After completing his diploma in digital arts and production at The German Film School, Hannes Poser started his career in visual effects as a freelance CG Generalist in Berlin for two years before joining Pixomondo in 2008. His career at the studio took him from Berlin to Shanghai and then to Frankfurt where he rose through the ranks to CG Lead and contributed to commercials for Mercedes and Porsche.
In 2011, Hannes moved to Los Angeles and began work as a Lighting Lead at Uncharted Territory, working on Anonymous and Hugo. He then made his transition to visual effects for feature films when he started at Scanline VFX as a Senior Lighting Technical Director, contributing to major projects including Captain America: The Winter Soldier, 300: Rise of an Empire, Wolf of Wall Street, Man of Steel, Iron Man 3, The Amazing Spider-Man, and Battleship.
While at Scanline VFX Hannes transferred from Los Angeles to Vancouver, where he was promoted to CG Supervisor on Batman V Superman. He then took on the role of CG Supervisor at Digital Domain where he contributed to Power Rangers and Avengers: Infinity War.
Hannes joined Image Engine in 2018 as CG Supervisor on Game of Thrones Season 8. He has since contributed to many of the studio’s high-profile projects.
In 2019 Hannes took on the role of Visual Effects Supervisor. In this role he has most recently contributed to Netflix’s The Old Guard and the second season of Snowpiercer.