Compositor Job Description Sample
Sr. Nuke Compositor
• COMPOSITOR needed by Ingenuity Studios, Inc. in Los Angeles, CA to composite both CG
• and live action elements to create visually stimulating scenes for feature films, television, and
• commercials; as well as create animation. Bachelor in Fine Arts Visual Effects or related
• major required. Resume to 941 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038
Our Nuke Compositing team works collaboratively with our Producers on a variety of traditional and complex visual effects work: set extension, cg integration, matte painting, keying, rig removal, etc.
We're looking for candidates who are passionate about post-production with a great attitude and an excitement for continued learning. Applicants should have advanced Nuke experience and be able to employ a variety of techniques to creatively solve problems including use of Nuke’s 3D system, 2.5d projections, camera tracking, and multi-pass compositing.
We require a minimum of 2 years experience compositing in a photo-real environment for this position. Experience in scripting, gizmo creation, and lighting are considered a plus.
All candidates are required to take and pass our compositing test.
Minimum of a Bachelors Degree is required.
We focus on teamwork, innovation, internal development and creativity and we believe it is our mission to set the standard for quality, speed and customer service in our industry.
Title Artist -Nuke Compositor
The Walt Disney Studios encompasses the creation, production, promotion, sales, acquisition and domestic and international distribution of live-action and animated motion pictures, home entertainment releases, live stage plays, and music and soundtrack recordings. Disney Digital Services Title Graphics offers creative motion graphics and typography for original title creation on feature films, home video, TV and trailers, as well as international localization of domestic title work. Our team of versatile artist’s works in graphic design, CGI, and compositing have years of experience in visual effects and animation.
Summary of the role Motion graphics compositing of titles for various production formats.
Set-up composites for multiple formats and versions
Integrate all layers or elements of a shot (pulling keys, tracking, color correction, CG integration, etc.)
Work intimately with other compositors, CGI and Titles departments to identify best technical and creative means for producing the motion graphic elements
Identify, report problems and issues to department manager and colleagues
Review final elements with team and client
Absorb creative direction/notes and quickly apply changes
Adhere to established department procedures, quality assurance standards and workflows
Receive and send vendor files and write follow-up reports
Become process owner of new workflows and document SOPs
Basic Qualifications :
A solid understanding of color correction tools and techniques
Experience working with cineon log files, exr, and linear sRGB files
Experience generating 3D stereo images
Sharp technical and analytical skills (can break down a job, organize it and set it up for efficient productions, problem solve)
Strong organizational and time management skills. Able to work on multiple deadlines at once.
Ability to adhere to established workflow practices
Must have a meticulous eye for detail
Must be a pro-active learner
Strong Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects skills. If unfamiliar with After Effects, must be willing to learn it
Comfortable with UNIX commands
This position is covered by the IATSE – Local 800. If not currently a member, you will be required to join the Art Directors Guild after the first 30 days of employment.
Preferred Qualifications :
Minimum 3 years’ experience compositing with Nuke + 2+ years’ experience in motion graphics compositing for features, TV or commercials is ideal
Knowledge Mac OSX (preferred), Linux or Windows operating systems
Additional Information : This position is with Walt Disney Pictures, an equal opportunity employer
Job ID: 509545BR
Job Posting Company: Studio Entertainment
Jaunt works with leading creatives – from brands to artists to filmmakers – to create cutting-edge content accessible across all devices and platforms. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, the company also maintains a presence in Los Angeles, CA through its studio arm, Jaunt Studios and a European business office in London. In 2016, Jaunt established Shanghai-based Jaunt China, a VR company formed in partnership with Shanghai Media Group (SMG) and China Media Capital (CMC). Jaunt's investors include The Walt Disney Company, Evolution Media Partners, China Media Capital, Highland Capital Partners, Google Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Axel Springer, ProSiebenSat.1 SE, The Madison Square Garden Company, Peter Gotcher and Sky.
Experience more at www.jauntvr.com. The Role: The Stereo VR Compositor is responsible for stitching recordings and removing artifacts from panoramic footage shot on a variety of different camera rigs, such as OZO, Jaunt ONE, GoPro Cube, etc.
