Crowd Supervisor - Vancouver

Vancouver /
3D – Crowd /
Staff - Exempt
Scanline VFX is a leading visual effects company with studios in Vancouver, Montreal, Los Angeles, London, Seoul, Munich, and Stuttgart.

Join our award-winning studio set among Vancouver's cultural and entertainment district and be challenged to do the best work of your career alongside some of the best talent from around the world.

Due to Covid, Scanline VFX is operating remotely until further notice. All open opportunities are for remote work unless otherwise stated.
  

ROLE
The Crowd Supervisor is responsible for studio wide management of the crowd department, leading teams of artists and coordinating with all levels of production

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Collaborates and communicate with supervisors and producers in order to implement efficient and effective ways to integrate crowd pipeline and problem solve if any issues for feature film development
    • Proposes creative approaches and solutions for any specific shots
    • On-going communication with artists, leads, production and supervisor regarding schedules, deadlines and shot/sequence feedback; attend all relevant meetings on shots, sequences and production
    • Trains of junior artists and Generalists in crowd specific pipeline disciplines
    • Supervises motion capture sessions when necessary for show and studio motion libraries
    • Develops pipeline tools and workflows for crowds at both show and studio levels
    • Collaborates with the departments to and from the crowd department to optimize workflow and pipeline

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
    • Minimum four (4) years of crowd experience in a feature film production setting
    • Experience with Massive is required
    • Maya knowledge is required
    • Experience with other Maya based crowd simulation tools preferred (Miarmy, Golaem, Houdini)
    • Able to work independently with minimal supervision; strong troubleshooting/problem solving ability
    • Understanding of all parts of post production pipeline with a focus on Animation/rigging
    • MotionBuilder and Max knowledge is a plus
    • Python / C++ experience (desired)
BENEFITS
We offer extended medical, disability and dental insurance.

APPLICATION 
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