Laika Recruiting Editor
Location: Hillsboro (United States)
Start Date: immediately
LAIKA LLC – Editor in Hillsboro, Oregon. Edit and assemble the components of feature-length stop-motion animation films to receive international distribution. Duties include the editing and assembly of sound, images, story, dialogue, music, and story rhythm/pacing throughout all stages of film production to ensure that all components of the film and the finished product reflect the Director’s vision. Specific duties include: developing an animatic which can be filmed as stop-motion animation; integrating and managing multiple story-telling and production components, including reference film, story reels, layout, sound tracks, and final shots and elements; conducting transfers and edit sessions; ensuring that film elements are properly tracked and accessible as needed; assembling and providing editorial input on marketing materials and screenings. Supervise an editorial team comprised of a 1st Assistant, two 2nd Assistants, a Story/Edit Coordinator, and an Intern. This position requires close collaboration with the film’s Director, Producer, Head of Story, Story Artists, Animation Supervisor, Animators, Production Manager, Art Directors, Post-Production Supervisor, VFX Editor, and recording studios. Travel to attend voice recording sessions and perform post-production duties at off-site facilities may be required up to 10% of time.
Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Film Production, Audio Visual Production, Electronic Engineering, or a closely related field and 5 years of experience as Editor or Assistant Editor for feature films. Experience to include the following:
3 years using AVID Media Composer non-linear editing software for post-production workflow in a shared media storage environment.
3 years editing animatics for stop-motion animated feature films with a budget of $30 million or more.
All education, training, and experience may be gained concurrently. Applicants must be U.S. workers (includes U.S. citizens, permanent residents, foreign nationals granted temporary residence under one of the 1986 legalization programs, refugees, and asylees). Please apply through the “Careers” page of our website: www.laika.com.
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