Head of Effects
Head of Effects Head of Effects Apply We are very excited to offer the long term position of Head of Effects at Rising Sun Pictures. Employment periods: This is a long term position. Location: Adelaide, Australia.
This position is open to Australian and international applicants. Visa and relocation assistance provided where applicable. Position Overview The Head of Effects will create, monitor, direct and influence wide-ranging aspects of high-end effects production for live action feature films.
You are an expert people manager, and a natural team player. You inspire people through your extensive effects knowledge, clear communication and by setting and maintaining high quality standards. You have strong attention to detail and provide direct, consistent and regular feedback to your team to encourage, develop, and mentor at every level.
You are a forward thinking professional who can anticipate problems while prototyping and implementing solutions. Your success comes from engaging all areas of production, communicating clearly through asset and shot evolution. Your departmental solutions improve overall efficiency at a show and facility level.
You possess a deep understanding of wide ranging natural phenomena, and have previously been responsible for creating naturalist effects simulation including destruction, water, and fire as well as supernatural effects. The strength of your creative eye, excellent communication, collaboration and leadership skills are highly regarded by your peers. You provide confidence to production that your team has absolute clarity in what is expected of them in terms of professionalism and shot delivery.
RSP is a Houdini based effects facility, all candidates must have expert knowledge of this software. Responsibilities Create, manage, support and supervise key aspects of the effects pipeline in the following areas; effects simulation, and effects look development. Create and deliver effects; including rigid body dynamics, fluid simulations, and generic particle effects, that match the creative and technical brief.
Ensure your department is producing work as efficiently as possible, meeting the creative briefs and completing effects at the highest standard. Delegate work and responsibilities to team seniors as required. Manage, support and supervise all team members.
Ensure artists are meeting the needs of the show and check delegated tasks are accomplished to the expected standard. Work closely with team leads and supervisors to determine downstream delivery requirements. Work closely with the production management team on setting delivery schedules and quality standards Work with production to create technical solutions to ensure deadlines are met in accordance to resource parameters.
In collaboration with the pipeline group, drive and prioritise requirements for pipeline development and work flow enhancement. Define department structure; work with the Head of 3D and Recruitment to determine hire needs. Provide cle....