Compositing Supervisor

Brown Bag Films
Manchester, United Kingdom
Job type: Contract

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Job Description

Brown Bag Films 2D Animation Studio in Manchester is recruiting for the position of COMPOSITOR SUPERVISOR.

Working in a busy creative environment, the successful candidate will work on a new, high profile, 52x11 minute episode pre-school series for Nickelodeon.

The series is being created in Toon Boom Harmony.


  • Managing a team of compositors using both Toon Boom Harmony & After Effects
  • Work closely with Director to ensure consistency throughout post effects & production
  • Work closely with Toon Boom Technical Director to streamline scene transfer between Harmony & After Effects
  • Communicate clearly and regularly with Series Producer, Director and Animation Director on the production status and attend meetings as required
  • Partner with HR in the recruitment of the compositing team.
  • Promote and Facilitate effective communication regarding the compositing assignments between Art directors, Production Management and Toon Boom Harmony / After Effects Compositors
  • Partner with Director and Production management to facilitate the career growth of the key talent within the compositing department

Skills & Requirements


  • 5+ years of experience in compositing using After Effects
  • An excellent artistic ‘eye’ with a solid understanding of composition, light and colour
  • Experience in development and maintenance of post effects pipelines
  • Must be able to communicate in an articulate and positive manner
  • Excellent team skills
  • Must be able to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to make decisions under pressure

Please, note that this opportunity is open to current residents of the UK who have the right to work in the UK and we will also consider those who wish to apply who are currently resident outside of the UK. All offers are subject to successfully obtaining the right to work status in the UK.

How to Apply

Please apply here

About the Company

Brown Bag Films are one of Europe’s most exciting, original and successful creative-led animation studios. After 22 years in business, their Dublin-based headquarters continue to produce cutting-edge animation for the international market, bagging numerous awards along the way. These include Oscar® nominations for Give Up Yer Aul Sins (2002), Granny O’Grimm’s Sleeping Beauty (2010), six Emmy® awards for Peter Rabbit (2014), and a host of BAFTA, Emmy® and Annie nominations for their hit shows Octonauts, Doc McStuffins, Bing and Henry Hugglemonster.