Senior Nuke Compositors (VFX)

Location: Bristol

Specialism: Visual Effects


Contract: Freelance

Are you an experienced Senior Nuke Compositor looking for a change? Perhaps you're a mid level Compositor looking for the next step up?

Axis VFX are looking to hire Senior Nuke Compositors to join us on a freelance basis, to work across a variety of VFX projects remote* or onsite in our Bristol based studio.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with and taking direction from the Compositing Supervisor and VFX Supervisor to help evaluate the creative and technical approaches.

  • Performing all tasks associated with the compositing process, including 2D tracking, matte extraction, layering of elements, and colour grading on difficult shots.

  • Helping to develop key looks for shots that can be rolled out across the rest of the sequence.

  • Providing solutions to technical and aesthetic challenges.

  • Being accountable for meeting productivity and quota targets on time and at a high level of quality

  • Offering help and guidance to junior and mid level compositors.

  • Working collaboratively with artists from other disciplines.

  • Clearly communicating progress and issues.

Required Skills: 

  • At least 5+ years experience in compositing digital VFX for film and/or Television

  • Strong artistic ability and eye for detail

  • Advanced demonstrated knowledge and production experience of using Nuke

  • Must have strong knowledge of compositing workflow and VFX pipelines.

  • Must have strong aptitude for technical workflow challenges.

  • Familiarity with using Unix systems

  • Ability to work gracefully under pressure to meet deadlines.

  • Ability to write Nuke gizmos and/or plugins is a plus

  • Python and/or C++ experience a plus


*Please note: Candidates outside of UK time zone must be willing to work within UK studio hours


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