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Arc Productions Recruiting VFX Compositing Lead / Compositors

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Arc Productions, a Canadian based CG animation and visual effects facility located in downtown Toronto is looking for a VFX Compositing Lead to join our team. With over 250 artists and technical directors and the most up to date resources available, we bring the vision to both major Hollywood studios and independent producers to life in a wide array of formats: theatrical features, television, DVDs, shorts and game cinematics.

JOB TITLE: VFX Compositing Lead
DEPARTMENT: Lighting/Compositing
REPORTS TO: Producer

The VFX Compositing Lead contributes to the VFX pipeline environment by overseeing the creative and technical aspects of the Compositing team, including continuity, efficient production techniques and high quality of work.


Work with the CG Supervisor to design efficient workflows and build upon and enhance existing Compositing pipeline
Assist CG Supervisor in the resolution of technical issues
Troubleshoot and debug shot problems
Escalate technical issues as required

Collaborate with VFX Supervisor to achieve the aesthetic requirements of the film
Monitor overall progress within Compositing department
Collaborate with members of other departments as necessary to ensure proper completion of shots and to ensure a smooth production
Promote success of team members through provision of general support and guidance
Promote/maintain department morale, motivation and positive thinking
Remain current and up-to-date in compositing techniques through industry research and training
Perform additional duties as required


8+ years of Compositing experience for live action (prior Lead or Supervisory experience is required)
Feature film experience required
Working knowledge of Maya lighting techniques, Mental Ray, Mantra & Renderman an asset
Advanced knowledge of Nuke and Fusion
Strong leadership skills with the ability to recognize strengths and weaknesses of artists to establish Compositing teams
Strong background in traditional art with an excellent sense of composition, light and colour theory
Excellent understanding of VFX production styles and techniques
General comprehension of live action production for film and/or television
Thorough understanding of the VFX production pipeline as a whole with an understanding of adjacent department workflows as well as how the Lighting and Compositing Department interacts with the overall production process
Superior creative and technical problem solving skills
Ability to learn quickly and comprehend custom in-house production tools
Strong communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with others
Demonstrated ability to work productively and willingness to take initiative in a team environment
Ability to prioritize tasks, meet tight deadlines, and perform in a fast-paced environment
High level of independence and reliability
Ability to balance multiple priorities while retaining and encouraging a high level of enthusiasm and excellence within the team

Thank you for your interest but only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Please apply at our website @
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    This is so much perverse, I mean, the lights, the music, specially when she says “I’m just saying ’cause…”, that part gives me shivers, and the lights off part, damn, so much evilness in that ma’am

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