Assistant Editor

Toronto, ON

Experience Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule

Job Description
Purpose: Why you’re here at 9 Story Media Group

  • To assist the Editors in delivering high-quality story telling by building of leicas, shot breakdown of leicas and assembly edits of assigned episodes within agreed scope and in creative collaboration with the Editors.

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    Delivery: What you produce

  • Editorial assistance in:

  • o Leicas assemblies and scene exports
    o Animation assemblies
    o Pickups and revisions
    o Screener exports
    o Episode preparation for Online and Post Audio -

    Measurements: How we measure it
  • High quality, on schedule delivery of assigned episodes through all phases, within defined project scope

  • Feedback from Editors, Post Production Coordinators, Post Production Supervisors

  • Key Responsibilities

    Responsibilities: What you are regularly responsible for doing
  • Assembling leicas in Storyboard Pro and/or Adobe Premiere.

  • Generating scene exports for scene planning and animation.

  • Assembling offline animation sequences.

  • Cutting in revisions and pickups ensuring correct versions are in the sequence.

  • Updating all trackers in a timely manner.

  • Processing live action dailies (dependent on production)

  • Exporting screeners from Premiere/Media Encoder for internal and client review.

  • Preparing locked cuts for Post Audio and Online.

  • Assisting the editor(s) with other editorial tasks as needed.

    Job Requirements
    Key Requirements

    Requirements for the role: Things that help you do your job (what is essential & what is desirable)


    A solid understanding of broadcast video technology, video formats, and the Post Production process.

    An understanding of the 2D animation pipeline and processes (desirable).


    Prior assistant editor or editor experience in longform TV/Film and/or animation productions.


    Technical Skills
    Strong knowledge of NLE software, i.e., Adobe Premiere, Storyboard Pro, DaVinci Resolve

    Basic Photoshop and After Effects skills

    Proficient in Microsoft Office and Autodesk Shotgrid (desirable)

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    Why work with us?

    Perks! Perks! Perks! Not only is Brown Bag Films an amazing place full of artists, animators and creators from all corners of the industry, but we focus on helping staff grow and develop in their careers and make them long time team members. Along with a great work environment we offer first-rate health + dental benefits, summer hours, paid Health and Wellness Days, vacation periods that multiply with tenure, and more! We may love animation, but we love our employees even more!

    Our Toronto office can be found in the cool and trendy Liberty Village with over 200 artists working on award winning animated children’s content. You will benefit from a competitive compensation package, interesting work and a fun/supportive work environment.

    Applicants need to be legally eligible to work in Canada and have Ontario residency.

    We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

    9 Story Media takes diversity and inclusion seriously and we are committed to ensuring equity in the recruitment process. Candidates from diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to, Indigenous peoples, Racialized and LGBT2SQ+ communities, candidates from a range of ages and religious beliefs and people with disabilities, are encouraged to apply.
    As a company, we deliver high-quality kids' content, and we seek to have diverse characters so that all our audience feels represented. We also want the same for our own workforce, and 9 Story Media is committed to looking for all kinds of talent to build a diverse workforce in which all identities are represented and respected.
    We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application and interview process to be successful in performing essential job functions. We’d love to know how we can support your requirements for accommodation.