The Compositor will work with Production partners and an internal team to deliver high quality shots for our interactive and live-action experiences. The Stereo VR Compositor will take a shot through it's entire lifecycle, which could include matchmove, roto, stabilization, touch-up, and final composite. In some cases, 3D work might be required (e.g., smoke, action graphics).
Stitch and blend live-action images. Adjust alignment, modulate depth, and balance color in a stereoscopic composite. Remove visual artifacts, sharpen footage, and remove noise from imagery.
Prepare and adjust elements, either by extracting or rotoscoping. Perform basic paint work to replace/remove objects (e.g., tripod) from shots. Adjust and improve depth and convergence.
Seamlessly integrate live action, miniature, and CGI elements. Color correct and grade. Create graphic elements for stereoscopic 360.
Follow production methodologies and develop creative approaches to problem-solving. Create training materials to document best practices and teach partners about 360 stereo VR.
Accredited Post-Secondary Artistic Degree or equivalent experience.
Minimum 5 years live action Compositing experience on feature films, television, or high end commercial work. Minimum 1 year Stereoscopic or Stereo Conversion work preferred. Professional knowledge of tools, techniques, and expectations of a compositing pipeline.
Knowledge of Nuke/CARA_VR/Ocula and PTGui required. Knowledge of Stereo Paint and Roto workflows required. Knowledge of 2D and 3D tracking of spherical footage.
Knowledge in Kolor, MochaVR, SGO.es/MistikaVR is a plus. Knowledge of After Effects and Spherical Plugins is a plus. Strong understanding of 3d/stereo creative tradeoffs is a plus.
Ability to problem solve both independently and within a team Able to work with Linux and Mac operating systems. Strong work ethic and team-oriented approach to working. Outstanding time management skills.
Attention to detail and tradeoffs required in art vs. commerce situations. Live action Production Experience (shot on set or in live action settings) SDL2017
Senior Nuke Compositor (Burbank)
Encore VFX is looking for a Mid/Senior Level Nuke Compositor to work as a freelancer in our Los Angeles, Vancouver and Atlanta locations. The perfect candidate needs to be a dependable, team player with a great attitude, and flexible with our fast turnarounds.
● Seamlessly integrate the various layers or elements of a live-action shot
● Solve problems under tight deadlines and fast shot turnaround.
● Strong attention to detail, sense of color, colorspace and lighting
● Matte extractions from Blue/Green screen plates
● Composite Multi-Pass CG Elements to create photo real shots.
● Good understanding of photography and practical lighting
● A minimum of 5 years of episodic, commercial, or feature VFX compositing experience.
● Proficient in all areas of Nuke
● Clean and efficient script organization
● Possess a strong eye for color and color matching
● In depth knowledge of compositing workflow
● Strong knowledge of the Nuke 3D Environment and projection mapping
● Ability to multitask and possess strong organizational and communication skills
● Take direction/notes positively and work well within a team
● Ability to complete sequences of shots (for continuity purposes)
● Experience working with Shotgun software preferred.
We offer competitive pay and benefits program, including: medical, dental & vision coverage, vacation & sick leave, 401(k), and more.
Deluxe’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against, on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. Deluxe will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and federal law.
Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act and certain state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on Deluxe. Please inform the company's personnel representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process.
Freelance Opportunities At Turner Studios
Posting Job Title
Freelance Opportunities at Turner Studios
Time Warner Division
Turner Business Unit_TBS
CORPO Industry Advertising Cable/Broadcast Television Networks Games – Development & Publishing Online Content/Services
Area of Interest
Location United States - Georgia - Atlanta Requisition #
161307BR Position Type
Posting Job Description
ABOUT TURNER STUDIOS Turner Studios is a creative engine that helps to drive Turner brands. Its talented craftspeople contribute to a full breadth of production capabilities in an open, innovative, and collaborative environment designed to create next-generation content for all of Turner’s portfolio. Why are we hiring? At Turner, we’re reimagining TV to excite the fan in everyone. Our business isn’t the same as it was five years ago, and it won’t be the same even a year from now. Fans are consuming more content than ever, so we need help creating content fans will love. For artists and craftspeople looking for exciting new projects in broadcast and digital production, Turner Studios is a hotbed of opportunity. If you like being around creative people and hate being bored, read on for more about what we do and what we’re looking for at Turner Studios. Why should you work with Turner Studios? You have a creative mind and the technical chops to bring ideas to life. You’re great at what you do. Don’t you want to work with equally talented and passionate people? Whether you’re a sports fanatic, a film buff, a kid at heart, all of the above, or something else, you can join a team having fun and taking risks to excite fans that love what you love. Best of all, you’ll be doing it for the best brands in the business: TBS, TNT, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Boomerang, Super Deluxe, CNN, HLN, Great Big Story, Turner Classic Movies, FilmStruck, truTV, Turner Sports, Bleacher Report, and more. What will you be doing? You tell us! If you have the skills and experience in any of these areas, we’re always looking for freelance support for this and more:
Audio Engineer (A1 & A2)
Scenic Production (Carpenter, Scenic Painter, Stagehand) - Front of House Audio
Production Assistant (PA)
Production Manager + POST-PRODUCTION - Editor
Graphic Designer (print, web, motion, live environment, & more)
3D / CG Artist (Maya, Max, Houdini, Cinema 4D, ORAD, Ross)
Animator / Illustrator What qualifies you for these roles?
