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Color Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION
The role of the color assistant is to support color grading operations from ingest to delivery. The color assistant works with the senior colonist and producer to fill a variety of roles as necessary for the completion of projects. 

The ideal candidate is a person with experience in color grading and post production looking to increase their experience level and abilities across a huge variety of projects in a fast-paced professional environment. The experience gained in this role are the building blocks for a career in color grading. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinating drives and digital prep media.
  • Solid underdstanding of EDL/XML workflows.
  • Perform basic and advanced conform functions matching the camera raw footage to the edited timeline for color grading.
  • Color grading ‘pick up’ shots, matching to the colonists master grade. 
  • Communicating with clients to answer prep/workflow questions to ensure project handoff is smooth.
  • Managing server capacity and overall server health.
  • Render and transcode any material required for film, video versions, web, and digital cinema.
  • Create preview Quicktimes on viewable links as needed.
  • Work with the Producer and Colorost artist to complete and QC masters.
  • May require client contact/interaction as needed.
  • Communicate with the Producer and Colorist the status of the work as well as clearly define any issues that may arise.
  • Any other duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS

  • 2+ years experience with DaVinci Resolve and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Competence with re-timing and manipulating shots in After Effects or other compositing tools (Nuke)
  • Must be able to work independently with little supervision.
  • Adaptable to change, reliable and dependable.
  • Strong technical background.
  • Solid understanding of color correction, with a good eye for a quality image.
  • Knowledge of film and color science.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of various digital imaging file and data formats.
  • Ability to see detailed imaging issues or technical problems.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Creative problem solver, able to troubleshoot and find workarounds.
  • Resourceful and flexible with sound judgment and autonomy.
  • Must be a team player who can work with the needs of other operators at the facility.
  • Demonstrate initiative and willingness to learn.

If you're interested in coming on board, email with your C.V. along with a bit of info about you!

info@ethos.studio

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