Senior Compositor - Film & Episodic

  • Film
  • London, United Kingdom

Senior Compositor - Film & Episodic

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.


Contracts are under 6 months and so we are unable to obtain visas for this round of hiring. You must have the right to work in the UK, or be set up to freelance from Europe. Unfortunately we are not able to take on graduates or junior level artists for this round of hiring. We do require experienced artists.


Responsibilities:
  • Working in collaboration with the Compositing Supervisor and Visual Effects Supervisor to evaluate the creative and technical approach to assigned shots
  • Taking briefs and direction from Lead Compositors and VFX Supervisors to execute assigned shots
  • Supporting Lead Compositors with 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 Leads regarding schedules and deadlines
  • Taking responsibility for own 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
  • 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