Job Title: Compositor

Department: Compositing

Reports to: Compositing Supervisor

Status: Non-Exempt

Classification: Contract

Work Location: 50 West 2nd AveVancouver, British ColumbiaV5Y 1B3 Canada

Salary Range: $50,000- $79,000 / Annum

NOC: 5241

The Compositor is responsible for hands on operation of the compositing workstation. Design and execution of final composites for delivery of HD and Film projects is a daily requirement. The position requires a high degree of technical skill and artistic judgment. In addition, the Compositor serves as a key front-line representative of the company and frequently deals directly with clients. This direct client interaction requires a highly professional demeanor and diplomacy.

Duties and Responsibilities

Work with compositing software: Nuke
Maintain logs, data and work orders as required to efficiently track the status of work
Consult with the Compositing Leads and/or Supervisor as well as the other artists on the team – as required
Investigate and keep up to date on new and competing software packages and technology
Other miscellaneous duties as required from time-to-time by the VFX or Compositing Supervisors


At least 2 years experience
Strong English skills
Good working knowledge of Nuke
Experience in working with live action plates in film or television
Complete understanding of color correction, blue & green screen, roto, mattes and tracking technologies
Demonstrate the ability to communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas
Have an excellent working knowledge of the technical and organizational aspects of the studio pipeline
Good working knowledge of Linux file systems an asset
Good working knowledge of render queues and related technologies and issues
Experience with Shotgun an asset

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it. Method Studios management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.

About Method Studios

Method Studios is an award-winning international visual effects group with facilities in Los Angeles, Vancouver, New York, Chicago, Detroit, Atlanta, London, Sydney and Melbourne. As an artist-driven company known for its creativity, we service high-end feature film, commercial, television, games and motion graphics clients in the global marketplace.