Hi guys, today we are going to discuss regarding the job profiles in the VFX industry. VFX industry is a booming industry today. VFX is a vast field. People working in this industry have a very good knowledge in creating visuals, whether it’s art or photography. It involves technology and problem solving with art so can be rewarding for those who have an interest in both of the areas and like a challenge. The following are some of the job profiles one can be when he opts VFX as a career:
Compositor: A compositor combines visual elements from different sources into single image to make it look like all those elements are a part of same image.
Concept Artist: A concept artist with the help of computer illustration software packages produces the illustrations that help production designers realize their vision.
Digital Preparation Artist: This kind of artist is responsible for painting out markers, wires and rigging before the shot can move along the pipeline. A good level of quality control and a keen eye for repair work is necessary, as the work must be invisible.
Lighting technical Director: A Lighter ensures that there is consistency in light, color balance and mood between the various elements of a shot or scene and making sure CGI looks realistic to match the live action.
Video Editor – A video editor edits, corrects, organizes, arranges and prepares a final output to the video footages according to the written script.
Match Move Artist: A match move artist translates and imitates the camera movement in live action shots and match those movements in 3D animations.
Matte Painter: A matte painter creates a virtual background used to either replace or enhance the live action photographed plates.
Roto Artist: A roto artist traces the area of the live action footage and integrates it in the computer graphics that interacts with the live images.
VFX Supervisor: A VFX Supervisor heads the projects and leads the artists in the VFX studio. He is the technical director of the artists and production personnel. He ensures that the VFX shots are taken appropriately or not by assisting the director. He handles the VFX projects from conception to completion.
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