Compositor

Compositor

Position:
Compositor

Department:
2D

Location:
Montreal

Overview

Outpost VFX are looking for compositors of all levels to join a dedicated team specifically for upcoming Netflix shows.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Working in collaboration with the 2D Supervisor and Visual Effects Supervisor to evaluate the creative and technical approach to assigned shots, understanding and satisfying the brief.
  • Taking briefs and direction from Leads and VFX Supervisors to execute assigned shots in the best and fastest way possible.
  • Mid level compositors are expected to have good ability in all aspects of compositing in Nuke, integrating 2D, 3D and live action elements to high-end visual effects standard.
  • Compositing skills will include rotoscoping, tracking marker removal, rig and wire removal, tracking (2D, Planar and Camera Tracking), 3D Camera Projections, color correction and color matching, digital cosmetic fixes, beauty work and deaging, warping, greenscreen keying and integration, set extensions, cgi integration, deep compositing, TCL Expressions and Python Scripting (preferred but not essential). Experience of other supporting packages is a plus.
  • A strong eye for detail, composition, colour and lighting.
  • Balancing the creative and technical aspects of each shot.
  • You will have a good understanding of the broader VFX pipeline including color-space, workflow and industry standard script layouts.
  • Meeting schedules and show deadlines.
  • Ongoing communication with Production and Leads regarding schedules and deadlines.
  • Taking responsibility for own workload, time management and notes/feedback actions required by Supervisors.

Required Skills

  • Experience of Compositing CG elements into live action plates and 3D Environments.
  • A strong eye for detail, composition, colour and lighting.
  • Excellent knowledge of Nuke.
  • Thorough understanding of compositing techniques.
  • Able to understand and apply shot notes.

Desirable Skills

  • Python C++
  • Experience using Shotgun

About you

  • Avid interest in photography, practical lighting and cinematography.
  • Independent problem solver.
  • Able to share knowledge and techniques with other artists.
  • Participate in creative and technical discussions.

Required Experience

  • 2-4+ years High End Film, TV or Commercial VFX industry experience.

Benefits

  • Life Time – Uncapped Holiday
  • Health Insurance
  • Company Pension
  • Fantastic company culture in a creative environment
  • Excellent location in downtown Montreal

Location

  • Montreal, Canada

Start Date

  • Spring 2021

Salary

  • Depending on Experience

How to Apply?

  • Send a short cover email to: [email protected]
  • Include your Demo Reel, Portfolio and CV
  • Add the position (and level) you are applying for in the subject of the email

All applicants must be eligible to work in Montreal, Quebec at the time of applying, remote work is not possible.

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