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Long Beach

Freelance Assistant Editor


The Assistant Editor will be responsible for ingesting, transcoding and organizing all incoming raw material and supports the Editor with his media needs.  Responsible for ensuring smooth editorial pipeline from the offline edit to conforming all materials for online. Materials may include camera footage, dialogue, sound effects, graphics and visual effects.

  • Responsible for tracking incoming drives and ingesting footage to appropriate folder structure, then bringing drives back to the projects Post Producer.
  • Transcode footage to meet project guidelines and pipeline specifications.
  • Organize media assets based on the Editors request, so finding needed footage is quick and effortless.
  • Track down specific asset requests that come from the Editors or Production team.
  • Conform and export necessary files from the offline edits, to be used by the Sound Mixer and Colorist, and build the online with the final assets.
  • Support with localization projects that require strong organization of hundreds of deliverables.
  • Assist the Editor in making changes to the edits based on internal or client feedback.
  • Export or compress media that meet pipeline and project specifications for client review, final delivery or internal purposes.
  • Create generic versions of deliverables and track down splits of audio files once project has completed.
  • Responsible for delivering the final product to the required specifications
  • Archives all footage at the wrap of each job
  • Maintain proper file structure and approach allowing for future edits / adaptations
  • Owns any other duties/responsibilities assigned by supervisor


  • Preferred 2+ years in an assistant editorial role.
  • Proficiencies in Adobe Premiere.
  • Knowledge of After Effects, VFX media, Resolve and camera raw media.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Able to take direction well from editorial and post production department.
  • 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
  • Competence with working in shared network environments and structured file systems
  • Some long hours may be required.

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