DescriptionCrafty Apes is a high-end visual effects company with a strong foothold in features and episodic television. We are hiring Compositors with experience in episodic TV and feature formats. The perfect candidate needs to be a dependable team player with a great attitude and able to make fast turnarounds.
- 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.
- 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 ShotGrid software preferred.