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Animatic Editor (AVID - CG Animated Series)

7449

Burbank, CA, US, 91502

Production
Burbank
Full-Time

For over 30 years, the Nickelodeon Animation Studio continues to be one of the largest producers of television animation in the world, reflecting all kids today. Based in Burbank, Calif., with offices in New York, the Studio, designed by our artists and for our artists, is home to the world's greatest creative talents. Our campus of creativity houses top-notch talent, storytellers, artists, production teams, voice actors, cartoon experts and more. At Nickelodeon, we are always looking to recruit dedicated craftspeople to help bring groundbreaking new ideas to life and that starts with you! We are leading the way in animated content for TV series, TV movies, shorts and  theatrical features. Some of our new upcoming original animated series include, Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years, Rugrats, Middlemost Post, Star Trek: Prodigy, Big Nate and Santiago of the Seas, among others.Our content development teams are creator-driven, our work culture is collaborative, our mentorship of new talent is second to none, and we are committed to hiring inclusively to reflect authenticity in the diverse stories we want to tell.Join us!

 

Responsibilities:

  • Receiving, coordinating, and importing materials (audio from EMR, picture from the storyboard department, etc.), building and editing the Animatic, then exporting and archiving Animatic materials.
  • This person should be highly organized, have an encyclopedic knowledge of the editing system being used for Animatics (Avid), and will be working closely with a number of people requiring the ability to work well with others.
  • The Animatic Process has now taken over as the main guide for all animation timing in lieu of x-sheets. It is also a tool to pitch to Network and other Executives so the attention to detail and the ability to build additional materials that serve these purposes is a meaningful skill.
  • The Animatic editor will be responsible for cutting in all manner of library sound effects and temp music cues on their own and also under the direction of the show’s creative directors and producers. The Animatic editor will also record scratch lines and lay them into sync. Lastly, the Animatic editor must make sure to keep clean and organized audio tracks - most especially the dialogue tracks as they will pass forward from Animatic and on to the final dialogue conform and mix.
  • Most meaningfully the Animatic Editor will sit with many people on the production within a creative and technical environment to edit and finish the final show. This means that input from the creator, director, and other production people will be required to guide the show into its final state. Therefore the Animatic Editor must be able to quickly and optimally render these requests while keeping schedules and deadlines in mind.

Qualifications:

  • Extensive knowledge and experience with picture and sound manipulation in Avid, including all import/export to/from all file formats, and Photoshop is required.
  • Storyboard Pro, Shotgun, After Effects, and Premiere Pro knowledge are a plus.
  • Bachelor's degree in Film Production, related field, or equivalent work experience.

 

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

 

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Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles