LA Compositing Lead

Location: Culver City, CA

Department: Episodic Television

Type: Contracted

Min. Experience: Experienced

Compositing Lead, Episodic Projects

Zoic Studios is an Award winning visual effects company who understand story, process and relationships. Partnership, integrity and enthusiasm are our key founding principles. We have three locations, Los Angeles, New York City and Vancouver, Canada. Some of our recent credits include, Arrow, The Hundred, Zoo and The Defenders.

"Visual Evolution" is our mission; we invest in constantly improving our technological and studio processes so that our artists can focus on being creative even in the lightning fast paced world of visual effects. We apply these principles to our work on some of the most VFX intensive film and television projects out there. We like a challenge. Do you?

Our Culver City, CA location is currently seeking a Compositing Lead with strong shot finishing skills for our upcoming episodic season, beginning in August. This is a 9 month contract.

The Compositing Lead will work in a team environment taking direction from the Creative Director and VFX Supervisor, as well as work in conjunction with the CG Lead to complete shots on an episodic project(s).

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Work with Creative Director, and Department Supervisor to achieve creative goals and maintain quality standards.
  • Have strong look development/creative skills, as well as technically savvy.
  • Oversee and ensure that Comp Team shots are called out in Shotgun.
  • Work with Producer and VFX Sup for team assignments.
  • Overall, main liaison between any 2D needs with all other departments.
  • Work with VFX Sup to interpret and achieve client notes.
  • In the VFX Sup’s absence, may review shots before passing on to client.
  • Working with compositors to mentor and guide to achieve creative goals in most efficient manner possible.
  • Expert knowledge of Nuke.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with quick turnarounds.
  • Past experience in a lead role within VFX.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

NOTE: This job description contains the basic requirements for the position and is NOT intended to be a complete list of responsibilities; other duties may be assigned.

Additional perk: We also have the best homemade guacamole served in Culver City.


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