Compositing Artist (Harmony), 2D

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/7/2020 8:38 PM)
Job ID
2020-3047

Overview

WildBrain is looking for Harmony Compositing Artists to join our Vancouver studio.  Are you a seasoned Compositor who is a total whiz with ToonBoom Harmony? We’re searching for Harmony Compositors to help bring one of our productions to its utmost potential! As a Compositor, you will be responsible for constructing the final image by combining layers of FX, animation and background elements into a final composite shot as per each shot’s requirements.

 

These roles are set to begin in Summer 2020.

 

We are currently working virtually because of the Covid-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe!

Responsibilities

  • Creating and compositing digital FX, highlights and tones within the current compositing pipeline
  • Collaborating with AFX artists and supervisors to achieve consistent and high quality results
  • Managing renders and setting up shots technically
  • Integrating all layers including animation, environment, lighting and AFX-related materials to create the final shots
  • Working with 3D renders and combining seamlessly into 2D scenes
  • Ensuring and maintaining the expected quality, style and schedule across the production
  • Meeting production deadlines and maintaining regular communication with leads and supervisors
  • Collaborating with other team members to improve methods, workflows and techniques
  • Analyzing and troubleshooting common technical issues
  • Identifying and reporting any issues that arise that may affect timelines or delivery schedules

Qualifications

  • You are efficient, proactive and detail oriented
  • You have the ability to take direction, be flexible and embrace change
  • You can communicate creative and technical thoughts and ideas in a professional and positive manner
  • You have the ability to work both independently and collaboratively, often with multiple tasks and under deadline pressure

Bonus:

  • 1-3 years of experience in the animation or film industry
  • Solid understanding of compositing, lighting, shading, colour and rendering
  • Strong sense of design and shot composition
  • Previous experience in lighting and/or compositing in episodic TV or feature film animation
  • Proficiency in Harmony is preferred
  • Experience in Adobe After Effects and Photoshop is an asset

 

Why WildBrain?

 

At WildBrain Studios our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series. Aside from awesome projects and partners, WildBrain puts our people first, here are just a few of the ways:

  • Great benefits that make employees feel truly valued including a customizable extended health and dental plan
  • Generous RRSP matching
  • Bonus time off

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