Compositor - Van



Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, block buster feature films with studios worldwide: Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart. Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007 and opened the largest studio in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011. In 2015 it won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones. Scanline VFX has received multiple Academy Award Nominations for Best Achievement in Visual Effects: 2014 for Iron Man 3 and in 2010 for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter. We are also well known for our proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.


Reporting to the Composting Supervisor, the composting artist harmonizes all layers and elements to create the final and complete shot for live action feature films. Working primarily in Nuke, the artist is responsible for continuity and understanding the full CG process.

Responsible for creating high quality digital composites and visual effects for live action feature films; seamlessly integrate the various layers of a shot
Establishes looks and/or follow set style direction.
Understands and follows production guidelines; solves design and/or effect challenges for key visual effects shots as needed.
Receives and implements feedback quickly and effectively.
Collaborates with other compositors to ensure shots are delivered to highest standard and on schedule.
Mentor and advise junior compositors; share knowledge and techniques.
Escalates issues as needed

5+ years live action feature film composting experience (nb: not stereo compositing)
Intermediate to Advanced Nuke Skills
Excellent knowledge of composting workflow; directory structure, file formats, naming conventions, scrpts, automation tools, automated dailies etc.
Eye for detail, colour matching, light and ability to QA own work.
Outstanding organizational and time management skills
Ability to take direction positively
Traditional art back ground an asset.
Script writing skills an asset.

+Extended Medical
+Disability Insurance
+Dental Insurance