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FuseFX

Vancouver, British Columbia - Canada
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VFX Editor

Description

FuseFX has an opening in VancouverWe have opportunities at our studio for an experienced and talented full-time VFX Editor with a background in television and/or feature film VFX to join our creative team.

FuseFX is an award-winning Visual Effects Studio providing visual effects services for episodic television, feature films, commercials, virtual productions, and VR. Founded in 2006, the company employs 800+ personnel across eight studio locations and  three brands. Our flagship studio is in Los Angeles, CA, with locations in New York City, Vancouver, BC., and Atlanta. Our Montreal, Toronto, and Bogota studios are serviced by FOLKS VFX, who joined FuseFX in 2020. The Adelaide, Australia studio is serviced by Rising Sun Pictures, who joined FuseFX in 2021.

Job Summary:

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.

Essential Functions:

  • 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.

Job Specifications:

  • 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

 Please apply at: Jobs at FuseFX - Apply Online - FuseFX An Award-Winning VFX Studio


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 qualifies 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. The Company will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable law.