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Digital Domain

Vancouver, British Columbia - Canada
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Compositing Supervisor


Purpose of the job:

The Compositing Supervisor has years of experience in a supervisory capacity and command of Nuke or another high end node based compositing software. They are responsible for staffing and managing a team of compositors which creates the final approved composited images that meet or exceed the client’s expectations

Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

  • Assists Producer in bidding and scheduling
  • Staffing in collaboration with Producer and Manager
  • Interviews and reviews potential candidates with Manager
  • Determines technical approach and pipeline for compositing
  • Look development or delegates to appropriate Lead or senior compositor
  • Attends Dailies, walkthroughs, and production meetings
  • Point person between Production, DFX, CG Sups, and compositing team
  • Assigns shots to compositors and monitors shot progress
  • Color timing and management of sequence continuity
  • Identifies problems and effectively implements solutions
  • Quality control on all composites
  • Composites shots of any level of complexity as needed or time allows
  • Mentors less experienced artists
  • Upon completion of project:
  • Documentation and element archiving
  • Provides in-depth feedback of compositing crew to Manager
  • Participates in Post-Mortem


 Education and/or Experience Required:

  • Minimum 7 years experience
  • Understanding of photography, composition, lighting, color and motion
  • Extremely strong understanding of Nuke compositing software required
  • Experience and knowledge of stereoscopic tools and methods desired
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities
  • Strong communication skills
  • Time Management and organizational skills
  • Aesthetically and creatively solid and capable of producing highest quality images
  • Professional in all dealings with Production and crew
  • Team player who takes direction well
  • Dependable under pressure with attention to details

Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands: 

  • Office working environment.
  • Hours for this position are based on normal working hours but will require extra hours pending production needs.
  • Walking/bending/sitting.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work.  This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it.  Digital Domain 3.0, Inc management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs.

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