VFX SUPERVISOR – Fixed Term – Sydney

18 December, 2023 ,

Alt.vfx is currently looking for an experienced VFX Supervisor to join our world leading VFX team in Sydney! The role will focus on premium VFX TVC’s out of Australia, America, and Asia.

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.

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.

Qualifications & Experience: 

  • Minimum 8 years supervisory or leadership experience in creating high-end VFX for TV commercials.
  • 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.

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