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CG Lead / Los Angeles & New York

Scholar is looking for a CG Lead to add to our team for short and long term projects. The role would be remote / hybrid, based in Los Angeles or New York. Our diverse team is drawn together by a love for design and an eagerness to push boundaries. If that sounds like you then keep reading.


Job Duties

  • Supervise a team of modelers, animators, lighters and compositors from start to finish on in-house CG projects
  • Give creative and technical feedback to your team
  • Work with production to bid work before it comes to the studio
  • Work with Creative Directors and Art Directors to push the creative and pipeline on CG projects
  • Help staff projects with freelance talent when necessary  
  • Guide clients through the creative process 
  • Execute a broad range of 3D styles from photo-real VFX to illustrative character work
  • Provide on-set supervision for live action VFX jobs 


Job Requirements / Qualifications

  • Expert knowledge of Autodesk Maya and/or Houdini
  • Advanced knowledge of a major production rendering software, VRay/ Redshift preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of Nuke, Cinema4d, Substance, ZBrush
  • Ability to lead a team and interface with clients 
The rate for this position will be $600-$800/day, dependent upon experience. 

Please submit a current resume, reel and a brief paragraph explaining your interest, and why you think you may be a good fit. Email your application to [email protected].

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