Junior VFX Artist / Assistant Editor

Santa Monica, California | Freelance | Job ID #48389 |
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Our client, a social media content company, is on the hunt for a Junior VFX Artist/Assistant Editor to join their team. We are looking for candidates with the following skills and competencies to fill the role. 


  • Assist editors, VFX artists, and motion graphics artists by prepping projects, sourcing assets, managing media, handling smaller project changes, rendering and compressing files, and doing QC of deliverables.
  • Ingest, sync and organize incoming project footage and other media for editors and/or VFX artists.
  • Create string outs, pull selects, and work on rough edits.
  • Source music and sound effects.
  • Templatize frequently used AfterEffects and Premiere project tasks and created more efficient workflows.
  • Help document, track changes, and version edits, and coordinate and organize for larger projects.
  • Comfortable working in After Effects setting up projects, organizing, reducing and optimizing.
  • General base abilities required to do some motion graphics and compositing work.


  • 2-5 years experience assistant editing or creating motion graphics for commercial agencies or relevant television and film work.
  • Strong knowledge of Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop, and other Adobe Creative Suite applications.
  • Knowledge of Mocha, Cinema 4d and Sketch are a plus.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a proactive approach towards creating solutions.
  • A good sense for design, composition, typography, layout and other aesthetic principles.
  • A confident, self-motivated individual who can take direction and work collaboratively.
  • Able to work quickly and intuitively balance quality vs. speed to deliver the best results.

Does this sound like you? Apply today! 



  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
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