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JOB TITLE:     Modelling Supervisor

REPORTING TO:         Head of CG
SUMMARY OF THE ROLE:
The Modelling Supervisor’s primary function is to supervise the Modelling department. The position is a senior role for the studio and requires someone with several years’ experience in a supervisory capacity working on broadcast or film projects. The successful applicant will have strong team leadership abilities, excellent communication skills and have the ability to work collaboratively on multiple tasks in a fast paced environment. They will have a well-developed artistic ‘eye’ and have extensive knowledge of modelling workflows and pipeline.

Key Areas of responsibilities:
•    Supervise the Modelling Department and ensure the modelling workflow and pipeline is implemented by the team with a primary focus on maximising efficiency while also meeting the required ‘Look’ for the projects.
•    Identify and outline bottlenecks and deficiencies in modelling workflows, technical or otherwise to the Head of CG and Pipeline team. Propose and Implement solutions.
•    Define, document and communicate standards and techniques for modelling that ensures a consistent quality under the technical specifications of the project.
•    Provide leadership and support for the Modelling Team, both creatively and technically, and ensure they partner effectively with Production Management and they deliver on their goals.
•    Promote and Facilitate effective communication on asset production between Art directors, Production management and the dependant CG departments.
•    Partner with Head of CG and Pipeline team to determine appropriate use of applications as they apply to Modelling in the studio, either in development or as they are phased into the productions.
•    Advise on the set-up of large scale environments from a modelling perspective.
•    Supervise the quality control (both technically and visually) of the external asset assignments and ensure the outsource partners have clear direction from the Modelling Leads.

Requirements
•    Must have at least 3 years’ experience working as a Modeller (or similar position) in a lead or supervisory capacity, in either T.V. broadcast or feature film work.
•    Full understanding of technical character modelling to aid rigging (Good topology, Edgeflow and anatomical proportions)
•    Must have a thorough understanding of creating efficient Locations and sets for a pipeline.
•    Must have an excellent working knowledge of Maya.
•    Must have working knowledge of Z-brush or Mudbox.
•    Must be comfortable with outsource management with an emphasis on clear communication and follow through.
•    Experience with shotgun (or asset tracking systems) is considered a plus but not a requirement.
•    Proven team leader
•    Task Driven, self-motivated, and proactive
•    Ability to train other Artists.
•    Excellent communicator
Contract type: Fixed Contract
All applications to: jobs@brownbagfilms.com
Please insert modelling Supervisor in the subject.
Closing date for application is: Friday the 10th of April 2015

 

JOB TITLE:     Storyboard Supervisor

REPORTING TO:        Production Manager
SUMMARY OF THE ROLE:
Working within a highly dynamic and creative business environment, this role offers the right candidate a wonderful opportunity to join an exciting high growth company. The role involves working closely with our in house Directors.

Key Areas of responsibilities:
•    Manage a team of freelance Storyboard Artists
•    Work closely with the director to get the style of the show through to the team.
•    Create script notes detailing what is required of the storyboard for each episode.
•    Responsible for handing out the launch packages to the storyboard artists, and through launch calls communicating the specific requirements of each episode.
•    Review and make detailed notes on each storyboard pass, and make revisions when needed.

Person Specification/Requirements
•    Must have at least   2 years’ experience working as a Storyboard Supervisor (or similar position) in either broadcast or feature film work.
•    A good understanding of cinematography and staging
•    Strong drawing skills
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Task Driven, self-motivated, and proactive
•    Must be open to direction
•    Ability to work collaboratively with multiple tasks in a fast paced production.
Contract type: Fixed Contract
All applications to: jobs@brownbagfilms.com
Please include your reel with your application
Please insert Storyboard Supervisor in the subject
Closing date for application is Friday the 3rd of April 2015

 

JOB TITLE:     Matte Painter

REPORTING TO:         Production Manager

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE:
The position of Matte Painter requires someone with knowledge of 3D software, with 3 years + experience in a similar role working on broadcast or film projects. Successful applicants will have excellent communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability to work collaboratively with multiple tasks in a fast paced production. They will have a well-developed ‘eye’ and excellent working knowledge of colour, art and design.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

•    Work with the Art Director and TDs to deliver Matte Paintings for the Project
•    Troubleshoot areas where Matte Paintings can be used more effectively.
•    Create set extensions for existing 3D Locations

Person Specification

•    Must have very strong painting skills with wide variety of experience in different styles
•    Excellent working knowledge of Photoshop
•    Good understanding of compositing Pipeline where Matte paintings and set extensions are employed (required)
•    Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role
•    Excellent communication skills
•    Excellent attention to detail
•    Ability to work collaboratively in a fast paced production environment

Contract type: Fixed Contract
All applications to: jobs@brownbagfilms.com
Please include your reel with your application
Please insert  Matte Painter  in the subject
Closing date for application is Friday the 10th April 2015