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Animation Supervisor (Feature Animation) Performance (Animation, Creature, and FX) London, United Kingdom

Description

DNEGs Feature Animation department has been slowly building over the past couple of years and we are delighted to officially launch the new facility Together we will bring the vision of both major Hollywood studios and independent productions to life

The Animation Supervisor is the primary technical and aesthetic resource within the Animation Department They should ensure that the artists in their team use consistent methodologies to deliver the highest quality work on time, on budget, and in a sustainable way The Animation Supervisor should be passionate about creating high quality Animations have the necessary experience and expertise to lead and mentor a team of Animators

Creative and Technical Responsibilities

Accountable For

Delivering creative realisation to the VFX / Animation / CG Supervisor and ensuring creative continuity across a Show
Interpreting the creative vision of the VFX / Animation / CG Supervisor and providing a clear creative brief to each artist
Presenting and selling work to the VFX / Animation / CG Supervisor
Providing creative and technical leadership, support and feedback for the crew
Managing approval statuses for Animation submissions
Attending department and show Production Technology meetings
Delivering the output of the department to the required quality standards with a view to continually raising the bar
Adhering to consistent department workflows and processes
Staying current with Animation department pipelines and workflows
Maintaining a good knowledge of anatomy and muscle dynamics
Continuous self development
Maintaining department documentation

Contributes to

Strategies to improve operational efficiency on an ongoing basis
Developing tools, technologies and workflows to deliver the highest quality work in an efficient manner
Design and development of the standardised processes for work within the department
Cross department workflows and processes

Dailies Responsibilities

Accountable for

Running the Animation department dailies with the goal being to quality control the output of the department
Ensuring feedback is concise and constructive in directing Artists to reach milestones & show targets
Approving work that is ready to progress to the next department
Attending VFX Supe dailies and ensuring notes are communicated effectively to the crew

Production Planning Responsibilities

Accountable for

Delivering work on schedule by efficiently managing productivity and cross department communication
Participating in Animation bidding, turnover and asset breakdown meetings alongside the show management team
Collaborate with the department Prod Supe on crew assignments, ensuring work is balanced and appropriately scheduled
Collaborate with the department Prod Supe and Coordinator on defining and presenting targets and milestones
Implementing regular forums for communicating updates to the crew, for example, stand up meetings
Providing accurate time estimations as a basis for delivery plans and schedules for shows

Talent Development Responsibilities

Accountable for

Providing accurate and detailed feedback on artists and giving timely feedback to artists to support their growth and development
Collaborating on recruitment together with the HOD/AM, including reviewing applications, interviewing and providing conclusive summaries

Training Responsibilities

Contributes to

Planning and delivering training
Mentorship of Leads and Principal Artists

Team Management Responsibilities

Accountable for

Directly managing any leads on the show to subsequently allow them to delegate effectively and do their job to the best of their ability
Identifying senior go-to artists within your team
Assisting the team on any aspect of the work that they are struggling with, either creatively or technically
Creating a strong team culture
Working with the HOD/AM to mentor and support the crew to allow them to reach their short and long term career goals
Identifying talent and performance within the team

About Us
We are DNEG, one of the worlds leading visual effects, animation and stereo conversion companies for feature film and television, with studios in London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai, Montral, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Entertainment/Media
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Feb 2020

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