Full Time Job

Assistant Editor

DreamWorks Animation

Glendale, CA 07-23-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

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

Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities:
• Responsible for importing and organizing files, 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)
• Create shipping animatic output from locked animatic project for timers and partner studios. The shipping animatic includes sequence/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

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