VFX Editor

  • London  
  • Company
    Start date
  • Closing date
    22 February 2020  
    Posted on
    24 January 2020  

The visual effects editor is a key member of the project team providing support to the supervision, production and artist teams as well as working with other support departments. They help ensure that reviews run smoothly and that artists have the correct reference and cut details.


  • Processing turnover and keeping edits and databases up to date.
  • Importing and checking new versions of VFX shots into Avid.
  • Providing a reference to artists, eg. witness cameras, line up, retime, resize reference to artists.
  • Managing Avid media and storage.
  • Maintaining editorial info in databases.
  • Having an expert understanding of all editorial tools.
  • Making and requesting selects for additional media requests e.g. element shoots.
  • Liaising with Framestore Editorial at other offices.
  • Liaising with cutting rooms when appropriate.
  • Preparing for and driving dailies sessions and client meetings and deliveries.
  • Helping to train and develop assistant VFX editors when needed.
  • Working closely with internal production, artists and other support departments providing advice, reference, information and files when needed.
  • Cutting showreels and project reels.
  • Ensuring the review suites are kept at a high standard.
  • Respecting confidentiality and media security policies.


Essential Skills:

  • Several years of experience working in a film VFX Editorial department, cutting room or similar environment.
  • Professional experience and demonstrable proficiency in editing.
  • A firm understanding of the VFX process and terminology.
  • Working knowledge of film and digital formats, files, frame rates, resolutions, colourspace and codecs.
  • Professional experience using spreadsheets and databases and editing and presentation software.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and self-motivated and keen to learn new skills and applications and help to develop new tools and workflow.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • A strong multi-tasker.
  • Diligent and meticulous.
  • A team player.
  • Remain calm and focused under pressure.
  • Possess a love of film and VFX.


Desirable Skills:

  • Working knowledge of Framestore editorial and production databases and software, eg. Shotgun, Avid, RV, Baselight, Cinesync, Photoshop, Linux, VLC, Keynote.

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