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Long Beach

Freelance Assistant Online Editor

The Assistant Online / Finishing Editor will be responsible for preparing edits from Premiere Pro
to DaVinci Resolve for the Colorist, managing vfx plates and re-assembling finished edits in
Premiere Pro. Materials may include camera footage, color exports, motion graphics, vfx
plates, supers, audio sources and mixes.


  • Responsible for preparing locked edits for color and finishing from Premiere Pro to
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • Balance raw footage before transcoding to proxies if needed
  • Pull and export VFX shots from raw files during editorial
  • Track VFX shots with updated shot trackers
  • Breakdown locked edits in Premiere Pro and export timelines/XMLs with burn-ins for
  • conforming in Resolve
  • Setup color projects in DaVinci Resolve and organize media, luts and color references
  • Conform edits with original camera media in DaVinci Resolve
  • Prepare and process any shots from editorial in Davinci Resolve that require
  • stabilization, vfx or timewarp smoothing and organize them for vfx artist
  • Once color is approved, track masks into handles, render and QC color files to the
  • necessary resolution and format
  • Overcut and conform colored files in Premiere Pro for finishing
  • Build all editorial version with color files
  • Update finish edits with the latest super changes, add vignettes, vfx updates and new
  • motion graphics
  • Export and QC all final deliverables and organize masters
  • Maintain proper file structure and approach allowing for future edits / adaptations


  • Preferred 2+ years as an assistant editor or online editor.
  • Deep technical proficiencies in DaVinci Resolve and Premiere Pro.
  • Experience with conforming, finishing and color workflows
  • Knowledge of raw media formats and color spaces
  • Familiar with After Effects, Nuke and Fusion is a plus.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Maintains a positive and professional attitude at all times.
  • Able to work under pressure and under deadlines, with strong follow through abilities
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, flexible and helpful, able to multi-task, self-starter
  • Solid communication skills and ability to work cohesively as part of a team
  • Some long hours may be required.


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