Animatic Editor, CG

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 2 months ago(11/10/2021 6:28 PM)
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WildBrain Studios is looking for an experienced Animatic Editor to join our team!  


In this role, you will work help craft the story with the episodic director, to assess scene storyboards and previz material, making sure we’re getting everything the story requires. We are looking for someone with a track record of animatic editing on episodic who, has a good sense of humor and enjoys being part of a creative team. 


Find a job that let’s your imagination run wild!

WildBrain Studios produces fan-favorite animation and award-winning content that kids and families love in every corner of the globe. We love what we do and it shows in the quality content we produce! Our custom-built Vancouver studio in beautiful British Columbia is a wonderful backdrop for our artists, but it doesn’t end there, we have employees working remotely across BC, Canada, and the world!  Our artist-centric culture means we invest in our people, we provide training and growth opportunities, a healthy work-life balance, and fun activities throughout the year to meet, mingle and get creative with your team. If you like what you are reading so far, well buckle up, we’re just getting started.



What You'll Do:

  • Edit and assess the animatic through multiple stages, from initial assemble to final lock
  • Trouble shoot scenes/sequences where pacing, story or action isn’t working, offer alternative cuts and/or suggestions for storyboard revisions
  • Fill in the audio bed with temp sfx & music
  • Communicate effectively with the director
  • Update and maintain an organized layout for all incoming content and source material for editorial purposes
  • Maintain the episode re-use sfx lists
  • Manage editorial project/bins/media files efficiently



What You’ll Bring:

  • 2-3 years of animatic Editorial experience (understanding of CG animation required)
  • Strong understanding of post procedures, production and workflow
  • Strong understanding of Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premier Pro editing software is a must
  • Strong understanding of the needs of the Story, Pacing, Comedic Timing, Action Sequences and overall Scene Development
  • Understanding of CG geometry, camera positioning, and the ability to provide alternative solutions when scenes/sequences aren’t working so well
  • Good communication skills and a collaborative attitude
  • 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
  • Strong organizational skills

Nice to Have:

  • Previous experience editing on an episodic series is a plus
  • Degree or Diploma from a recognized film production school an asset


Why WildBrain?

We make sure to take care of all our hard-working Wild Brains by offering a comprehensive benefits package and a workplace culture that values our employees’ wellbeing.  Our staff enjoy RRSP matching, multi-tiered benefits so you can pick the coverage that’s best for you, free mental health resources, and additional perks like half-days in the summer, extra holidays in the winter and regular events to connect our teams virtually, and in-person.


In short – life is good on the Wild side!


Visit wildbrain.com/studios to learn more!


COVID-19 Update:

We are currently working virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe!



" WildBrain Studio provides an atmosphere free from barriers to promote inclusion, equity and diversity. We demonstrate our commitment to this by providing a supportive work environment and a culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. WildBrain Studio also accommodates people with disabilities throughout the selection process. Should you require accommodation, please let us know your requirements when contacted.”


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