Advertising - Senior Nuke Artist

Framestore - Chicago, IL3.5

Full-timeEstimated: $64,000 - $91,000 a year
Framestore are looking for a Senior Nuke Compositor to join the compositing team working on complex VFX projects in the integrated advertising division. This is a staff role based in our new Chicago office.

Taking briefs and direction from Lead Compositors and VFX Supervisors to execute assigned shots
Integrating 2D, 3D and live action elements to a high standard
Working with clients in order to create their vision
Meeting schedules and project deadlines
Ongoing communication with Production and Leads regarding schedules and deadlines
Taking responsibility for own workload, time management and notes/feedback actions required by Supervisors
Balancing the creative and technical aspects of each shot

Essential Skills:
An excellent working knowledge of and at least 3 years production experience with Nuke in commercials and/or film projects
A solid reel showing a wide range of shots and a creative eye
Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills
A pro-active and collaborative work ethic
A strong eye for detail, composition, color and lighting
The ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve
Proven ability in working with clients in order to create their vision
An understanding of color space principles
Photoshop and Linux experience
Knowledge of practical lighting for photography
A working knowledge of the overall VFX pipeline
Programming and coding experience and knowledge
Experience with Hiero, Shot gun, After effects, Final Cut, Flame is an advantage
Compositing experience in a commercials environment is desirable
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