Creature Supervisor

Creature Supervisor Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Creature Supervisor to join our team.


  • Participates in turnover meetings, asset breakdowns, and bidding/re-bidding over the course of the show;
  • Responsible for defining animation controls and rigging puppets to be used by other departments, such as Animation;
  • Deep understanding in anatomy and muscle dynamics. Good eye for aesthetics of body/face deformations;
  • Supervising/mentoring creature team and identifying talent/performance within the team to meet show/department needs. Skills development and training.


  • Must be able to work in a team environment and have strong leadership skills, including communication and ability to delegate;
  • Drive for results;
  • Thinks Analytically and innovatively;
  • Plans well and Manages Priorities;
  • Plus point if experienced in C++, specifically Maya plugin development;
  • Meticulous and methodical work habits;
  • Excellent communications skills and leadership qualities. Professional manner in a pressured environment;
  • Thorough understanding of UNIX, shell scripting, Renderman or other procedural shading language;
  • Highly proficient in Linux, Python, Maya;
  • Always curious and seeks new learning opportunities;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Stays agile and flexible.