Head of 2D/Compositing — Lola
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Head of 2D/Compositing


Lola Post Production are one of London’s most established boutique VFX houses, working on a variety of TV drama, documentaries and feature films.

We are looking for a full time Head of 2D to supervise the comp team across some exciting high-profile projects. Working closely with production, the 3D department and editorial and overseeing everything from assisting with pitches, bidding scripts and attending shoots to supervising the comp team from shot turnover through to delivery. Although candidates should have strong technical and organisational skills, this is primarily a creative position.

Candidates must have around five years leadership experience along with high-level expertise using Nuke and working closely with other teams in a full VFX pipeline. There will be plenty of opportunity for hands-on compositing in addition to supervising others in the team.

Responsibilities include:

  • Collaborating on pitches, script breakdowns, bidding shots.
  • Working with the 3d dept to establish methodologies and workflows on a per project basis
  • Working with editorial to set up project VFX pipeline.
  • Liaising with production or external VFX Supervisors.
  • Briefing and directing the comp team and overseeing workflow.
  • Communicating with production and other department heads regarding shot progress, creative approach and schedule.
  • Liaising with team to address client comments and recording progress.
  • Attending dailies and client screenings.
  • Ensuring projects are brought in on schedule and within budget.
  • Managing remote workflow – from DMP artists to roto work
  • Helping with recruitment – interviewing 2d, matte painters and roto artists.

Skills:

  • Ability to communicate with clients, production and team members.
  • Experience working on episodic long form projects
  • Excellent understanding of VFX pipeline process.
  • Ability to motivate and mentor junior artists and promote team morale.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task across more than one project.
  • On set experience useful.

Please send your CV and salary expectation, along with references to Rebecca Kelly at rebeccak@lola-post.com

All applicants must have full working rights for the UK at the time of application and hold an appropriate visa where applicable.