VFX SUPERVISOR

4 August, 2022 ,

Alt.vfx is currently looking for an experienced VFX Supervisor to join our world leading VFX team!

Want to join us?

This is a fulltime position located in Brisbane, Australia. This position will be open to local and international applicants. Visa and relocation assistance provided where applicable.

About the Alt.vfx Team

Alt.vfx is an Australian visual effects company with a global focus across film, television and commercials with studios in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Los Angeles and Tokyo.
We partner with a variety of clients across a diverse slate including Netflix, Hulu, Paramount, NBCUniversal, Sony, Amazon and many more!

About the Role

The VFX Supervisor is required to supervise, monitor, direct and influence the wide-ranging creative aspects of high-end VFX production across multiple projects. Supplying creative direction, you will be directly responsible for driving success across entire VFX briefs, and you will have a strong understanding of all disciplines within the VFX pipeline.

You have a positive can-do outlook and are a great people manager and a team player. Your extensive VFX knowledge, clear communication and high-quality standards inspires those around you. You can implement solutions to improve production efficiencies and you can deftly juggle available resources and schedules to consistently deliver high quality VFX within the timeframe and to the satisfaction of show requirements.

Your strong creative eye, excellent communication, collaboration and leadership skills are highly regarded by those around you. Your reassuring calm confidence is a salve for production.

Successful applicants will have an eye for detail and an eye on the big picture. You recognise the value of the sum of all parts in creating the big picture. Your job is not only focussed on overcoming technical and creative challenges, but ensuring your team are utilised to their full potential.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with production on setting delivery schedule and quality standards.
  • Ensure Alt.vfx delivers quality shots on time and on budget.
  • Prototype and roll out VFX in line with financial and creative parameters.
  • Review all work for internal and external delivery, ensuring it hits creative and technical notes.
  • Set discipline and quality standards by leading through example and regularly providing feedback to your team.
  • Ensure your leads are effectively running their teams, providing guidance to resolve issues in the moment.
  • Mentor and actively develop less experienced team members.
  • Promote a collaborative and enjoyable workplace influencing morale, fostering purposeful discussion and positive work ethic.
  • Work with the Sales team, assisting with VFX breakdowns, budgets and shot methodologies as necessary.

What Makes You Standout!

  • Minimum 8 years supervisory or leadership experience in creating high-end VFX for live-action feature films.
  • Extensive production experience with Shotgun.
  • Have expert knowledge of, and experience in, dealing with a wide range of visual effects techniques.
  • Have an understanding of/creative eye for photography/film-making, lighting, design and [animation] timing/storytelling.
  • Practical understanding of the entire production pipeline process.
  • Multi-disciplinary understanding derived from working within Effects, Lighting, Compositing and Asset Teams.
  • Maintain a calm and professional demeanour in a deadline focused work environment.
  • Expert people management/leadership and organisational skills.
  • Technical and creative problem solving with a can-do mindset.
  • Expert time management and prioritisation skills.
  • Sharpened tactical and creative problem solving sensibilities with a can-do mindset.

Working at Alt.vfx

It’s an exciting time to join us! Here’s a peak at just some of the perks we’re launching:

  • We embrace flexible working, with a “can do” approach to supporting your individual lifestyle needs.
  • Great remuneration and rewards – leading our industry and setting lofty benchmarks with awesome salary, rewards, and recognition packages.
  • Want to take some “me time” and recharge or give back to your community – we’ve got you covered with our generous leave options such as – Recharge Days,
    Professional Development Days and Paid Volunteering Leave!
  • You’re a good human – that’s one of the things we love about you! And because we care about our people, our community, our environment, and our future – we offer
    donation matching (not for profit), payroll giving and an opportunity to be involved in sustainable and ethical initiatives.
  • As artists working with emerging technologies, we’re a creative bunch and like to do things differently! We offer learning and growth opportunities that encourage collaboration, innovation, leadership, and the latest technology upskilling – but we also want to have FUN!
  • We’re committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace that celebrates and values our differences. We are setting big goals for the future and taking action.
  • We value your “whole self” – that’s why we support wellness benefits such as an annual Wellness Allowance for Fitness, Yoga & Meditation Classes. You’re welcome!

If you’re ready to do the best work of your career and join us, then get in touch!

Alt.vfx is committed to creating an inclusive work community where all our people feel valued and celebrated for their uniqueness! If you require assistance to fully participate in the application process, please reach out to Cassandra Brooker on the email below.

Please put “VFX Supervisor” in the subject of your email and send your availability, cover letter and resume to recruitment@altvfx.com

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