Lead Compositor

As Lead Compositor, you will be an integral part of the Compositing team! Working closely with Head of Compositing, Compositing Supervisors, VFX Supervisors, Supervising Producers, and Department Coordinators. You will spend your days:

  • Assisting with look development and template creation to ensure consistency and integrity of execution across a sequence
  • Working in tandem with the Compositing Supervisor to develop the ‘creative look’ on key shots
  • Reviewing shots in a sequence to ensure technical and creative continuity prior to review with Compositing Supervisors
  • Attending dailies and translating creative and technical notes into specific direction for composing artists
  • Performing prep checks to identify roto and paint requirements on assigned sequences
  • Implementing efficient and effective solutions and developing creative and technical strategies to meet the needs of Production
  • Providing support and mentorship to the Compositing team, Junior Artists and Interns
  • Communicating and delegating the needs of a sequence or project to the Compositing team
  • Representing the voice of the Compositing team in respect to workload and pipeline environment

Required Experience (Must Have):

  • 3-5 years of related production experience with proven compositing leadership experience for feature film VFX
  • 1-2 years of related leadership experience
  • Extensive experience with VFX, photoreal compositing, tracking, grading, roto, prep, cleanup, standards, technical and software expertise, image formats, film and photographic principles
  • High-level expertise with Nuke and full VFX pipeline
  • Ability to perform Blue Screen and Green Screen Extractions to the highest level of quality
  • Experience in setting up and utilizing projections (2.5D) within a 3D environment
  • Thorough experience in working with multipass CG Renders, and implementing proper Z-Depth
  • Ability to implement fast, effective solutions to shot production challenges
  • Strong organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to manage multiple jobs and responsibilities concurrently
  • Calm and effective communication and leadership skills at all times

If you think you have what it takes, We’d like to hear from you! Please send your Reel and Resume to careers@spinvfx.com