Axis Studios are looking to hire LEAD COMPOSITORS to join us on a freelance basis, to work across a variety of VFX projects in our Bristol based VFX studio.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities as a Lead Compositor:
Take direction from the Compositing/VFX Supervisor to help realize the vision of the shots through the compositing team
Responsible for working with the Show Supervisors and production to assess, assign and monitor compositing needs
Design and develop procedural and innovative tool sets, pipelines and techniques for the Compositors
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
Set up key shots as well as taking on more complex compositing tasks
At least 5+ years experience in compositing digital VFX for film
Advanced demonstrated knowledge and production experience in Nuke
Must have strong knowledge of compositing workflow and the compositing application interface
Experience in leading a team of compositors
Must have strong aptitude for technical workflow challenges such as directory structure, file formats, naming conventions, scripts, automation tools, automated dailies, etc.
Experience with complex matte extractions and motion tracking
Ability to mentor coworkers