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Lead Compositor
Production/CG/Post production
Full-time Contract
Brown Bag Films’ 2D Animation Studio in Manchester is recruiting for the position of Lead Compositor. Working in a busy creative environment, the successful candidate will work on an international TV Series, helping to manage a team of Compositors and reporting to the Compositing Supervisor. The series is being created in Toon Boom Harmony.
• Bringing your own creative energy to the work while leading a team of artists to maintain continuity of the overall show style.
• Adding effects, camera moves and problem-solving technical issues within shots in the Compositing department.
• Effectively communicating and collaborating with other production departments.
• Working closely with Compositing Supervisor to maintain a high standard of quality control across an episode and meet the director's requirements.
• Ensuring you and your team's compositing output functions effectively within BBF’s internal shot pipeline.
• 2+ years of experience in After Effects with previous work experience in broadcast animation.
• Knowledge of 3rd party After Effects plugins and Photoshop (an understanding of Toon Boom Harmony, Fusion, 3D software or Shotgun a bonus)
• An excellent artistic ‘eye’ with a solid understanding of animation principles, shot composi-tion, light and colour.
• Must be able to communicate in an articulate and positive manner.
• Must able to take direction and translate that into practical solutions for compositing.
• Must be able to work effectively both as a leader and as part of a team.
• Must be able to work to tight deadlines
• Ability to make decisions and stay calm under pressure

Please, note that this opportunity is open to current residents of the UK who have the right to work in the UK and we will also consider those who wish to apply who are currently resident outside of the UK. All offers are subject to successfully obtaining the right to work status in the UK.
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