In brief, the Compositing Supervisor combines live action and computer generated elements into visual effects shots that realize the vision and creative direction of the client and visual effects supervisors.
The Compositing Supervisor is proficient and skilled in all aspects of Compositing and has demonstrated leadership qualities.
• Composites feature effects using Nuke, Shake and proprietary software.
• Together with the Compositing Supervisor and Visual Effects Supervisor, evaluates the creative and technical approach for assigned shots.
• Performs all tasks associated with the compositing process, including 2D tracking, matte extraction, layering of elements, and color grading.
• Maintains the overall look, color balance, and quality for assigned shots and sequences to create uniformity in all finished work.
Job Requirements of a Compositing Supervisor:
• At least six years of relevant professional VFX experience and at least a college level diploma or higher in computer graphics, fine arts, design, or photography, or related field; OR at least eight years of relevant professional VFX experience in lieu of education.
• Can composite any shot without oversight or direction in Nuke or Shake;
• Can work directly with the FX Supervisor with regards to look & artistic development;
• Can train people in compositing techniques;
• Can supervise other compositors on a sequence;
• Can direct the roto/paint requests for their shots;
• Can quickly learn new software or techniques;
• Can provide realistic bids about any shot;
• Can work with the stage dept to get still elements as directed by the FX Supervisor; and
• Sets a standard for all Compositors in continually raising the bar of for speed, quality of work and adaptability.
Salary & Benefits
$91,000 – $144,500 annual salary; plus benefits package – 4% gross earnings paid in lieu of vacation, extended health and dental insurance, and MSP coverage. Annual performance reviews may lead to merit increases.
Please email a copy of your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Business Address & Work Location Suite 400-21 Water Street Vancouver, BC V6B 1A1
About Industrial Light and Magic
In 2013, ILM planted roots in Vancouver and just a year later, the company expanded into a new 30,000 square-foot studio space in Gastown. A hotbed for the creative arts, Vancouver has now grown into a hotbed for production and is a perfect location for ILM’s first Canadian studio. Executive in Charge of Production, Randal Shore, leads the world-class production team and a crew of talented veteran artists in collaboration with ILM’s other global studios to make ILM more versatile, more flexible, and more prepared than ever to take on the constantly evolving challenges in the entertainment industry.