The Integrated Advertising Division in London are looking for a Lead / Senior Compositor for a high-end TV Series. The position starts as soon as possible, and will run through till mid-
December with potential for extension.
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.
Working in collaboration with the Head of 2D and Visual Effects Supervisor to evaluate the creative and technical approach to assigned shots
Giving briefs and direction to the team with the aid of the VFX Supervisors in order to ensure the appropriate execution of shots
Training and mentoring of more junior artists
Integrating 2D, 3D and live action elements to high-end visual effects tv / film standard
Meeting schedules and show deadlines
Ongoing communication with Production and the team regarding schedules and deadlines
Taking responsibility for the teams' 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
Previous experience leading or mentoring a team
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
A working knowledge of the overall VFX pipeline
Desirable Skills :
Knowledge of practical lighting for photography
Experience in dealing and communicating with clients
Programming and coding experience and knowledge
Experience working on episodic / long form projects.