VFX Editor 

jobs@distilleryvfx.com

Mission:

The Visual Effects Editor is the main level of support for the entire production team, from pre-production to final delivery. The Visual Effects Editor will incorporate current visual effects plans into the sequences and ensure that the editing is ready for the daily viewing sessions. Reports to the VFX Supervisor.

Objectives:

  • Work in partnership with vfx teams and compositors to ensure shots are delivered to the very highest standard while maintaining schedules 

  • Participate in the delivery process by creating in-context cuts for the client and making sure the material sent matches the client specifications

  • Manage and document the turnover of shots from editorial through to delivery 

  • Ensure Shotgun is maintained with current shot counts, lineup and any retime instructions

  • Maintain sequence edits and inserting visual effects shots into the timeline

  • Ensure that published shots conform to the current edit and perform basic QC checks

  • Prepare sequence edits for internal and client approvals when required

  • Perform shot specific color corrections to match editorial reference when required

  • Perform shot retimes to match supplied editorial reference when required

  • Create in-house reels including annual company reels, showreels, technical breakdowns, and awards reels

  • Occasionally create rough shot mockups as proof of concept for artists and supervisors

  • Maintain editorial info in databases

Core Competencies:

  • High level of problem solving and creative thinking skills.

  • Strong English communication skills.

  • Time management and organizational skills.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Film, Art, Drama or related field or equivalent work experience required.

  • Excellent knowledge of Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro X

  • Working knowledge of Shotgun software

  • Strong technical background and expert knowledge of all editorial tools

  • Working knowledge of film and digital formats, files, frame rates, resolutions, color space and codecs

  • Strong organizational and communication skills 

  • Ability and be able to handle multiple tasks in an efficient manner, set priorities and solve problems while meeting deadlines.

  • Availability for a hybrid work model with majority in-studio work

 

Who we are:

Distillery VFX is a full-service boutique visual effects studio in Vancouver, BC, Canada, and an ensemble of experienced compositors and 3D generalists focused on delivering high-end environment and compositing work.  Our namesake is derived from our team’s deepest core value: to refine our processes and workflows to their purest and most efficient forms. 

If you're up for joining the team email Jobs@distilleryvfx.com