What You’ll Do 

We have created a collaborative team environment where 2D and 3D Artists work alongside each other. As a new studio we are looking to find the right person to come onboard and help us shape our CG team and pipeline.

The Head of CG is responsible for leading projects to delivery on-time and to specification and is expected to be involved across the entire CG/3D department.. The Head of CG demonstrates mastery of the toolsets, techniques and workflows and leadership skills required to effectively lead the CG team, both technically and artistically.

  • Creating 3D imagery and animated content for animated TV series and films
  • Driving creative 3D projects and working closely with all other departments.
  • Work with the production team and our Creative Directors to break down work and quote on CG projects
  • Attend Client meetings from initial concept through to project completion
  • Proactively recommend ongoing pipeline improvements and work with the IT team and Director of Operations to grow and evolve how we work.

The Head of CG will be collaborative with a strong teamwork ethic, nurturing junior and mid-level talent within the 3D departments including helping with technical and creative problems and knowledge transfer. The Head of CG is inspirational and leads the team to deliver world class work.

The Head of CG will be an ambassador of Wild Child Animation and would represent the company at industry-wide talks and forums.


What You’ll Need 

Head of CG essentials:

  • Strong working knowledge of the CG pipelines
  • Knowledge of advanced 3D modelling, rendering, animation, texturing, lighting, shading, effects and rigging
  • Advanced rendering skills and a keen eye on how to create beautiful content on TV budget
  • Knowledge of and experience with Real Time rendering technologies and principles (UE knowledge advantageous)
  • Expert in Autodesk Maya
  • Strong knowledge in general compositing principles e.g. Nuke, Fusion, After Effects
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Clear and confident communicator
  • Problem solver
  • Organization skills
  • Very creative and design orientated with a strong aesthetic sensibility
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Familiarity with pipeline issues and a typical TV series structure

Any of the following technical skills is a bonus:

Knowledge of and experience with Python scripting will be considered a huge advantage in this role.

Houdini experience would be also be advantageous. 


Salary TBC depending on experience

Role would be a full time position.