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.

Responsibilities
  • 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.

Requirements

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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