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Junior Edit Assistant

  • Coda Post Production
  • 07/06/2024
Contractor Editing / Editor / Edit Assistant Post-Production

Job Description

Coda Post Production has an opportunity for a Junior Edit Assistant to join our team.

About Us

We work closely with high-profile broadcasters and production companies such as BBC, Discovery, Channel4, Channel5, Sky, Netflix and Disney to name a few.  


We have three sites: two in Fitzrovia, W1, and a third in the heart of The Lanes in Brighton.

The Role

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and supporting offline, online and grade suites
  • Undertaking MCR operations such as backup and ingest, media management, syncing, grouping, exports
  • Working as part of a team, communicating clearly with senior edit assistants and post producers
  • writing clear and concise handovers.


The Candidate

Skills, Ability, Experience Required:

Essential -

  • 6+ months' experience
  • Strong knowledge of at least one of the following platforms:
    • Avid Media Composer
    • Adobe Premiere Pro
    • DaVinci Resolve
  • Solid understanding of frame rates, formats and codecs
  • Excellent knowledge of file-based post production workflows
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent client-facing skills
  • Happy to multitask and contribute to reception and running tasks when needed.

Desirable -

  • Strong interest in PC / Mac hardware and software 
  • Ambition to become an online editor or colourist.  We offer fast progress to senior roles for the right candidate
  • Experience of Farmerswife scheduling system or similar
  • Conforming knowledge 
  • QC knowledge.

Personal Qualities:

  • A calm and methodical approach
  • Likeable, polite and a good communicator
  • The ability to prioritise particularly under pressure
  • The ability to show initiative and use common sense 
  • The ability to communicate technical workflows and issues clearly
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Excels working under pressure.