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Sr VFX Editor


London, United Kingdom 11-06-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description


Position at Industrial Light & Magic

The Senior VFX Editor sets up and completes all editorial work as requested from a Supervisor, Co-Editor or Production on a Feature Film or Episodic Television Project.
On any given day, your primary responsibilities and accountabilities will include:
• Update sequences with new dailies from CG artists and outsource vendors
• Communicate with client editorial: track all stages of the client cuts, internal cuts and iterations
• Request scans from the client editorial and/or scan facility
• Maintain internal editorial database
• Provide abbreviated cuts for all client reviews
• Identify selects of material captured internally
• Together with the VFX and/or Animation Supervisor, present creative edits to the client when required
• Output sequence movie files, AIFF audio files, and EDLs for CG as specified by Production
• Provide visual reference for Production, stage, art department, client, etc.
• Output JPEG shot frames to Production for storyboarding and Production database use
• Responsible for show wrap-up including finals reel, layoff of movie files, consolidating media
• Drive production of internal and external marketing reels
• Responsible for working with an assistant, mentoring and delegating
• Film tasks: print handling, pull and prep wedges and conform workprint reels if required
• Consult on new pipelines and workflows and track development with engineering teams; train other editors in new workflow
• Train new VFX Editors and continue to mentor as editors are deployed to other global locations
• Performs special projects under the supervision of the Senior Editor, production manager or department manager

Here are the skills and experience you need to be successful in this role:
• Proven VFX Editorial experience in a CG driven post production environment.
• Experience with Avid Media Composer
• Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines while working under tight schedules
• Outstanding team player with good interpersonal and communication skills
• Experience with ingesting performance capture
• Apple ActionScript experience
• Command-line environments (ie: Linux)
• 3D Stereo experience
• Understanding/maintaining unity management
• Post-production film experience (e.g., film handling, coding, logging)
• Post-production HD tape acquisitions (e.g., timecode, logging, capturing)
• Proficient with Mac OS
• Extensive knowledge and understanding of codecs, transcoding and QT formats
• Extensive experience with shot tracking databases (i.e. Filemaker, Shotgun)
• Understanding of traditional film/print/negative

Company Profile

Lucasfilm is among the world’s leading entertainment service companies, a pioneer in visual effects and sound across multiple mediums, and is home to the legendary Star Wars and Indiana Jones franchises.