- Assistant Colorist

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Assistant Colorist


Assistant Colorist

• Emerging Level


Pixar: The Assistant Colorist provides technical, organizational, and administrative support for the Colorists using primarily DigitalVision’s Nucoda FilmMaster color grading system, as well as logistical support for the Digital Intermediate Supervisor.

Category Art Department  Post Production 
Location San Francisco Bay Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Nov 01, 2022
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

  • Manage grade directories and files for all output formats and deliverables, Domestic and International (2D/3D Digital Cinema, 2D/3D Extended Dynamic Range [EDR], High Dynamic Range [HDR], Standard Dynamic Range [SDR], High Definition [HD] as needed)
  • Render shots and reels according to appropriate format specs
  • Record relevant information during grading sessions in order to track individual grades and iterations per shot
  • Quality Control [QC] of all materials
  • Collaborate with Department Director and Digital Intermediate Supervisor regarding schedule, logistics, and content updates
  • Solid grasp of directory and file management as it pertains to shot and frame-based media
  • Knowledge of Digital/Video output formats and file formats, as well as EDLs/cutlists/filmlogs and aspect ratios/resolutions
  • Basic knowledge of various Color Grading platforms preferred
  • Understanding of Color Correction theory and techniques preferred for better quality control and grade tracking & management
  • Knowledge of a Post Production pipeline for both theatrical and non-theatrical
  • Understanding of Master Control Room/Video Machine Room functions helpful
  • Operate A/V equipment in support of color grading sessions & reviews
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Knowledge or understanding of UNIX commands necessary
  • Basic Mac/PC/Linux literacy preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • At least two years experience with post production environments
  • Ability to remain poised in a dynamic environment
For consideration, please include a cover letter with your resume.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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