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Assistant Editor - Full Time

Job title: Assistant Editor - Full Time
Contract type: Full-time
Location: Carson, Los Angeles, California
Discipline: Creative
Remote: No
Reference: 409490
Contact name: Maria Alberto
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client, a creative agency, is looing for an Assistant Editor to join their team full time. This will start off remote but eventually transition to onsite. This will be full time/direct hire! The ideal candidate will have prior experience with Trailers! 

Overview & Responsibilities:
A successful candidate will be self-motivated, proactive, quick-thinking, flexible, able to pivot when necessary, thorough and able to juggle multiple and diverse responsibilities. You will have a strong emphasis on organization and an unwavering attention to detail at all times. This is a demanding and fast-moving position that requires someone who is a proactive and positive thinker, effective communication and able to exercise good judgment and initiative.

You will work closely with other AEs, under direct supervision of the Head of Post Production, ensuring that that all projects are finished, QCed, exported to spec, and delivered efficiently, accurately, and on time. This candidate should have a long-term interest in post production finishing or creative editorial for entertainment marketing.

Essential Duties:
Download, digitize, convert, organize, and manage assets.
Manage server, file structure, and project workflow.
Keep track of digital media, ensuring it is labeled, stored, media managed and archived correctly.
Prep and organize premiere projects for editors, including scene breakdowns, dialogue breakdowns, and shot pulls.
Prep, QC and send cuts to clients.
Create scripts and cue sheets for spots and trailer versions.
Overcut with online, final picture and sound.
Read and comprehend finishing memos and deliverable spec sheets, and deliver accordingly.
Complete picture/audio finishing sequence preps for spots and trailers according to final specs, troubleshooting any issues.
Request final graphics from graphics department according to finishing memo.
Import and cut in final graphics, spell check, alert graphics of any issues.
Import and cut in mix approvals for internal presentation approval or final client asset delivery.
Perform quality control on all final slates, video footage, graphics, and audiotracks.
Export and convert files to required specs.
Master approved trailer / spot per clients specs and deliver assets as directed by client delivery.

Position Qualifications:
Must be organized, diligent and extremely detail-oriented.
Must be capable of working in a fast-paced, team environment with hard deadlines.
Ability to manage time and plan according to tight deadlines.
Technologically savvy.
Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel.
Knowledge of FTP Clients.
Understanding of frame rates, timecode, aspect ratios, and resolutions.
Understanding of audio bit depth, sample rate, codecs, track layouts, and audio formats.
Knowledge of various audio specs such as Stereo Mix, 5.1 Mix, DME splits, andCALM compliant.
Knowledge of digital video codecs including ProRes 422 HQ, ProRes 4444,h264, DNxHD, Photo JPEG and bit rates (ex: 6Mbit/s vs 100Mbit/s).
Experience with video conversion tools (Quicktime Pro, Apple Compressor, Adobe Media Encoder) and understanding of the .mov and .mp4 wrappers.
Ability to troubleshoot potential A/V digital media issues or problems- Understanding of basic editing concepts/creative editorial. 

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