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Edit Assistant

  • Zinc Media
  • 24/11/2021
Full time Post-Production

Job Description

Zinc Post are looking for an Edit Assistant to join our amazing technical team based in central London. Our edit assistants are the first port of call for all technical aspects of Post Production and also support productions with any creative elements required for our broad range of award winning programs and content. From downloading rushes from a remote shoot in Spain, to creating and delivering a broadcast spec file to America, you’ll be at the heart of everything Post Production. The role will involve working on a shift pattern with other assistants to support both local, remote edits, online and grading suites and our audio studio, all from our Moorgate facility

Key responsibilities

  • Ingest and export of media from Avid Media Composer and Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Syncing up rushes
  • Conforming sequences
  • Converting media to various different codecs and file delivery specifications
  • Media management via our Content Agent system and Avid Nexis shared storage
  • Technical support for local and remote edits (Windows and Mac based systems)
  • AAF creating and importing for Pro Tools audio sessions
  • Quality control and upload of broadcast delivery spec files
  • Onboarding remote editors into the facility
  • General upkeep of edit suites and the wider post facility


  • Avid Media Composer / Premiere Pro / Boris Continuum
  • Knowledge of various editing and camera codecs
  • Understanding of networks and shared storage systems
  • Windows and MacOS
  • Avid Pro Tools - Advantageous
  • Davinci Resolve and Baselight Editions (Avid Plugin) – Advantageous
  • Content Agent – Advantageous
  • Knowledge of QC procedures and Vidchecker AQC – Advantageous
  • Adobe Photoshop & After Effects - Advantageous