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Lead Editor - Feature

  • New York, New York
  • Editorial + Post
With over 195 million subscribers enjoying great content in over 190 countries, it’s an exciting time to work at Netflix. 

By serving as a platform for original storytelling, we’re fueled by the broad appeal of being able to instantly enjoy unlimited movies and TV shows and seek to create joy for our members around the world. This guiding principle has informed our commitment to animation, a universal language, and the establishment of Netflix Animation Studios where creative visionaries can perform their best work. 

This is the new wave of animation — and you can help shape it. Our goal is to tell stories that no one has seen but that everyone will remember.

Job Summary:

  • We are seeking a Lead Editor to work on a CG-Animated feature. An accomplished cinematographer themselves, the Lead Editor will work closely with creative leadership to convey direction and visual communication through applied animation editing skills. This role is essential in helping to realize the Directors/Executive Producers’ creative vision for this exciting cinematic story. 
  • This role will ultimately be based out of the NYC area. 

What you’ll do:

  • Use your experience editing for cinematic, dramatic, and comedic sequences to ensure that camerawork and cutting elevates the storytelling
  • Deliver sequences with attention to entertainment, clarity, cutting, timing, and overall storytelling
  • Collaborate with Directors and EPs to establish a framework and best workflow practices
  • Implement dialogue, effects, and music
  • Troubleshoot and address notes
  • Meet deadlines from concept to final deliverables
  • Archive footage, thoroughly and meticulously
  • Collaborate with grace, humility, inclusion, and open mindedness

What you’ll need:

  • Experience editing for adventure animation
  • Experience with editing tools such as Adobe Premiere, Storyboard Pro, or AVID
  • Editing samples or credits demonstrating excellence in comedy, clarity, cutting, timing, and storytelling
  • A deep love for animation will go a long way

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