I-O/VFX EDITOR

I-O/VFX EDITOR

Apply before: 2017-06-30
Type: Permanent
Activities:
VFX EDITOR
Place:
Montreal
Description

Job Description

Start date: As soon as possible.

Hourly / yearly wage: To be discussed.

Studio Digital District (Canada) inc. is currently looking for an I-O/VFX Editor to fill a full-time, permanent and effective immediately position.

Position Summary

The I-O/VFX Editor will be responsible for receiving, preparing and integrating the work material into the production process. He/she must ensure that the received material is in conformation with the editing. He/she must also prepare internal and external mailings.

Principal responsibilities

  • Manage sequence and shot turnovers to VFX, including all VFX elements and reference plates, documenting in detail the notes from editors and director about VFX work required for each shot;
  • Generate count sheets and plate line-up information, and translate data into the online shot tracking database (Shotgun);
  • Create Avid ref sequences to represent directors’ creative intent for each shot, at correct frame length, for final delivery;
  • Update sequences with any changes to the cut and communicate changes to the VFX team;
  • Cut in VFX works in progress and finals into master cut sequences, confirm timing, line-ups, and that the work matches what was requested in shot turnover sheets;
  • Quality control checks of all VFX shots as shots are submitted for reviews;
  • Host any necessary VFX editorial review for VFX supervisors, as well as editors and directors;
  • Maintain database of shot turnover sheets, as well as shot finals sheets, to be used as documentation for final conform;
  • Provide support to digital artists, as needed;
  • Perform I/O tasks, including converting and encoding of all standard data formats.

Requirements

  • 1+ years Data I/O experience;
  • Extensive experience working with editing and compositing software;
  • Both PC (Windows) and Mac proficient. Linux experience a plus;
  • Proficient organization and management of visual/digital data;
  • Familiar with shot tracking database systems (Shotgun, a plus), Word, Excel and other productivity software tools.

Company Description

Digital District has been in operation since 2008. It is the undisputed industry leader in VFX for France’s film and advertising markets. Digital District has an impressive track record; The Company has provided VFX for a number of hit feature films, including the The Artist, Samba and most recently, Jackie starring Natalie Portman. Having overseen the visual effects work for over 400 commercials, their work includes video ads for prestigious brands including Guerlain, Jean-Paul Gaultier, and Nissan.

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