Overview Outpost is looking for a Senior Compositor to work on a high-profile film due for release in 2020.
Responsibilities and Duties
Working in collaboration with the 2D Supervisor and Visual Effects Supervisor to evaluate the creative and technical approach to assigned shots, understanding and satisfying the brief.
Taking briefs and direction from Leads and VFX Supervisors to execute assigned shots in the best and fastest way possible.
Balancing the creative and technical aspects of each shot.
You will have an extensive understanding of the broader VFX pipeline including color-space, workflow and industry standard script layouts.
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.
Excellent ability in all aspects of compositing in Nuke, integrating 2D, 3D and live-action elements to a high-end visual effects standard.
Compositing skills will include rotoscoping, tracking marker removal, rig and wire removal, tracking (2D, planar and camera tracking), 3D camera projections, colour correction and colour matching, digital cosmetic fixes, beauty work and deaging, warping, greenscreen keying and integration, set extensions, CGI integration, deep compositing, TCL Expressions and Python scripting (preferred but not essential). Experience of other supporting packages is a plus.
Experience of compositing CG/live action elements into CG environments.
A strong eye for detail, composition, colour and lighting.
Thorough understanding of compositing techniques.
Able to understand and apply shot notes.
Experience using Shotgun.
Avid interest in photography, practical lighting and cinematography.
Independent problem solver.
Able to share knowledge and techniques with other artists.
Participate in creative and technical discussions.
4+ years high-end film, TV or commercial industry experience.
10-Minute walk to award winning beaches.
Close to the train station links (under 2 hours to Central London).
Wellness benefits, such as company massage, running club and Yoga.
Free Friday Beers or non-alcoholic drinks for all!
At Outpost we believe that our strength lies in our differences. These help us to take different perspectives, challenge the norm and create a special environment based on mutual respect. Outpost is an equal opportunities employer. Employment with us is based on a person’s extraordinary talent and potential. No candidate will receive any less favourable treatment based on their age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual preference or any other factor that has no bearing on an individual’s ability to perform their job.
Outpost VFX is a team built on a foundation of getting the right people and offering them a balanced and supportive environment to work in, which empowers us to deliver astonishing visual effects for film and high-end TV.