Head of Effects
We're looking for a candidate to fill this position in an exciting company. 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.
Minimum 7 years senior/lead effects experience. Expert people management/leadership and organisational skills. Strong scripting experience using Python.
Natural problem solving and lateral thinking skills. Complete understanding of naturalistic light and motion with a focus on dynamic and natural phenomenon. Real world understanding of physics, math, movement, proportion, depth, scale, colour, and physical space.
Excellent communication skills. Superior level of attention to detail and strong eye for aesthetic composition. Maintain a calm and professional demeanour in a deadline focused work environment.
Technical and creative problem solving with a can-do mindset..