We are looking for a VFX Department Manager for our new Chennai operation in India. The Chennai operation will be a strategically important large-scale production hub that services all of our global hubs.
As the Department Manager for VFX, you will be directly reporting into the Head of Broadcast and will be required to supervise, monitor, direct and influence the wide-ranging creative and technical aspects of high-end VFX production across multiple projects
Creatively oversee VFX shots from concept to completion
Direct the technical personnel
Provide creative solutions to improve communication, workflow and production value in relation to VFX projects
Work closely with the Producers and Production Managers to determine & implement the project schedule
Supply creative direction, and be responsible for driving success across entire VFX briefs, with a strong understanding of all disciplines within the VFX pipeline.
The ideal candidate will take an active interest in staying abreast of changing trends in design, VFX, software and will be committed to directing and mentoring his team in producing the highest standard of work at all times
Strong VFX experience in a supervisory/lead capacity in a post-production facility and/or agency
Advanced level capability in Nuke, Cinema 4D, AFX and Maya
Deep understanding of rendering solutions, capabilities, and limitations
Excellent understanding of composition, light and colour with strong attention to detail
Proven team leader with strong motivational qualities