Senior and Junior Compositors/After Effects Artists – Elmo’s Puppy

A Productions are looking for Senior and Junior Compositors to work with our client Sesame Workshop to work on 6x 5min episodes and 1x 30min Special. The show will be produced in-house at our central Bristol studio. 

Full Time : 37.5 hours, 9.30am- 6pm
Contract: Fixed term
Salary:
DOE
Start Date: October/November 2021
End Date: May 2022
Location: Bristol – 15 Colston Street.

A Productions are looking for Senior and Junior Compositors to work with our client Sesame Workshop to work on 6x 5min episodes and 1x 30min Special. The show will be produced in-house at our central Bristol studio.

A Productions ethos, established over numerous years and long form series, is to tell stories authentically; our success is based on the creative teams we build.

General Duties:

  • Work with the Director and Animation Director to composite animation footage with foreground and background elements in AfterEffects.
  • Use ToonBoom Harmony to submit animated elements for rendering. (Training can be given for this).
  • To create simple FX (e.g Weather, Water, Sparkles) as and when needed by the shot.
  • Ensure consistency and continuity across all episodes and shots.
  • To collaborate with other departments to ensure the content meets the expectations of quality, consistency and style required by the production.
  • Incorporate any technical fixes and creative and logistical feedback as requested.
  • Update tracking documents in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • To oversee and support a Junior Compositor of AfterEffects artists (Senior role only).

Essential skills and experience

  • At least 2 years of proven experience of working in the television/film industry (broadcast series experience preferred).
  • Must be highly skilled, passionate and have accomplished observational skills, coupled with a strong understanding of the animation pipeline.
  • Strong ability to focus, attention to detail and an understanding of the importance of continuity.
  • Good communication skills and experience working in a team environment with the ability to communicate across platforms to producer finished offline episodes.

A Productions are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion within our company and actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and are open to discussing flexible working hours.

As a studio we are committed to supporting our crew as much as we can during these challenging working environments. As such we have a dedicated welfare manager who is available to all crew for one-to-one support and a wellbeing day once a month where the studio is shut from 1pm (in addition to your holiday allowance).

No Agencies please

To be based in-house in our Bristol Studio

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK

End Date for applications Friday 29th October



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