Full-Time CG Asset Lead
The position of the CG Asset Lead is a support function to the CG Supervisor for the asset build phase of production. The role’s primary responsibility is to plan and implement the asset build of characters, props and sets for a specific show with the CG Team.
They must ensure the CG assets are created to the project’s technical and creative specifications, and they are published on schedule. The role requires someone with extensive ‘hands-on’ generalist knowledge of CG Asset Workflow and Maya.
*Partner with CG Supervisor and Production Management to organise, plan & implement the asset build phase of production from a CG perspective.
*Complete personal weekly work queue of tasks encompassing practical tasks such as Modelling, Texturing, Surfacing, basic Rigging, asset fixing, QC and Publishing, and revision notes.
*Provide regular progress updates to Production Management and CG Supervisor on any technical bottlenecks concerning the asset production.
*Troubleshoot issues with the project’s Assets Internally and externally.
*Provide technical support on assets for other team members when required.
*Liaise and validate technical approach on asset tasks with the Leads and CG Supervisor.
*Create and validate technical ‘Asset Launch notes’ and ‘Call-Outs’ for external assets via Shotgun if required.
*Managing tickets for external assets.
*QC and Publish Hero and Key assets.
*Ensure assets are optimised for viewport, and render time performance.
*Thorough understanding of the principles of the varying parts of the 3D Animation process and CG Workflow (Modelling, Texturing, Shading, Lighting, Rigging, FX, hair, cloth simulation).
*Able to tackle the more technical aspects of CG asset build.
*Ability to balance the needs between the Production schedule and the project’s expectations.
*Extensive experience in Maya.
*Reel must demonstrate a good artistic “eye”.
*Experience with shotgun (or asset tracking systems) is considered a plus but not essential.
*Strong Leadership skills.
*Must be open to direction.
*Ability to work collaboratively with multiple tasks in a fast paced production.
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