Now Hiring: Lead Assistant Editor Fluent with Adobe Premiere
Let’s work together!
- Do you consider yourself a technically-minded problem solver?
- Are you fluent with Adobe CC?
- Are you Los Angeles based?
- Do you have a pleasant personality?
- Are you interested in using beta-builds of Adobe Premiere and reporting bugs and feature requests directly to Adobe to help shape the future of Premiere?
Then we want to hear from you…
Unique Lead Assistant Editor Position
Our production company Joke Productions is seeking a lead assistant editor excited about a job with a wide-range of duties.
Pay is commensurate with experience.
Looking for lead A.E. with a strong technical background as well as experience delivering shows to networks. We are a friendly work environment, and want a lead A.E. who can work hard but stay cordial. Bad attitudes need not apply.
Must be proficient with the Adobe Creative Suite, primarily Premiere, After Effects, Prelude, and Media Encoder.
Must be willing to work with advanced BETA versions of Adobe Premiere under NDA and report bugs/request new features by interfacing directly with Adobe.
Need to be comfortable within an NFS shared editing environment, working with both solid state and spinning disk servers.
Must have experience with LTO, basic terminal commands, server maintenance, and an understanding of Media Cache Databases and the maintenance thereof.
Must be able (or willing to learn) to setup and maintain render farms.
Must be comfortable with GFX/VFX compositing within After Effects and know how those elements translate within Premiere.
Must be able to delegate wisely and manage a team of Assistant Editors/Post P.A.s
Job duties entail both supervising and carrying out the ingest of dailies, grouping within Premiere (sometimes up to 10 cameras), organizing editorial projects for Story Editors and Editors, outputs for network, project transfer/organization/maintenance.
You will be working closely with Editors, Story Producers, and Executives, fielding requests, and troubleshooting system/project issues.
You will be responsible for installing, maintaining and updating a wide variety of applications including, but not limited to, Cinema 4d, Vray, Plural Eyes, An(i)ma 3d packages, the Adobe Creative Suite.
You will be working alongside a Post Supervisor, assisting with delivery and therefore must have command of the delivery process i.e. providing DaVinci Resolve colorist with appropriate materials, OMF/AAFs, channelized outputs, Chyron work, video limiters, understanding of scopes and broadcast-legal levels of luminance and chrominance etc.
We are looking for a Lead A.E. who wants to be “the tech person” and who can trouble shoot technical issues with equipment ranging from field laptops to servers.
Potential for longer term employment beyond initial 25 weeks. Pay commensurate with experience.
We love to promote from within, and would be happy to discuss your long-term career goals and see if we can help you achieve them at Joke Productions.
This job is currently slated to last 25 weeks. While it may be extended from there, we’re only asking for a 25 week commitment at this time.
Please send an email with a short note, your resume, and any references to:
Los Angeles-based talent only.
Joke and Biagio are married and make film and TV. Together they own and run Joke Productions, Inc.