VFX Editor
Job Title: VFX Editor
Reports to: Supervising VFX Editor
Location: Vancouver
Salary: Dependent on experience

Please note – applicants must have prior VFX Editorial Experience.

Key Purpose of the Job:
Handle all editorial tasks required on a film and for internal PR/HR to the high standard expected by Double Negative.


Needs to Know:
Maintain a thorough knowledge of all cuts, keeping them updated with latest scans/comps.

Maintain shot and VFX databases.
Have an expert understanding of all editorial tools.
Client deliveries.
Liaise with cutting rooms.
Organise and drive regular dailies sessions and client meetings.
Provide motivation and training for assistants.
Work closely with internal production and artists.
Cut in house reels.
Edit Previs.
Ability to train, encourage and support staff in their team.

Delegate work fairly to encourage a conducive training environment.

Needs to Know:

At least 2-3 years experience working in a VFX Editorial Department.

Demonstrate proficiency in Adobe Premiere.
A firm understanding of the VFX process and terminology, LUTS and colour space.
Good understanding of Film and HD video formats, files, frame rates and resolutions.
Encoding/transcoding experience, sound understanding of video codecs and file formats.
Strong problem solving.
Excellent communication (internal teams and external clients).
Adobe Media Encoder.
2k playback software, such as Baselight, Framecycler or RV.
Nuke (Desirable, not essential).
Photoshop (Desirable, not essential).
Fedora Linux (basic) (Desirable, not essential).
Understand film keycode and its applications (Desirable, not essential).

After Effects (Desirable, not essential).

About Double Negative

Multi-award-winning Double Negative (Dneg) is one of the world's leading providers of visual effects for Film with facilities in Vancouver, London and Mumbai.

Over the past 12 months, Double Negative has completed work on shows including Ex-Machina (for which we picked up our third Academy Award® ), Avengers: Age of Ultron, Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, Ant-man, Terminator: Genisys, In The Heart of The Sea and Spectre. Shows currently in production include Star Trek: Beyond, Fantastic Beasts, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children and Wonderwoman.