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CG Supervisor


Job Description

The CG Supervisor is the person responsible for all 3D content on a production and sits above all the different 3D departments. It is their responsibility to interpret and implement the creative aims of the Director and VFX Supervisors within schedule and budget. 3D work can get complex and the CG Supervisor will need to be very comfortable with both the artistic and technical needs of CG production. They answer to the VFX Supervisor, and work in close collaboration with all department leads to ensure a technical standard is being met across the production.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Production Manager, producers and show supervisors in crewing assignments to ensure the portfolio of work on shows and strategic projects is accomplished efficiently and to a high standard.
  • Maintain constant communication flow with the digital artist group and act as an advocate for their needs as well as communication with them to obtain feedback and ensure that they have current information.
  • Complete high-quality work, on time and to specification
  • Breaking down and quoting on complex VFX projects
  • Attending shoots and supervising VFX requirements on-set
  • Attending client meetings from initial pitches and concepts, through to project completion
  • Nurturing junior talent within the VFX department including helping with technical and creative problems and passing on knowledge when necessary
  • Creating VFX and animated content for advertising projects


  • Experience in the production of high-end 3D VFX for advertising (5+ years preferred)
  • Good teamwork and excellent communication skills, within the VFX team and with Producers, Directors, and clients
  • Familiarity with bidding projects
  • Houdini expert with experience in Maya preferred
  • Ability to lead disciplines including 3D modeling, rendering, animation, texturing, lighting, shading, effects and rigging
  • Familiarity with renderers such as Arnold (or similar)
  • Experience with on-set supervision
  • Design-oriented with strong aesthetic sensibility, good use of color, clean typography, and attention to detail.
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