Digital Domain Vancouver/Montreal/Los Angeles is hiring Comp Technical Director!
Interested, send your resume to Amy Quek, Senior Recruiter at [email protected]
Purpose of the job:
The Compositing Department is responsible for using Nuke’s node-based workflows to deliver
seamless composites of CG and plate elements.
The Compositing Pipeline TD is responsible for maintaining, troubleshooting, and improving
the compositing pipeline. They design, implement, and manage tools that assist the digital
artists with their daily use of both third party and in-house software and systems. The role
requires strong technical and communication skills, as well as a firm understanding of
compositing, motion blur, node-based workflows, software design, computer graphics, and
Compositing Pipeline TDs work with peers and supervisors to craft novel tools, techniques,
and procedures, as directed by the Department Head and the Domain Pipeline Supervisor.
They also provide show support as needed for artists using the compositing pipeline and
• Ability to work with artists and other TDs to help design and create tools to be integrated
into Digital Domain’s existing pipeline. These tools will be created using a combination of
custom and commercial Python and C++ APIs.
• Work with Compositing Leads to augment the team’s workflows and toolsets to achieve
specific goals of the project.
• Work directly with artists to troubleshoot and fix problems.
• Craft and update documentation for tools, techniques, and workflows generated.
Education and/or Experience Required:
• 3+ years experience as a Technical Director.
• Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field and/or a
combination of education and experience that would be equivalent to that level of
professionalism, problem solving, and analytical skills.
• Experience with compositing, color science, working with artists in production.
• Proficiency in Nuke.
• Proficiency in Python.
• Familiarity with creating GUIs with PySide/PyQt.
• OpenImageIO experience a plus.
• C++ and Nuke NDK experience a plus.