VFX Editorial Assistant

Editorial Singapore, Singapore


Position at Industrial Light & Magic

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist VFX Editors with work/projects as assigned including:
  • Prepare and staged media from client for both editorial and internal use such as plate ingestion, shots for bidding, review, etc
  • Inputting/maintaining Editorial lineup information into ILM proprietary software and editorial database
  • Conforming sequences into ILM editorial system
  • Perform Edit checks to ensure the plates lined up
  • Flag any editorial issues and concerns so that the VFX Editor can investigate, solve or escalate the matter appropriately
  • Generate reference takes such as post-vis, editorial and avid takes
  • Assist with production, artist and client queries
  • Assist in creating/exporting mini-cuts, reels, and media for all departments
  • Prepare and run screenings and reviews as needed
  • Cutting in dailies and flag any mismatch with the Avid Ref
  • Provide the summary for cut / change notes on a daily basis
  • Assist in special projects as needed; such as reels for internal or external use

Education / Experience

  • This role would suit a fresh graduate who has a passion for the media, entertainment & film industry.
  • Previous experience is an advantage, but not necessary. A willingness to learn and a passion for editing is what we are looking for!

Required Skills / Competencies

  • Strong ability to multi-task and meet deadlines while working under tight schedules.
  • Strong team player with good interpersonal skills
  • Highly detail orientated
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills: able to communicate with all levels of executives, management and staff
  • Excellent organizational and follow-through skills
  • Flexible, team player, receptive and open to change
  • Must be comfortable working in an established environment with sometimes complex processes and proprietary software
  • Able to work with different operating systems such as Mac OS, Windows and Linux
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, Google Docs
  • Strong Knowledge of Avid Media Composer is an advantage, including Adobe Premiere or other editing software packages