Full Time Job

Compositing Supervisor

Barnstorm VFX

Remote / Virtual 03-14-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Barnstorm VFX is gearing up for a busy 2024 and looking for a skilled Compositing Supervisor to join our growing team! The ideal candidate has proven experience in supervising artists on both episodic and feature projects, exceptional Nuke compositing skills, and is passionate about delivering high quality work and pushing their creative boundaries.

About Barnstorm

Who You Are

You are an experienced Compositing Supervisor ready to jump into an exciting studio environment with a wide variety of projects. You have demonstrated experience supervising teams in a VFX production pipeline but are comfortable working on the box when needed. You are able to work with a producer to bid shots and the ability to design workflows and estimate artist time and tasks from script, concept and/or video references. You have a strong creative vision and want to contribute those skills to a growing team and company.

What You'll Do
• Lead a team of compositors across one or more projects, providing strong creative and technical direction, and supervising shot creation and finishing.
• Efficiently collaborate with the VFX Supervisor, VFX Producers, Coordinators, to implement and execute clients' vision to the highest standards.
• Participate in technical and creative calls with directors and clients.
• Communicate effectively with internal departments to assign tasks under tight deadlines and fast turnaround times.
• Provide clear and constructive feedback when reviewing shots, maintaining quality and consistency in large sequences being worked on by multiple artists.
• Ensure quality control and compositing teams' delivery of high quality work.
• troubleshoot technical problems on assigned shots.
• Strive for excellence in terms of aesthetic and technical work.
• Take direction from Compositing Supervisors, Leads and VFX Producers to execute clients' vision to the highest standards.

What You Bring
• 7+ years working in a VFX studio environment
• Expert level knowledge in the following software: Nuke/NukeX, Mocha Pro, Photoshop. After Effects, CG and additional software packages are a plus.
• Strong artistic aptitude for shot composition, design, element creation, and/or look development for sequences, as well as the ability to create templates for other artists to use.
• Extreme creativity in finding solutions to client notes and production challenges.
• Strong ability to stay calm and positive in high pressure environments.
• Experience with Shotgrid management software a plus.
• Demonstrated leadership skills in a VFX production environment
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Adaptability, problem-solving skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
• A thorough understanding of both feature film and television VFX production pipelines
• An ability to interpret supervisor and client notes and translate them for Leads and artists under your direction

About This Role
• This is a remote based role. Project and staff positions available with extended health benefits and opportunity to participate in RRSP programs. Note: At this time we are only accepting applications from those artists legally eligible to work in Canada.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gxeo8z-3-234-244-181-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Barnstorm VFX

Barnstorm is an Emmy and VES-nominated visual effects studio located in Burbank, CA and Vancouver, BC, providing photo-realistic visual effects for a variety of television and online streaming projects. We pride ourselves in our artists’ talent and dedication to producing world-class visual effects.