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CG Supervisor


We are looking for an experienced CG Supervisor to lead our Environment Art team, overseeing the work of a team of accomplished 3D Artists and providing creative and technical oversight on ZeroLight’s range of automotive client projects and products.

This is a newly created role, due to increased customer demand, and we are looking for high energy individual who is committed to delivering the highest quality creative work and keen to develop and mentor a strong team of artists.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role within the award-winning ZeroLight team, working at the forefront of 3D technology with our world class technology partners such as Amazon, NVIDIA, and Microsoft and delivering projects for some of the biggest automotive brands in the business such as VW, Audi and Lamborghini.

This role is based at our award-winning studio LiveWorks on Newcastle’s famous Quayside, however at present we are all working from home as per government guidelines. We’ve got a great home working set up now, with plenty of support from our Talent Development and IT teams to ensure that new starters have everything they need to thrive in their new roles at ZeroLight. We successfully onboarded over 40 new employees during the pandemic, ensuring that they go through a detailed induction process with key meetings and training over the first month and beyond.

The Role

  • Assisting and supervising creative resources to achieve the artistic goals and client brief in production.
  • Provide creative and technical solutions on an on-going basis, which deliver to client and internal quality expectations.
  • An understanding of current technology trends, and how tools and techniques could be applied in production to improve quality or accelerate production.
  • Assigning resources to projects, recruiting to expand your team when necessary, and working with external subcontractors.
  • Provide mentoring to team members and conduct performance evaluations
  • Leadership and at least 3 years management experience.
  • Strong communication skills, with proven ability to deliver information successfully to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Can liaise with the customer for a creative brief, lead customer meetings and internal production meetings.
  • Has at least 10 years’ experience working in a CG role, and at least 5 years in a supervision role.
  • An understanding of 3D production pipelines.
  • Experience in automotive

Desirable skills

  • Experience with real-time visualisation would be beneficial.

  • Comprehensive wellbeing support through our initiative ZLWell which includes access to counselling via our Employee Assistance Program.
  • Brand new state of the art studios on Newcastle’s famous Quayside.
  • Fully fitted kitchen area with high spec coffee machine.
  • Free fruit, healthy snacks, soft drinks, chocolate and crisps.
  • Up to two-hour lunch break.
  • Lunchtime activities including running club, badminton league and swimming.
  • Recreation area with pool, table tennis and an outside terrace overlooking the River Tyne.
  • Well stocked beer fridge for after work drinks.
  • Flexible working hours which allow you to start work any time between 8am – 10am each morning and leave between 4pm – 6pm.
  • Wide range of activities including Board Games night, ZeroLight Quiz, themed parties and group outings organised by our ZLSocial group.
  • Book share scheme.
  • Opportunities to present University technical talks and speak at local events.
  • Cycle to work scheme (with showers in the studio!).
  • Contributory Pension Scheme with Royal London.
  • Life Assurance Scheme.
  • 25 days holiday rising to 30 days on length of service, and all bank holidays.
  • Extra free days holiday at Christmas to ensure a long break over the festive period.
  • Official ZeroLight Events including Friend & Family Day, Summer Day and our famous all expenses paid Christmas Party.
  • Access to external training, mentoring, travel opportunities and conference attendance.
  • Ongoing performance management via our ZLTalent platform with regular reviews and feedback and clear development pathways.
  • Annual salary review.
  • Free eye test and contribution towards glasses.