Conformation Supervisor I Spontaneous application

  • Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

This role is currently an open call. We are accepting submitted applications and will reach out when active recruitment for role is open. Please expect a delay in outreach as we are currently not actively recruiting for this position

Mikros Animation is a global CGI animation studio located in Paris, Montreal, Los Angeles, Bangalore and London, dedicated to feature films and episodic content. Since its inception, Mikros Animation has always put creativity and CG artistry at the heart of its animation and production activities, allowing our artists to work across a great variety of stories with a high level of stylized craft. So far, Mikros Animation has contributed to ten released feature animations and to numerous high-quality animated series, for the world’s best-known animation studios, either as creative studio, line producer or executive producer. Mikros Animation has also produced more than 250 hours of programming, broadcast by notable channels including Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, TF1, France TV, Gulli, M6, Gloob, and Super RTL. Our animated episodic content airs and streams globally, in over 180 countries.

At Mikros Animation, we believe great animation is about making real connections with real people. By partnering with filmmakers to unite their creative visions, with our industry-leading craftsmanship and artistry, we create characters that connect with audiences on an authentic and emotional level to bring powerful stories to life.

Job Description

Reporting to the CG Animation and Image Supervisors and assisted with a coordinator, the Assembly Supervisor is responsible for several departments linking Previz, Anim, Crowd, CFX, FX and Lighting. He is responsible for ensuring technical compliance of scenes with the pipeline and resolving related issues.

He participates in the definition of the hiring needs and in the candidate selection process. In collaboration with the lead(s), he ensures the training, development and well-being of his team. As a real driving force and a leader, he inspires and motivates his artists to achieve their objectives and deliver high quality work in a collaborative team spirit.  

He plays a central role in ensuring that Mikros Animation continues to create first-class animation films. 

Responsibilities 

·       Day to day follow up of the team and work delivery

·       Responsible for the technical delivery of the shots (check) to the following departments 

·       Analysis of the breakdown of the Prod / CG sup Assistant 

·       Elaboration of Bid & Assignment 

·       Follow-up of notes and tickets 

·       Cross-functional team meetings

·       Teams recruitment

Assembly/Confo Layout

·       Management: Lead and team

·       Inter-departmental communication: previz / modeling / CG sups 

·       Launches: launch previz

·       Checker assets (cameras, tanks, env...) 

·       Review CG sup Anim

·       Scene delivery for the anim 

·       Softs: maya 

Assembly/Confo Anim

·       Management: Lead and team

·       Com inter-department: anim / modeling / tech anim / Crowd / CFX / FX / CG sups 

·       Check shots (cameras, tanks, env...) 

·       Review with lead Anim and CG sup Anim/Env

·       Scenes delivery for FX/Crowd/FSD/CFX

·       Softs: maya and katana

Assembly/Confo Render

·       Management: Lead and team 

·       Com inter-department: tech anim / surfacing / FX / CFX / Crowd / CG sup Image

·       Work: Ingest deliveries from all departments shots and deliveries to lighting 

·       Review: with CG sups and Sup

·       Softs: katana 

Qualifications

·       At least 4 years of experience in VFX or animation industry

·       At least 2 years of experience as Lead in the animation industry

·       In-depth knowledge of Autodesk Maya software usage (references, caches, topology, complex scenes management, scattering systems)

Assets:

·       Knowledge of Katana

·       Programming knowledge (Python)

·       Fluent English and French

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