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Senior Prep Artist

RemoteUnited Kingdom, London, City of, London2D

Job description

Position: Senior Prep Artist

Department: 2D

Location: Remote - Must be in the UK

Reports To: Head of 2D

To deliver prepared filmed plates to a high standard to the compositing team. Tasks would include wire and rig removal, cleaning up greenscreens, paint fixes and plate recreation in 2.5D. Candidates should have a solid working knowledge of techniques such as frame by frame painting, Projecting in Nukes 3D environment, Camera and Planar tracking (including Mocha) and Nuke’s vector tools. The senior prep artist will also help with the mentoring of more junior roto / prep crew from time to time.


• To deliver prepared filmed plates to a high standard to the compositing team.

• Tasks would include wire and rig removal, cleaning up greenscreens, paint fixes and plate recreation in 2.5D.

• Candidates should have a solid working knowledge of techniques such as frame by frame painting, Projecting in Nukes 3D environment, Camera and Planar tracking (including Mocha) and Nuke’s vector tools.

• The senior prep artist will also help with the mentoring of more junior roto / prep crew from time to time.


Job requirements

• You must have a minimum of 3 year Roto Prep experience Experienced using Nuke.

• Ability to import tracks from Mocha and other programs. Compositing mattes to check paint/prep work, using Nuke A strong eye for detail and precision

• The ability to understand and evaluate what work needs to be done and report bid days back to production.

• Must have the ability to quality-check their own work before publishing their elements prior to compositing.

• Excellent organisational, communication, and interpersonal skills. Ability to deliver on schedule while working under pressure.

On-line showreels and links to websites are welcome.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

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