Full Time Job

Lead - Compositor


Toronto, ON 02-23-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
MPC is composed of a unique and gifted team of artists, filmmakers and programmers devoted to the art, craft and technology of visual storytelling. Our talented staff, committed to quality above all else, has achieved some of the most original and photo-realistic visual effects and animation seen on film to date. If you have the imagination, talent and drive, then MPC is looking for you.

Lead Compositors are responsible for a wide range of compositing tasks, such as tracking, matte extraction, color correction, paint fixes, roto, and CG/2D element integration in service to delivering the final image. If you have a passion for compositing and can use Nuke then we want to hear from you!
• Working closely with Compositing Supervisor to determine best approach to solve compositing challenges and develop final look,
• Performing tasks such as tracking, matte extraction, colour correction, paint fixes, roto and assembly of live action and 3D elements,
• Producing a final overall look that far exceeds client expectations.
• Passionate about building and leading teams of creatives
• make decisions to drive progress on a project
• solve complex problems and determine solutions
• innovate new methodologies to streamline workflows
• collaborate and engage with other department leads for efficient communication

• Must have at least four years experience in compositing digital visual effects for feature film,
• Must have thorough knowledge and ability to use the tools that produce Digital Composites such as NUKE, Fusion, Flame and Photoshop,
• Must present a show reel highlighting candidate's eye for colour, lighting, attention to detail and composition,
• The candidate must have the ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines,
• Strong communication skills are critical,
• Candidate must be able to work within a team environment,
• Stereo and/or on-set production experience is desirable.
• Some post-secondary education in related discipline would be considered an asset.

Compositing Essentials:
• Strong understanding of Nuke (experience with similar software such as Fusion or Flame also considered),
• Ability to work autonomously and meet deadlines
• Strong communication skills
• Able to work within a team environment

Any of the following technical skills is a bonus:
• Experience with Nuke Python API/gizmo creation/NDK
• Experience with lighting/rendering, or other parts of the VFX process

Any of the following experience is a great advantage:
• Experience in compositing visual effects for feature film or high-end episodic
• Post-secondary education in related discipline

The details above provide an outline of the key requirements for candidates to apply for a role in this department. At MPC we have a number of job classifications within our artist team structure. These are:
• Artist
• Key Artist
• Technical Artist
• Lead
• Head of Department

Based on your skills we will assess your suitability for a particular role during the application process.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3nqj5-3-239-117-1-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Technicolor is home to the world's premiere portfolio of visual effects brands, services, and creative innovations. With locations that span the globe, and service offerings tailored to the specific creative and storytelling needs of each project, we power premium content. Our diverse family of VFX brands includes: MPC, The Mill, MR. X, Mikros MPC Advertising, and Technicolor VFX. Each studio has their own unique approach to help storytellers create out of this world experiences.