2D (Compositing) Lead Artist

This position is based in Vancouver. All applicants must reside in the United States or British Columbia/Ontario if applying within Canada.

Our Vancouver location is currently seeking a 2D (Compositing) Lead Artist for an episodic project.

The 2D Lead Artist works under the Compositing Supervisor and VFX Supervisor, and in conjunction with other Leads, to create and deliver final composited shots.


  • Work with Department Supervisors to achieve creative goals and maintain quality standards.
  • Working with 2D Look Development as required.
  • Work with CG Leads to ensure Compositing team receives appropriate assets.
  • Responsible for setting up modules for Nuke assets and dispersing to 2D teams.
  • Overall, main liaison between 2D needs with all other departments.
  • Work with Compositing Supervisor and VFX Supervisor to achieve client notes.
  • Working with compositors to achieve creative goals in most efficient manner possible.
  • Attend dailies sessions.
  • Lead a team of up to 4-5 artists at one time.
  • Provide constructive feedback to your team.
  • Mentor artists.


  • 5 years of compositing experience within film and/or television (live action)
  • Past experience in a lead role within VFX.
  • Expert knowledge of Nuke.
  • Working knowledge of Maya a plus.
  • Experience in 2D Look Dev for both characters and environments
  • Experience in communicating client notes to artists.
  • Knowledge and understanding of render passes provided by Lighting.
  • Exceptional communication skills (English) both written and verbal.
  • Strong attention to detail and follow through
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to delegate tasks as well as work on-the-box when required.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Experience leading and mentoring others.
  • Up-to-date comprehensive reel showcasing latest work.

Additional information

  • Candidates MUST be located in the United States, British Columbia or Ontario. This is a remote (work from home) position.
  • Zoic does not cover relocation costs.
  • This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.
  • Due to the volume of applications we receive across our different openings we regret that only those selected to interview will be contact.

About Zoic Studios

Zoic Studios is an Award winning VFX company made up of accomplished artists and producers who understand story, process and relationships. Partnership, integrity and enthusiasm are our key founding principles. We have three locations, Los Angeles, New York City and Vancouver, Canada. Some of our recent credits include Ozark, See, Sweet Tooth, Superman & Lois, and Legends of Tomorrow.

"Visual Evolution" is our mission; we invest in constantly improving our technological and studio processes so that our artists can focus on being creative even in the lightning fast paced world of visual effects. We apply these principles to our work on some of the most VFX intensive film and television projects out there. We like a challenge. Do you?