Lead Compositor

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As Lead Compositor you will be responsible for overseeing the comp team on a daily basis, working on predominantly long form TV projects for clients such BBC, Netflix and Amazon.

You will work alongside the VFX Supervisors ensuring an unbroken chain of creative and technical communication to the comp team realising the creative aspirations of the client. You should have a great eye for composition and colour and be passionate about delivering the best looking shots possible.

You will also stand in for the VFX Supervisors when they are unavailable

 

Responsibilities 

Perform all tasks relevant to compositing, including 2D tracking ( Mocha and Nuke ) , 3D camera tracking ( Nuke ),  Green screen extraction, Paint and Rotoscoping, Grading, Relighting and Deep compositing. 

Work in collaboration with the VFX supervisors and VFX producers to oversee the comp team.

Attend dailies 

Develop the creative approach and technical structure of compositing scripts in Nuke, both generally and project specific

To set up comp scripts and assist on any technical and creative questions the comp team may have.

Ensure that shots are completed on time flagging up any shortfall to production Assist with training of the comp team particularly the development of junior compositors. 

Provide performance feedback, assist in resolving any performance issues.

Interface with other departments to ensure the seamless combination of work from other disciplines  QC finals.

 

Requirements

Previous experience of leading a Comp team on a minimum of 2 long form TV series 

Proven ability to work closely in a small team with tight deadlines

Prioritise and manage your time well, being able to complete your own work and help others on a daily basis.

Must be well organised with good people skills.

Excellent communication skills

Good client liaison skills

Good written notes 

 

Software

Nuke

Mocha

Understanding of Houdini and Maya a bonus

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

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Blackfriars House, Parsonage, Manchester, M3 2JA

Blackfriars House
M3 2JA Manchester Directions +44 (0)161 7110260

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