Animatic & Animation Editor

North Hollywood, CA
Editorial
Full Time
Bento Box is looking for an experienced Animatic & Animation Editor for series.

Position to start at the end of May 2020. 
***Experience working in animated comedy television series is REQUIRED.

Animatic Editor Responsibilities:

    • Create polished animatics by importing Storyboard Pro XMLs into Premiere.
    • Import aaf file delivered from the dialogue editor and conform audio to the imported XML sequences.
    • Responsible for temp sfx and music passes using existing sound libraries in preparation for attended edit with show creators and EPs.
    • Completing edit passes with show creators and EP’s addressing all notes for milestone network and production deliveries. 
    • Conform edit to script rewrite and cut in temp and/or final audio.
    • Responsible for all QuickTime and element outputs.
    • Quality control for each export and delivery.

Animation Editor Responsibilities:

    • Import locked animatic QuickTime’s and aaf files into Avid.
    • Create polished animation edits importing all animation takes into the Avid in preparation for attended edits with show creators and EPs.
    • Conform edit to each revised script draft.
    • Keep edit up to date with most current music cues from composer.
    • Completing edit passes with show creators and EPs addressing all notes for milestone network and production deliveries.
    • Adjust lip sync to audio as needed.
    • Track all animation retakes, cut in daily, making sure all retakes are in prior to any attended edit and the lock.
    • Responsible for formatting episode timing per final network delivery guidelines.
    • Preparation of all final online assets for delivery to post facilities.

Qualifications:

    • 5 years of experience editing within a digital animation pipeline. 
    • Must be highly proficient in HD workflow, Adobe Premiere, Avid Media Composer, After Effects and Photoshop. 
    • Must be familiar with the XML process between Storyboard Pro and Premiere.
    • Experience working on both broadcast and digital series. 
    • Strong communication skills and flexibility when working with directors, show runners and EPs.
    • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail. 
    • Responsible for meeting all delivery deadlines, including quality checking prior to deliveries.
    • Must be knowledgeable about the latest editing techniques and visual trends, especially in animation.