Location: Anywhere (Remote)
Duration: Full Time
Magic Media is a pioneering media, entertainment and tech group powered by creativity and innovation. We have a physical presence in 14 countries and expertize in the areas of art, animation, cybersecurity, game development, software development, VFX and video production amongst others. We work with leading developers and publishers within the games and tech industry, providing support and solutions designed around individual needs and carried out by global experts.
We are seeking a talented and experienced Senior Nuke Compositor to join our VFX team for cinema projects. As a Senior Nuke Compositor, you will be responsible for integrating computer-generated imagery (CGI) and live-action footage to create seamless and visually stunning visual effects shots. You will work closely with the VFX Supervisor, CG artists, and other members of the post-production team to achieve the desired creative vision.
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
- Utilize Nuke and other industry-standard software to create high-quality composites for VFX shots in cinema projects.
- Collaborate closely with the VFX Supervisor and other team members to understand and interpret the creative vision for each shot.
- Seamlessly integrate CGI elements, green-screen footage, matte paintings, and other visual elements into live-action plates.
- Use your expertise in color grading, lighting, and camera techniques to match the style and atmosphere of the original footage.
- Maintain a keen eye for detail and ensure the overall quality and consistency of the compositing work throughout the project.
- Troubleshoot and solve technical and artistic challenges that arise during the compositing process.
- Collaborate with other departments, such as CG, Rotoscoping, and Matchmoving, to ensure smooth integration of different elements.
- Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and techniques in compositing and VFX, and proactively implement new methodologies to improve efficiency and quality.
- Bachelor’s degree in Visual Effects, Animation, Computer Graphics, or related field (or equivalent experience).
- Proven experience as a Senior Nuke Compositor in the VFX industry, with a strong portfolio demonstrating your compositing skills.
- Expert-level knowledge of Nuke and proficiency in other compositing software such as Photoshop, etc.
- In-depth understanding of color spaces, 2D/3D camera tracking, color grading, and various compositing techniques.
- Solid understanding of lighting, perspective, and camera optics to create realistic integration of CG elements.
- Strong artistic and aesthetic sense, with the ability to understand and reproduce different visual styles.
- Excellent problem-solving and communication skills, with the ability to work collaboratively and independently.
- Flexibility to adapt to changing project requirements and deadlines in a fast-paced production environment.
- Russian/Ukrainian language is a plus.
- Permanently remote position.
- An opportunity to hone and improve your skills by applying them to a diverse variety of engaging projects.
- Be part of an international group with offices worldwide.
- Career growth and development.
- Working closely with a team of like-minded people in a fast-paced, multicultural environment.
- Ongoing training and professional self-improvement opportunities.
- Flexible working hours.
- An inclusive culture and open communication.
At Magic Media, our passion lies in gaming. Our vision is to create and deliver engaging and interesting games for our clients. We can deliver this high-quality work on any platform, whether it be on console, PC, or mobile. We know that reputation and results go hand-in-hand. Therefore, we work hard to find experts and talented creators to deliver the best results.