assistant editor resume example with 18+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary
Online Editor offers 10+ years in production and post production services. Maintains knowledge and skill sets in the latest post production technologies, software, and workflows.
  • Editorial
  • Data Management
  • Motion Graphics
  • Compositing 
  • Attention to Detail
  • Adaptability
  • Problem Solving
  • Knowledge hungry learner 
  • Problem solved on the fly technical hurdles to meet client deadlines.
  • Completed projects already in progress by other team members in their absence.
  • Recovered corrupted/lost Lustre project after colorist had accidentally overwritten the project with another color session. Saved company time and money not having to redo the project from scratch.
  • A Freelance employee was unable to complete a DVD authoring job for an important client. Went above and beyond my job duty requirements to complete the task. Client was satisfied, receiving their DVD's in time for their film market.
  • Researched, developed, and implemented workflows using editorial/color systems we did not have at our facility at the time in order to successfully complete a clients project on time.
Work Experience
Assistant Editor, 10/2016 to Current
FrameLos Angeles, CA,
  • Export images and audio from Storyboard Pro to prep and conform in Avid Media Composer for editorial work.
  • Generate QT and AAF deliverables for Audio Post.
  • Insert and review color retakes with Director and Post Supervisor.
  • Create in house color dailies reels for internal review.
  • Composite shots when necessary to fix technical issues with color footage.
  • Generate final deliverables for client and closed caption house.
Lead Online Editor/Data Manager, 12/2007 to 10/2016
FrameNew York, NY,
  • Developed 4K workflows with and without the use of a 2K intermediate proxy.
  • Managed the backup of projects and client media to LTO.
  • Setup and support/troubleshoot colorists projects in Lustre, Nucoda, Resolve, and Scratch color systems.
  • Conform offline projects with online material for final delivery in HD/2K/4K using various systems (Final Cut Studio, Adobe CC, Avid Media Composer, Avid DS, Davinci Resolve, Scratch, Lustre, DVS Clipster/Fuze).
  • Online edit with many different source file formats for Online Editorial (RED, Alexa, Black Magic, DSLR, GoPro, Film Scans, etc).
  • Reorganized complicated and unorganized offline editorial projects to reconnect to camera original sources.
  • Assist colorists with color correction fixes in a colorists absence.
  • Research, develop and pitch new workflows to post facility to maintain efficiency through entire post pipeline.
Assistant Editor, 04/2007 to 09/2007
IsaLongwood, FL,
  • Ingest Dailies into Avid Media Composer for offline editor Manually created sync sound dailies within Avid Media Composer.
  • Built sound effects & music temp sound track during Offline Editorial.
  • Most of the sound effects used in the offline ended up in the final sound mix.
  • Kept track of all VFX pulls and final shots and delivered to online editorial in a timely fashion.
  • Oversaw the film completion during the online editorial process.
Production Assistant, 06/2002 to 05/2007
Time Warner CableCity, STATE,
  • Produce, direct, shoot, and edit community access programs with multi-cam production setups.
  • Graphic design of titles and lower third elements and edit shows together on time for broadcast delivery adhering to delivery spec sheets.
  • Engineered the mobile production truck using multiple Beta SP Cameras.
B.F.A.: Film Production with Editing emphasis, Expected in 2007 to Chapman University - Orange, CA
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Featured in a Post Magazine Article - January 2016 issue discussing Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve 12 Features
Technical Proficiency
Avid Media Composer, Avid DS, Adobe Creative Cloud (Premiere, Photoshop, Illustrator, and After Effects), Davinci Resolve, Digital Vision Nucoda, Autodesk Lustre, Assimilate Scratch, Final Cut Pro, DVS Clipster, Digital Cinema Camera Online Editorial and Workflow, Digital Beta Cam, D5 and SR Tape Decks, LTO TAR/LTFS, DCP Creation, MS Office Word and Excel, Apple OSX and Microsoft Windows Operating Systems.
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  • Chapman University

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