Senior Compositor
The Walt Disney Company
Vancouver, Canada
5d ago

NOTE : We have a new application system, please create a new account if you have not done so yet when applying. Job ID 10009780 Location Vancouver, Canada Business Industrial Light & Magic Date posted Jul. 22, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid

  • This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely.
  • Job Summary : Position Summary

    Position Summary

    Compositors combine 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 Senior Compositor ultimately maintains the aesthetic integrity and technical quality of the final image delivered to the client.

    What You’ll Do

  • Work with the Compositing Supervisor and Visual Effects Supervisor to evaluate the creative and technical approach for assigned shots
  • Perform all tasks associated with the compositing process, including 2D tracking, matte extraction, layering of elements, and color grading on difficult shots
  • Maintain the overall look, color balance, and quality for assigned shots and sequences to create uniformity in all finished work
  • Create generic looks for other artists to apply
  • Work collaboratively with artists from other disciplines
  • Independently provide solutions to technical and aesthetic problems with minimal direction, and can handle the most difficult tasks under intense time pressure
  • What We’re Looking For

  • At least 5 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 7 years relevant professional VFX experience in lieu of education

  • Strong knowledge of Nuke
  • Strong aesthetic skills in judging photo-realism and colour
  • Ability to work gracefully under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Strong sense of composition, color and design
  • Ideal candidate has strong fine arts foundation skills, such as photography and photographic lighting
  • Nice to have :

  • Can quickly learn new software and techniques
  • Strong communication skills
  • Familiarity with using Linux systems
  • Previous experience in look development and sequence supervision is ideal
  • Ability to write Nuke gizmos and / or plugins
  • Python and / or C+
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