Senior Compositor

  • Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

About Technicolor VFX:

Technicolor’s premier, downtown-based Post Production house in Toronto offers cutting-edge audio and video post services for Feature Film and TV/Episodic productions from set to screen.

Our Toronto facility is connected to Technicolor’s worldwide network of operations and has a full range of services, including: front-end, dailies, VFX and sound and colour finishing. We collaborate closely with storytellers to ensure that their visions are brought to life.

Job Description

Senior Compositor

Senior Compositors seamlessly integrate all the layers or elements of a shot, including live-action and computer graphic elements. Work closely with Visual Effects Supervisor and Compositing Supervisor to further design and complete visual-effects shots. They would report into the Creative Director.

Responsibilities:

  • Working in collaboration with the Compositing Supervisor and Visual Effects Supervisor to evaluate the creative and technical approach to assigned shots.
  • Integrating 2D, 3D and live action elements to high-end visual effects film standard
  • Meeting schedules and show deadlines.
  • Ongoing communication with Production and Leads regarding schedules and deadlines.
  • Taking responsibility for own workload, time management and notes/feedback actions required by Supervisors.
  • Balancing the creative and technical aspects of each shot.
  • Help mentor junior talent on the team.
  • Working with a good knowledge of colour space principles.

Qualifications

Essential Skills:

  • An excellent working knowledge of and production experience with Nuke.
  • An excellent working knowledge of tracking software – PF Track, Mocha Pro.
  • A familiarity with working with multiple render passes.
  • Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • A pro-active and collaborative work ethic.
  • A strong eye for detail, composition, colour and lighting.
  • The ability to multitask, prioritise and problem solve.
  • An understanding of colour space principles.

Desirable Skills:

  • Knowledge of practical lighting for photography.
  • A working knowledge of the overall VFX pipeline.
  • Experience in dealing and communicating with clients.
  • Programming and coding experience and knowledge.
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