VFX Supervisor

Job ID

onSetVFXSupervisor

Job Description

Responsibilities:

  • Management and successful completion of the VFX during production.
  • Effectively communicate VFX recommendations and needs while demonstrating savvy on-set etiquette.
  • Act as a liaison between the clients, producers, or director while establishing strong client confidence.
  • Responsible for the design and execution of on-set visual effects work for an episodic series and/or feature format, while maintaining Director’s vision and working within budget.
  • Strong understanding of green screen/blue screen set-ups and photography.
  • Identify when tracking markers and witness cams are needed (or not).
  • Obtain relevant set measurements and various kinds of reference material, including photographic reference, HDRIs, photogrammetry and 360-degree photography.
  • Data wrangling and transmitting set data back to the studio in an organized and timely fashion.
  • Troubleshoot issues in a fast-paced schedule, while being able to remain calm and organized. 
  • Scheduling of effects production and potentially estimating/bidding new work.
  • Flag overages and conceptual changes that would affect the VFX Bid.

  • Provide mentoring and training of Jr. Set Supervisors and Data Wranglers.
  • Regularly update senior management to show status weekly.
  • Maintain a highly professional demeanor and level of diplomacy.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Proven experience with in-house and on-set VFX Supervision.
  • In-depth understanding of strategies for shooting plates that enable the successful integration of CG elements.
  • Solid data wrangling skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, artistic skills, problem solving skills and time management.
  • Proven ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas.
  • High level of experience in an episodic television and/or fast paced environment.
  • Strong understanding of VFX technologies.