Cg Supervisor


Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, block buster feature films with studios worldwide: Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart. Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007 and opened the largest studio in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011. In 2015 it won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones. Scanline VFX has received multiple Academy Award Nominations for Best Achievement in Visual Effects: 2014 for Iron Man 3 and in 2010 for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter. We are also well known for our proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.


This role is based in Vancouver, BC but may require travel to the LA studio. CG Supervisor oversees the day-to-day operations of the show within the facility. He/she is responsible for ensuring clear communication to the 3D team within the show, and that the 3D departments deliver on time. Along with the VFX Supervisor, he/she is responsible for artistic cohesion with the client.

Works directly with leadership team and other VFX Supervisors to determine and advise technical solutions
Ensure quality of work is of the highest standards.
Advises and ensures timely delivery of production department assignments and scheduling.
Collaborates with other department managers on dailies, workflow and pipeline strategies, providing ongoing improvement to processes and methodology.
Responsible for workflow, organization, shot continuity, grain continuity, and quality control metrics.
Will be expected to spot check individual work of other artists and evaluate quality and efficiency of team’s work
Mentors team members and conducts performance evaluations.
Assesses quality, problem solves and escalates as needed.
Serves as key technical expert on shows as well as facility.
Other duties as assigned.

At least 6+ years live action visual effects experience, on high profile feature films.
Demonstrates strong technical and leadership capabilities.
Experience in leading, mentoring and training large teams.
Exceptional artistic skills and organizational skills; understands how to prioritize the necessary tasks and assignments.
Ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas clearly. (written + verbal)
Well rounded working knowledge of the technical and artistic aspects of live action and visual effects, as well as a deep understanding of CG pipelines.
Experience and knowledge of all 3D areas (modeling, rigging, texturing, look development, character fx, fx & lighting) as well as keenness to learn our Flowline (Scanline proprietary software)
Experience in 3dsMax preferred.
Ability to take direction positively, work well within a team and thrive under the pressure of tight deadlines