Situation Time:

Youve been hired as a visual effects artist by a top movie studio. The team you are joining has already been together for about two months. Theres obviously an in-group when it comes to team leader and team member relationships. This job is important to you; the movie is going to be great resume material. But youre worried about the leadership dynamics and your role as a newcomer to the team. What can you do to get on board as soon as possible, work well with the team leader and be valued by other team members?