CG Supervisor, 3D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/15/2020 2:11 PM)
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WildBrain is looking for a CG Supervisor to join our Vancouver studio for an exciting new premium episodic project!  In this role, you will establish the technical direction and implement best practices, ensure the production has a consistent quality and style as well as ensure the project is of the highest quality possible within the parameters of the production schedule and budget.


We are currently working virtually because of the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe!


  • Establish the technical direction and technical foundation to meet artistic, budget and schedule parameters
  • Collaborate with series directors, pipeline supervisor, modeling supervisor, VFX supervisor, team leads and other key members of the leadership team to develop a strong and flexible CG pipeline
  • Keep a critical eye for creativity, continuity issues between shots, quality control, and technical errors and artifacts
  • Facilitate and maintain open communication with Producer and Series Director
  • Facilitate and develop consensus between technology, artists and production management
  • Identify, research, recommend and implement new techniques into studio tools, adding value to work produced
  • Oversee and forecast render and storage requirements for assigned projects
  • Find a balance between creative needs and technical resources available
  • Ensure that all production deadlines are met while producing work at a quality level in keeping with production requirements
  • Actively participate in production-related meetings by offering thoughts and ideas
  • Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any creative or technical issues with assistance from key stakeholders
  • Recommend any crew training needs to Studio Technical Director
  • Train the team on an ongoing basis both technically
  • Assist with documenting processes within show Wiki
  • Communicate expectations to team while balancing creative desires with the requirements of production
  • Report daily and weekly on show status across all phases of production to Producer
  • Oversee the daily activities of the Supervisors
  • Foster and enable communication and collaboration across departments
  • Work closely with the show TD to resolve all technical roadblocks and improve efficiency through workflow and tool creation


  • 8+ years of experience in animation or film industry, having held a CG Supervisor role for at least 2 years
  • Excellent understanding of CG production pipeline
  • Proficiency in Maya, Katana, Houdini is a must
  • Experience with Arnold is a must, knowledge of other render engines a plus
  • Strong combined creative and technical background
  • Great understanding of animation styles and techniques as well as a solid comprehension of animation production for television or film
  • Shotgun experience highly preferred
  • Ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas in a professional and positive manner
  • Ability to work alone and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure
  • Work closely with the show TD to resolve all technical roadblocks and improve efficiency through workflow and tool creation
  • Ability to encourage feedback and new initiatives


  • Knowledge of Python scripting is a plus
  • Knowledge of 3D episodic television workflow is a plus


Why WildBrain?


At WildBrain Studios our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series. Aside from awesome projects and partners, WildBrain puts our people first, here are just a few of the ways:

  • Great benefits that make employees feel truly valued including a customizable extended health and dental plan
  • Generous RRSP matching
  • Bonus time off


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