Added by on 2015-02-09

Framestore Recruiting VFX Editorial Assistant, Recruiter – VFX & VFX Editor

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VFX Editorial Assistant – Integrated Advertising

Category: Assistant
Company: Framestore
Location: New York (United States)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

The Integrated Advertising team in New York are looking for a VFX Editorial Assistant. Strong organizational skills and editorial workflow knowledge are required.


The editorial department within Framestore’s Integrated Advertising division is a busy and energetic workplace and forms the central hub around which our larger VFX jobs are built. It is responsible for all vfx shot management, edit updates, wip deliveries and client reviews.


Conforming from EDLs and meticulously checking against offlines for accuracy
Organizing and preparing edits for distribution to various VFX departments
Maintaining an up to date edit whilst taking into account changing EDLs from clients as well as per shot versions from VFX departments
Preparing for and operating in internal reviews
Preparing for and operating in client reviews
Taking responsibility for own workload, time management and notes/feedback actions required by Supervisors/Producers
Updating edits and outputting client WIPs
Working closely with VFX Supervisors and Producers
Working closely with Datalab and Colorists
Shift work may be required

Essential Skills:

A thorough understanding of core editing workflow principles (EDL management, formats, frame rates, colorspace etc).
A working knowledge of Hiero or (at least) a knowledge of another NLE (FCP, Avid, Smoke).
Excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills
A polite and respectful attitude towards clients
A pro-active and collaborative work ethic
A strong eye for detail and a meticulous nature
The ability to multitask, prioritize and problem solve
Good working knowledge of color space principles

Desirable Skills:

Knowledge of Hiero
A working knowledge of the overall VFX pipeline
Experience in dealing and communicating with clients
Python programming knowledge

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Recruiter – VFX

Category: Human Resources
Company: Framestore
Location: London (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Position Summary:

Framestore is a fast paced, dynamic and fun post-production company producing world-class visual effects for film and commercial projects. We are currently looking to add a Recruiter to our London office who will be responsible for looking after the recruitment of artists for our film teams. Our new team member needs to be out-going, amenable, positive and professional.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Framestore are always looking for the best talent and as a result the role will be varied and interesting.
On a day to day basis you will be working on the whole recruitment lifecycle for specific teams within Framestore; from advertising and sourcing right through to the offer stage
Reporting into the Head of Recruitment the team aspect of this role is crucial. We all work together to achieve long-term goals and projects so reporting back and updating each other is a key component of this role
As a team we work closely with Crewing and HR to ensure the whole business is working together and providing a great experience for all our new and existing hires; our people are important to us
You will be utilising social networking, job boards, referrals, and our internal network to find the best talent in the industry to work on our exciting new projects
Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with Heads of Departments and Supervisors is crucial, alongside working hard to develop and build a network of contacts
You will be reviewing resumes and demoreels with support from Heads of Department and Supervisors for assessment of skills, experience and knowledge in relation to position requirements
Pre-screening, interviewing and feeding back to candidates are all important parts of managing the communication with the candidate along with extending offers of employment to selected candidates under the direction of the Head of Recruitment, Heads of Departments and Supervisors
Each team member is expected to provide complete, accurate, and inspiring information to candidates about the company, our projects and position and the offer being made to them
It’s important to be able to handle sensitive and confidential information appropriately and we work closely with our HR and management teams

Skills and Requirements:

The internet plays a large part in our market research so being savvy and experienced in online databases, tracking and networking are a must
Previous experience recruiting for the visual effects industry preferred
You must have the ability to learn and adapt quickly
Strong organisational skills
Effective communicator at all levels, with the ability to build good relationships both internally and externally
Excellent attention to detail and pride and quality of output
Experience of working under pressure and to deadlines with the ability to multi-task
Willingness to effectively participate as a full member of a team demonstrating a positive and enthusiastic approach
Customer focused with the ability to deliver against expectations of management
Able to work on own initiative

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VFX Editor

Category: Editor
Company: Framestore
Location: London (United Kingdom)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

We are always on the look out for VFX Editors who are interested in short term contracts (2 -3 months in duration). If you are interested in longer term opportunities we will post for these separately in the future.
The visual effects Editor is responsible for handling all editorial tasks required on shows in addition to internal requests.


Processing turnover information and revised edits and updating internal edits and databases accordingly
Maintaining all cuts, keeping them updated with the latest versions from artists
Providing witness cam, line up, retime and resize reference to artists
Managing Avid media and storage
Maintaining shot and VFX databases
Having an expert understanding of all editorial tools
Managing client deliveries
Making and requesting selects for additional media requests e.g. element shoots
Liaising with Framestore Editorial at other offices
Liaising with cutting rooms (when applicable)
Preparing for and driving dailies sessions and client meetings
Providing motivation and training for assistants (where relevant or necessary)
Working closely with internal production, artists and other support departments providing advice, reference and information when needed
Cutting in house reels
Respecting confidentiality and media security policies

Essential Skills:

Several years experience working in a film VFX Editorial department, cutting room or similar environment
Demonstrable proficiency in editing using Avid
A firm understanding of the VFX process and terminology
An understanding of film and digital formats, files, frame rates and resolutions
File encoding/transcoding experience, exhibiting a sound understanding of video codecs and file formats
Professional experience in the following software/hardware: Avid, 2k playback software such as Baselight, Framecycler or RV, Linux (basic), Cinesync, Shotgun, Photoshop (basic), Keynote, Compressor, DVD Studio Pro and Filemaker Pro
Self motivated
Keen to learn new skills and applications
Excellent communication skills
A strong multi-tasker
Good eye for detail
Diligent and meticulous
A team player
Strong problem solving skills
Calm under pressure
Posses a love of film and VFX

Desirable Skills:

Proficiency in French and English would be advantageous

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