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Posted on February 22, 2019

Edit Assistant

Originally born out of Google in 2008, Across the Pond is a global creative company helping clients to grow, disrupt and change behaviour through the creation of ‘work that works’.

Whether it’s big brand ideas, campaign strategies, short documentaries, social videos or B2B case studies – the approach is always the same: we firmly believe that creative work is only effective if it’s based on genuine insights about the audience and the role the brand plays in their lives.

At Across the Pond, we love making impactful stuff and we’re generally obsessed with filmmaking. We’re a friendly bunch who are serious about what we do but don’t take ourselves too seriously. We have offices in three territories, and we’re growing all the time. When it comes to new hires, we think that ‘finding the right cultural fit’ is more than words. Having a happy team is core to our ethos.

Role

Reporting to the Head of Operations, you will be working on a wide range of projects from YouTube series’ to individual high-end creative content. You will be exceptionally organized, experienced and motivated and will juggle the complex process of managing multiple jobs coming into the department, whilst keeping on schedule, and dealing with day-to-day communication with the rest of the Post team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with Producers and Production Managers on incoming jobs to help advise on timings for ingest and final post prep, camera workflows and how that affects the projects.
  • Preparing fixed workflows for DITs/crew members on set to archive and process rushes.
  • Communicating to DoPs how they should prepare camera workflows or settings for any specific post workflows especially heavy FX jobs (such as green screen and 3D inclusion).
  • Overseeing ingesting and logging rushes including QC checks on import.
  • Creating and adhering to digital workflows and processes, staying abreast with
    industry standards.
  • Continually working with the post team to make sure that the server and
    software structures are established. Briefing freelance staff on these structures
    to ensure the smooth running of the post production process.
  • Onboard freelancers with our work processes, creating documents for them if
    necessary.
  • Prepping for grades and conforming using Premiere and DaVinci.
  • Ensuring export and import from audio houses adhere to our workflow, and
    liaising with audio houses where necessary.
  • Helping the wider post team with technical issues.
  • Server maintenance.
  • Maintaining and managing the LTO Archive.
  • Supporting Production Bookings Manager with any timing queries and assisting
    when possible with Farmers Wife inputting and enquiries.
  • Assisting with logging and maintaining of all relevant equipment.
  • Liaising with consultants and Head of Operations for any complex issues, as
    required.
  • Collaborating with Head of Operations with the outsourcing of operations to and
    from our international offices.
  • Work with Head of Operations on compliant delivery systems and QC process for
    output of projects.
  • Ensure that company owned AV equipment is in good working order, and using this for internal filming of ad hoc meetings, as well as our company-wide weekly huddle.

Key Requirements:

  • Expert knowledge of Adobe CC.
  • Experience with transcoding and file management.
  • Interest in new technologies.
  • Experience creating EDLs OMFs and AAFs.
  • Knowledge of camera formats.
  • 3+ years experience in Edit Assistant role.
  • Great interpersonal skills.

Start Date: ASAP

Salary: Please let us know your salary expectation in your application.

Application criteria: Cover letter and CV

Deadline for application: 22nd March 2019

Please contact j​[email protected]​, quoting “E​dit Assistant – London”​ in your subject line.