Compositing Supervisor

Madrid, Spain

Animation - Madrid

The Compositing Supervisor works closely with the Lighting Supervisor to supervise the technical development for the lighting and compositing department. The role will include showing leadership within the compositing team from a technical perspective, supporting the Lighting Supervisor and Lead Artists by understanding our best practices, improving efficiencies and liaising with the Tools and pipe framework teams, as well as other departments and sites, to achieve integration and best practices across the compositing department globally.

Responsabilities

  • Keep up on current artistic methodologies that best suit the production and the company, in the development of a stronger creative environment
  • Designs and supervises workflows/techniques in Compositing, Lighting, Matte and FX
  • Improves efficiencies and streamline workflow with R&D and Tools Team
  • Supervises all QC and Stereo for final delivery with the VFX Supervisor
  • Acts as the primarily contact person and is responsible of the department 
  • Works closely with the Production Supervisors in the management of the department, biding the work and creating the schedule based on an approved quota, ensuring it is met during production, casting appropriately to artists 
  • Collaborates and keeps a fluid communication relation with other departments 
  • Responsible with Production Supervisor for maintaining crew morale, fostering good working atmosphere and ethics. 
  • Give guidance to the team, supervise the quality of the work and, works closely with production, in the fulfillment of deadlines 
  • Mentor potential up-and-coming talent to make them grow in the Studio 
  • Partner with HR to source and recruit the best industry talent for the department 
  • Acts as an ambassador of the company. Has an extensive network in the industry and plays a key role in selling the studio as a first-class working place, maintaining ongoing relationships with key industry players, contributing to the good reputation of Skydance Animation 

Requirements

  • Over 8 years or more of professional experience in VFX or animation industries
  • At least 4 years of experience as Lead in the animation industry
  • In-depth knowledge of Nuke
  • Experience coding in python and/or C++
  • A strong creative/technical background as proven leader in setting direction for a production and for inspiring and motivating production staff
  • English: full professional proficiency
  • Spanish: full professional proficiency a plus

Skydance is a diversified media company founded by David Ellison in 2010 to create high quality, event-level entertainment for global audiences. The Company brings to life stories of immersive worlds across its feature film, television, interactive, and animation divisions.

Skydance is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. We welcome and consider applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy status, military/veteran status, disability, or any other protected category.

 

Only applications submitted through the linked job form will be considered.

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