Position Description

Compositor
Location Atlanta, GA
Job Code 326
# of openings 5
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FuseFX has an opening in Atlanta! We have opportunities at our studio for experienced and talented Senior Nuke Compositors with a background in television and/or feature film VFX.

FuseFX is an award-winning Visual Effects Studio providing visual effects services for episodic television, feature films, commercials, virtual productions, and VR. Founded in 2006, the company employs 800+ personnel across eight studio locations and three brands. Our flagship studio is in Los Angeles, CA, with locations in New York City, Vancouver, BC., and Atlanta. Our Montreal, Toronto, and Bogota studios are serviced by FOLKS VFX, who joined FuseFX in 2020. The Adelaide, Australia studio is serviced by Rising Sun Pictures, who joined FuseFX in 2021.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Integrate various layers or elements of live-action photography and CG into a seamless VFX shot
  • Able to work autonomously in a fast-paced environment to deliver consistently high-quality work and troubleshoot technical problems on assigned shots.
  • Determine appropriate element selection from studio’s library and engage in a dialogue with CG department on layers required for comp.
  • Interface effectively with artists in other departments to ensure the seamless integration of work between disciplines, for example communicating frequently with CG artists assigned to the same shots.
  • Sharp organizational and time management skills, able to engage in varied projects simultaneously while maintaining meticulous attention to detail and working towards deadlines.
  • Compositors may be called on to perform R&D and look-dev and build shot templates.
  • They should be comfortable handling paint fixes, rotoscoping, and performing 2D/3D camera and plate tracking.
  • Maintain a desire to deliver consistently highly quality aesthetic and technical work, while encouraging those around you to strive for the same standards.

 

 Traits of a successful FuseFX Compositor:

  • 6+ years of strong technical knowledge of Nuke and Compositing at an expert level.
  • Live action and CG visual effects compositing experience, including but not limited to Blue/Green screens, keying, 2.5D techniques and CG integration.
  • Thorough working knowledge of compositing workflows for photoreal VFX, coupled with a understanding of photography and practical lighting
  • Familiarity with best practices of a VFX studio including directory structures, file formats, naming conventions, scripts, automation tools, and dailies.
  • Experience embracing the balance of quality and time constraints.
  • Strong understanding of color theory, chroma-screen keying, rotoscoping, tracking, and grain management.
  • Knowledge of the following programs considered a plus:
    • Mocha
    • After Effects
    • Shake
    • Syntheyes
    • Final Cut Pro

 

The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Nothing in this job description restricts the Company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The Company prohibits discrimination in employment against otherwise qualified applicants because of a physical or mental disability and will make reasonable accommodations to enable qualified persons with known disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job consistent with applicable law.
 
Note: We will only be accepting applications from within the United States. 
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