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Rainmaker Recruiting Editor

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Editor – Direct to DVD Feature

Category: Editor
Company: Rainmaker
Location: Vancouver (Canada)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

Our Direct to DVD feature is on the hunt for an editor with at least 2 years experience to join the team. We are looking for an someone that can slice, dice and piece together scenes with speed and careful consideration, all the while keeping the story in tact and making it look easy! If your thinking to yourself “no problem” while reading that, then this may be the job for you!

POSITION OVERVIEW

On a CG animated film, the Editor helps the Senior Editor assemble all picture and audio elements needed to create and maintain the story and production reels as it evolves through the various iterations. The role is also responsible for tracking the turnover of shots from editorial to production and for the communication of all editorial revisions as it pertains to timing alterations, shot deletions and inserts.

PRIMARY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Organizes the Avid per the project’s requirements.
Ability to assemble story sequences under the Senior Editor’s supervision.
Cuts sequences throughout the various stages of production and tracks the various iterations.
Basic understanding of the needs of the Story, Previsualization, Animation, FX, Lighting and Compositing departments.
Cuts in dialogue track and assists the Senior Editor in building the temporary sound track.
Cuts in latest versions of shots and prepares for dailies sessions; assembles the reel for screenings as necessary.
Organizes all incoming content and source material for editorial purposes.
Delivers assignments per the project’s schedule.
Adheres to digital file management protocols.
Supports and integrates the values of Rainmaker that being a commitment to innovation, creativity, professionalism and inspiration.
Interacts respectfully and professionally with colleagues, staff members and clients.
Additional duties as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience:

Degree and/or diploma in film school or equivalent experience preferred.
2-3+ years of experience working in a professional environment within their discipline.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Experience in narrative development and storytelling as it pertains to editing.
Advanced knowledge in using AVID is required.
Must be proficient with Windows and Macintosh OS.
Prior experience using Final Cut, After Effects and/or Photoshop is an asset as well as an ability to work with slip shots.
Knowledgeable with production tracking system.
Vigilant in ensuring all shot changes are efficiently communicated.
Plays a critical role in communicating changes on the story reel as it pertains to all the appropriate staff members.
Ability to communicate ideas clearly and concisely. Practises active listening.
Willingness to share information, methodologies and ideas with others.
Open to and encourages feedback and new initiatives.
Solid work ethic and positive attitude. Ability to work under pressure.
Self-motivated and pro-active. Consistently strives to expand knowledge base.
Efficient and detail oriented.
Strong problem solving skills and ability to work collaboratively.
Ability to deliver work on time and meet set production objectives.
Makes decisions in a timely manner. Accepts accountability for own actions.
Creatively solves problems, eliminates roadblocks and focuses on issue at

Apply here:- recruiting@rainmaker.com
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