FX Supervisor- Framestore Melbourne

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FX Supervisor- Framestore Melbourne

Description de l'offre d'emploi

FX Supervisor - Film & Episodic

Job description

Framestore Melbourne is looking for an FX Supervisor to join the Film & Episodic team to oversee multiple teams of FX artists to supply FX for feature films.


  • Manage and lead multiple FX artists of in the creation of FX material for film projects.
  • Work with VFX Supervisors to define effects concepts, designs and workflows based on client briefs.
  • Work with production teams to ensure that the bidding and scheduling of FX work is accurate.
  • Create natural (and unnatural) phenomena utilising simulations in particles, rigid-bodies, fluids etc. and other procedural or stochastic systems.
  • Supervise FX look-development using lighting, shading and compositing to produce a final renderable image.
  • Use a variety of commercial and proprietary FX tools to produce FX elements.
  • Work in partnership with other departments to ensure that the design and execution of setups and shots is delivered to the highest possible standard.

Job requirements

Essential Skills:

  • An excellent knowledge of Houdini and/or Maya
  • A thorough understanding of the techniques and technologies relating to FX simulation and procedural animation
  • Previous experience producing effects such as smoke, fire, clouds, water, steam and explosions in addition to simulation techniques for rigid-bodies, finite elements, PBD etc.
  • A good understanding of media aesthetics - e.g. image composition, detail, animation and timing, etc.
  • A working knowledge of mantra/3delight/vray
  • Strong experience within a film pipeline environment
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills within a team environment
  • A working knowledge of at least one compositing application (e.g. Nuke) and a solid understanding of the compositing process
  • Strong experience in scripting, e.g. Python, Mel, Vex, Hscript, etc.

Pré-requis du poste

  • Previous experience working as an FX Lead or Supervisor working on high end VFX projects
  • Strong managerial experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • This role will be working for Framestore Melbourne, can be remote for the first few months