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Compositor (Senior) for VFX

Lesley Myersby on Apr 13, 2017
Rocket Science VFX
Toronto, Canada
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Job Category
VFX : Visual Effects
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Pay / Salary
Annual Salary : $78,000.00
Experience Required
3+ Years
Job Description
NOC 5241 - 2D Animation Artist

Rocket Science VFX is a multimedia production company creating film & television digital visual effects. Currently there are ten (10) Senior Compositor / 2D Animation Artist positions to be filled. We believe in creative challenges, technical and artistic investment, and continuous growth through education and experimentation.

  • Consulting with project managers and artists across various disciplines to establish graphic elements as well as technical and creative aspects;

  • Integrating 2D, 3D and live action elements with an eye for photo-realism including composition, colour, light and shadow;

  • Processing Blue Screen and Green Screen Matte Extraction, Color-correction and 2D tracking, Rotoscoping and paint;

  • Determining the medium best suited to produce the desired visual effect using leading edge industry software programs;

  • Developing and preparing graphic elements using traditional tools, multimedia and design software, and image processing;

  • Utilizing internal photo and illustration banks to produce images that meet clients’ needs;

  • Enhancing lighting, colours, and creating realistic shadows that seamlessly combine graphic elements to achieve an aesthetically balanced look;

  • Executing compositing tasks based on direction from Senior Compositors and VFX Supervisors;

  • Solving creative and technical problems under tight deadlines and fast turnaround; and

  • Working within a collaborative and multidisciplinary environment.

  • 3 - 5 years of experience in a live-action VFX environment;

  • Proven ability to adapt existing illustrations (ie. 2D, 3D and live-action elements) in a photo-realistic way;

  • High level working knowledge of the Nuke 3D environment and projection mapping software;

  • Experience with multi pass 3D renders;

  • A working knowledge of both feature film and television VFX production pipelines;

  • Knowledge of Photoshop, Maya, Houdini, and Shotgun are a plus.

  • Related College level diploma/certificate or equivalent experience.

  • This is a full-time position.

  • Salary is $78,000 CDN per year

  • Work Week is 40 to 44 hours/week

  • Vacation entitlement: 10 days paid vacation after 12 months full-time employment;

  • Eligible to enroll in the Employee Group Benefits Plan after three months of full-time employment (must have OHIP to be eligible);

  • If relocation to Toronto is required one month accommodation will be provided;

  • Overtime pay after 44 hours.

  • Rocket Science VFX, 35 Golden Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M6R 2J5

  • Send resume, cover letter and a link to your demo reel to the email on this job page, and it will be forwarded to our HR Manager.

  • Applications that do not include a resume, cover letter and demo reel will not be considered.

  • Please advise us of your status to work in Canada
  • Job is On Location
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