CG Supervisor

MSG Sphere Studios

Burbank, CA, United States


  • Graphic Design
  • Graphic Design


  • Realistic
  • Realistic

The MSG Sphere is like nothing else on earth. Here, 15,000 people at a time can gather for multi-sensory interactive experiences that are equal parts video game, amusement park ride, ephemeral community, and spectacle. The feel – it’s unforgettable, like sitting inside an eyeball the size of three football fields with sight, sound, scent, wind, heat, and rumble coordinating under computer control to forge an extended reality. You create that reality at MSG Entertainment in Burbank, California. 

Specific Functions/Activities Summary

  • Lead and mentor a team of CG artists and technicians.
  • Establish a technical approach, provide scene templates, and directly oversee all 3D work to assure that it adheres to the established processes and meets required quality.
  • Work closely with the Director of Digital Production, other Department Supervisors, Production Management, and Creative Directors to bid and schedule CG work.
  • Assist in the establishment and refinement of pipeline and protocols for creating high-resolution CG elements that meet Sphere’s color and resolution requirements.
  • Actively participate in recruiting world-class freelance and staff CG artists and technicians.
  • Provide mentoring, individual training, performance reviews, and professional guidance to all members of the CG team.


  • Deep understanding of high-end VFX processes and CG pipeline.
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in CG across a wide variety of content including film, advertising, episodic, and commercials.
  • Expert user of Maya or Houdini, plus a working knowledge of other 3D software and tools.
  • Expert knowledge of lighting and rendering, and experience with Arnold, Redshift, VRay, Octane, and other common render engines.
  • Experience managing asset creation and use across numerous shots and sequences
  • Proven artist management and leadership skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, take criticism, and work under high pressure with tight deadlines while maintaining team cohesion.


 The Company requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations regarding this requirement.




  • The CG Sup will report to the Director, Digital Production, and will require a level of self-directed and solutions-oriented initiative with good sound decision-making skills.
  • CG Sup will supervise initially 3+ CG Artists with the potential to grow department size.
  • Ability to manage freelance staffing with upwards of 20 artists simultaneously.
  • Ability to coach, motivate, delegate, set goals, provide direction, and possess proficient communication skills.

Company Overview

With MSG Sphere, we are creating an entirely new medium that will deliver immersive entertainment experiences at an unparalleled scale. Beyond a venue, Sphere is a multi-sensory platform with experiential technology programming directly to your senses. You will see in ways never imagined, hear with every fiber of your being, and experience like never before. To deliver on this promise, we are building the largest immersive venue in the world, MSG Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas, with a second Sphere venue planned for London, pending necessary approvals. To create immersive experiences, and content unique to Sphere, we are growing our full-stack creative, experience, design, production, and engineering team across our Burbank studio in Los Angeles and Ventures headquarters in New York.

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