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Compositor (Nuke)


Compositor (Nuke)

• Intermediate Level


Crafty Apes is a high-end visual effects boutique with a strong foothold in features and episodic television. We are hiring Mid to Senior level Compositors with experience in episodic TV and feature formats.

Category Compositor 
Location Baton Rouge, Louisiana Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 16, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The perfect candidate needs to be a dependable team player with a great attitude and able to make fast turnarounds.  This is a full-time staff position with benefits.  Candidates much already be located in the state of Louisiana or be willing to relocate.  Relocation assistance will be provided.

  • Seamlessly integrate the various layers or elements of a live-action shot.
  • Tackle shots from start to finish, including roto, tracking, paint, animation and creation of elements, etc.
  • Extract mattes from blue/green screen photography.
  • Pay close attention to detail, sense of color, color-space and lighting.
  • Composite multi-pass CG elements to create photo real shots.
  • Maintain clean and efficient script organization.
  • Tackle challenging situations in a fast-paced environment.
  • Take direction and effectively communicate with team and management.
  • Ensure that all work carried out on the show(s) fits within the company’s pipeline where possible.
  • Work overtime and weekends as needed to meet deadlines.

BA/BS preferred.
  • Minimum 3-5 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.
  • Experience working with Shotgun software preferred.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit 40
Shift Day
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