Reporting to the Composting Supervisor, the Compositing artist harmonizes all layers and elements to create the final and complete shot for live action feature films. Working primarily in Nuke, the Compositing artist is responsible for continuity and understanding the full CG process.
Responsible for creating high quality digital composites and visual effects for live action feature films; seamlessly integrate the various layers of a shot
Establishes looks and/or follow set style direction
Understands and follows production guidelines; solves design and/or effect challenges for key visual effects shots as needed
Receives and implements feedback quickly and effectively
Collaborates with other compositors to ensure shots are delivered to highest standard and on schedule
Mentor and advise junior compositors; share knowledge and techniques
Escalates issues as needed
QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
Experience is an asset
5+ years live action feature film composting experience (nb: not stereo compositing)
Intermediate to Advanced Nuke Skills
Excellent knowledge of composting workflow; directory structure, file formats, naming conventions, scripts, automation tools, automated dailies etc.
Eye for detail, colour matching, light and ability to QA own work
Outstanding organizational and time management skills
Ability to take direction positively
Traditional art back ground an asset
Script writing skills an asset
About Scanline VFX
Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, block buster feature films with studios worldwide: Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart. Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007 and opened the largest studio in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011. In 2015 it won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones. Scanline VFX has received multiple Academy Award Nominations for Best Achievement in Visual Effects: 2014 for Iron Man 3 and in 2010 for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter. We are also well known for our proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.