Lead 2D — Lola
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Lead Compositor (Permanent position)

Partial remote work considered


Looking to spread your wings or move up the ladder? 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’re looking for a full time / staff Lead Compositor to join the team and work with us on multiple high-profile projects. In addition to leading a comp team, you will be collaborating with production, the 3D department and editorial and assisting with pitches, breaking down and bidding scripts and attending shoots. Although candidates should have strong technical and organisational skills, this is primarily a creative position. This is the perfect career progression opportunity!

Candidates should ideally have at least two years lead 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 and guiding 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
  • Assisting artists technically and problem solving scripts
  • Establishing concepts, looks and templates for sequences
  • Helping to develop the 2D pipeline
  • Working with editorial to set up project VFX pipeline
  • Liaising with production and 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
  • QC checks of shots
  • Ensuring projects are brought in on schedule and within budget
  • Managing remote workflow – from DMP artists to roto work

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 and ShotGrid experience useful
  • Knowledge of Python a bonus

Please send us your CV and salary expectation.

All applicants must have a settled status or the appropriate visa to work in the UK.

Based on the nature of the role, we will only consider UK based applicants.