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Lead Compositor

Company Overview

Rocket Science VFX is a world-class visual effects studio dedicated to producing seamless digital effects for feature film and high-concept television. Our credits include Hannibal, Resident Evil: The Final Chapter, Hell on Wheels, Killjoys, Into the Badlands and The Expanse.

Our Lead Compositor works alongside a team of talented compositors to produce visually impressive VFX and contribute to the success of our projects.

Job Description

  • Seamlessly integrate 2D, 3D and live action elements with an eye for photorealism and a strong aesthetic sensibility.
  • Solve creative and technical problems under tight deadlines and fast turnaround.
  • Keying; color grading; tracking; paint; 3D render layer integration, look development, shot finalling.
  • Take direction from Compositing Supervisor and VFX Supervisors; execute compositing tasks based on that direction.
  • Determine shot methodology for sequence work.
  • Review other compositing artist’s work and maintain the studio quality standards
  • Supervise junior employees; work within a collaborative team environment.
  • Stay up to date with compositing software and trends.


  • 5+ years experience in a live-action VFX Environment
  • NUKE, Photoshop, Shotgun.
  • Expert understanding of the Nuke 3D environment and projection mapping.
  • Extensive experience with multi pass 3D renders; ability to create a “look”.
  • Firm understanding of color space and LUTs
  • Knowledge of Maya, Houdini, Mocha, PFTrack are a plus.
  • A thorough understanding of both feature film and television VFX production pipelines.
  • A strong eye for detail, composition, colour and lighting. An ability to make shots look great.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve in a fast paced environment
  • A team player with excellent communication skills
  • Eligible to work in Canada

Rocket Science is an equal opportunity company which values diversity in the workplace. We would be happy to accommodate individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require accommodation in order to participate in our recruitment process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.

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