Mid/Senior Compositor (Feature Animation)

The Compositor is in charge of assembling the 3D elements of the shots of an animated film for a quality result, in the time allocated and under the supervision of the Lighting/Compositing Supervisor and the VFX Supervisor.

Your Role:

  • Perform your compositing tasks while effectively communicating with colleagues and the production team by keeping them informed of the status of the work, the issues to be resolved, and the ramifications of the problems involved;
  • Assemble the elements of a plan, including 2D and 3D infographics;
  • Ensure the consistency of the final composition of a shot of an animated film, a sequence of the film and the story;
  • Coordinate the creative and technical aspects of each shot and throughout the film;
  • Solve visual, artistic and technical problems when possible or communicate the information to the department concerned (modelling, texture, 3D lighting, etc.);
  • Provide support to 3D lighting artists in the preparation of images for the compositing department;
  • Manage your workload well and keep the project management team informed if the work is more complicated than expected or even longer than expected so that they can readjust.

We would like to talk to you if you have / are:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience working in feature films (VFX or animation) – Compositing, Lighting, and all general 2D techniques; image formatting, photography principles, image processing methods, etc;
  • Stereo and deep compositing experience is an asset;
  • Must have good technical and artistic knowledge as well as a good sense of composition;
  • An accomplished compositor working with Nuke and with a good creative eye;
  • Technical knowledge in 2D composition;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills (English).

What can we offer?

Cinesite offers a positive, creative environment where the world’s leading animation and effects artists are encouraged and supported to develop and produce challenging, cutting-edge, award-winning work.

We work as a collective, where excellence, expertise and expression are valued by all; where we collaborate with some of the world’s leading creative thinkers and produce work to which we are proud to put our name.

If you want to be part of the Cinesite story, please submit your application as an online submission via this website. If your candidacy is successful, you will be contacted shortly. If your application is not retained for this position, it will stay on file for future opportunities.