Compositing Supervisor - Visualisation

  • Pre-Production Services
  • London, United Kingdom

Compositing Supervisor - Visualisation

Job description

The Compositing Supervisor plays a key role in driving the overall direction of the 2D postvis workflow as well as building up a world-class compositing team. They will be responsible for the management of the compositing team, the quality of the compositing work and an overview and development of the 2D pipeline across FPS projects. Working closely with the Visualisation Supervisor, Postvis Supervisor and Producer the Compositing Supervisor communicates and delegates the compositing needs of the project(s) to the compositing team as well as represents the voice of the compositing crew with respect to workload and pipeline environment.

The Compositing Supervisor leads by example and maintains a hands-on compositing role, but also takes on project-specific duties including monitoring shots and overall project progress. The overall aim for the Compositing Supervisor is to build and lead a team that is motivated and enthusiastic, where there are opportunities for each Compositor to learn and grow and that produces great work.


  • Work with the Visualisation Supervisors and CG supervisors to evaluate the requirements of a project to determine technical implications

  • Work closely with Production on bidding and scheduling Postvis projects

  • Recruit, train and mentor a team of Compositors

  • Communicate with Framestore’s comp departments to clarify FPS’ objectives in integrating Postvis and VFX workflows and monitor the process, progress and results of the development roadmap

  • Work proactively and collaboratively with all other FPS and support departments

  • Composite shots and sequences to a finished standard

  • Attend client reviews and lead daily reviews with the Compositing team

  • On-set compositing for Virtual Production shoots may be required

  • Balance the creative and technical aspects of each shot/sequence

  • Take a leadership role in guiding the longer-term goals of the 2D department, covering both building up a team of Compositors as well as 2D pipeline development ( postvis, virtual production…)

Job requirements

Essential Skills

  • Deep understanding of film Pre-Production and VFX processes and pipeline

  • Several years of experience in Compositing

  • Expert user of Nuke plus other compositing software

  • Critical eye for detail and a beautiful compositing showreel

  • Able to work well under pressure

  • Proven artist management and leadership skills

  • Experience recruiting and building up a 2D team

  • Highly organised

  • Solid negotiation skills

  • Proven ability to work collaboratively with other departments

  • Lighting photography core skills

Desirable skills

  • Interest in realtime technology

  • Interest in CG rendering

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