• Animatic Editor, 3D

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/15/2019 8:10 PM)
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  • Overview


    Want to make awesome cartoons with amazingly talented teams in a cool new studio?


    DHX Media – Vancouver is looking for an experienced Animatic Editor to join our team!


    The role:


    As the Animatic Editor, you get to be the person who gets their hands on the first stage of editing for this exciting new 3D series! We are looking for someone with a track record of animatic editing on episodic television using Avid Media Composer, has a good sense of humor and enjoys being part of a creative team.


    You will get to: 

    • Assemble, edit and assess the animatic through multiple stages, from initial storyboard assembly to final picture lock
    • Trouble shoot scenes/sequences where pacing, story, comedy or action isn’t working, offer alternative cuts and/or suggestions for storyboard revisions
    • Fill in the audio bed with temp sfx & music
    • Communicate effectively with the director and the production team
    • Update and maintain an organized layout for all incoming content and source material for editorial purposes
    • Maintain dialogue pickup lists based on notes from director
    • Maintain the episode re-use sfx and character dialogue libraries
    • Manage editorial project/bins/media files efficiently in conjunction with studio best practices
    • Participate in post meetings and adjust/refine work as indicated by post production supervisor


    You will be a great fit on our team if you have…

    • 2-3 years of animatic Editorial experience (understanding of 3D animation required)
    • Strong understanding of post procedures, production and workflow
    • Strong understanding of Avid Media Composer editing software is a must
    • Strong understanding of the needs of the Story, Design, Animation, FX, Lighting and Compositing departments
    • Good communication skills and a collaborative attitude
    • Ability to work independently, organize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines
    • Proactive thinker with creative problem-solving skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the desire to work as part of a team
    • Strong organizational skills

    Specific skills we’d love to see…

    • Previous experience editing on an episodic series is a plus
    • Degree or Diploma from a recognized film production school an asset
    • Experience with production software such as Shotgun and Final Draft

    Why work at DHX Media?


    DHX Media delivers content that inspires, entertains and connects. But we create more than just animation, we build worlds and experiences for kids around the world. At our studios, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure – while enjoying awesome benefits, perks, and a whole lot of fun along the way. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studios are bursting with energy. So what are you waiting for? Come join us! 


    THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the DHX Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. DHX will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required. 


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