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CG supervisor
at Squint/Opera

Squint/Opera has an opportunity for a CG supervisor to join its team in Bethnal Green, London.

Reporting to the production operations director

Squint Opera are a creative company, a large and talented team crafting extraordinary and unique work across many disciplines – from video content and animation, to interactive exhibitions, branding, websites, design, games and strategy.

We work across different sectors, from the built environment, to arts and culture, children’s entertainment, events and placemaking. Our goal is to always produce great work, and to have fun.

Summary

Oversee all CG processes across the company. Collaborate with the creative and technical teams to develop and maintain a clear and overarching approach to CG across all group divisions including 3D, 2D, animation, post-production and digital.

Main responsibilities:

  • inspires a high performance culture and communicates a clear sense of direction and expectations
  • take ownership of CG processes across all production services
  • develop technical and creative workflows for each distinct service adhering to consistent standards and ensuring these are adhered to
  • devise and agree cost-effective and efficient solutions to technical problems in CG production
  • advise on shoots for CGI integration, attending as VFX supervisor when required
  • line managing the CG teams, training and developing staff
  • assess current team skill level and identify areas for training and implementing training in-house where possible
  • advise on gaps in production for improvement
  • predict and proactively troubleshoot CG production bottlenecks or issues
  • enable creative concepts to become a reality by ensuring that the correct technology is available and working
  • identify areas for R&D to improve the Squint processes and enable higher quality production
  • working on projects as technical director when required
  • working on shots as required

Character traits:

  • demonstrates intellectual rigour, possesses relevant abilities and able to pick up new skills quickly
  • flexible can-do attitude. Adapts well to changing priorities
  • ability to have a positive impact on others and communicate openly and directly to individuals or groups at all levels
  • excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build collaborative relationships with production and department
  • sets standards of behaviour and acts as a leader and role model
  • takes decisions which have a substantial impact on the achievement of production and quality objectives
  • in-depth knowledge of technical and creative aspects of the work and ability to reconcile these
  • ability to understand conflicting viewpoints and resolve issues
  • approachable, flexible, adapts well to changing priorities
  • ability to manage time effectively
  • perseverance when faced with difficulties
  • confident and decisive
  • ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively
  • strong attention to detail, high quality standards
  • enthusiastic about learning and sharing with team-mates

Qualification/experience

Required:

  • demonstrable experience (12+ years) within a post-production or creative content agency environment
  • expert knowledge of 3D and 2D software packages and pipeline
  • a strong understanding of the technical processes across other disciplines including digital and interactive software and products
  • a strong understanding of IT infrastructure and systems within a production environment
  • experience managing teams of internal and external artists across a range of specialisms
  • experience collaborating with IT and operations

Desirable:

  • understanding of the architecture and/or cultural market in the UK and internationally

How to apply

Please submit a CV, your portfolio/showreel and any links to your work online.

Please include your full name and the role you are applying for and salary expectations.

If some of the work in your portfolio was done by a group of people please list your direct contributions to the final piece.

www.squintopera.com

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