Compositing Supervisor - 2D Animation Series for Warner Bros.

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

Lighthouse Studios is currently seeking a talented and experienced Compositing Supervisor to work on an exciting new show "Little Ellen" for Warner Bros.! The 2D-animated series Little Ellen finds the talk-show host exploring imaginary lands, making new friends, making mistakes and will include musical numbers as well.


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 programme, health and wellness benefits, regular crew parties and much more!

Key responsibilities:


  • Working directly with the Series Director and Art Director to develop and achieve the final picture
  • Supervising and guiding the Composite team creatively and technically
  • Keeping the Composite Department on an achievable and consistent delivery schedule, and as such is answerable to the Series Production Manager/Line Producer
  • Review all animatic and breakdown notes for Comp in Shotgun. Supplying artistic solutions to problems
  • Responsible for the Comp render guidelines and technical breakdown of shots/scenes
  • When required, assist the Comp department artists with the following tasks
  • 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
  • Archive relevant comp material for partial reuse in the future
  • Review final picture with the Director for any changes that may be required before lock and delivery to client


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

Key requirements:

  • At least 2+ years of experience as a Compositing Supervisor;
  • Expert knowledge in Toon boom Harmony is essential;
  • Be driven and able to work effectively on an independent basis;
  • Fluent in English;
  • Ability to communicate well in a fast-paced and creative environment;
  • Must possess excellent time management skills with the utmost respect for deadlines;
  • Be available on messaging systems and by emails during working hours;
  • Must be willing to relocate to Kilkenny.


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
  • Employment Type
    Contract 40 hours per week
  • Minimum Experience