Full Time Job

Lead Compositor - Advertising, Episodic & Immersive


London, United Kingdom 05-14-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
The Integrated Advertising Division in London are looking for a Lead/Senior Compositor to work across Advertising, Episodic & Immersive.

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
• Experience in a similar position within Episodic or film VFX
• 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.
• On-set experience.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g37j39-44-210-83-132-42 in your application.