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Job ID 10000409 Location Sydney, Australia Business Industrial Light & Magic Date posted May 23, 2024

Job Summary:

Your role?

As a Compositor, you will combine live action and computer generated elements into visual effects shots that realise the vision and creative direction of the client and Visual Effects Supervisor. You will work with things like live action plates, 2D tracking, matte extraction, layering elements, and colour grading to create seamlessly integrated shots.

You will ideally have strong fine arts foundation skills, such as photography and photographic lighting as well as a strong sense of composition, colour and design. However people normally are successful if they have experience and examples of work in only one area, as long as you are keen to learn!

What will you be doing?

  • Use your artistic and technical skills alongside the Compositing Supervisor and VFX Supervisor to evaluate your approach for assigned shots

  • Create high quality complete shots that maintains the overall look, colour balance, and quality for assigned shots and sequences to create uniformity in all finished work

  • Collaborate as a team member in determining various aesthetic solutions; provides feedback to other members of the production by attending dailies on a regular basis

  • Work with and mentor Apprentice / Jr. Artists. Assisting them with their shots

  • Work to meet defined milestones within a timeline

  • Attend dailies and be active in creative problem solving

To be a contributing member of this team, you will have a mix of these skills:

  • You may or may not have a Degree in Computer Graphics, Fine Arts, Design or Photography

  • Ideally you will have 3 years relevant experience (Feature film)

  • Proven ability through a showreel of your compositing skills

  • Enjoy problem-solving or creative thinking skills

  • Fluent in Nuke

  • Python and/or C++ experience is a plus 

  • An ability to write Nuke gizmos is a plus

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This position is with Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Industrial Light & Magic. Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, colour, religion or belief, sex, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, disability or pregnancy or maternity. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

About Industrial Light & Magic:

Founded in 1975 by George Lucas, ILM is the leading effects facility in the world, serving the motion picture, commercial production, and attraction industries. ILM has created visual effects for over 325 feature films and has played a key role in seven of the top 10 worldwide box-office hits of all time and has contributed to 25 of the top 50. ILM has set the standard for visual effects, creating some of the most stunning images in the history of film. At the forefront of the digital revolution, the company continues to break new ground in visual effects, VR, AR, and Immersive Cinema.

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The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise that includes three core business segments: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, and Disney Experiences. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with ILM (Australia) Pty. Ltd., which is part of a business we call Industrial Light & Magic.

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