Compositor (Temporary) Job at Company3/Method Studios, Santa Monica, CA

  • Company3/Method Studios
  • Santa Monica, CA

Job Description

Company : Method Studios
Position : Compositor
Location : Santa Monica, CA (On-Site)
*Pay Range : $59.42 - $89.42 Hourly


Method Studios currently has openings for a project hire Compositor to work on projects within our VFX department. This position will be located in Santa Monica.

The perfect candidate needs to be a dependable, team player with a great attitude, and be flexible with our fast turnarounds. They will work closely with the Compositing Supervisor and VFX Producer in achieving the highest creative and technical standards of work.


  • Will be responsible for challenging shots.
  • Seamlessly integrate the various layers or elements of a live-action shot.
  • Ability to tackle shots from start to finish, including roto, tracking, paint, animation, and creation of elements, etc.
  • Matte extractions from blue/green screen photography.
  • Good attention to detail, sense of color, colorspace, and lighting.
  • Composite Multi-Pass CG Elements to create photo-real shots.
  • Clean and efficient script organization.
  • Communicate progress of work to Coordinator and Producer in a timely fashion.


  • Experience working as a compositor in episodic, commercial, or feature VFX.
  • Must be experienced in tracking and blue/green screens comps.
  • Proficient in Nuke, Photoshop
  • Knowledge of 3D particle systems, Fusion, and AfterEffects is a plus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, take criticism, and work under high pressure with short deadlines.
  • Willing to work overtime and weekends as needed to meet deadlines.
  • Experience working with Shotgun software preferred.

About the Company:

Company 3 / Method Studios provides a full range of Creative Services for content creators, including conceptual design, pre-vis, look development, ideation and rapid prototyping, 3D animation/CGI, motion graphics/designers, matte painting, compositing, dailies and production services, color grading, post-production finishing, marketing/trailers, live-action production, experiences, and more.

Diversity and Inclusion at Company 3 / Method Studios:

Creativity has diversity at its core. We celebrate the value of each unique experience by being dedicated to fostering the most diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where every employee feels empowered and safe to show up to work as their full self.

It is our policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Please inform the company's HR representative if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process


*The listed pay range represents the lowest to highest range that we in good faith believe we would pay for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may be modified in the future. An employee’s pay position within the range will be based on several factors including, but limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, local currency exchange rates, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, applicable law, and business or organizational needs.  

The benefits for eligible part-time employees working 25 or more hours per week and full-time employees in the US include a comprehensive package of health, retirement, and insurance benefits and paid time off. The benefits for eligible project hires and part-time employees working less than 25 hours per week in the US include retirement, select insurance benefits, and where required by law, health benefits. For roles filled in Canada and other territories, local benefits plan offerings will apply.

Both external and internal candidates can apply for this role through this careers’ website.

The above compensation and benefits information is provided in accordance with various state and local pay transparency laws.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, or any other form of compensation that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with applicable law.

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