Lead Compositor - Advertising, Episodic & Immersive

  • Advertising, Episodic, & Immersive
  • London, United Kingdom

Lead Compositor - Advertising, Episodic & Immersive

Job description

The Integrated Advertising Division in London are looking for a Lead/Senior Compositor to work across Advertising, Episodic & Immersive. 

Compositors seamlessly integrate all the layers or elements of a shot, including live-action and computer graphic elements. Compositors work closely with Visual Effects Supervisors and CG Supervisors to composite the numerous elements that complete visual-effects shots. 

  •  Working in collaboration with the Head of 2D and Visual Effects Supervisor to evaluate the creative and technical approach to assigned shots 
  •  Giving briefs and direction to the team with the aid of the VFX Supervisors in order to ensure the appropriate execution of shots 
  •  Training and mentoring of more junior artists 
  •  Integrating 2D, 3D and live action elements to high-end visual effects tv/film standard 
  •  Meeting schedules and show deadlines 
  •  Ongoing communication with Production and the team regarding schedules and deadlines 
  •  Taking responsibility for the teams' workload, time management and notes/feedback actions required by Supervisors 
  •  Balancing the creative and technical aspects of each shot 
  •  Working with a good knowledge of colour space principles

      Job requirements

      Essential Skills:
      • An excellent working knowledge of and production experience with Nuke
      • Experience in a similar position within Episodic or film VFX
      • A familiarity with stereo compositing and working with multiple render passes
      • Previous experience leading or mentoring a team
      • Excellent organisation, communication and interpersonal skills
      • A pro-active and collaborative work ethic
      • A strong eye for detail, composition, colour and lighting
      • The ability to multitask, prioritise and problem solve
      • An understanding of colour space principles
      • A working knowledge of the overall VFX pipeline

      Desirable Skills:
      • Knowledge of practical lighting for photography
      • Experience in dealing and communicating with clients
      • Programming and coding experience and knowledge
      • Experience working on episodic/long form projects.
      • On-set experience.