Lead Compositor

Lead Compositor

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Type: Contract
Activities:
Lead Compositor
Place:
Montreal
Description

We are looking for Lead Compositors to join our growing studio in Montreal! Ideal candidates are able to guide jobs, have insane attention to detail and triumph in turning ordinary shots into art-directed masterpieces.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities as a Lead Compositor:

  • Take direction from the Compositing Supervisor to help realize the vision of the shots through the compositing team
  • Responsible for working with the Compositing Supervisor to assess, assign and monitor compositing needs
  • Design and develop procedural and innovative tool sets, pipelines and techniques for the Compositors
  • Accountable for meeting productivity and quota targets on time and at a high level of quality
  • Offer guidance and mentoring for junior to mid level compositors
  • Clearly communicate progress and issues

Compositing tasks include blue/green screen pulls, 3D projection environment in Nuke, balancing and sometimes creating shadow elements, color correction, wire & rig removal, roto, dust-busting, morphs, transitions, background replacement, day-for-night, dry-for-wet and a host of other 2D issues.

Qualifications Include:

  • At least 5+ years experience in compositing digital VFX for film
  • Advanced demonstrated knowledge and production experience in Nuke
  • Must have strong knowledge of compositing workflow and the compositing application interface
  • Must have strong aptitude for technical workflow challenges such as directory structure, file formats, naming conventions, scripts, automation tools, automated dailies, etc.
  • Experience with complex matte extractions and motion tracking
  • Ability to mentor coworkers
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