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    Head of Compositing

    Are you a proactive leader with tons of comp experience? Do you have the ability to multitask while keeping a meticulous attention to detail? If so – lets chat!
    As the Head of Compositing, you will be responsible for overseeing our entire comp team. Working closely with the Producers and department Supervisors, you will spend your days:
    • overseeing colour pipeline setup on all projects
    • working with the Pipeline, Programming and Editorial to further streamline colour and LUT related tasks
    • addressing issues, presenting strategies and establishing solutions
    • mobilizing the team to define goals and meet objectives
    • approving and supervising data round-trip tests at the start of all projects
    • collaborating with programmers to implement new comp tools and work-flows
    • establishing a consistent and effective QC process
    • working closely with Leads and Supervisors to standardize render processes on a per project basis
    • monitoring incoming client notes on all projects to proactively identify potential issues with the composite workflow
    • liaising with comp team and Producers to address client notes
    • standardizing show specific nuke templates for all projects
    • reviewing and submitting recommendations on bids as it relates to comp resources
    • reviewing incoming comp resumes and participate in interviews for compositors
    • assisting in planning and enforcing department schedules
    • serving as mentor for compositors by offering tips and approaches

    You must have:
    • 5-8 years of related production experience with at least 5 years of Compositing leadership experience for feature film VFX
    • extensive experience with VFX / photo-real compositing, tracking, grading, roto work, prep, cleanup, standards, technical and software expertise, image formats, film and photographic principles
    • high-level expertise with Nuke and full VFX pipeline
    • proven ability to motivate and manage VFX creative teams and compositors

    If this sounds like you, please submit your cover letter and resume to Be sure to include “Head of Compositing” in the subject line.