Remote - UK only

VFX Supervisor

MPC

MPC

  • Full-time
  • Salary undisclosed

Company Description

TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR REMOTE WORK YOU MUST RESIDE IN LONDON

This job application remains open even when we don’t have roles available. If you would like to be considered, please apply and we will contact you as soon as we have an opening.

The Moving Picture Company (MPC) is a global creative studio with a single goal: to create experiences that move people. With decades of storytelling experience, we are perpetually pushing the limits of what is technologically and artistically possible to tell visually stunning stories.

MPC continues to lead in an ever-evolving industry, building authentic and long-lasting connections with audiences across all channels.

What You’ll Do

Job Description

The VFX Supervisor is responsible for the creative direction of live-action and full CG episodic shots and acts as a key point of contact for the creative leads internally and on the Client-side. The VFX Supervisor is a senior creative voice within the company and will advise on... the best approach to deliver the best quality.

  • Attending shoots and supervising VFX requirements on-set
  • In conjunction with the CG Supervisor and VFX team, review all technical and R&D requirements for the start-up of any new show
  • Design and implement the creative direction of each shot and sequence
  • Collaborate with Art Director and Client-side VFX Supervisor to ensure the artistic style, quality and continuity matches our Clients’ vision and standards
  • Attend Client meetings from initial pitches and concepts, through feedback and to project completion
  • Proactively recommend ongoing pipeline improvements and development
  • German is on a professional level in speaking and writing

The VFX Supervisor works closely with the VFX Producer and Supervision to assign and review Artists’ work whilst taking sole responsibility for the approval of ‘final’ shots.

  • Undertake daily review of assets and work in progress
  • Work closely with the VFX Producer to ensure an accurate production schedule is set-up and maintained
  • Ensure that all work carried out on the show fits within MPC’s pipeline where possible

The VFX Supervisor will be collaborative with a strong teamwork ethic, nurturing junior and mid talent Artists including helping with technical and creative problems and knowledge transfer. The VFX Supervisor is inspirational and leads the team to deliver world class work on time and on brief.

  • Provide feedback on the team’s performance as necessary
  • Provide on-going training and evaluation of all 3D and 2D Artists
  • Work with the Talent Team to source and recruit the best talent

The VFX Supervisor Is An Ambassador Of MPC Episodic

  • An active member of the sales team for pitching and presentations for potential VFX work, and creatively inspiring our Clients, helping us to win and secure the best work
  • Collaborates with the team during the bidding stages, assessing shots and completing shot breakdowns
  • Represents the company at industry-wide talks and forums.

Qualifications

What You’ll Need

VFX Supervisor Essentials

  • Strong working knowledge of the overall VFX pipeline, VFX shot production and its iteration process including the Client approval process
  • Up-to-date knowledge of VFX tools and emerging technologies
  • Extensive experience with blue/green screen compositing as well as the integration of 3D elements into plates
  • Strong understanding of color theory and film application for live-action features, including film-stock, film-grain, color-space and lookup tables, film processing and DI processing
  • Flexibility to move across multiple disciplines
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Clear and confident communicator
  • Problem solver
  • Organization skills and a strong ability to successfully delegate and manage projects
  • Good ability to work under pressure and able to manage a time-sensitive workload with an urgent and extremely organized manner
  • Very creative and design orientated with a strong aesthetic sensibility
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Familiarity with pipeline issues and a typical post-production environment

Any Of The Following Technical Skills Is a Bonus

  • Extensive experience working as a VFX / CG Supervisor with high-end film or episodic based VFX pipelines
  • Programming and writing scripts
  • Matte painting experience

Additional Information

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