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Moonbug Entertainment

Los Angeles, California - United States
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CG Supervisor

Description

ABOUT MOONBUG ENTERTAINMENT:

Moonbug Entertainment is an award-winning global entertainment company behind some of the most popular kids’ titles in the world. Moonbug’s lineup includes global sensations CoComelon, Blippi, Little Baby Bum, My Magic Pet Morphle, Supa Strikas, Go Buster, Playtime with Twinkle, Gecko’s Garage, ARPO and many more which are available in 27 languages.

Moonbug is a kids’ programming powerhouse with shows on more than 100 platforms globally, including YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Video, Sky, Tencent, Youku and Roku. In May of 2020, Tubular Labs named Moonbug one of the leading digital kids’ entertainment companies in the world based on the total number of minutes watched worldwide.

Moonbug is part of Candle Media, an independent, creator-friendly home for cutting-edge, high-quality, category-defining brands and franchises. By bringing together elite talent operating at the intersection of content, community, and commerce, it helps to position leading entertainment businesses for accelerated, sustainable growth in the current market.

This role reports on-site at our Los Angeles Office.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manage the modeling, texturing, rigging, lighting, rendering departments & all CG teams to ensure all deadlines are met and to troubleshoot technical issues that arise.
  • Delegate work to all of those teams as needed
  • Lead the charge on troubleshooting as well as optimizing creative and technical solutions for the entire CG pipeline: modeling, rigging, texturing, layout, animation, VFX, lighting and rendering.
  • Build efficient production pipelines with partner/vendor studios
  • Ensure all internal and external studio assets created are sufficiently and soundly able to be utilized in episodic content and are optimized if necessary. Own, manage, and facilitate creative and technical fixes between studios if need be.
  • Communicate schedule blockers to the Producer and collaborate with Producer to find solutions
  • Manage and oversee technical budget
  • Make recommendations on tool development that fit within budgetary parameters
  • Coordinate installation of any necessary CG software and equipment for the team with Moonbug IT.
  • Utilize both technical and artistic expertise to give daily feedback that adheres to brand quality and guidelines.
  • Communicate clearly and in a timely manner with all members of the internal and external teams
  • Properly and accurately gauge timelines required for completion of work.
  • Mentor and foster the growth of CG artists.

Requirements

  • 4+ years experience as a CG Supervisor, Digital Supervisor or Head of CG for a 3D children’s pre-school series, or similar animated content.
  • Must have extensive experience as an artist working across multiple CG disciplines
  • Must have thorough knowledge of the full CG production pipeline, including modeling, texturing, rigging, layout, animation,VFX, lighting, rendering and compositing
  • Must have experience working with studios outside of North America
  • *Experience as a Technical Director is a plus

Benefits

  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)
  • Wellness Resources
  • Others