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Supervisor VFX

Sphere Entertainment Co. (NYSE: SPHR) is a premier live entertainment and media company. The Company includes Sphere, a next-generation entertainment medium powered by cutting-edge technologies to redefine the future of entertainment. The first Sphere venue in Las Vegas opened in September 2023. In addition, the Company includes MSG Networks, which operates two regional sports and entertainment networks, MSG Network and MSG Sportsnet, as well as a direct-to-consumer and authenticated streaming product, MSG+, delivering a wide range of live sports content and other programming. More information is available at sphereentertainmentco.com.

Who are we hiring?

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Visual FX Supervisor to join the Exo Sphere Creative Design Services (CDS) Production team. This role will lead the Production department, ensuring the highest quality visual effects are achieved for all content displayed on Exo Sphere. The ideal candidate is a visionary leader with extensive experience in VFX production, a passion for innovation, and a commitment to pushing the boundaries of visual storytelling and groundbreaking innovation.

As the Visual FX Supervisor, you will be an integral part of our Production and Creative team, responsible for overseeing the execution and delivery of cutting-edge visual effects across a variety of immersive experiences and Ads on Exo Sphere. You will work closely with Creative Directors, Producers, and other department leads to ensure that all VFX elements meet the creative and technical standards of Sphere Entertainment Co.

What will you do? 

  • Lead the VFX department, managing a team of artists, coordinators, and other VFX professionals.
  • Collaborate with Creative Directors and Producers to develop and implement the visual effects vision for each project.
  • Oversee the planning, scheduling, and budgeting of VFX projects, ensuring they are delivered on time and within budget.
  • Provide creative and technical leadership, guiding the VFX team through all phases of production, from concept to final delivery.
  • Ensure the highest quality of visual effects, maintaining the creative integrity and technical standards of Sphere Entertainment Co.
  • Work with the production team to identify and solve technical and creative challenges.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends, techniques, and technologies, and implement best practices within the VFX department.
  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment, promoting open communication and teamwork.
  • Mentor and develop junior artists, providing guidance and feedback to help them grow in their careers.
  • Conduct regular reviews and evaluations of VFX work, providing constructive feedback to the team.
  • Collaborate with other departments, including, Ai Innovation, Real-time production events, Animation, Compositing, and Production, to ensure seamless integration of VFX elements.
  • Ensure that all VFX work adheres to the Exo Sphere specifications and creative guidelines.
  • Document tools, techniques, and workflows for departmental reference.

What do you need to succeed? 

  • 10+ years of experience in the VFX industry, with at least 5 years in a supervisory role.
  • Proven track record of delivering high-quality visual effects for film, television, commercials, VR, or theme park projects.
  • Expert knowledge of VFX software and tools, including Maya, Nuke, Houdini, After Effects, C4D, Unreal and other industry-standard applications.
  • Strong understanding of VFX pipelines, workflows, and best practices.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, balancing creative and technical demands.
  • Experience working on set
  • Excellent leadership and team management skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a diverse team of artists.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively under pressure.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with other departments and stakeholders.
  • Passion for innovation and a commitment to staying at the forefront of industry trends and technologies.
  • Bachelor's degree in Visual Effects, Animation, Film, or a related field is preferred.

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Pay Range
$213,500$280,000 USD

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