Colour Assist

  • Full-time

Company Description

The Colour Assist position requires an in-depth understanding of colour workflows as well as a proficiency in color grading using both Davinci Resolve and/or Baselight.  This individual will work closely with the Senior Colour Assists, Colourists and Production teams on Feature and Episodic entertainment projects to deliver colour graded media to client satisfaction. This position requires exceptional attention to detail, a thorough understanding of the post-production process, and the ability to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues alike.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Job Description

  • Assist Colourists before, during, and after client sessions
  • Carry out Colourist directed grade requests
  • Conform Feature, Episodic and Documentary projects from camera original files, delivered VFX and graphic elements
  • Perform basic optical & clean-up work, and manage the tracking of both inhouse and outsourced VFX work
  • Liaise directly with the DI Editorial department to coordinate workflows across both departments
  • QC and approve/reject DI editorial work prior to preparing sessions for Colourists
  • Render graded media for final conform and/or delivery
  • Output references for client approval
  • 100% QC of all deliverables
  • Communicate directly with editorial teams, producers and Senior Colourists throughout the project, keeping all parties updated with project developments as they occur
  • Ability to interact with clients and perform quality work under deadline pressure
  • Other duties within the department, as assigned


  • Proven colour-related experience in a post-production facility environment
  • Knowledge of multi discipline professional post-production workflows
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of colour theory, motion picture camera formats, resolutions, frame rates, and codecs
  • Experience with digital video compression and conversion techniques
  • Advanced experience of Baselight and/or DaVinci Resolve software
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite and Avid Media Composer
  • Mac, Linux, and Windows OS proficiency

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