jobby: Production Editor, Wildbrain Studios, Vancouver

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WildBrain Studios is looking for an experienced Production Editor to join our team!  You may have known us as DHX Media – we’ve recently changed our name to reflect our renewed commitment to pushing the creative and focusing on the artist experience. At WildBrain we create epic entertainment experiences for kids and family through industry leading animation. Join us and see what other great things are happening at WildBrain!

The role:
As a Production Editor you will have the opportunity to assemble picture and audio elements needed to tell the story of the show, all the while keeping an eye out for scene issues, continuity problems and camera positioning. We are looking for someone with a good sense of humor who can meticulously pick apart shots and piece together scenes.

You will get to:
Import and edit in final shots on episodes in production
Responsible for quality control and ensuring that fixes are addressed in a timely manner
Assist directors with day-to-day production needs
Update and maintain an organized layout for all incoming content and source material for editorial purposes
Maintain the episode re-use shot lists
Manage editorial project/bins/media files efficiently
Participate in post meetings and adjust/refine work as indicated by post production supervisor
Anticipate, communicate, and troubleshoot any creative or technical issues

You will be a great fit on our team if you have…

2-3 years of editorial experience (understanding of 2D animation required)
Strong understanding of post procedures, production and workflow
Strong understanding of Avid Media Composer editing software is a must
Basic understanding of the needs of the Story, Previsualization, Animation, FX, Lighting and Compositing departments
Understanding of geometry, camera positioning, and the ability to provide alternative solutions when scenes/sequences aren’t working so well
Good communication skills and a collaborative attitude
Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines
Creative and proactive problem solving skills with the ability to implement solutions
Strong interpersonal skills and the desire to work as part of a team
Strong organizational skills

Specific skills we’d love to see…

Previous experience editing on an episodic series is a plus
Degree or Diploma from a recognized film production school an asset

Why work at WildBrain Studios?

At WildBrain Studios, we have awesome benefits/perks and facilities to keep you engaged, committed, and creative. We pride ourselves on our work/life balance, offer events and opportunities for socializing, exercising, and spaces to relax and recharge. Our Vancouver studio is a 75,000-square-foot space where imagination can run wild. Did we mention our studio is also dog-friendly?

For us, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series, including Snoopy in Space, Carmen Sandiego, Go, dog. Go!, LEGO Ninjago, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Blaze and the Monster Machines, The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show, Fireman Sam, The Deep and more.

WildBrain is dedicated to creating entertainment content that inspires, entertains and connects kids and families around the world. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studio is bursting with energy. If you’re looking for a fun and challenging job and to work alongside some of the industry’s best, a career at WildBrain is right for you!

THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the WildBrain Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. WildBrain will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.

To apply:  https://wildbraincareers-wildbrain.icims.com/jobs/2733/production-editor%2c-2d/job

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