Assistant Editor


Assistant Editor

Published on 2 March 2020

Start date: June 2020
Occupation: Editorial
Offer type: Customary fixed-term contract (intermittent)
Level: Junior
Contract: Full time
Location: Paris

About the job

  • Provide technical and day-to-day support to the Edit team.
  • Daily responsibilities include:
    • Importing dailies from various departments (storyboards and shots).
    • Processing temporary dialogues and production records.
    • Publishing cutlists.
    • Importing and exporting media.

Must have

  • Mastery of Avid Media Composer and Mac OS.
  • A good aptitude for technology.

Nice to have

  • Previous editorial experience.
  • Previous experience working in animation.

About you

  • Only fluent English-speakers can apply. Applicants without full professional proficiency in English will not be considered.
  • Ability to work within a team, prioritize tasks and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Precise attention to detail.
  • Available or willing to relocate to Paris (remote work unavailable).
  • We favor European Union citizens or candidates with French work permit. We will not be able to obtain a visa for this position.

About us

Illumination Mac Guff is the leading studio for animated films in Europe. Based in Paris, the studio is known for its blockbusters such as the franchise “Despicable Me”, “Minions”, “The Secret Life of Pets” and “Sing” – all produced by Illumination Entertainment for Universal Pictures.

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