Senior Editor

AnimationFull TimeDuncan, BC

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Wasabi Entertainment is searching for a Lead Editor for the independent, animated feature film Shadowrail Circus. The position will be based on Vancouver Island (yes – Island!) where we are building out our core animation team.

Role

The Senior Editor will work in close collaboration with the Director and Head of Story to craft a strong, well-paced narrative for the studio’s first independent animated feature film, Shadowrail Circus. Through storyboards and animatics, they will be a key collaborator in crafting this high-adventure, coming-of-age fantasy film. This is a senior role with a high level of creative input and ownership, as well as a great deal of responsibility. Technical expertise, high-level organizational skills, and effective editorial and story chops are an absolute must!


Reports to: Director, Producer, Executive Producer

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the overall edit from animatic to final delivery, including overseeing and collaborating with anassistant and secondary editors.
  • Effectively identify project requirements, manage resources, and meet deadlines.
  • Prepare scheduled edits and screenings for internal reviews and deliveries.
  • Must be able to quickly and creatively adapt the edit to accommodate technical or budgetary constraints.
  • Collaborate closely with the Director and Head of Story to execute a solid, feature-quality edit.

Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience in the animation industry.
  • Excellent communication, problem-solving, and time management skills.
  • Able to make informed decisions under pressure.
  • Happy to roll up sleeves and get on the box to get the job done.
  • Strong knowledge of different editing software programs and be able to use them effectively.
  • Collaborative personality.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Must work well within deadlines and under pressure.
  • Experience working in the CG animation industry is a must.
  • Interest in working with a fantastic, agile team that values work/life balance at our studio in downtown Duncan.