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Assistant Editor (Animatic)


Assistant Editor (Animatic)

• Emerging Level


DreamWorks Animation Television has an exciting new opportunity for an Assistant Editor (Animatic) to join its in-house team in Glendale, CA.

Category Animation  Assistant  Editor 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date May 25, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

Our Assistant Editors (Animatic) generate roughly-timed animatics from storyboard panels, audio, and sound effects to serve as an editorial starting point for the Editor (Animatic).

Responsibilities: “What would you say you do here?”
  • Responsible for importing and generating a rough assembly cut of episodes based on the storyboard and script with an emphasis on timing
  • Ensure that the rough assembly is reviewed and approved by the Editor (Animatic)
  • Confirm that all dialogue files have been received from the Dialogue Editor
  • Ensure that quality issues and clarity are adhered to for sound
  • As needed, add temporary sound effects and music from approved sound libraries
  • As needed, cut revisions into animatics using notes and directions from the Editor (Animatic)
  • Build shipping animatic output from locked animatic project for timers and partner studios. The shipping animatic includes scene numbers and footage count
  • Ensure that the production staff are aware of added lines and scratch dialog
  • Responsible for timely execution of deliverables and partnering with production to ensure issues or concerns are elevated as needed
“What do I need to have in order to do this job?”

• Working knowledge of Adobe Premiere
• Assistant Editing experience preferred
• Strong attention to detail and organizational skills
• An understanding of filmmaking
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Proven ability to manage time and meet deadlines
• Experience working in a fast-paced environment

Desired Characteristics
“What can I offer?”

• Assistant Editing experience in Television animation
• Understanding of animation principles
• Ability to work under tight deadlines
• Knowledge of Storyboard Pro, Flix, Photoshop, and After Effects is useful
• Film enthusiast
• Bachelor’s degree

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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