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Madison Square Garden

San Francisco, California - United States
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Stitcher

Description

The Stitcher/Compositor combines live action and computer generated elements into visual effects shots that realize the vision and creative direction of the client and VFX Supervisor. The Stitcher/Compositor is ultimately responsible for the aesthetic integrity and technical quality of the final image.

Specific Functions/Activities Summary

· Work with the Visual Effects Supervisor to evaluate the creative and technical approach for assigned shots

· Stitching responsibilities include stitching large format, high res images

· Compositing responsibilities include performing all tasks associated with the stitching/compositing process, including 2D tracking, matte extraction, layering of elements, and color grading on difficult shots

· Maintain the overall look, color balance, and quality for assigned shots and sequences to create uniformity in all finished work

· Work collaboratively with artists from other disciplines and production

· Independently provide solutions to technical and aesthetic problems with minimal direction, and can handle the most difficult tasks under intense time pressure

· Attend reviews and accommodate changes/updates as requested

· Increase efficiency and collaboration between stakeholders, designers and developers

Qualifications

· BA degree in computer graphics, fine arts, design, photography or related field OR equivalent professional experience

· 5+ years relevant professional experience in VFX

· Experience using Mystika software, Nuke, Aftereffects, or other compositing software (Mystika experience a plus)

· Able to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision

· Past experience in VFX, video, 360 content, VR, or equivalent

· Strong aesthetic skills in judging photo-realism and color

· Diagnose and fix issues to hand off to other departments

· Deliver consistently high aesthetic and high technical quality work with a keen attention to detail