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ViacomCBS CG COMPOSITING DIRECTOR (BIG NATE) in Burbank, California

Overview and Responsibilities

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Helping the VFX Supervisor and the Supervising Producer fulfill their creative vision by maintaining the high quality pipeline and methods for the Nickelodeon CG shows.

  • For each episodic segment, assessing storyboard and animatics for CG final render and Compositing do-ability and ensuring that they work in the confines of our production model.

  • Prior to episodes ship date, assess the episodes and note lighting “callouts” including any “special Lighting” requirements for each episode in the appropriate tracking software to ensure that vendor studios have the proper direction for the final look of each scene within each episode.

  • They shall also instruct vendor studios by making notes, video notes, paintovers and whatever else necessary to correct inconsistencies, mistakes and/or misdirection on “final” shots that are received from vendor studios as well as communicating with all other CG departments at Nickelodeon Animation Studio to ensure the highest quality shot possible.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To be the custodian of the visual style of the show.

  • Review episodic animation during lighting & compositing stage, provide feedback and direction to studios.

  • They will train with the VFX Supervisor to learn the established style of the show and be responsible for seeing that style through the entire season.

  • Attend meetings early in the process (board pitches, animatic reviews, etc.) to understand the episode’s direction and requirements.

  • Call out and note all Lighting/FX/Comp issues in the storyboard (prior to animation beginning).

  • Review designs and breakdown decisions to help direct from the front on new or reused assets (instead of noting issues once into production).

  • Does not directly supervise any other artists on the crew.

  • Reports directly to the CG Sup. Prod. and can make recommendations about other aspects of the production, but ultimately communicates directly with CG SP only.

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

iCIMS ID 2020-14100

Job Locations US-CA-Burbank

Job Type Full-Time Staff

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