Character Supervisor

Madrid, Spain

Animation - Madrid

Skydance offers a dynamic, inclusive, and ever-evolving culture where innovative ideas are welcomed, and growth fostered. The partnership between unique creativity and technological advancements are demonstrated within each pillar of the company. At the heart of it all is a commitment to boldly entertaining and relevant storytelling.
 
While all Animation studios look to hire people who are creative and hard-working, Skydance Animation is specifically looking for pioneers who seek to push the limits of what the world’s most collaborative art form can achieve, and to give those pioneers the space and the resources to build a new studio that’s doing something different.

As the Character Supervisor, you will lead and mentor your team to achieve the vision and execution of the characters for our animated feature films. You will work closely with the VFX Supervisor and the Production Department through excellent communication to provide a constructive working environment.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and inspire your team and provide solutions to manage the complexity of the characters within the scope of design.
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure that the creative vision is delivered and the intended feel and look of the characters achieved.
  • Manage and anticipate pipeline production needs to enhance modeling workflow and introduce new technologies or techniques to adequately manage the characters creation through all character departments on schedule and within budget.
  • Establish efficient modeling techniques and set individual goals to foster team growth through understanding interests, strengths and weaknesses.
  • Communicate and troubleshoot any creative or technical issues with the relevant departments.
  • Implement innovative artistic methodologies and technology trends and tools to exceed industry standards.
  • Implement innovative artistic methodologies and technology trends and tools to exceed industry standards, while motivating and teaching the team.
  • Actively contribute to the studio’s growth by helping with recruitment needs and acting as a company ambassador with key industry players.

Requirements

  • 10+ years of professional experience in VFX or animation industries 
  • 5+ years of experience as Supervisor in a Setup or CFX Sup 
  • A strong creative/technical background as proven leader in setting direction for a production and for inspiring and motivating production staff. 
  • Deep understanding of the film production process and state of the art animation and VFX processes.
  • Comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of animation principles, computer graphics algorithms and techniques, rendering, compositing, etc.
  • Proficient in English.

Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.
 
Skydance is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category. Diversity in the workplace is not just a commitment, it is who we are and a reflection of what makes our world special.

 

Only applications submitted through the linked job form will be considered.

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