Position at Industrial Light & Magic
The Compositor combines live action and computer generated elements into visual effects shots that realize the vision and creative direction of the client and Visual Effects Supervisor. The compositor is ultimately responsible for the aesthetic integrity and technical quality of the final image delivered to the client.
• Alongside Compositing Supervisor and VFX Supervisor, evaluates creative and technical approach for assigned shots
• Performs all tasks associated with the Compositing process, including 2D tracking, matte extraction, layering of elements, and colour grading on moderately difficult to very difficult shots
• Maintains the overall look, colour balance, and quality for assigned shots and sequences to create uniformity in all finished work
• Ability to work collaboratively with artists from other disciplines
• Complete work within the schedule while maintaining constant communication with production team and other artists
• Ability to perform digital matte painting, texture painting, or paint/roto work is a plus
Education / Experience
• At least 3 years relevant professional VFX experience and at least a college level diploma in computer graphics, fine arts, design, or photography, or related field; OR, at least 5 years relevant professional VFX experience
• Demo reel required demonstrating strong artistic skills including knowledge of color, lighting, perspective, scale and composition.
Required Skills / Technical Competencies
• Strong knowledge of Nuke
• Strong aesthetic skills in judging photo-realism and color
• Ability to work gracefully under pressure to meet deadlines
• Strong sense of composition, color and design
Preferred Skills / Competencies
• The ideal candidate has strong fine arts foundation skills, such as photography and photographic lighting
• Familiarity with using Unix systems preferred
• Ability to write Nuke gizmos and/or plugins is a plus
• Python and/or C++ experience a plus
**FOR US BASED NEW HIRES ONLY:** We are taking a responsible approach to creating environments that allow us to do what we do best - entertain and inform millions around the world. As part of our commitment to health and safety, COVID-19 vaccines are required for current US salaried and non-union hourly employees, as well as all newly hired US employees.
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This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5pko1-3-234-211-61-42 in your application.