Full Time Job

Animation Editor

Animal Logic

Sydney, Australia 3 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

The Animation Editor will bring solutions to edit workflows and the production pipeline. They oversee the efficient and accurate handling of all edit tasks; encouraging a positive, motivated and proactive team of Assistant Editors who support the studio shot departments. This is a fulltime, contract role that reports to Artist Management.

What you'll get to do:
• Maintain communication with production and shot departments to ensure smooth workflow
• Communicate any relevant information regarding the placement/changes to shots in the edit to production teams.
• Manage editorial client turnovers and provide updated edits to shot departments and other relevant reports to production
• Maintain shot databases and track changes throughout production
• Create change lists & scene reports
• Troubleshoot shot queries from production
• Ensure scenes are kept updated with the latest production shots
• Maintain a high level of quality control throughout the entire process
• Prep/conform cuts at various stages including Storyboard, Layout, Animation
• Export and deliver updated edits to production and client for review
• Run internal review sessions with department heads, cross-site and edit internal showreels when required
• Solutions to edit workflows and the editorial pipeline
• Understand and manage Avid Media Composer's use of MXF media, including render files
• Lead a team of Assistant Editors, manage their time, priorities and project-specific knowledge, while providing encouragement and motivation
• Responsible for the final checking and delivery of files for screenings

What you bring:
• 6 + years' Editorial experience in animated feature films, VFX, and/or animated television
• Excellent attention to detail with an eye for accuracy
• Proven leadership experience within feature animation or VFX
• Senior proficiency with Avid Media Composer and other industry tools
• Knowledge of the complete production ark from inception through to final delivery
• Knowledge of tools and techniques for monitoring shot and scene durations
• Strong understanding of media file formats and secure file sharing services
• Excellent attention to detail with the ability to efficiently organise and prioritise tasks while remaining calm under pressure
• English written and oral communication skills and the ability to connect with a wide variety of personalities
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills; ability to give or receive feedback, sharing knowledge as needed
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team environment with a proactive, positive attitude and approach to the role
• Establish and maintain positive cross-site relationships with senior members of the studio, the client and other production staff
• Resourcefulness and creative approach to problem solving and troubleshooting with excellence in balancing quick turnarounds

Company Profile
Animal Logic

Animal Logic is one of the world's most accomplished digital studios producing award winning, ground breaking and trail blazing animation, visual effects and design.