CG Supervisor

CG Supervisor

The Creative department is responsible for managing and producing all visual content that is required across the various departments within the organisation. This may include advertising material (print/digital/online) for Marketing and Sales and Partnership, support collateral for Programming and other internal documents.

Creative is made up of Graphic Designers, Illustrators, Photographers, Videographers, Video Editors, 3D Animators and Artists. During the event, there may be additional temporary Photographers and Videographers to help manage the workload.

CG Supervisors reports directly to the Creative Director and will be the primary lead for 3D artists and animators on an animation project. You will investigate new workflows, tools and efficiencies within the department and collaborate with supervisors and the Creative Director in hiring staff.

Projects available may include promotional videos, short episodic commercials or other internally initiated projects.

We recommend those who are currently working in the industry and have a strong passion for 3D Art and Animation for game or film to apply for this position. If you are currently studying 3D Modelling, texturing, animation, lighting, and have management background, you can consider applying for this position.

CG Supervisors are responsible for leading the 3D Production team on 3D animation projects which would be used for marketing/sponsorship use across the year. This may include content that will be published on SMASH! Social media platforms including Youtube, Facebook video, and Instagram Reels/IGTV, as well as the SMASH! Website and any third party collaborations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Develop comprehensive pipeline strategies, tracking systems, workflows and sequencing practices.
  • Strong understanding of the CG pipeline and provide feedback to departments upstream.
  • Investigate new workflows, management tools and efficiencies within the department.
  • Oversee the conceptualisation and execution of high quality content and visually appealing animation projects that resonate with the target audience
  • Partner with Creative Director to strengthen the animation content and enhance team capabilities
  • Strong organisational skills and discipline across tracking projects¬†
  • Collaborate with supervisors, enhance collaboration with other departments in establishing robust and consistent handovers
  • Take ownership of all notes and feedback relating to your shots
  • Good problem-solving skills and ability to do self-directed learning
  • Ensure Creative Directors are kept up to date of any issues that may hinder the team’s ability to reach a deadline.
  • Provide a clear and accurate time estimates for all work assigned
  • Able to execute at least 3 of the following at a high level:
    • Character Modelling and/or Hard Surface Modeling
    • Look-development and Texturing
    • Scene assembly and Lighting
    • CG & VFX Compositing (Nuke)
    • Technical and Character Animation
    • FX/Simulation
    • 3D Design
    • Previsualisation
  • Intimate software knowledge of at least 2 of the following CG packages:
    • Maya
    • Unreal
    • Nuke
    • Houdini
    • Zbrush
  • Contactable on a regular basis via email and slack.
  • Strong communication skills in English.
  • Attend meetings, workshops and activities as required.
  • Bonus software knowledge:
    • Katana
    • Substance Designer
    • Substance Painter
    • Blender
    • Python Scripting
  • Bonus Skill
    • Compositing
    • VFX
  • Previous volunteer or customer service experience

Application Form