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Senior Compositor

Company: WPP PLC Global
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:


Position at VMLY&R

About Us: VMLY&R

VMLY&R is a global brand and customer experience agency that harnesses creativity, technology, and culture to create connected brands. But what does that mean? It means we're a creative agency that is built on the promise of collaboration and human connection. Creating connected brands isn't just what we do - it's what we're known for and who we are. We empower our clients to excel at the intersection of "brand" and "customer experience," starting with simple goals: Create work that becomes part of people's lives; promote value for our clients; and, in the best of cases, help the world.

We're committed to building a united global network of creators and thinkers, regardless of their age, race, skin color, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. With over 12,000 employees across the globe, our influence is made stronger by applying our collective experiences to tell stories that not only sell products and experiences, but also guarantee positive representations of all communities.

Our unique culture is rooted in a great deal of care for you and your success. Above all else, we are committed to strengthening your experience by ensuring your inner potential continues to be discovered.

We also offer about a dozen employee resource groups (ERGs) that allow you to tap into your personal identities, interests and passions. Our ERGs celebrate ethnic diversity, life as a working parent or caregiver, neurodiversity, the LGBTQ+ community, wellbeing, and more. Regardless of your interests, there is no shortage of opportunities to get involved, so tap into our global network and find where you can make your ideas come to life.

Where you shine

The Senior Compositor is a critical member of our Integrated Production Team and demands strong technical abilities, creativity, and an eye for detail. They will work directly with Creative Leads to establish the look of final renders using Nuke. The Senior Compositor will assign and critique the work of other Compositors and provide a mentorship to Compositors. The Senior Compositor needs to be highly efficient and organized in their technical and software abilities, while also being highly artistic and an excellent creative problem solver.

What your success will look like

* Create high-quality CG composites using render passes/layers/AOVs.
* Incorporate color correction, grading, and other post effects to establish looks and/or follow set style direction.
* Collaborate with Creative Leads and 3D artists to ensure shots are delivered to the highest standard and on schedule.
* Review and implement feedback quickly and effectively.
* Clean-up renders and remove render artifacts.
* Automate processes and create organized Nuke scripts.
* Composite live action plates.
* Shade, light, and render in Maya/Arnold.

Who you are and what you bring

* Mastery-level skills in Adobe After Effects, Cinema 4D, Maya or other 3D package
* Sense of curiosity, desire to learn and constantly improve
* Ability to self-motivate and keep the project moving, especially when working solo
* Adapt as creative assignments change and evolve, while maintaining quality
* Ability to work under both strict or minimal direction
* Exhibits grace under pressure, great people skills and utmost integrity
* Knowledge and experience of the finishing process
* High level understanding of codecs, raw video files, exporting, transcoding and compression
* Organized, dependable, knowledgeable and detail oriented
* Strong attention to detail and accuracy

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Our Benefits

As the world leader in communications services, we rely on the creativity of our people to deliver the best work for our clients. In return, we invest in our employees by offering them a diverse suite of benefits from best-in-class carriers, with enough choice and flexibility to keep them and their families healthy and happy today and tomorrow.

* Corporate gift matching program
* Paid time off for volunteering
* Paid parental leave
* Ranked No. 1 in advertising for our adoption assistance program
* Corporate discounts

VMLY&R Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) team, which guides, celebrates, and promotes cultural literacy; increases employee engagement; recruits and retains a diverse workforce; and builds internal opportunities for people to learn and grow.

VMLY&R is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, military/veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or physical or mental disability. We believe in creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion and strives to recruit a diverse slate of candidates to help us achieve that goal.


Keywords: WPP PLC Global, San Francisco , Senior Compositor, Other , San Francisco, California

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