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2D Compositing Supervisor

Blink Industries Full-Time  London, England, United Kingdom 18 Dec 2023

Job Description

ABOUT US

BLINK INDUSTRIES is an Emmy-winning and BAFTA-nominated development and production studio based in London. We specialize in bringing an inventive, mixed-media approach to our slate of Comedy and Family projects and we’re passionate about developing ideas that look and feel like no other.

We are currently looking for a talented and versatile Compositing Supervisor, starting Spring 2024, to join our team on an exciting new 2D/CG mixed media TV series project that we’re bringing to life at our North-London based studio.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a similar lead/supervisor Compositing role on a fast-paced animated TV series,
  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail,
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; ability to communicate clearly and effectively,
  • Excellent leadership skills, ability to delegate work efficiently,
  • Strong team-player with the ability to work collaboratively with a variety of departments and different personalities,
  • Strong ability to multi-task and a creative and proactive approach to problem-solving,
  • Knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the latest compositing techniques and visual trends,
  • Expert Knowledge of Adobe After Effects and Autodesk Maya,
  • Expert Knowledge of CG, 2D and compositing pipelines and workflows,
  • Expert Knowledge of post-production pipelines,
  • Knowledge of programming/writing tools for Adobe After Effects (a plus).

WHAT WILL YOU BE DOING?

  • Work closely with the Art Director, Directors, Producers and CG Supervisor to develop, create and maintain the final look and compositing workflow of a 2D/CG mixed media TV series, using as a reference the provided briefings and materials, including, but not limited to, ToonBoom 2D and FX animations, CG generated still and moving renders and matte paintings,
  • Assemble and finalise key-shots and scenes in Adobe After Effects, using as a reference the provided briefings and materials whilst ensuring that work is done within scope as well as within the creative and technical guidelines,
  • Lead and supervise a team of pre-compositing and compositing artists to assemble and finalise shots in Adobe After Effects, using as a reference the provided briefings and materials ensuring that work is done within quota and scope and follows the creative and technical guidelines.
  • Pro-actively communicate and troubleshoot any arising issues as well as find and implement effective solutions swiftly,
  • Create and communicate shot and episode based briefings for and to the compositing team ensuring the creative vision and technical standards of the series are clearly communicated and maintained throughout,
  • Work closely with the Production Coordinator to bit out work to the compositing team, ensuring that work is done within schedule; flag and troubleshoot any issues as they arise,
  • Regularly review shots and provide day-to-day support and feedback to the compositing team as needed,
  • Regularly review shots in a sequence to ensure technical and creative integrity and continuity throughout,
  • Attend and prepare reviews, briefings and technical reviews as needed and required,
  • Provide support and mentorship to the team, especially Junior Artists, and work closely with the production team to upkeep a positive and inclusive work environment,
  • Pro-actively create, maintain and continuously improve the compositing workflow ensuring a smooth, efficient and effective running of the compositing pipeline as well as hand-overs within, to and from the compositing department,
  • Work closely with the technical directors and pipeline developers to create and maintain a smooth pipeline and act as a voice of the team in respect of the pipeline environment,
  • This list is not exhaustive and you might be ask to perform additional duties that naturally fall under the responsibilities of a Compositing Supervisor.

The role is based at our North-London Studio in the UK/England and requires to work on location. Candidates will require to have the right to work in the UK.

If this sounds like it’s up your alley, please follow the link, fill out the questionnaire and we’ll be in touch should we think you’re a fit. We’re looking forward to hearing from you!

How to Apply

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