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at Axis Animation in Glasgow


Currently Axis are expanding their creative team and are seeking a CG SUPERVISOR to join them in a full time capacity on site in Glasgow. The role requires a skilled Supervisor with a broad background creating different kinds of content as well as proven examples of supervising and mentoring CG artists of various levels through the production.

You’ll be a personable, pro-active, self starter who can motivate and lead the team around you as well as provide creative and technical solutions which deliver to both client and internal quality expectations but also drives commercial results. Prior Supervisory experience is a must, as is thorough knowledge of lighting, rendering, fx and compositing pipelines, with experience in Houdini preferential. An excellent understanding of CG pipelines including pre-production, production and post-production is also necessary.

The CG Supervisor will oversee the teams at a project level, providing technical and artistic leadership across multiple projects and managing the day to day production needs. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the ability to participate as a leader and hands-on contributor through all stages of post production.

The role involves working closely with the project management team as well as collaborating with the department heads to improve efficiencies to studio processes and workflow as a whole.

Candidates are required to work on-site in Glasgow and for exceptional candidates, visa sponsorship may be possible.


Managing and supervising the post production teams to create 3D content for a variety of styles and projects on schedule and budget.

Quality controlling output by the team on assigned tasks in line with budget requirements

Actively providing creative/technical solutions to production/creative challenges

Working closely with Head of 3d and RnD department to identify process improvements/tools to increase department productivity.

Liaising where necessary with clients and 3rd party contractors.

Attend all relevant meetings to promote effective communication to the team.

Working with production management to provide task breakdown and estimates per project

Working with production management to resource and prioritize tasks and help drive the team to meet schedule and budget objectives.

Working closely with Head of 3D to guide artists overall professional development.

Mentoring and developing all members of the department on an individual and collective basis

Appraising, coaching and where necessary leading disciplinary procedures.


3 years proven experience in a Supervisory role and minimum of 5 years general production experience

A strong, measurable track record in delivering against department goals and targets

Strong leadership abilities with a desire to confidently lead, motivate, develop and supervise a team

Great communication skills with the ability to work interactively with others and be comfortable communicating at all levels of the company

Advanced knowledge in lighting, rendering fx and compositing, preferably in Houdini and Fusion. Maya knowledge is a benefit.

Familiarity with technical/pipeline issues and a typical animation production environment

Self-motivated problem solver.

A positive attitude towards supporting business growth and the recognition that efficiencies need to improve year on year.

An understanding of all stages of the production process.

Ability to integrate into existing pipeline infrastructure.

The ability to support themselves and take initiative.

To apply please send your CV and demoreel link to and include the position you are applying for in the subject line, or apply on the website.

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