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VFX Editorial Assistant

RemoteUnited Kingdom, England, LondonEditorial

Job description

Department: Editorial

Location: Remote, with a Hybrid option. Our office is based in Soho, London. All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.

Reports To: Head of Editorial


Job Description:

  • Responsible for organising, transferring and storing the computer files and data

  • Processing scans

  • Assisting with internal cuts across all shows. Communicate any relevant information regarding the placement/changes to shots in the edit to production and editorial team

  • Prepare incoming/outgoing data transfers

  • Export and deliver files as required

  • Performing QC checks on incoming and outgoing materials.

  • Running client and internal review sessions

  • Processing and ingesting incoming client material

  • Maintaining the production database (Shotgun) with frame counts and lineup notes

  • Communicating with the production team and artists re cut and edit changes

  • Liaising with the client editorial department

  • Point of contact for the screening room, following up with relevant departments to resolve any issues with playback

  • Development and maintenance of editorial pipeline including increasing efficiencies and managing updates and technical developments

  • Creating in house reel and managing associated data including: company reels, department reels, technical breakdowns and awards reels

Job requirements

  • Understanding of the VFX process and terminology, film and digital formats, files, frame rates, resolutions, colourspace and codecs

  • Knowledge of Linux

  • Strong communication, organisation and people skills

  • Knowledge of timeline interface software, e.g. Avid, Premiere, Final Cut Pro and Hiero

  • Experience of working with Nuke and RV

  • Linux and Mac competent

  • Ability to work calmly under pressure


Online showreels and links to websites are welcome.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.