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2nd Assistant Editor


2nd Assistant Editor

• Emerging Level


Skydance Animation is seeking an Assistant Editor to join the dynamic team of our studio’s first animated streaming series. The position provides technical and creative support to its Editorial team and ensures the needs of the show are met daily.

Category Assistant  Editor 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Apr 21, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Prepare picture media; import and distribute media (storyboards and shots)
  • Prepare sound media; break down dialogue, conduct music and effects searches
  • Supervise, log and transcribe scratch recording sessions  
  • Monitor levels, log and import scratch and production dialogue from recordings
  • Set up video reference cameras to record talent
  • Prepare preliminary music and sound effects, maintain the production sound effects and music databases
  • Publish accurate cutlists for output
  • Publish out sequences to Shotgun as needed
  • Output digital files (Quicktimes, AAFs, change notes, DCPs, etc.) internally and externally as directed
  • Prepare media and perform Quality Control for sound and picture
  • Attend screenings in support of presentation quality, operate screening room
  • Avid daily operational maintenance
  • Work with Tech to troubleshoot and refine editorial systems
  • Cooperate with other editorial teams when assistance is needed
  • Proactively monitor trackers and updates for incoming assets
  • 1+ year experience as an Assistant Editor for feature or series animation
  • 3+ years’ experience with Avid Media/Film Composer
  • Requirement to be, or become, a member in good standing of the Local 700 Editorial Guild
  • High proficiency in Macintosh OS
  • Experience with Pro Tools, Photoshop, FLIX, Shotgun, Excel & Microsoft Suite a plus
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong ability to multi-task and take a creative, inquisitive approach to problem solving
  • Must be able to work autonomously and as part of a collaborative team
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize workload in a dynamic and changing environment
  • Ability to work flexible hours (overtime, including nights and weekends) as necessary

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