Compositing Supervisor

Compositing Supervisor

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Job Summary

Under general supervision of the VFX Supervisor, and working in partnership with the Lighting Supervisor(s) and Matte Painting Supervisor, this position is responsible for leading a team of artists specialized in Compositing disciplines.


• Works in partnership with the Lighting Supervisor(s) to maintain and/or improve look quality and sustaining pipeline stability across multiple shows.
• Helps to bid Compositing tasks and assign those tasks out to Compositing artists.
• Supervise and help to hire a group of Compositing specialized artists.
• Reviews the work of Compositing specialized artists before it’s published as well as the Environment & Keyshot Nuke scripts of the Lighter/Compositors before they go to same-as artists.
• Performing advanced compositing operations with the rendered layers created, including overall look and feel, color correction, 3D setups, advanced rotoscoping, look development, and other more specialized compositing effects as needed.
• Itemize and help to identify what tasks would be Compositing specific vs lighting specific. Can we fix it in comp vs a new round of renders?
• Lead tool development for Nuke based tools.
• Responsible for Compositing tools and technique documentation as well as Matte Painting documentation.
• Makes sure the Nuke farm remains stable and that Matte Painting Deliveries to Lighting are sound.
• Offers up ideas early on in shot production for Compositing effects to heighten or fix a problem in the final look of a shot or sequence. (Flares, projections, comp fx particles, etc etc).
• Offers additional perspectives on techniques to final shots quicker, cheaper, and of high quality


• Degree/diploma in fine arts or equivalent experience
• 5 years experience as a Lighting and Compositing Artist
• Thorough knowledge of high end 3D software, Maya
• Thorough knowledge of high end compositing software, Nuke
• Thorough knowledge of high end Rendering software Mental Ray, Renderman
• Strong demonstration of composition, lighting and color
• Strong demonstration of coding and tool development
• Demonstrable ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas as well as critique others work constructively and giving shot notes.
• A creative and collaborative problem solver who is organized and critical of his or her own work
• Demonstrable ability to multi-task and prioritize
• Able to thrive in a high pressure, deadline oriented environment
• Enjoy working in teams
• Able to follow directions well

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This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive. The employee may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Please note that a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of the Candidate will be treated in priority.
Only the selected candidates will be contacted. Please note that you may be asked to provide references.

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