Modeling Department Supervisor

Location München/Berlin
Employment Type Permanent
Schedule Full-time
Years of experience 5-7

Your tasks

As a Modeling Department Supervisor, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Department. You will be determining and working towards achieving the smoothest possible workflows and a proper communication with the other Departments and will be responsible for achieving the correct shows output, artistically and technically by properly distributing the tasks and maintaining the highest quality standards.

  • Assures the evolution of the Modeling Department and generate a creative and stable Modeling workflow
  • Planning and development of studio-standard Modeling workflow, tools, and their use on shows as well as assessment and management of resources for assets across all shows.
  • Setting the direction and maintaining standards for the department.
  • Working closely with CG supervisors on shows to ensure that the assets delivered by the department to satisfy the needs of the show.
  • Regularly catch up with Modeling Leads, reviewing workflows, ensuring parity of approach across Trixter facilities.
  • With the Department Manager, produces realistic schedules and help assign team resources.
  • Help build and manage the team by being involved in recruitment and career development (training, appraisals).
  • Work closely with software development, Department TD and Pipeline Supervisor to spec software needs for Modeling tools.
  • Actively keeping up to date on production techniques, Modeling R&D and follow developments in techniques and technology and oversee new tools life–cycle, including prototypes, beta testing and feedback and roll-out of any updates.
  • Communicate with other Heads Of Departments to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Participates in the bidding process for the department section.
  • Teaming up with the Project Manager, ensures and evaluates the needed personnel for accomplishing the tasks.
  • Coordinates with the Shows Leads and Project Managers to ensure that the shows deadlines are met.
  • Together with the Head of CG and the Pipeline Supervisor, establishes the workflows to achieve maximum efficiency within the department.
  • Together with the CG Supervisors, establishes the workflows to achieve maximum efficiency within the Show.
  • Oversees the output of the department on Shows and escalates possible deviations with the Modeling Show Leads.
  • With the Department Coordinator and Lead Modeler, checks and triages the materials that go in the reviews.
  • Participates in the completion of all Shows technical postmortems and follows up on achieving the new goals.


Team Management
  • Establishes and maintains a professional working environment that fosters a strong work ethic and creates a positive work experience.
  • Training and mentoring for the department members.
  • Oversees the on-boarding process of the new department members.
  • Participates in a recruiting process for artists by reviewing artist demo reels and participating in the interviews.
  • Work closely with Recruitment and Human Resources to identify recruitment needs.

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