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1st Assistant Editor - Creative Content

Apply NowApply Later Job ID R-02965 Location Emeryville, California, United States Business Pixar Animation Studios Date posted Jun. 30, 2021

Job Summary:

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Online Editorial:

  • Research, implement, and maintain all online pipeline procedures from AVID and Premiere to Resolve
  • Prepare and manage technical workflow of offline edits for finishing in high resolution master format (i.e., ProRes HQ files)
    Conform offline edits to original camera sources, reconnect all artwork, photos, graphics to high resolution files
  • Prepare and deliver textless online edits from Avid to DaVinci Resolve for color grade
    Package and deliver final color grade, final print master sound with final graphics, lower 3rds and titles, add broadcast safe color
    Export final master ProRes HQ files and deliver to Media Control Center to distribute to Deluxe
  • Responsible for documenting workflow processes and training Creative Content editorial on best practices

Editorial:

  • Edit documentaries in Avid Media Composer and/or Premiere Pro
  • Self assist with logging, transcoding, and finding assets for editorial purposes as needed

Editorial Support:

  • Log footage — data entry into Avid, create detailed and accurate description of large volume of video footage including b-roll and interviews
  • Set up new Avid projects for internal and external editors
  • Support editors by finding footage and troubleshooting Avid issues
  • Archive final Avid projects and manage media to create new avid projects
  • Test Avid workflows when Avid is updated
  • Export QuickTime deliveries and other assets to Filmmakers, Sound, Legal, Marketing, and external partners for review purposes
  • Transcribe final videos
  • QC final videos before shipping to Deluxe

Other:

  • Help sustain and drive the creative process (e.g., participate in documentary content-development meetings, brainstorm ideas for bonus content, provide creative feedback on content)
  • Publish accurate cut lists for output
  • Catalog and maintain a digital library by tape or file source, description, and film sequence
  • Attend screenings. Operate screening room for some presentations
  • Perform quality control on digital outputs for sound and picture, sync, etc.
  • Avid Film Composer daily operational maintenance
  • Refine editorial processes, procedures, systems, and databases
  • Assist with film shoots as needed
  • Set up and breakdown interview shoots as needed
  • Create and design graphics, lower 3rds, and titles

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 3-5 years’ experience with AVID, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, or other NLE editing platforms
  • Experience with camera, lighting, and sound for live-action or documentary production a plus
  • Must have relevant experience with logging a large amount of footage in live-action or documentary context
  • Must perform well both independently and with a team, under stressful situations that require quick response
  • Positive “can do” attitude while maintaining a high level of professionalism
  • Ability to be proactive, flexible, and motivated to learn
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to lift (40lbs), carry, and move equipment in different work environments
  • Available to work flexible hours (including nights and weekends) and/or overtime on short notice


About Pixar Animation Studios:

Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renowned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation. The Northern California studio has created some of the most successful and beloved animated films of all time, including “Toy Story,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “Cars,” “The Incredibles,” “Ratatouille,” “WALL•E,” “Up,” “Toy Story 3,” “Brave,” “Inside Out,” and “Coco.” Its movies have won 35 Academy Awards® and have grossed more than $13 billion at the worldwide box office to date.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Pixar Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Pixar Animation Studios.

Pixar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

This position is with Pixar Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Pixar Animation Studios.

Pixar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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