2D Compositor/ Paint Artist - Light Iron Los Angeles

The 2D Compositor / Paint Artist will augment the company’s current feature film and episodic finishing divisions by providing in-house visual effects services requested by customers. 2D Compositing and paint responsibilities include, but are not limited to: crew and production equipment and logo removal, monitor compositing, and beauty work. Additionally, the candidate must be proficient with the visual effects pulls process as well as with preparing elements for outsourced visual effects work. The candidate must be a collaborative team player and a motivated self-starter who is willing to take initiative, learn, grow and develop new/ innovative workflow methods.

Key Responsibilities:

•    Execute client requests using a variety of software tools
•    Evaluate bid time frame and best workflow to accommodate client request
•    Communicate effectively and directly with Production Team
•    Collaborate with Editorial, Color, and Data teams
•    Work with and communicate to clients for revisions and approvals
•    Manage multiple requests with alternating deadlines
•    Maintain project schedule and progress update

Skills/Experience Required:

•    2 years minimum experience working in Post Production field with emphasis in VFX 
•    Experience working with various resolutions and camera format elements
•    Experience working with sensitive imagery with absolute discretion
•    Proficiency in one or more of the following software packages:
•    Flame
•    After Effects
•    Fusion
•    Mocha
•    Familiarity with the following software packages:
•    Avid
•    Resolve
•    Premiere

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

This job operates in a professional office environment.  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands and reach with hands and arms.  The employee may also be required to lift product or equipment weighing up to 50 lbs. 

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

Prompt and regular attendance is required, employees are expected to begin work at the start of their scheduled shift and to complete their assigned work shift according to the responsibilities of their position.

This position works standard business hours, but may require long hours and some weekend work.


Some out-of-state/country and overnight travel may be expected. 

Other Duties: 

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Please submit resume in PDF format to paintartistLA@lightiron.com

Please no calls or drop offs.