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Melbourne & Remote

Compositors (all levels)

Jumbla Animation Studios is looking to Compositors across all levels.

As a Compositor, you will combine live action and computer generated elements into visual effects shots that realise the vision and creative direction of the client and Visual Effects Supervisor. You will work with things like live action plates, 2D tracking, matte extraction, layering elements, and colour grading to create seamlessly integrated shots.

You will ideally have strong fine arts foundation skills, such as photography and photographic lighting as well as a strong sense of composition, colour and design. However people normally are successful if they have experience and examples of work in only one area, as long as you are keen to learn!

What will you be doing?

  • Use your artistic and technical skills alongside the Compositing Supervisor and VFX Supervisor to evaluate your approach for assigned shots
  • Create high quality complete shots that maintains the overall look, colour balance, and quality for assigned shots and sequences to create uniformity in all finished work
  • Collaborate as a team member in determining various aesthetic solutions; provides feedback to other members of the production by attending dailies on a regular basis
  • Work with and mentor Apprentice / Jr. Artists. Assisting them with their shots
  • Work to meet defined milestones within a timeline
  • Attend dailies and be active in creative problem solving

To be a contributing member of this team, you will have a mix of these skills:

  • You may or may not have a Degree in Computer Graphics, Fine Arts, Design or Photography
  • Ideally you will have 3 years relevant experience (or tertiary education for juniors)
  • Proven ability through a showreel of your compositing skills
  • Enjoy problem-solving or creative thinking skills
  • Fluent in Nuke
  • Python and/or C++ experience is a plus

An ability to write Nuke gizmos is a plus


We’re looking to hire immediately. Please send your showreel, CV to hireme@jumbla.com with ‘Compositor’ in the subject line.

NB: No agencies

What's it like to work at Jumbla?

Learn a little about careers at Jumbla here. Or if you love animation, but perhaps you’re not quite ready for this role, checkout Jumbla’s other vacancies here.