Key Purpose of the Job: As Head of Compositing in London, you will develop and support consistent workflows in your department, ensuring the right tools and technology are being used to deliver a variety of work to the highest standard in an effective manner. You will be accountable and responsible for helping define these workflows and approaches in order to maximise efficiency of the show teams. You will help in designing and setting standards for the Compositing Pipeline in order for your team to create the highest standard of work in the most optimised manner. You will engage in the creative process with a positive and supportive attitude and be able to demonstrate an excellent aesthetic eye and ability to anticipate potential problems.
Working alongside the other Head of Departments at DNEG, you will be responsible for communicating on behalf of the Compositing team, being the point of contact for collaboration for all shows and implementing strategies to improve operational efficiency on an on-going basis. Much of this will consist of workflows for the handling of 2D renders and 3D assets from all departments and the creation and maintenance of automated compositing methodologies used by other departments to efficiently present their work for review.
DNEG is a truly international company working with one pipeline and one vision to provide the very best visual effects and managing international communication across departments and shows is key to this role. Working closely with your Head of Compositing counterparts in our other studios, you will contribute to planning the division of work between locations to maximise resources and productivity.
The line management of your Compositing team, including Supervisors, is a core part of this role. You will be accountable for conducting probationary reviews, annual appraisals including salary discussions, performance management and succession planning alongside hiring for your team when required. You'll be responsible for developing your team and fulfilling their potential by providing mentorship and guidance.
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