The 2nd Assistant Editor is responsible for quality control and import/export of content from the Stages and VFX. This position will also work closely with all of editorial and various groups within the Studio to get day-to-day editorial tasks completed.
- Acts as liaison with other departments regarding all elements of production.
- Along with the Editorial Coordinator, assures the accuracy of editorial information in the production tracking system.
- Imports sound and picture elements to NLE (digitize tape-based if necessary) and uses multiple database systems for tracking.
- Performs digital NLE functions, including the creation of EDLs and Cut Lists.
- Organizes and tracks all production elements including film, video and computer files; Quicktime movies, imports, exports, DVDs, etc.
- Makes Quicktimes, DVDs, Audio CDs and other transfers or outputs as needed.
- Prepares materials for sound turnovers to music and sound effects editors and issues Change Notes to music and sound departments.
- Works with Avid ALEs for importing media.
- Provides shot reference footage for animators and feedback to the in-house programmers for custom editorial tools.
- Keeps dialog and shots Avid bin information up to date and well organized.
- Previous experience as a 2nd feature assistant editor or 3 years as an Apprentice Editor.
- General knowledge of post-production processes and good organizational skills, required.
- Understanding of Avid editing systems.
- Working knowledge of Windows and OSX platforms.
- Working knowledge of video, film and audio mixers preferred.
- Working knowledge of FileMaker Pro.
- Understanding of different video and audio compression techniques.
- Animated film studio experience required.
- Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop knowledge preferred.
- ProTools experience preferred.
- UNIX and LINUX knowledge, including scripting preferred.
Salary is commensurate with skills and experience
Physical Demands and Work environment
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to walk; stand; sit; use hands to operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear both in person and by telephone. The employee must lift and/or move up to 15 pounds. Vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
- Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee works under typical office conditions and is exposed to variable indoor temperatures. The noise level is usually quiet or moderate. In certain assignments, an employee may occasionally work near moving equipment and be exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, airborne fumes and loud, prolonged noise (hearing protection required when using power tools).
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.Â They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.