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Portland, OR


Film (Feature-length)

Starts Jul 26

Full Time

  • Job Requirements: Job can be performed remotely.

The Compositor is responsible for seamlessly integrating all the various layers or elements of a shot, removing any rigwork and providing any digital cleanup necessary for the shot. Working to, and in collaboration with the Visual Effects Supervisor, the Compositor is responsible for the aesthetic integrity and technical quality of the image.

● Taking briefs and direction from Visual Effects Supervisor to execute assigned Shots
● Perform all tasks associated with the Stop-Motion compositing process, including
○ rig-removal,
○ flicker cleanup,
○ 2D tracking,
○ layering of elements, and
○ roto/paint work on difficult shots.
● Manage own workload, schedule and notes/feedback actions required by Supervisors
● Maintain the overall look, color balance, and quality for assigned shots to create
uniformity in finished work.
● Work collaboratively with other Compositing artists.
Essential Skills:
● Demonstrated working knowledge of and production experience with Nuke
● Experience in judging photo-realism, color, and lighting
● Ability to multitask, prioritise and problem solve
● Demonstrated organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
● Demonstrated understanding of color space principles
Desirable Skills:
● Compositing experience in a feature film or commercial production environment
● Demonstrated working knowledge of and production experience with Silhouette
● Compositing experience on a Stop-Motion production
● Familiarity with Shotgun production management software
● A working knowledge of the overall VFX pipeline

Hours: up to 45 hours per week
Benefits: Health Insurance and accruing sick leave Start: July 1st, 2021
Travel: If you're willing to move to Portland, we can provide a small stipend to get you here plus two weeks in a furnished apartment while you find a place.

This is a stop-motion feature. Compositors will essentially take a shot from start to finish before sending off to a 3rd party vendor for digital elements. We're specifically looking for people available in PORTLAND, OREGON, but are considering QUALIFIED candidates to work remotely if necessary.

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