• Online Editor / Colourist, 2D

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/21/2020 5:38 PM)
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  • Overview

    WildBrain Studios is looking for an experienced Online Editor / Colourist 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 an Online Editor / Colourist you will work with DaVinci Resolve to assemble high resolution shots of the show, assess final renders for technical issues, complete grading passes, and follow packaging and technical specifications to create the final delivery files.


    We are looking for someone with a track record of online editing/grading for episodic television using Resolve, who has a creative eye for colour in SDR & HDR, and enjoys being part of a creative and technical team.



    You will get to: 

    • Migrate locked episodes from Avid Media Composer to DaVinci Resolve
    • Complete slow pass QC reviews for the production team
    • Perform SDR & HDR grading passes for maximum creative impact
    • Create opening and closing credits along with other graphical elements
    • Deal with a wide variety of file formats (codecs, wrappers)
    • Use Harding FPA analysis software and when needed, recommend fix strategies to production
    • Output final master files for delivery
    • Communicate effectively with the production team
    • Manage editorial project/bins/media files efficiently
    • Participate in post meetings and adjust/refine work as indicated by the post production supervisor
    • Watch cartoons!


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

    • 3+ years of finishing experience in Resolve, both packaging and grading for series
    • Excellent communication skills with a professional and collaborative attitude
    • An understanding of animation production processes
    • Strong sensibility for footage moving into an HDR space to maximize impact/vision
    • Strong understanding of post procedures, production and workflow
    • Strong understanding of technical specifications related to broadcast deliverables
    • Strong understanding of Davinci Resolve software is a must
    • Strong understanding of Photoshop is a must
    • Super human attention to detail
    • Ability to organize and manage time effectively to meet deadlines
    • Creative and proactive problem solving skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills and the desire to work as part of a team

    Specific skills we’d love to see…

    • Experience with HDR grading for series is a plus

    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.



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