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Director of Music

Full Time

Director of Music

Full Time

ASPECT, an award-winning Motion Picture Advertising Agency, is seeking a Director of Music to supervise and manage a dynamic music team. The Director of Music will oversee all aspects of creative music supervision across the agency. The Ideal candidate is organized, detail oriented and is passionate about music and trailers!

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the music team and support their career growth and development.
  • Provide music supervision and licensing on all theatrical, home entertainment and games projects.
  • Oversee and produce custom music, trailerizations and overlays.
  • Negotiate, oversee and manage budgets for original and licensed music.
  • Maintain excellent relationships with various music libraries, labels, composers and artists to provide quality music pulls.
  • Manage all third party materials for external licensing of musical pieces and generate clearance requests.
  • Collaborate with producers and editors to select music for trailers and various projects.
  • Collaborate with in-house composer on various projects and manage the internal library.
  • Manage the distribution of musical assets for the creative team.
  • Oversee completion and delivery of music cue sheets.

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience within the music industry.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in music is preferred.
  • Extensive understanding of music rights, master and synchronization licensing.
  • Excellent communication, organization and research skills.
  • Extensive understanding of music genres and sub-genres.
  • Experience with cue sheeting process.
  • Extensive experience within trailer music and industry.
  • Basic Avid skills and experience with DISCO, Source Audio etc a plus
  • Strong communication skills, in person as well as virtually.
  • Must be self-motivated, disciplined and highly organized.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and tasks.
  • Solution & detail oriented.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced create environment and flexibility to work after hours if needed.
  • Problem solver with a track record of working independently.

 

Aspect is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, covered veteran status, gender, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic characteristic, or membership in any other class protected by applicable law. The employer will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.

Assistant Editor

Full Time

Assistant Editor

Full Time

ASPECT, the North Hollywood based motion picture marketing agency with a 40 year history servicing Hollywood’s biggest projects, is looking for a solution oriented problem solver with a resilient can-do attitude to fill the role of Assistant Editor on our team.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prep Theatrical and Home Entertainment Trailer and TV Spots for In and Out-of-House Finish.
  • Creating Finishing Preps by Overcutting Picture and Audio, Unmatted Reference with Clip Name and Time Code burn-ins, EDLs, XMLs, Video and Audio AAFs, OMFs; Changes-only Preps; Shot and Dialogue Lists, etc.
  • Import Picture AAF and EDLs back into Avid to confirm they work for Avid Finish.
  • Proficient in MPAA rules for TRT, Ratings, Green Cards, etc.
  • Responsible for logging, syncing, organizing, creating projects & sequence templates, archiving footage, recording ISDN & live ADR/Narration, and other tasks AE-related to Post Production.
  • Provide coverage and overcuts of updated features/footage/VFX
  • Subclip dialog breakdowns for ingested content
  • Transcode, Export, Consolidate, Compress media as necessary
  • Collaborate and assist Editors and Producers in managing day-to-day details to streamline the post-production process and maximize productivity
  • Work closely with IT and Director of Operations to help streamline workflows
  • Keep detailed logs on footage and tracking of all assets
  • Prepare sequences and assets for delivery to third-party vendors for onlining, color grading, sound mixing, etc.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have minimum 2 years’ experience as an Assistant Editor, preferably in a motion picture advertising agency.
  • Must be extremely proficient in Avid Media Composer with experience troubleshooting common Avid issues
  • Understanding of shared area network storage (ISIS/Unity/XSAN)
  • Understanding of HD/SD formats, file and tape based deliveries
  • Understanding of frame rates, conversions, & Codecs
  • Ability to prioritize, juggle multiple tasks, take direction, and give direction
  • Must have great communication skills
  • Must have experience in media management, server storage, and removable external storage.
  • Must have experience in setting up post production workflows.
  • Must be comfortable with video codec and format lingo.
  • Must be comfortable working in Apple Compressor and FileMaker Pro and Avid ProTools.
  • Must be meticulous, technical, organized, and creative at the same time
  • Ability to work independently and under close direction
  • Experienced in fast-paced, high-stress, deadline-driven environment

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

  • Must be very detailed oriented.
  • Must be prompt with the ability to respond and prioritize quickly
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including written, verbal, and listening.
  • Must be able to communicate at various levels, appropriate to the audience.
  • Excellent multi-tasking abilities. Must be able to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • The candidate must be an exceptional problem solver.
  • Self-motivated and driven.
  • Levelheaded, calm and functions well under stress.
  • Flexibility in competently juggling competing priorities and changing expectations.
  • Experience in marketing/trailer post production environment a plus

 

Aspect is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, covered veteran status, gender, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic characteristic, or membership in any other class protected by applicable law. The employer will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.

Finishing Coordinator

Full Time

Finishing Coordinator

Full Time

ASPECT, the North Hollywood based motion picture marketing agency with over 40 years of servicing Hollywood’s biggest projects, is seeking a solution-oriented Finishing Coordinator to join our team!

The Finishing Coordinator will report to the Director of Finishing and will work closely with our in-house finishing, graphics and creative teams as well as major studio clients postproduction teams and out-of-house post production facilities to flawlessly deliver the highest quality final product.

The ideal candidate is organized, persistent, detail oriented, hard-working and can multi-task in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.

Candidates must have previous experience at a motion picture marketing agency or post production facility and understand the offline and online processes including but not limited to HD, 2K & 4K and Social Media digital workflows, motion graphics production, color grading, tagging versions, localization, audio mixing and technical specifications associated with creating and delivering a impeccable, final, mastered and finished product including multiple delivery sets as specified by our clients.

Responsibilities:

  • Help manage and organize finishing workflows of assistant editor, online editor, audio mixer & graphics department
  • Evaluate locked cuts and oversee preps for in-house and out-of-house finishing
  • Understand and implement MPAA, Broadcast, and specific Client Campaign requirements
  • Request final graphics for finish
  • Quality Control final graphics for accuracy
  • Communicate directly with various studios and out-of-house finishing teams
  • Quality Control final outputs prior to delivery
  • Deliver the highest quality product every time
  • Ensure proper billing is recorded for all projects
  • Organize and maintain the finishing library
  • This position will require late nights and occasional weekend work.

Required Skills & Attributes:

  • Post Production experience
  • 1-2 years of Finishing experience (marketing / advertising)
  • 1-2 years of experience working at a Motion Picture advertising agency
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely
  • Solution-oriented in the midst of pressurized situations
  • Detail oriented

Preferred Skills:

  • Online and Mixing Post Production Producing
  • Working understanding of Avid Media Composer
  • Working knowledge of most common non-linear video editing systems, Mac, Microsoft Office, FileMaker Pro, Aspera Faspex, VanDam, WireDrive, Hightail, FTP, Extreme Reach.

Aspect is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws, without regard to race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, covered veteran status, gender, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic characteristic, or membership in any other class protected by applicable law. Aspect will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.

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