Overview

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

Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience
  • 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

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.