FuseFX has an opening in Atlanta! We have opportunities at our studio for an experienced and talented Editor with a background in television and/or feature film VFX to join our creative team.
A FuseFX Editor is responsible for painting/creating concept art for photorealistic entertainment projects. FuseFX is an Emmy-award winning visual effects and animation studio focused on producing photo-real digital effects for feature film, episodic television, and commercials.
The VFX Editor is a self-motivated individual who can work independently, can multi-task efficiently, and has excellent technical and organizational skills. In addition, the position requires an understanding of digital formats and post production workflows to troubleshoot and creatively problem solve editorial challenges.
An ideal candidate will have an approachable and friendly demeanor, as the position involves frequent communication with the company’s producers, supervisors and digital artists. The ability to handle and explain technical issues with non-technical staff or clients, as well as the ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously while keeping calm and maintaining an acute attention to detail is extremely important.
Previous experience in an editorial environment, like a D.I. Post house, and preferably in VFX.
The candidate should also have a passion to learn new software, methods, and workflows.
Conform, prep and processing of plates and references for VFX artists.
Thoroughly document turnover notes for artists and producers.
Identifying errors in turnovers and resolving technical challenges.
Basic dailies color grading, eye matching, and reading Waveform, Vectorscope, and RGB Parade.
Hosting reviews for producers, supervisors, and clients while performing technical QC of shots.
About 50% of time devoted to conforming, 40% of time in reviews, and 10% troubleshooting.
Must have excellent communication skills, and professional attitude while under time pressures.
Assimilate Scratch, Avid, Adobe Premiere, DaVinci Resolve, The Foundry Nuke & Hiero.
Comfortable in a typical editorial working environment, including remote work from home.
Ability to diagnose, treat, and provide solutions when discrepancies arise.
Knowing your audience, and how to communicate complicated scenarios, accordingly.
Travel not required, but we have international offices, so a valid passport is a plus.
Traits of a successful FuseFX Editor:
Knowledge of at least one editing software package and understanding of post-production.
Ability to read and understand EDLs, XMLs, AAFs, and LUTs. Comfortable with Windows 10.
Technically proficient, with an understanding of online and offline editorial.
Experience with different digital camera formats, like RED, Arri, BMD, Sony, Panasonic, DJI.
Knowledge of multiple file formats, like EXR, MXF, DPX, QT, JPG, BRAW, etc.
Ability to work swiftly and efficiently, while occasionally multi-tasking on busier days.
H.S. Graduate, Associate degree, Bachelor’s degree, or Post Production Trade school
The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons. Nothing in this job description restricts the Company’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The Company prohibits discrimination in employment against otherwise qualified applicants because of a physical or mental disability and will make reasonable accommodations to enable qualified persons with known disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job consistent with applicable law.
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