Animated Feature Assistant Editor

Location: Glasgow

Specialism: Animation


Contract: Contract

Axis Studios Group are currently recruiting for an experienced Assistant Editor to support with an upcoming feature project.

This role requires working creatively with the team to get the best outcome for the project.  Extensive knowledge of Premiere Pro, AVID and prior animation editing experience is essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage media across the production from all departments.

  • Ensuring the delivery of all video/image/audio request and deliverables to the editors

  • Ensuring all editors hardware/software runs correctly with minimal issues, reporting any concerns to the Head of Editorial

  • Organize AVID sequences and bins efficiently and effectively.

  • Source and tracklay sound effects, music, dialogue. Maintain the production sound effects and music databases

  • Update timelines and export latest cuts for internal and external purposes.

  • Ingest and organize audio files from voice records for edit as per Lead Editor.

  • Prepare picture media; import and distribute media (importing shots from other departments to edit and pushing out shot or sequences updates)

  • Output digital files (Quicktimes, AAFs, change notes,) internally and externally as directed

  • Prepare sound media; break down dialogue, conduct music and effects searches

  • Responsible for Avid projects structure and back up

  • Assisting with any overflow work from the Picture Editor

Experience Required:

  • Extensive experience working with Avid Media Composer

  • Significant experience working within animation pipelines

  • Experience with animation features is essential

  • Familiarity with multiple codecs and formats

  • Strong technical skills and knowledge

  • Excellent time management skills