Animation Editor/Colorist - (Contract)

Austin, TX
Entertainment – Content & Production

Rooster Teeth Animation is looking to hire an Editor/Colorist to join our team, and have the opportunity to work with both 2D and 3D animated content. The animation department at RT has long been a driving force within the company, creating such shows as RWBY, Red vs. Blue, Camp Camp, and RWBY Chibi.


    • Color grading content for release across multiple platforms
    • Assembling animatics for animated content
    • Searching for and selecting temp music and sfx
    • Keeping projects up to date with latest playblasts from all departments
    • Creating supplementary graphics
    • Exporting and QC of final content deliverables
    • Sourcing and occasionally repackaging archived content for outside vendors


    • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Able to take instruction well, with keen attention to detail
    • Must be self-motivated, eager to learn, and able to complete tasks on time
    • Strong interest in narrative storytelling and pacing
    • Experience with Shotgun (or similar production tracking software) is preferred
    • Experience with Adobe Premiere Pro and DaVinci Resolve or equivalent
    • Comfortable working knowledge of codecs and audio/video compression
    • Experience authoring BluRays/DVDs a plus
    • On-set production experience working with cameras and lighting a plus

Application Materials:

    • Resume
    • Editing and Color Reels
    • Cover Letter
    • List of References