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Colorist/Smoke Artist

Colorist/Smoke Artist

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Audio / Video / Photography Production
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Job Description

D1 Creative is the internal creative agency setting design and brand direction for Amazon’s global online retail websites. Our mission is to create beautiful visual designs, communications, on-site graphics, photography, video production, style guides, and user experiences. We apply strategic insight to delight customers - driving discovery, engagement, and trust.

We are looking for a talented and proficient Colorist/Smoke artist to join our growing Post team. This is a hands-on position that includes color finishing and visual effects design. A successful candidate will be an effective communicator that can handle multiple projects from beginning to end, under tight and evolving deadlines. They can work independently with little supervision and/or collaborate with a team of producers and creatives to raise the bar with each project.

The ideal candidate has top-tier skills in DaVinci Resolve and Autodesk Smoke with a portfolio to back it up.

- Color finishing and VFX work for web and broadcast deliverables
- Manage video post-production assets
- Establish reliable workflows for various production deliverables
- Deliver on time, every time
- Work with internal and external video producers, writers, and creative directors on execution of video projects
- Have a high degree of attention to detail especially when managing multiple video projects, versioning, and receiving feedback from project owners
- Manage communication between project stakeholders and the post team
- Self-motivated to continually raise the creative bar

Basic Qualifications

- Minimum 5 years color grading and VFX experience
- Advanced knowledge of Resolve and VFX software
- Knowledge of video industry standard formats, and media and asset management practices on Mac/Windows platforms and networked environments
- Collaborate in a team environment and clearly communicate to teammates, vendors and stakeholders
- Strong understanding of the video and animation production process

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience managing workflows that utilize Premiere and After Effects
- Experience streamlining video post-production workflows for high volume output
- Experience building global localization workflows
- Experience with VR, HDR