Experienced FX Supervisor

FX · Kilkenny , n/a
Department FX
Employment Type Fixed term contract
Minimum Experience Experienced


Lighthouse Studios is currently seeking a talented and experienced FX Supervisor to work on an existing production with Lighthouse Studios.


As an FX Supervisor you will join our international crew working in a fast paced and vibrant environment while based in the beautiful medieval city of Kilkenny. You will join the existing department and contribute to the animation process. We look forward to working with you!


Job Description: 


Summary: Lead the creation of final FX animation in Toon Boom according to the production schedule.


Key responsibilities: 

  • 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.

This list is not exhaustive and might be complemented by reasonable and related tasks that are requested of you.

Key requirements:

  • At least 3-5+ years of experience working as an FX Supervisor is required to apply for this role
  • Expert knowledge in Toon Boom Harmony is essential
  • 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


Lighthouse Studios is a growing studio with a truly international crew boasting over 20 different nationalities. We look for people not just based on core skills and experience but those who are willing to jump in and embrace our vibrant and diverse culture.  We are an equal opportunities employer. Diversity and Inclusion are core to who we are, and we recognise the great value each one of us brings to the team. If you require an accommodation due to a disability with your application or interview process, please email HR@lighthousestudios.ie and we will be happy to accommodate you as best we can.

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  • Location
    Kilkenny , n/a
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Fixed term contract
  • Minimum Experience