Vienna, Austria & Las Palmas, Gran Canaria
Create exceptional animation experiences with us
As an award-winning animation studio, arx anima is specialized in high-end character animation and development. For our upcoming feature film we are currently looking for motivated, integer people with a hands-on mentality and an open mindset. We truly believe that building up a positive working environment automatically crafts happiness on all ends.
As the Environment Supervisor you will work closely with the Art Director, CG Supervisor to set quality standards, identify potential strategies, assess technical options to meet the visual requirements and evaluate production schedules. You participate as a leader and hands-on contributor through all stages of preproduction and asset production.
We are looking for you to start working as soon as possible - throughout the end of asset production which is estimated by April 2020.
Preproduction will take place in Vienna, Austria - the world’s most liveable city - until the end of August 2019. You are willing to move to Las Palmas after the preproduction phase with regard to proceed with production on the charismatic island of Gran Canaria.
Equipped with a hands-on-mentality, you will conduct the creation of expressive characters, including the building up of topology, textures, shading and animation rigs.
Teamwork is a virtue. You will lead a marvelous team of artists to craft amazing landscape that meet the technical and aesthetic requirements of the project.
You will supervise an Environment Team composed of modelers, texture painters and look development artists in the production of extensive open hair sets, providing both artistic and technical mentorship.
Environments are an essential part of any production. In this position you will be directly responsible for ensuring disciplines of scene assembly, layout and set dressing.
You will work closely with the Pipeline lead, Layout supervisor and Lighting supervisor to guarantee the smooth transition of the Environments to the final stage of production.
For the open position as Environment Supervisor you will bring
Strong knowledge and understanding of the natural world and architecture
Experience in producing animated movies and/or series in the same or a similar position for at least 3 years
Strong leadership skills with a solution-driven mindset
Deep understanding of technical needs to define the production requirements
Experience in production of environment is required
Experience in procedural modeling and scene optimization is a big plus
Proven technical knowledge of Houdini and Maya is a big plus
Deep understanding of the relevance of the asset department to ensure a smooth production workflow is a high advantage
Ability to delegate and empower your team
Social skills for your fellow coworkers, including 50GB of humor and respect
Ability to implement and maintain an open and supportive feedback culture
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age or marital status.