May 15, 2015 · 9 min read

***This Position Has Been Filled*** Now Hiring – Lead Compositor

Join the team! ghOst Productions is looking to hire a creative and hard working lead compositor experienced with AE 3D cameras and 3D compositing. We’re looking for someone with a strong aesthetic and drive to produce dynamically beautiful finished content. You will be coordinating with the post-production team and 3D department to improve the quality of our finished animations. Experience with Maya is a HUGE plus.

Job Summary: lead compositor

-Checking rendered frames, looking for glitches, missing frames, and poor quality footage.
-Putting together rough composites, blocking out timing, transitions and making sure everything flows smoothly within the AE composites
-Creating assets to be utilized within AE projects, for example; cutting out images, creating widgets, labels, background elements, music/sound effects.
-Willingness to learn and bring new ideas/ solutions to improve the look of ghOst.
-Keep AE files organized.
-Learn and comprehend the 3D stereoscopic workflow.
-Have the basic skills to move around in Maya, for creating color mattes, exporting 3D cameras, 3D logos and anything else that might be needed.
-Rotoscoping of video if not key-able.
-Able to troubleshoot and problem solve.
-Meet deadlines, even when it requires you to stay late to get it done. This position may require you to occasionally work +50 hrs per week.


Knowledge and competency with 3D software, matching audio to the timeline in AE

2-5 years of experience as a compositor


3D compositing
Understand layers that are rendered out of 3D
Render passes
3D cameras
Motion graphics and branding
Sound effects
Narration editing

After Effects

The following programs are a HUGE plus:
DVD Studio Pro
DVD Authoring
Cinema 4D

We offer medical, dental and a competitive 401k retirement plan. We have super-flexible core hours that allow you to work when you are at your most productive, free highly-caffeinated beverages, opportunities for travel for continuing education, free parking, Herman Miller Chairs, ergonomic desks, a scary-powerful render farm, freedom to work on your own ideas after-hours, and absolutely NO CUBICLES!!!

If you are interested in this position, and want to join the Ghost team, please send your portfolio, cover letter, and resume to