VFX Editor - Vancouver, BC | Scanline VFX | FreshGigs.ca | 21/02/17
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VFX Editor Full-Time

Location: Vancouver, BC
Company Name: Scanline VFX ()
Category: Account/Project Mgmt, Interactive Web / Video

COMPANY SUMMARY

Celebrating over 25 years in the industry, Scanline VFX specializes in creating complex visual effects for high end, block buster feature films with studios worldwide: Vancouver, Los Angeles, Munich, and Stuttgart.    Founded in Germany, the company expanded to Los Angeles in 2007 and opened the largest studio in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia in 2011.  In 2015 it won the Emmy for Outstanding Visual Effects for their work on Game of Thrones.  Scanline VFX has received multiple Academy Award Nominations for Best Achievement in Visual Effects: 2014 for Iron Man 3 and in 2010 for its work on director Clint Eastwoods Hereafter.  We are also well known for our proprietary, in-house fluid effects software Flowline, for which it received a 2008 Scientific and Technical Achievement Academy Award.

Today, it is one of the biggest names in the industry and the go-to studio for creating epic, breathtaking cinematic moments.  Current productions include: Justice League Part One, Independence Day Resurgence, Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2, Power Rangers, Knights of the Roundtable: King Arthur, Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Ben Hur, The Promise, and several other projects to be announced soon.

Recent projects include Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, Game of Thrones, Furious 7, San Andreas, The 5th Wave, Point Break, Hateful 8, and In the Heart of the Sea.  Past films include Exodus, The Hunger Games Mockingjay, 300: Rise of an Empire, Captain America: Winter Soldier, White House Down, Godzilla, The Wolf of Wall Street, Snowpiercer, Journey 2, Blackhat, Man of Steel, Iron Man 3, Looper, Cloud Atlas, A Good Day to Die Hard, The Amazing Spiderman, Divergent, Pompeii, Iron Man 3, Into the Storm, The Avengers, Battleship, The Invasion, Poseidon, Immortals,  Super 8, 2012, Hereafter, 300, Poseidon, and The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian.

Scanline VFX offers a leading edge creative, collaborative team environment working with brilliant talent from around the globe. Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, BC the studio is steps from transit, the best in the city’s trendy Yaletown dining and Robson high street shopping. On site amenities include a lounge/nightclub with big screen projector tv, pool table and foosball tables, over-sized patios and rooftop deck kitchen & BBQ areas, secure bicycle storage, massage chairs, showers and lockers. Experience fun team events, parties, sporting activities, local business discounts and much more.

Seeking a challenge where you will do the best work of your career?

JOB SUMMARY

The VFX Editor is the liason between the client and our production team and is responsible for interpreting, confirming, tracking and distributing information from the client Editorial department while acting as a liaison. The VFX Editor incorporates all required versions of visual effects shots into the current cuts of sequences and has the ability to create a functioning environment where the Visual Effects Supervisor can evaluate a shot in sequence.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Communicate with client editorial: track all stages of the client cuts, internal cuts and iterations.

  • Maintain the production database with line up and count sheet information and verify correct plates and frame ranges are being used by the artists as well as provide information and clarification when needed.

  • Update sequences with any changes to the cut and communicate changes and reference to the VFX team.

  • Preparing sequence edits for clients when required.

  • Quality control checks of VFX shots submitted for editorial reviews.

  • Manage media and project files on the Avid using a shared storage system.

  • Edit show reels, marketing materials and internal presentations.

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • A firm understanding of the VFX process and terminology, LUTS and colour space.

  • Familiar with shot tracking database systems (Shotgun, a plus), Word, Excel and other productivity software tools.

  • Knowledge and understanding of codecs, transcoding and QT formats.

  • Strong team player with good communication skills.

  • Strong ability to multi-task and meet deadlines while working under tight schedules.

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