CG Generalist

  • Full-time

Company Description

Harbor is a leading global production and post-production company specializing in creative and technical services for the film, television, and advertising industries. We work with some of the world's leading movie studios and advertising agencies and collaborate with award-winning filmmakers to create outstanding motion pictures that captivate audiences and tell compelling stories across all visual platforms.

At Harbor, we value talent, artistry, and innovation. Harbor was founded on the principle of protecting the creative intent of filmmakers by bringing all disciplines under one roof for an elevated creative experience. This cross-collaboration across film craft is what sets us apart and is the core of our work and the reason for our existence. We are committed to continuous growth and improvement while staying true to our principles and values. The well-being of our team is a top priority, and we strive to create a supportive and respectful environment. At Harbor, we know that teamwork is essential to achieving extraordinary results. We are driven by ambition and excited about the possibilities that the future holds.

Job Description

Harbor is seeking a talented and highly motivated CG Generalist to join our creative Advertising team. The CG Generalist will work under the supervision of the VFX Supervisor, CG, and collaborate closely with the CG Lead, Creative Directors, and Producers on various projects to ensure project alignment and success. This role is focused on creating high-quality visual effects content and requires a broad range of technical skills and creativity. As a CG Generalist, the role may involve creating assets, developing shot-specific lighting or looks, producing animations and effects, contributing significantly to the visual storytelling of visual effects projects.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.

  • Demonstrate proficiency and expertise in various stages of the 3D pipeline.
  • Create assets and shots that meet project requirements and high-quality standards.
  • Collaborate effectively with the CG Lead, VFX Supervisors, Creative Directors, Producers, and other team members.
  • Develop and implement efficient 3D workflows to optimize production.
  • Participate in dailies, reviews, and client meetings.
  • Maintain high technical and artistic standards.
  • Provide technical and creative solutions to challenges.
  • Ensure clear communication with all stakeholders.
  • Undertake additional responsibilities as needed.


Required Skills / Abilities:

  • Proficiency in modeling, texturing, look development, rigging, animation, FX, and/or rendering.
  • Experience working with Maya; Houdini skills are a plus.
  • Experience with ZBrush, Adobe Suite, Substance Painter, Mari, Nuke, and other industry-standard software.
  • Proactive in learning proprietary tools and new techniques.
  • Strong organizational, communication, and time management skills.
  • Team player with a great attitude; dependable and flexible.
  • Takes direction well and exercises close attention to detail.
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced environment and work under pressure.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to adapt to various styles and project requirements.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot technical issues.

Additional Information

EEO Statement:

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