The Environment Supervisor works with the CG Supervisor, VFX Supervisor and Producer, and is responsible for all Environment aspects of a Film or Episodic creative and technical. This includes developing; maintaining/improving) techniques, providing team-building through developing structure, lead artists roles and responsibilities. The Environment Supervisor also works with the Department Manager and production to facilitate scheduling of artists and resources and works with the HOD to provide artistic and technical notes and direction to the team, both in terms of CG and DMP while developing standards and techniques relative to the show and the department as a whole. The Environment Supervisor will also be involved in client interactions to represent Framestore’s capabilities both technically and creatively. They are responsible for the day-to-day management of the leads / artists / TD’s working on a specific show, as well as the design and construction of department/discipline pipeline/tools/workflows to be used by the other artists on the show.
Work with VFX/CG Supervisor and with HOD to explore and create the look of an environment for a film to a Client’s requirements and specifications
Be present in client calls to receive briefs
Work closely with Producers, Supervisors, Artists, and other necessary departments in creating high quality VFX
Provide clear direction to all environment/DMP artists, provide reference and art direction help, setting clear objectives, monitoring process, progress and results
Work with the department manager to ensure the project is crewed efficiently
Have a good working relationship with all the other departments within Framestore and work on ideas and solutions at a holistic level
Keep morale within the team high and flag any issues with productivity / motivation
Evaluate the creative requirements of a project, determine the technical implications, and make high-level operational decisions. (e.g. balance between third-party tools vs. proprietary development, and selection of specific technical methodologies)
Collaborate with software teams when new development are required on a show
Determine, modify and maintain the most effective and efficient technical approach and workflow possible
Conduct reviews to be final quality control on all deliveries of shots prior to VFX Supervisor and Client review
Be aware of potential problems in pipeline tools before they have impact on production
Experience with other render packages
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