Overview

Crafty Apes is a high-end visual effects boutique with a strong foothold in features and episodic
television. We are looking for a Compositing Supervisor with experience in managing
compositing teams, producing high quality VFX, and maintaining color continuity. This person
must be comfortable supervising on a variety of shows and/or formats in a fast-paced
environment. This is a contract position requiring overtime as needed.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Communicate and delegate the compositing needs of the show to the team in order to
    ensure that the quality of work is of the highest of standards.
  • Develop workflow and pipeline strategies in order to ensure proper workflow
    methodology for all artists.
  • Display a thorough understanding of the process and relevant artistic skills.
  • Juggle many shots at once in order to meet show deadlines.
  • Effectively problem-solve.
  • Take direction from the VFX Supervisor.
  • Manage both hands-on operation of a workstation as well as the administration duties,
    including mentoring artists, monitoring shot progress, monitoring show resource usage,
    bidding and gauging deliverables with Production Management.
  • Maintain a highly professional demeanor and level of diplomacy.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Senior level Nuke Compositor.
  • Strong look development is a plus.
  • On-set experience is a plus.
  • Experience leading a team of Nuke Compositors.
  • Strong understanding of color correction, blue & green screen, roto, mattes, 3d
    integration, and tracking technologies.
  • Strong understanding of directory structure, file formats, naming conventions, scripts,
    automation tools and automated dailies.
  • Excellent artistic and time management skills.
  • Proven ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas.
  • High level of experience in an episodic television and/or fast paced environment
    producing photo-real work.
  • Must be a team player and have a positive attitude.

HOW TO APPLY

  • Submit CV and references to melissa.blakey@craftyapes.com
  • Include position applying for in subject of email

About Crafty Apes

WHO WE ARE

Crafty Apes Vancouver is an award winning, full service visual effects studio. Focusing on compositing and industry leading stylization, our studio is recognized for consistently and professionally delivering the highest quality in VFX.

RECENT PROJECTS

Stranger Things | Raised By Wolves | The Terror | Westworld | Man in the High Castle | Lemony Snickets: A series of Unfortunate Events | 12 Strong