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Posted on March 1, 2023

Grade Assistant

Grade Assistant 

Grade assisting at Coffee and TV is a fast-paced and dynamic position, ideal for someone looking to get into colour grading. The role supports the colourists, producers and VFX teams.

An ideal candidate will have colour assisting experience in DaVinci Resolve, or MCR assistant experience with a view to increase their knowledge and understanding of colour grading and colour science.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Conforming from rushes, prores or any other forms of media
  • Ensuring the highest possible image quality has been provided for grade
  • Managing media ingest from local drives to the main server
  • Perfecting timelines for grade
  • Updating timelines with new shots or VFX
  • Sending wips from the colourist to production or client
  • Rendering final exports from grade
  • QC check of all grade exports
  • Distributing exports internally or externally
  • Communicating any issues between colourists and producers
  • Technical support for colourists, producers and the wider team
  • Maintaining organisation of the grade department, including projects, archives and updates

Future Responsibilities:

  • Tracking windows and shapes
  • Colour-tracing grades to new timelines
  • DCP / Roundtrip updated VFX through grade
  • Match grading new edits and shots

Required Skills:

  • Familiarity in grading or editing software (DaVinci Resolve, Baselight, Premiere Pro, Final Cut, Avid)
  • Understanding of codecs, camera files and technical specs
  • Organisation and the ability to manage and juggle multiple tasks at once

Closing date Friday March 17th 2023