Encore, a Deluxe Entertainment Services Group company, has a position in its visual effects department in Burbank, California. Encore provides post production services to top television series and is owned by Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc. Deluxe is the leading provider of a broad range of entertainment industry services and technologies to major Hollywood Studios and an international client base.
We have an opening for a Senior Compositor/Nuke Artist. This position will be located in Burbank, CA. The perfect candidate needs to be a dependable, team plater with a great attitude, and flexible with our fast turnarounds.
They will work closely with VFX Supervisor and VFX Producer in achieving the highest creative and technical standards of work.
- Will be responsible for the most difficult shots.
- Seamlessly integrate the various layers or elements of a live-action shot.
- Ability to tackle shots from start to finish, including roto, tracking, paint, animation and creation of elements, etc.
- Matte extractions from blue/green screen photography.
- Strong attention to detail, sense of color, colorspace and lighting.
- Composite Multi-Pass CG Elements to create photo real shots.
- Clean and efficient script organization.
- Present work clearly in Dailies.
- Communicate progress of work to Coordinator and Producer in a timely fashion.
- Assist in training compositing staff by utilizing roto/track/paint team.
- BA/BS preferred.
- Minimum 5 years of experience as a compositor in episodic, commercial or feature VFX.
- Must excel in tracking and blue/green screens comps.
- Proficient in Nuke, Photoshop, Boujou/Syntheyes/Mocha,Primatte/Keylight/Ultimatte.
- Knowledge of 3D particle systems, Fusion, and AfterEffects is a plus.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize, take criticism, and work under high pressure with short deadlines.
- Willing to work overtime and weekends as needed to meet deadlines.
- Experience working with Shotgun software preferred.
Deluxe Entertainment Services Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.