- DreamWorks Feature - Lead Editor

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DreamWorks Feature - Lead Editor


DreamWorks Feature - Lead Editor

• Intermediate Level


DreamWorks Animation has an exciting new opportunity for an On-Call Editor to join its team based in Glendale, CA. The On-Call Editor will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Edit suite in support of the Lead Editor.

Category Animation  Editor  Post Production  Video Editor 
Location Greater Los Angeles Area
Time Period Full Time
Posted Date Feb 14, 2023
Start Date N/A
End Date N/A

Job Description

This position is subject to the eligibility requirements of the applicable Local 700 Editor Guild agreement(s).

Job Description
“What would you say you do here?”
  • Maintain creative integrity of film throughout the production and post production processes.
  • Supervise and participate in scratch, production and ADR dialogue recording sessions.
  • Cut and/or supervise the cutting of temp SFX and Music for the story reel.
  • Primary point of contact with Technical Directors in production.
  • Participate in final mix and temp mixes.
  • Supervise quality standards of all work done at audio houses and other post houses.
  • Spot final film with Sound Designer and Composer
  • Acts as a creative liaison between Directors/Production and sound designer and mixers.
  • Attend all screenings, studio and preview, and working with Directors to incorporate changes resulting from those screenings.
  • Attend production meetings when required.
  • Deliver an approved cut of the film in the required format to the sound and music departments on the handover date.
“What do I need to have in order to do this job?”
  • 5+ years experience in Animation Editing
  • Must have intimate knowledge of AVID Media Composer
  • Must be willing to adhere to all Company COVID-19 workplace safety policies and protocols.
  • In select work settings or where jurisdictionally mandated, must submit an attestation disclosing your COVID-19 vaccination status and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or adhere to enhanced protocols.
“What can I offer?”
  • Proficiency with Photoshop is a plus.
  • Familiarity with FLIX is useful.
  • Familiarity with Pro Tools for scratch recording is preferred.
  • Familiarity with Linux/Unix operating systems is preferred.
This position has been designated as hybrid, generally contributing from the office a minimum of three days per week.

Salary Range: $195,000 - $250,000

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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