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1st Assistant Editor


1st Assistant Editor

• Intermediate Level
Skills: Editor Animation


Skydance Animation is seeking a First Assistant Editor to join a dynamic team to lay the foundations for one of its upcoming animated features.

Category Assistant  Editor 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Apr 29, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

The position will work closely with our Supervising Editor to construct the film, organize the cutting room structure and systems, and manage the assistant editors. He, she, or they will ensure that the Editorial needs of the show are met daily while also acting as a liaison between post-production and production.  #animation

  • Prepares footage from boards, layout and animation for Supervising Editor to cut
  • Designs Room Setup and Layout
  • Pull and conform SFX, music and dialogue under the guidance of the Director and Editor
  • Partner with the Technology and Production teams to ensure correct information from publishes is distributed and executed correctly
  • Relay vision for the film and act as backup when the Editor is unavailable
  • Generate cuts for Music and Sound Editors, Producers, Animators, etc.
  • Screening preparation and maintenance
  • Share unique, creative and original ideas
  • Work with Editorial team as needed
  • Partner with Directors on team assignments and casting
  • Give clear and straightforward direction to artists and follow up as needed
  • Have awareness of schedule and milestones and guide the team accordingly
  • Mentor and provide development growth for artists on the team
  • Prepared to take on additional editorial assignments and presentations
  • Advance technical knowledge of AVID Media Composer 
  • 5 years of experience in a Feature Film Editorial capacity
  • Understanding of all production processes for Animation
  • Experience with FLIX a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong ability to multi-task and take a creative approach to problem solving
  • Must be able to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize workload in a dynamic environment are required
  • Willing to work flexible hours (including nights and weekends) and/or overtime on short notice
  • Able to travel domestically or internationally for recording session and screenings

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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