Lighthouse Studios hiring FX Supervisor

Website Lighthouse Studos

Lighthouse Studios are on the hunt for experienced FX Supervisor for various Productions who will join them on the quest to create the best possible animated content for our partners. The role will be needed from August /September and the term of this contract will be January / March 2025 depending on the Production you are offered.

About the role

The FX Supervisor will lead the creation of final FX animation in Toon Boom according to the production schedule. Managing a team of FX Artist to complete FX’s for the show.

What you’ll be doing

  • Perform artistic tasks and use creative problem solving to create desired effects
  • Organise and manage the FX teams work and files efficiently
  • Ensure work is completed on schedule and to production standards for the team
  • Review and approve team tasks and communicate any issues to Production
  • Assist with other production tasks which require Harmony Compositing capability, to help meet production deadlines
  • Follow instructions of the Director to meet creative standard of the production, assigning tasks to your team to maintain the production set targets
  • Communicate progress of your teams work to the Production Manager and Production Coordinator
  • Ensure quality and style of show is consistently achieved in FX animation work and that all notes/retakes are added
  • Support and train junior crew members as needed
  • Follow exact procedures set by Lighthouse (i.e. file naming and storage) according to the production’s guidelines.

The above is not exhaustive and from time to time you may be asked to carry out other tasks.

What LHS are looking for

  • At least 3-5+ years of experience working as an FX Supervisor is required to apply for this role
  • Must be well versed in 2D hand drawn FX
  • Experience using Shotgrid/Flow is considered a plus
  • Expert knowledge in Toon Boom Harmony is essential
  • Experience in After Effects is considered a plus
  • Fluent in English
  • Ability to communicate well in a fast-paced and creative environment
  • Must possess excellent time management skills with the utmost respect for deadlines
  • Be available on messaging systems and by emails during working hours
  • Must be willing to relocate to Kilkenny

What LHS can offer you

When you join Lighthouse Studios, you will be joining a diverse and multicultural crew in the beautiful neo-Gothic building of Kieran’s College, based in the heart of medieval Kilkenny. And when we say multicultural, we mean it – our crew is currently represented by over 25 different nationalities.

The studio is a hub of talent and is constantly buzzing with creativity. Working here will not only give you the opportunity to work on productions for content giants such as Amazon, Apple TV+, Netflix and Warner Bros., but also to learn from some of the most talented individuals in the industry, your fellow crew members.

In addition to learning from your colleagues, you also have the opportunity to partake in our in-house learning and development programme, so you can be sure that your time at Lighthouse will be beneficial for you – not only now but for years to come. Of course, we also have many other benefits such as a pension plan, employee assistance programme, health benefits, regular crew parties and much more!

If that sounds like the kind of place you’d like to work then what are you waiting for? Apply now!

Lighthouse Studios Limited is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, fulfilling and progressive work environment. We encourage applications from candidates with different backgrounds, experiences and perspectives as it strengthens us, as individuals and as a studio. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, ancestry, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable legislation. We are committed to positively supporting candidates – If we can make any reasonable accommodations for you in the recruitment process in order to give you the opportunity to perform to your best, please let us know. Any information that you provide will be used only for the purposes of providing relevant support and will have no bearing on how your application will be viewed. If you require an accommodation to participate in the hiring process,please emailHR@lighthousestudios.ieand we will be happy to accommodate you as best we can.

To apply for this job please visit lighthouse.bamboohr.com.