Trailer Editor

Location: Glasgow


Contract: Fixed Term
Closing date for applications: 28 February 2021
Start date: 1 March 2021

Axis Studios are expanding their teams across all departments & are looking to hire an experienced 3D Editor to work on short form trailer projects in our Glasgow studio on a remote basis. This role requires working creatively with our directors and 3D teams to help drive the final creative content on the project to the highest standard. A thorough knowledge of Premiere Pro and prior animation editing experience is necessary. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the Director, 3D animation teams and members of the production team to create a memorable story that will resonate with the audience.

  • Edit and assemble shots from the various stages of CG shot production while monitoring story, timing and action. Includes making necessary suggestions, additions or trims, and updating within the pipeline, distributing the information to the affected departments

  • Use strong understanding of cinematography and animation timing to create an appropriate pace to the film to keep audiences entertained and involved.

  • Act as the hub for the story and timing for all departments, including constant awareness of progress & creative direction of the project, various notes and versioning required to complete sequences, etc.


Required Skills


  • Expert understanding of Adobe Premiere

  • Understanding of edit pacing, cinematic scene and dramatic structure

  • Strong knowledge of story structure, comedy and animation required

  • Ability to work collaboratively and on a deadline




  • Prior experience working on short format trailer/ cinematic based projects is strongly preferred. 

  • 2+ years of experience in a similar role


Axis is a multi award winning Animation and VFX studio. Spanning three UK studios, we share a fascination for the possibilities of art and technology, and a passion for discovering where imagination can take us next.

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Axis is committed to equal opportunities. Click here to find out more.