Lead Compositing Artist

Lead Compositing Artist

Apply before: 2019-12-31
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Job Summary

Under the general supervision of the Lighting & Compositing Supervisor, this position will help lead artists with all aspects of compositing. They will be executing high-end Nuke effects assisting with 3D compositing set-ups, overseeing sequence continuity passes, and helping the team with general Nuke guidance.

Responsibilities

• Works in partnership with the Lighting Supervisor and Compositing Supervisor to maintain and/or improve look quality and sustaining pipeline stability across multiple shows.
• Review environment & key shot Nuke scripts of the Light/Compositors before they go out to the other lighters on the sequence.
• 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. Help manage & execute sequence continuity passes.
• Work with Compositing Supervisor to help develop Nuke based tools.
• Make 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).
• Light production shots as required by the lighting schedule.
• Perform technical work in support of shot lighting using a variety of tools.
• Partner with Director, VFX supervisor, Lighting supervisor and other staff in order to understand mood, time of day and color of the composition.
• Offers additional perspectives on techniques to final shots quicker, cheaper and of high quality

Qualifications

• Degree/diploma in fine arts or equivalent experience
• 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
• 3 years’ experience as a Lighting and Compositing Artist
• 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

If you are interested, please apply on :

https://jobs.reelfx.com/positions/lead-compositing-artist-471

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

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