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MSG Sphere Studio

Burbank, California - United States
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Motion Graphics Compositor - Hybrid

Description

Who are we hiring?
MSG Sphere Studios is looking for Compositors to join a groundbreaking post-production department based in Los Angeles. As the content delivery team for the MSG Sphere projects, we strive to deliver world-class content at an unprecedented scale on the largest LED screens ever made. Compositors will develop groundbreaking techniques to integrate VFX into high frame rate content at extremely large resolutions. This role requires experience working in Nuke specifically working on full dome, VR, 360º/180º, or other spherical content. Additional VFX skills desired would include rotoscoping, 3d tracking, paint, object removal, retiming, upscaling, transcoding. This position requires a good understanding of ST Maps and other image warping techniques, color and coordinate space transformations, camera & lens artifacts, as well as an ability to debug problems in sync, rolling shutter, parallax, and the effects of compression and filters on image quality. An enthusiasm for working with others to solve problems and develop innovative solutions to unique creative demands is essential.

What will you do?

• Follow all established technical approaches and provided compositing templates to complete all 2D work in a way that adheres to the defined processes and meets required quality.
• Assist in the establishment and refinement of pipeline and protocols for working, monitoring, reviewing, and delivering content that meets Sphere’s color and resolution requirements.
• Take direction from the Compositing Supervisor and work with the other Compositors and digital artists on other teams to maintain team cohesion and a collaborative working environment


What do you need to succeed?

• 5+ years of experience working as VFX compositor in feature film, television or special venue.
• Nuke expertise, with adaptability across other potential 2D software such as Resolve, Fusion, Silhouette, etc.
• Previous experience working with large format and/or VR projects a plus.
• Experience stitching, working with Cara toolset and/or Mistika VR a plus.
• An expressed interest in new technology and innovation
• Positive attitude and proven track record in problem solving as part of a team.
• Software agnosticism a plus, with some levels of fluency in adjacent software like AfterEffects, Premiere, PTGui, basic 3D software, a definite bonus

 

The Company requires that all individuals, subject to certain limited exceptions, be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.  The Company will consider requests for reasonable accommodations regarding this requirement.


Why is MSG for me?
With MSG Sphere, we are creating an entirely new medium that will deliver immersive entertainment experiences at an unparalleled scale. Beyond a venue, Sphere is a multi-sensory platform with experiential technology programming directly to your senses. You will see in ways never imagined, hear with every fiber of your being, and experience like never before. To deliver on this promise, we are building the largest immersive venue in the world, MSG Sphere at The Venetian in Las Vegas, with a second Sphere venue planned for London, pending necessary approvals. In addition to building a breakthrough venue, we’re building a production studio team, a technology venture team, and a full commercial organization to make the MSG Sphere a world class brand and business for our fans, our artists, and our partners. We have offices and roles in Burbank CA, Las Vegas NV, New York, NY and London.

We focus on Career Development and Invest in YOU
At MSG, we recognize the importance of upskilling employees’ talents and strengths so they can drive their careers forward. We are proud to offer a robust set of tools and resources to help employees understand their interests and purpose, harness their talents and obtain the skills they need to reach the next step in their careers. Growth and longevity for our employees are top priorities here.

We value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds
At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, sexual and reproductive health choices, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law mandates, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations and will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required. #LI-SA1