Compositors

Compositors

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Type: Contract
Activities:
COMPOSITOR
Place:
Montreal
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.

 
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
  • 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

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

Desirable Skills:

  • Knowledge of practical lighting for photography
  • A working knowledge of the overall VFX pipeline
  • Experience in dealing and communicating with clients
  • Programming and coding experience and knowledge
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