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

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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.