Nuke Compositor – freelance/contract basis

Mod Op is a full-service advertising agency with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, Portland, Dallas, Kansas City, Cleveland and Panama City, Panama. Mod Op believes in teamwork, client collaboration, powerful storytelling, stunning design, and thoughtful problem-solving. Our clients represent a breadth of industries, and every project presents new and interesting challenges.

We are looking for a freelance Nuke Compositor to work on a contract basis. As a Nuke Compositor, you will be working closely with the Creative Director, creative team, and production.

Responsibilities

  • To produce work of exceptional standard
  • Collaborate with the 3D and teams to deliver shots and sequences with efficiency and creativity
  • Will be responsible for tech checking your own shots and others, giving both creative and technical feedback
  • Identity software or tools that can help further the efficiency of work carried out
  • Work closely with a project’s producer and/or coordinator to ensure that work is delivered within project deadlines and meets the client’s brief, both creatively and technically
  • Remain up-to-date with current creative trends in visual effects and apply these to the work
  • Develop a culture of excellence around the creative use of techniques, software and technology
  • Help to develop Mod Op processes and workflow across individual projects

Requirements

  • At least 3+ years experience in compositing in Nuke
  • Strong aesthetic skills in judging photo-realism and color
  • Ability to write Nuke gizmos and/or plugins. Basic knowledge of Python is a plus.
  • Mentoring individual artists technically as well as aesthetically. Helping new hires to get up to speed, in collaboration with Senior artists
  • Ability to thrive under pressure to meet deadlines, and with minimal supervision
  • Excellent communication skills, organization and team awareness
  • A creative and collaborative problem solver
  • Artistic ability to look-dev assets and sets
  • Excellent people and team-working skills
  • Good knowledge of production pipeline, techniques and executions. Working knowledge of current creative trends and innovations in visual effects.

Benefits

  • Fully remote position
  • Work alongside industry leaders