Graduate Animation

Assistant Editor

Graduate Animation – Published 30th Oct 18

Blue Zoo has a worldwide reputation for expertly crafting characterful CG animation. We pride ourselves on creating work that everyone involved with is immensely proud of, in a studio that cultivates friendship & creativity in a positive environment.

Over the last 16 years our animations have won many awards, including multiple BAFTAs, but that’s just the start – we have big ambitions for the future! So we are expanding the team and looking for a super keen & highly creative Assistant Editor who shares the same passion to join us for the ride!


We are looking for a talented and passionate assistant editor to join our in-house editorial team! They will assist in the running of the edit department throughout the animation production and post production process from storyboard to final delivery.

key Responsibilities:

Work closely with the editors to keep on top of schedules and organise media across productions
Cut the initial assembly of animatics with an emphasis on timing
Keep edits updated throughout the various production stages
Communicate regularly with sound studio, from initial voice records to final mixes
Be organised and efficient when handling turnovers and final deliveries

Additional Duties

Handling requests from production for various exports
Work closely and communicate well across in-house departments
Assisting in the reviewing and critique of work-in-progress

Further details:

Company name:
Blue Zoo
Work pattern:
Full time - 6 month contract
Salary / Pay:
Competitive - depending on experience
Closing date:
Mon, 5th November 2018

Be familiar with Adobe Premiere Pro and have good computer skills generally
Experience with Adobe After Effects and Photoshop is preferred but not required
A strong focus on narrative based editing

Personal Skills

Must be interested and have an understanding of the animation production workflow
Must be highly organised with precise attention to detail
Thrive in a collaborative environment and enjoy teamwork
Maintain calm and work well under pressure
Friendly, with a good sense of humour!

How to apply



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