HEAD OF 3D

  • Permanent Position

    Your mission:

Supervise 3D graphic design teams in the creation of 3D elements for projects, set up and control working methods and stimulate creativity within members of the team.

Your responsibilities:

  • Establish the needs of the project and develop the working methods while respecting customer requirements, delivery schedules and project specifications;
  • Set up an efficient team structure and monitor and supervise it (lighting lead, texture, modeling, etc.);
  • Actively be part of the implementation and development of the pipeline for the 3D team and all technical tools;
  • Always be looking out for new technologies and new ways to push the team further, technically and creatively;
  • Work closely with the production team to validate the deadlines of the various 3D fields during the duration of the project;
  • Set up calendars for disk space and rendering capacity according to the planned deliveries and follow up with technical support teams;
  • Support the artists in all the technical and artistic aspects of their work throughout the project and provide support to ensure standards in the methodologies, particularly for the workflows, the pipeline and the nomenclature;
  • Exercise quality control on the 3D graphic design work on the project;
  • Participate in the hiring of new artists by ensuring that they meet our needs;
  • Contribute to maintaining good communication between the 3D departments and the compositing team which collaborate closely;
  • Help train the 3D team in their learning and development of Maya or any other working tool used by artists;
  • Be proactive in anticipating problems and their solutions.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in creating high-end visual effects, with experience in team management;
  • Have a great artistic sense and a good eye;
  • Able to evaluate the competence of the artists under your responsibility;
  • Perfect knowledge of the 2D and 3D pipeline in visual effects;
  • Excellent organizational skills and a great ability to manage several tasks at the same time;
  • Have good self discipline to lead work teams; keep a positive and motivating attitude for your team throughout the project;
  • Have an excellent knowledge of the rendering processes and the different tools;
  • Mastery of Maya (essential);
  • Relevant experience with Mari, Motion Builder, 3DE, Houdini, etc. (an advantage)

What we offer!

  • A passionate, dynamic and creative team, which is part of the MELS Studios / TVA Group family;
  • Participation in various projects with new challenges in the context of a rapidly changing production environment;
  • Comprehensive/competitive benefits plan;
  • Workplace near public transport;
  • Work/life balance has a high value at MELS Studios;
  • French and English classes are available as needed;
  • Possibility of obtaining an additional week of vacation annually.
Please submit your application here.

HEAD OF 3D