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on Aug 6, 2012 at 2:16:08 pm
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Animation : 3D Character Animation
Pay / Salary
Monthly Salary : $3,500.00 - $5,000.00
Kompost is a creative animation design studio directing and producing visually unique and conceptually strong mixed media contents for TV, web and print campaigns. We provide customers a versatile and collaborative approach for branded entertainment, commercials and other media that involve story telling, conceptual sensitivity and visual communication skills.
Kompost’s services encompass the entire creative process for animation productions – from the very first idea, through the conception and realization to the final touches. We pursue a multi-disciplinary approach combining 3D, live action, digital and traditional animation, illustration and storytelling, enabling artistic expression beyond the limits of imagination.
Kompost operates as an extendible studio of creative talents multi-processing on ambitious projects resulting in stunning award winning creations, including 2011 and 2012 Annie Award TV commercial animation nominations for “Spaceman Stu”, “Apple Tree” and “Suzi van Zoom” for McDonald’s.
Together we strive to set new standards in art and design.
We are looking for an experienced CG Supervisor to be a part of our creative/technical team in Zurich, Switzerland. Candidate must have solid combination of artistic and technical skills with abilities to lead, multi-task and prioritize.
*Collaborate with Producer, Director, and other key members of the leadership team to assess complexity and determine technical methodologies
*Develop, optimize and supervise all aspects of the 3D department
*Create technical approaches and allocate resources in order to meet deadlines based on the financial parameters of the project
*Evaluate pitches, proposals, and ideas in order to identify methods and accurately evaluate the team and technical elements required for a potential project
*Provide hands-on troubleshooting for technical issues
*Oversees project render and storage requirements for assigned project
*Model assets and supervise 3D modelling processes (incl. modelling, texturing, UV layout, rigging, shading)
*Arrange assets for animation, set up render layers for final images transferred to compositors
*Work with HR to define recruiting goals to achieve the appropriate balance of qualified personnel
*Minimum 7 years of production experience and minimum 5 years experience in a lead or supervisor position needed
*Experience and excellent understanding of Maya, After Effects, ZBrush / Mudbox, PF Tracker, Mental Ray, Nuke and Boujou
*Texturing, Lighting, Dynamics and Modeling (knowledge of particles is a plus)
*Intermediate MEL scripting
*Good technical understanding of CG pipelines and the ability to specify efficient workflows and identify additional tools required
*Excellent artistic skills; proven sense for composition, light, color and strong attention to detail
*Creative input on directors / agencies treatments
*Ability to successfully delegate and mentor people and projects
*Ability to think creatively to resolve technical challenges and limitations.
*Positive professional behavior and the ability to maintain a sense of humour
*Willingness to relocate to Zurich for job assignment
EU citizenship preferable
Start Date: October 2012
Employment Type: Freelance / Long Term Contract
To apply for this position, please email a link of your reel, shot breakdown and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line 'CG Supervisor'
Thank you and we’re looking forward to hearing from you!
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