Compositing TD – Touch Surgery – London
Over 5 billion people around the world do not have access to safe surgical care. Touch Surgery empowers and connects the global surgical community to help them make the best decisions for their patients. Our mission is to enable global surgery, and improve patient care.
Our mobile surgical simulation platform is already adopted at major surgical training institutions including Harvard, John’s Hopkins and NYU, and we have over a million users around the world. Surgical bodies, including the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS) have fully endorsed the platform as the future of digital surgical training. As well as gathering rave healthcare reviews the company has received major media attention including from the BBC, the Guardian and the FT.
At Touch Surgery we bring together smart and talented people from a large diversity of backgrounds, cultures and experiences. As well as being founded by surgeons who self-taught themselves to code, we have world-leading talent from the movie/visual effects industry (including some oscar winning movies), mobile, gaming and digital sectors.
The Touch Surgery Lab is set over 2 open-plan floors in the heart of Clerkenwell (We call it a Lab because we are continuously experimenting with better ways to do things). It’s a great part of London, and right at the heart of the growing technology scene. If you decide to join us, expect to make friends that go beyond work, improve your table tennis skills, and learn new things everyday. All whilst making the world a better place.
As our primary Compositing and 2D artist you will work closely with our animation team to produce high quality visualisations and simulations for the app.
You will contribute to improving our visual quality and productivity through your compositing work, overseeing the continued development of our compositing pipeline (including choice of software, standardisation of working practices, streamlining workflows) and through mentoring team members in the field of compositing.
You will work include closely with our medical team of surgeons and anatomists in the production process, as well as working with designers and developers to further improve the user journey through the simulations. You will liaise with our authors and clients, including world leading surgeons, to receive and iterate on feedback within the production process.
The ideal candidate should have the following qualities:
3+ years of commercial experience in compositing
The right to work in the UK and the ability to work from our office in Farringdon, London
A thorough understanding of CG pipelines from lighting outputs through to final images
Expert use of Fusion or Nuke
Great communication, organisation and attention to detail
Additional qualities that would be useful for this role include:
Programming/scripting (python, lua)
Experience of other core areas of CG, especially texturing and lighting.
Experience of other 3D/2D applications (Maya, Mari, ZBrush)
A thorough understanding of animation pipelines and the processes involved from the conceptual phase to implementation
An interest in the mechanics of human anatomy, and medicine as a whole
Experience/interest in gaming and interactive applications and/or design
Experience/interest in digital education
Experience/interest in medicine and/or medical animation
This is an exciting opportunity to work in one of the best healthcare startups in Europe, with the chance to meet and develop relationships with surgeons from around the world. We offer competitive salaries and a share options scheme so that all our employees have a part in our success.
Our office is split over 2 open plan, warehouse-style floors with ping pong table, snacks and coffee provided. We are located in just off Clerkenwell Green, which is right at the centre of the growing technology startup scene in London.
Please apply with a CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Compositing TD” as the subject. Don’t forget your CV!
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