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Long Beach

Freelance Compositing Artist / After Effects

JOB SUMMARY
We are looking for a talented, fast and collaborative Compositing Artist to work with our video team handling CGI projects across multiple facets of the pipeline. This role will interface with our creative leads to help create final finished animations and work with our CGI team to develop compositing strategies, which result in an overall balanced look. Artist should have demonstrated ability to seamlessly integrate all the elements of a shot, both live-action and computer-generated. We are looking for excellent artistic and problem-solving skills, as well as a deep understanding of lighting & compositing, and most importantly: a strong eye for detail. This is a mid-level professional who is quick to adapt to changes in design and direction and still maintain a high level of execution in a fast-paced environment. Ideal candidate will have the perfect blend of design and compositing chops paired with a highly creative approach from start to finish.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with CGI artists to integrate builds to finished compositing scenes for automotive content
  • Self-starter from concept to execution and technical knowhow when facing challenges
  • Provide ideas and solutions to creative problems of representing information into an engaging graphic form.
  • Ability to work and create independently, but also interpret, execute and improve upon other team members concepts and ideas
  • Ability to present the creative vision and business thinking behind concepts in a coherent and inspiring manner
  • Understanding client-side branding and vision with regards to speed, timing, camera movement, mood and tone
  • Develop templates and maintain asset libraries for use across multiple projects
  • Understands motion tracking to add depth to graphic visuals to live action content 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experienced in 3D and matting, as well as EXR & AOV workflows
  • Knowledge of After Effects and workflow between C4D and AE is key
  • Experience with Motion Tracking software including Mocha is a plus
  • Strong communication and time management skills
  • Urge to continually expand repertoire by learning new software and techniques
  • At least 4 years of video/motion graphics experience in a web or broadcast post production house
  • Strong typography, composition and storytelling abilities
  • Experience with compositing, multi-pass renders, and/or VR workflows a plus

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Designory is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Designory does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.