- Team spirit and a willingness to go above and beyond for our partners + A fanatical drive for whatever you do to be excellent + A passion for learning, growing, and elevating your craft constantly + An itch to do things differently, because the same isn’t good enough + A track record of success (and a portfolio, reel, or CV to support it) What’s it like working here? There may be easier jobs out there, but you won’t find any that are more fun. If you’re curious about what life at Turner is like, check out Turner Careers onFacebook,Twitter,Instagram, orLinkedIn. DISCLAIMER:This is an open call for freelance creative jobs at Turner Studios,
nota posting for a full-time position. To be considered for freelance opportunities, please apply through this posting. Our recruiting team and hiring managers will review your application (and portfolio or reel, if applicable), and someone will contact you for additional information as opportunities arise for which you are qualified.
Experienced Video Editor / Compositor for TV commercials
Senior Nuke Artist
Responsibilities: Taking briefs and direction from Lead Compositors and VFX Supervisors to execute assigned shots Integrating 2D, 3D and live action elements to a high standard Working with clients in order to create their vision Meeting schedules and project 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 Balancing the creative and technical aspects of each shot Essential
An excellent working knowledge of and at least 3 years production experience with Nuke in commercials and/or film projects A solid reel showing a wide range of shots and a creative eye Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills A pro-active and collaborative work ethic A strong eye for detail, composition, color and lighting The ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve Proven ability in working with clients in order to create their vision An understanding of color space principles Photoshop and Linux experience Knowledge of practical lighting for photography A working knowledge of the overall VFX pipeline Programming and coding experience and knowledge Experience with Hiero, Shot gun, After effects, Final Cut, Flame is an advantage Compositing experience in a commercials environment is desirable SDL2017
Compositing Artist Temp
Description Blizzard Entertainment is looking for an exceptionally skilled Compositing Artist Temp to join its In-Game Cinematics team. This position requires a creative and technically proficient approach to shot compositing based on personal vision and existing/established art direction from Blizzard games and cinematics.
Blizzard Entertainment offers a fun, creative, and challenging environment with excellent compensation, and a full range of benefits. Responsibilities Work with the project director and leads to create a compelling look for a variety of sequence styles and styles. Ability to take art direction to the next level by improvising and innovating under design and time constraints.
Self-manage, self-task, and understand project deadlines. Proactively identify problems and communicate them. Ability to keep up with the fast pace of the In-Game Cinematics production schedule Requirements Advanced proficiency with Adobe After Effects Demonstrate understanding of how to create environmental tone and mood within a compositing environment.
Possess a thorough understanding of the needs of visual storytelling. Ability to maintain sequence consistency. Must be self-motivated, social, and a great team-player 3 years of professional experience as a compositor on AAA PC, or console titles, or other TV/movies/entertainment Pluses Familiarity with other compositing packages, such as Nuke Experience lighting real-time and/or pre-rendered film or animation Ability to think like a cinematographer and incorporate camera-related visual treatments Familiarity with 3dsmax, Maya, Photoshop and game engine experience Passionate gamer with experience playing a wide range of games; particularly World of Warcraft or Overwatch Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business.
We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance We've worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed.
We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences… ever. Join us SDL2017
Sr. Nuke Compositor (Los Angeles)
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Digital Compositor - Nuke
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