- Color Assist

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Color Assist


Color Assist

• Emerging Level


At Marvel Studios, you will be part of a team that helps propel our legacy into the future with a vision as far-reaching as our stories. A Color Assist is responsible for preparing color projects for the Lead Colorists.

Category Animation  Art Department  Colorist  Special Effects 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 02, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

This includes but is not limited to; sorting and extending the colorist's grade at the end of a session, assessing or match-grade new material, and exporting to the requested delivery spec by the client or internal Finishing and VFX team.

The ideal candidate must be accustomed to working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment under tight deadlines. They should be proactive, organized, and detail-oriented and be comfortable working with editorial and engineering teams to support the lead colorist and empower our filmmakers and studio executives to create the best projects possible. This is a union role with local 700.

Responsibilities will include but not limited to:
  • Support lead colorists for long-form, marketing as well as animation projects
  • Preparations for Projects/Sessions
  • Check the color project for issues and playback performance prior to the session start
  • Project and Database setup per the defined department standard
  • Color-tracing of projects
  • Communicate with the project producer and or production manager any issues that may arise with elements, shots, or any prep issues or spec changes
  • Help monitor the progress of a session, keeping the project producer and or production manager updated on its status
  • Perform minor shot-level fixes, such as bad pixels, etc.
  • Render/Record project per project specs.
  • Label elements as requested per project specs.
  • Quality checking all rendered material for any missing material or corruption
  • Archive projects upon delivery
Experience and Requirements:
  • Knowledge of digital capture cameras and files
  • Strong Black Magic Resolve and/or other color correction software experience
  • File-based workflow experience
  • QC experience
  • Background and/or knowledge of offline editing
  • Avid and/or FCP experience helpful but not required

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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