DreamWorks Feature – Assistant Editor – NBCUniversal – Glendale, CA


Animation Production
Filmed Entertainment Group


The Assistant Editor will be responsible for the day-to-day running of the Edit suite in support of the Lead Editor.

Job Duties

  • Maintain creative integrity of film throughout the production and post production processes
  • Responsible for the correct presentation of all materials related to the film, eg story reels, workprints, previews, tape outputs, etc
  • Oversee and participate in scratch, production, and ADR dialogue recording sessions
  • Cut and/or oversee the cutting of temp SFX and Music for the story reel
  • Responsible for creation of all tape and QuickTime outputs from Editorial
  • Responsible for the import and editing of OMFs from Production
  • Responsible for publishing all cut lists/EDLS and change notes to Production
  • Primary point of contact with Technical Directors in production
  • Monitor quality standards of all work done at audio houses and other post houses
  • Spot final film with Sound Designer and Composer
  • Acts as a creative liaison between Directors/Production and sound designer and mixers
  • Attend all screenings, studio and preview, and working with Directors to incorporate changes resulting from those screenings
  • Attend production meetings when possible
  • Deliver an approved cut of the film in the required format to the sound and music departments on the handover date


  • Must have intimate knowledge of AVID Media Composer
  • Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered
  • Must be willing to work in Glendale, CA
  • Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples – if available, include a web address when you submit your resume

Desired Characteristics

  • Proficiency with Photoshop is a plus
  • Familiarity with FLIX is useful
  • Animation editing experience is preferred
  • Familiarity with Pro Tools for scratch recording is preferred
  • Familiarity with Linux/Unix operating systems is preferred


DreamWorks Animation Feature Production

Career Level







United States

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From the award-winning storytellers, artist and innovators at DreamWorks Animation and DreamWorks Animation Television come the beloved characters and stories that come alive on the big and small screens. From films like Shrek, How to Train Your Dragon and Trolls to original TV series including Trollhunters, Voltron and Home: Adventures with Tip & Oh, DreamWorks Animation continues to bring home the laughter, fun and courage to dream.

Visit www.dreamworksanimation.com to see our latest animated film and television productions.

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