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Mumbai, Maharashtra - India
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FX Supervisor

Description

The FX Supervisor is responsible for leading a team of FX Artists and managing the day-to-day production needs. The FX Supervisor will supervise the FX team in the technical and artistic aspects of the visual effects production to ensure the highest-quality photorealistic simulations of fx are produced. You will be working closely with Producer, VFX Supervisor, Head of FX and other departmental supervisors.

Must Have

  • Must have a minimum of 10 years as FX TD and previous experience as an FX Supervisor
  • Extensive knowledge of Houdini
  • Proven experience in producing effects such as smoke, fire, clouds, water, steam and explosions, plus experience with particle and voxel based rendering
  • An eye for details, good sense of timing, and thorough understanding of techniques and technologies relating to physical simulation in computer graphics
  • Familiarity with pipeline issues and problem solving
  • Experienced in project management, balancing quality with time constraints
  • High level feature film experience in live action VFX Films
  • Good experience in leading and training teams of FX Artists
  • Excellent in artistic and technical skills
  • Able to provide artistic and technical solutions to Effects Team

Nice to Have

  • Knowledge of Python, Hscript or Mel knowledge
  • Experience in live action FX work preferred
  • Maya and/or equivalent 3D software knowledge

About You

  • Organised, pro-active and a self-starter
  • A team player and clear communicator, and a keenness for collaboration
  • A team leader, approachable and personable, with strong motivational qualities
  • Adaptable and with a willingness to learn new skills and techniques – including proprietary software
  • Calm under pressure and committed to meet production deadlines 
  • A positive, can-do attitude

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