Lead Compositor

Madrid, Madrid, ES | Compositing | Full time

Job Summary 

We are looking for a Lead Compositor to join our growing studio in Madrid! Under the general supervision of the VFX Supervisor, this position will help artists with all aspects of compositing. He/she will be executing high-end Nuke effects assisting with 3D and DMP compositing set-ups, overseeing sequence continuity passes, and helping the team with general Nuke guidance.

Ideal candidates are able to guide jobs, have insane attention to detail and triumph in turning ordinary shots into art-directed masterpieces.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Take direction from the VFX Supervisor to help realize the vision of the shots through the compositing and 3DDMP team
  • Responsible for working with the VFX Supervisor to assess, assign and monitor compositing needs
  • Performing advanced compositing operations with the rendered layers created, including overall look and feel, color correction, 3D setups, advanced rotoscoping, look development, and other more specialized compositing effects as needed.
  • Design and develop procedural and innovative toolsets, pipelines and techniques
  • Accountable for meeting productivity and quota targets on time and at a high level of quality
  • Offer guidance and mentoring for junior to mid-level compositors
  • Clearly communicate progress and issues

Requirements:

  • At least 8+ years experience in compositing digital VFX for film
  • Advanced demonstrated knowledge and production experience in Nuke, Resolve, Hiero, Nuke Studio, Shotgun.
  • Must have strong knowledge of compositing workflow and the compositing application interface
  • Must have a strong aptitude for technical workflow challenges such as directory structure, file formats, naming conventions, scripts, automation tools, automated dailies, etc.
  • Offers additional perspectives on techniques to final shots quicker, cheaper and of high quality
  • Ability to mentor coworkers
  • Strong demonstration of coding and tool development
  • A creative and collaborative problem solver who is organized and critical of his or her own work
  • Able to thrive in a high pressure, deadline-oriented environment