Lead Color Assistant
a52 ColorSanta Monica, CA
Full Time Job
Lead Color Assist
We currently have an opening for a Lead Color Assistant. This position will be located in Santa Monica, CA. Job Summary Responsibilities include management of color assist team, preparation, assisting, and delivery of commercial, feature and music video color sessions.
Leadership: Ability to positively lead, train and guide the color assists. Establish and maintain assist protocol and procedures. Ability to consult with artists, producers, engineers and clients to establish best practice solutions and/or pipelines for commercial and film delivery formats.
Knowledge of camera types and file formats.
Project Preparation Knowledge: Ability to import, transcode, trim and conform for color all files per client provided EDL's/XML's. Quality check conform timelines to client-supplied reference to ensure that all material is accounted for.
Color Bay Set-up Knowledge: Set-up suite prior to session-start, confirming all specs. This includes room routing, monitor input/color temp, and informing client services if rooms need cleaning. Converse with the colorist and greet the clients when job begins. Confirm the details of the lay-down requirements with colorist and client.
Color Knowledge: Ability to sort and render color. Understanding of color grading, color spaces and ability to paste grades and pre-color.
File Format Delivery Knowledge: All file formats, resolutions and color space specifications. Rending graded project based off the specs given by the client. Possess understanding and ability to QC all rendered footage against the approved grade and for missing material or corruption. Creating viewing renders, stills and XML and/or EDLs from graded session.
Exporting Knowledge: Exporting graded and/or raw material to requested media storage format. Quality checking all exports to insure that all the material is accounted for on the requested storage format and is free of any corruption.
Requirements: Hardware/Software Knowledge for Baselight, Resolve, Red Cine
Fundamental Knowledge Offline Editing: Avid, FCP, Adobe Premiere Pro
Policy • Arrive to work on-time • Keep your work area clean • Keep your work area organized • Work with a positive attitude.
Commensurate to experience.
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