responsible for all task assignments to FX team
    • Review all submitted FX for approval in dailies
    • Create and maintain FX wiki
    • Ensure that all production deadlines are met while meeting quality standards
    • Be part of the recruiting process by assisting the HR department with the development of job descriptions, as well as sourcing and selecting candidates


    You will be a great fit on our team if…

    • 5+ years of experience in animation or film industry
    • 1+ years as a Lead FX Artist
    • Proficiency in Maya’s particle and fluid systems is a must
    • Proficiency in Nuke is a must
    • Proficiency in Shotgun is a must
    • Ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
    • Ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time efficiently
    • Ability to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
    • Encouraging of feedback and new initiatives

    Specific skills we’d love to see…

    • Python scripting is a plus
    • Proficiency in Phoenix FD for Maya and Bifrost is a plus
    • Experience with VRay is a plus

    Why work at DHX Media?


    DHX Media delivers content that inspires, entertains and connects. But we create more than just animation, we build worlds and experiences for kids around the world. At our studios, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure – while enjoying awesome benefits, perks, and a whole lot of fun along the way. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studios are bursting with energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us! 


    THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. DHX will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


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