VFX Editor & Input/Output (I/O) Coordinator

VFX Editor & Input/Output (I/O) Coordinator

Apply before: 2017-10-28
Type: Contract
Activities:
I/O
Place:
Montreal
Description

Mr. X is looking for a talented VFX Editor who will also act as our I/O Coordinator in our brand new Montreal studio.

VFX Editor duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide artists with editorial information such as, cut lengths, re-speed info, etc.
  • Update sequences with any changes to the cut from client editorial and communicate these changes to the team
  • Assist in setting up shows ensuring editorial formats of the pipeline are in place
  • Organize directories and files in a logical and organized manner
  • Prepare and create output media as required for the on-time delivery of visual effects in context for both temp and final deliveries
  • Maintain database logs as required to efficiently track the status of all work
  • Monitor shot continuity, as it relates to the placement and timing of all visual effects shots within the current edit
  • Keep cuts updated with latest VFX versions of shots
  • Liaise with client cutting rooms
  • Implement & monitor effective formats for internal review of team/show material on a daily basis or as required.
  • Create and update demo reels representing VFX material for specific needs as assigned by Marketing and Production
  • Other duties as required

 

Input/Output (I/O) duties include but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for monitoring disk servers, performing backups/restores, and handling incoming/outgoing data transfers
  • Maintain data and asset tracking
  • Prepare incoming/outgoing data transfers
  • Collect files from clients and vendors and prepare deliveries back to them
  • Monitor servers and studio queue system; escalates issues as needed
  • Troubleshoot and correct failing tasks
  • Partner with other production personnel to ensure shots are scheduled and delivered in a timely manner
  • Coordinate all client deliveries (outgoing and incoming), both physical deliveries and digital deliveries and maintains log of all deliveries
  • Technical QA of all masters and digital files, grade conforms and project archiving

 

Qualifications

  • Minimum two (2) years of offline editing experience, preferably in a VFX studio setting
  • Fully bilingual in French and English (both written and verbal) is required
  • College diploma or university degree, or equivalent experience in a similar industry
  • Advanced knowledge of Avid and Final Cut Pro
  • Other software knowledge in the following: Shotgun, Aspera Connect, RV/FramCycler, Adobe Pro/Reader, MS Office suite, intermediate Excel skills
  • Manage multiple projects and work efficiently with tight deadlines in a professional manner
  • Exercise independent decision making and creative judgment in the development of projects
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent technical school certification in film editing or computer graphics, or equivalent work experience. (Experience must be in animation, film or digital effects).
  • A passion for editing and learning the latest software
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