Lead Compositor

  • Film - Mumbai
  • Mumbai, India

Lead Compositor

Job description

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. 

Lead Compositor will be handling a team of compositors.


  • Working in collaboration with the Compositing Supervisor 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 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

  • 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

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