Experienced 2D Compositing Artists

Compositing · Kilkenny , n/a
Department Compositing
Employment Type Contract 40 hours per week
Minimum Experience Experienced

Lighthouse Studios is currently seeking talented 2D Compositing Artists to work with us on various projects we have going on, such as The Cuphead Show for Netflix; and a Graphic Novel Memoir Adaptation for a Major SVOD!.

 

As a Compositing artist you will join our international crew working in a fast paced and vibrant environment while based in the beautiful medieval city of Kilkenny. Your skills will help establish, reinforce and enhance the series. We look forward to working with you!

 

Why you should work here

Working at Lighthouse means that you are dedicated to our shared cause of producing animated content of the highest possible quality for a global audience. This means that you can rest assured that the projects you work on at Lighthouse will be ones that you can be truly proud of.

Working at Lighthouse will give you the opportunity to not only learn from some of the most talented individuals in the industry, but also discover new cultures and new ways of working. In addition to learning from your colleagues, you also have the opportunity to partake in our in-house learning and development programme, so you can be sure that your time at Lighthouse will be beneficial for you not only now but for years to come.

Of course, we also have many other benefits such as a pension plan, employee assistance program, health and wellness benefits, regular crew parties and much more!


Key Responsibilities:


  • Create and composite digital FX, highlights and tones within the current compositing pipeline
  • Collaborate with teams FX artists and supervisors to achieve consistent and high-quality results
  • Manage renders and set up shots technically
  • Integrate all layers including animation, environment, lighting and AFX-related materials to create the final shots
  • Ensure and maintain the expected quality, style and schedule across the production
  • Meet production deadlines and maintain regular communication with leads and supervisors
  • Collaborate with other team members to improve methods, workflows and techniques
  • Identify and report any issues that arise that may affect timelines or delivery schedules
  • Work very closely with the Animation Supervisor, Layout Supervisor and Compositing Supervisor on direction of each scene
  • Render background elements from Adobe Photoshop, and animation sequences from Harmony
  • Layer each sequence/scene you are provided with using ToonBoom Harmony
  • Add camera-moves, masks, filters, blurs, colour-adjustments, particle effects, time-effects and anything else that generally falls under the umbrella of 2D compositing
  • Analyse and troubleshoot common technical issues in conjunction with the FX Lead/Supervisor to solve problems within scenes
  • Archive relevant comp material for partial reuse in the future
  • Other duties as may be required with early compositing and scene prep.

 

This list is not exhaustive and might be complemented by reasonable and related tasks that are requested of you.


Key Requirements:              


  • 3+ years of experience in a similar position;
  • Experience using After Effects is considered an asset;
  • Experience using ToonBoom Harmony is considered an asset;
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively in a collaborative and fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent attention to detail;
  • Technical problem solving abilities;
  • Must be able to work under pressure and within tight deadlines;
  • Minimum 1 year of animation or live-action composition experience is required;
  • Must be a team player.

 

About Lighthouse Studios

Lighthouse Studios first burst on to the animation scene in 2017 with one promise – to always deliver the highest possible quality in visual storytelling. Since then, we have been making good on that promise, working with the likes of content giants Amazon, Netflix and Cinesite to produce world-class 2D animations for audiences across the globe.

Based in the neo-gothic Kieran’s College in medieval Kilkenny, our studio is a real melting pot of different talents, cultures and personalities. With over 150 crew members from around the world all driven towards the same goal, our creative projects are always hugely ambitious and yet fun to work on.

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  • Location
    Kilkenny , n/a
  • Department
    Compositing
  • Employment Type
    Contract 40 hours per week
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced