Location: Montreal

The Lookdev Supervisor provides leadership and creates enthusiasm among the members of the department; he develops teamwork and balances the strengths of artists. In collaboration with the Head of Assets, the Supervisors of the Assets & Shots Department, he or she creates workflows and policies that define how we approach the Lookdev portion of the asset creation process.

Key Responsibilities

Be the voice of the Lookdev Department; represent the department’s view and interests
Promote teamwork and motivate artists to ensure effective working relations with other departments
Offer support and advice to members of the department to promote and encourage their professional development. Monitor professional development of artists within the department
Development and maintain the vision of the Lookdev department & implement new workflows
Maintain a view of all projects to assess the needs of the production in terms of shading tasks
In collaboration with the Head of Assets and Pipeline Department, participate in the design & development of new tools & ensure they are being adopted and rolled out to artists
Maintain knowledge up to date and be on the lookout for the latest technological advances in order to establish methods / avant-garde approaches related to shading & rendering
Participate in the recruitment process for positions within the department
Actively participate in performance reviews (probation and annual) in collaboration with the HR Department. Identify opportunities for development, training, and determine individual goals
Promote the company’s values, mission statement and vision, and provide leadership to direct reports and team members at all levels

Qualifications & Experience

7+ years experience in VFX
Proven track record of building strong working relationships with all levels of staff while fostering a cooperative environment
Broad range of CG experience and knowledge of a variety of assets, including props, characters, hard-surface and more

Profile & Skills

Deep understanding on the rendering process to help address technical issues related to shading & rendering
Proven team leader with strong motivational abilities
Technically and creatively savvy
High sense of responsibilities and advance organization skills
Strong knowledge of software used in the industry
Bilingual in both French and English

Assets

A generalist background is a plus

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