Full Time Job

Compositing Supervisor

Industrial Light & Magic

London, United Kingdom 05-13-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Position Summary

We are looking for an experienced Compositing Supervisor who reflects the innovative spirit, creative talent, collaborative mindset and passion for great filmmaking that define ILM.

The Compositing Supervisor is responsible for all aspects of 2D compositing. They will work alongside the Show Leadership Team (Exec Prod, Producer, PM, VFX Supe, CG Supe, Anim Supe) to manage Clients needs, expectations and aspirations to deliver the highest quality work, on time and to budget.

What You'll Do
Determine the creative and technical approach for compositing in collaboration with the VFX supe and show leadership
Provide consistent leadership locally for the project, to ensure collective collaboration at all levels with a focus on the morale of the crew and the show leadership team
Be aware of the impact creative decisions have on a show's schedule & budget, and be willing to change the creative choices, when possible, to stay on schedule budget
Delegate creative and technical tasks, as needed, to the appropriate artists in order to maintain an overview of the creative and production goals of the show
Foster an inclusive, respectful and cooperative dynamic within the compositing department

What We're Looking For
Demonstrable compositing supervision experience for the duration of at least 4 projects
The ability to recognize what is aesthetically / technically missing in a shot
Ability to offer various technical or creative solutions to fit with the budget and schedule of the show
The desire to feedback, coach and mentor the team and individual artists to produce the best quality work
Excellent communication, collaboration and problem solving skills
A strong knowledge of matte extraction techniques, painting, roto, colour tools and methodologies, the scanning and timing process, matte paintings, and the use of 2 ½ D programs.
Working knowledge of LiNUX and shell scripting
Previous exposure to colour pipeline related tasks

This role is Hybrid, which means the employee will be required to work a minimum of 2 days on-site per week at a Company designated location, and occasionally from home.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1kqxe-3-239-95-36-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Industrial Light & Magic

Lucasfilm is among the world’s leading entertainment service companies, a pioneer in visual effects and sound across multiple mediums, and is home to the legendary Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises.