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Special Effects Supervisor

Long Island City, Queens, NY
Starts Oct 25
For 2 Month(s)
  • Job Requirements: Applicant must be local to the city listed on the job (or willing to work as a local).

The VFX Supervisor is responsible for the production of visual effects on the project that is assigned to them. A key consultant of the project’s Director, they are responsible for the technical and artistic quality of the shots. The standard of quality is established during his exchanges with the Director and production staff. They must therefore understand and interpret the Director’s intentions and also be conscious of the project’s budget constraints set by the production team. They work in collaboration with the Post-Production Manager on tasks such as budget, planning and client relations.


Prepare the visual effects production breakdown;
Participate in pre-production meetings;
Anticipate problems and present solutions adapted to time and budget constraints;
Recruit and manage pre-production teams, if necessary;
Supervise the filming of VFX sequences: retrieve filming information, oversee the necessary on-set installations for the filming of sequences;
Main involvement will be in pre-production and production. Candidate might need to be available after the shoot on a consulting basis to download the CG Lead and in the event we need information from the shoot that impacts an element in post
Minimum five (5) years of work experience as a VFX supervisor in a film and digital production environment, animated TV series or visual effects;
Extensive knowledge of VFX production and CG pipelines;
Thorough understanding of film production and on-set experience;
Knowledge of an asset manager such as SHOTGUN is a plus;
Knowledge of various 2D/3D software (Maya, Nuke, etc.) is a plus;
Excellent organizational and communication skills;
Excellent project management skills;
Ability to supervise and assign tasks to a production team;
Must be attentive to the production team, the other supervisors and the coordinators;
Available to work in Long Island City, NY
Must be willing and able to travel

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