Are you a Lead Compositor with over 10 years’ experience on live action VFX projects and animated features? Are you looking to lead a team of some the best artists in the world? You may be the Compositing Lead we are looking for now!

What you’ll get to do:

  • Create outstanding visuals on a major project.
  •  Manage a team of 10-15 Compositing Artists, with high standards of creative and technical excellence.
  • Realise the direction of the Compositing Supervisor.
  •  Work with the Compositing Supervisor to assess, assign and monitor compositing needs.
  • Clearly communicate progress and issues to the Compositing Supervisor and production staff
  • Offer guidance and mentoring to junior, mid and senior level Compositors.
  • Provide solutions to visual challenges through existing tools or by leading development of new tools.
  • Contribute creative feedback in reviews

What you bring:

  • A minimum of 10 years+ experience as a Compositor on visual effects films and/or animated features.
  •  A minimum of 5 years+ experience leading a team of Compositing Artists.
  •  Experience with large hybrid pipelines dealing with 500+ shots.
  • Demonstrated expert knowledge of Nuke.
  • Senior level knowledge on all aspects of compositing techniques including keying, plate integration, projections,environments, cg integration, filtering best practice, film and camera formats, amongst others.
  •  Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey complex technical and creative information.
  • Professional experience and understanding grading and basic colour science, ACES and OCIO.
  • Understanding of the visual requirements for the project, design procedures and techniques.
  • The ability to multi-task, prioritise and problem solve.
  • The ability to work collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Proven ability to build and direct successful teams.
  • The ability to meet deadlines while under pressure.

Nuke Python API knowledge would be a plus.

What you'll need to include in your application:

Your demo reel will have:

  • Examples of integration of CG into live plates
  • Examples of photo-real feature film and/or high end television work
  • Camera plates
  • Individual layers
  • Finished shots

Due to security reasons please do not include any links to Dropbox or Google Docs.

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