3D Editor

Axis Animation
Glasgow, G3, United Kingdom
Job type: Contract

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Job Description

Axis Animation are expanding their teams across all departments and are looking to hire an experienced 3D Editor to work on an exciting long formatted project in our awesome studio in Glasgow.

This role requires working creatively with our directors and Producers to get the best outcome for the project.
A thorough knowledge of Premiere Pro and prior animation editing experience is necessary.
Candidates must be willing and able to work onsite in Glasgow, and have relevant visas in place permitting this, if required, at time of application.

Skills & Requirements


  • Work closely with the Director, 3-D animation teams and members of the production team to create a memorable story that will resonate with the audience.
  • Create and work within pre-production and production pipelines
  • Create and work within post production pipelines
  • Determine necessary specifications and follow through on end delivery 
  • Edit and assemble shots from the various stages of CG shot production while monitoring story, timing and action. Includes making necessary suggestions, additions or trims, and updating within the pipeline, distributing the information to the affected departments
  • Use strong understanding of cinematography and animation timing to create an appropriate pace to the film to keep audiences entertained and involved.
  • Act as the hub for the story and timing for all departments, including constant awareness of the state of the film, various notes and versioning required to complete sequences, etc.
  • Work with production to ensure the pipeline status of shots, sequences and dialogue match the existing edit.
  • Alert Creative and Production when any discrepancies arise between the planned story and the existing material


  • 10 years professional experience, including extensive Feature Animation or Animated Television experience. 
  • Completion of at least 3 projects as a Lead Editor
  • Experience with editing for animatic, as well as CG Production and the phases of animated films required.
  • Extensive knowledge of Post Production and delivery required.
  • Complete and expert understanding of Adobe Premiere and the necessary connections to design and production pipelines
  • Understanding of animation timing, cinematic scene and dramatic structure
  • Strong knowledge of story structure, comedy and animation required
  • Ability to work collaboratively and on a deadline

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

email a cv cover letter or showreel to recruitment@axisanimation.com or visit the website 

About the Company

Founded in 2000, Axis is an award-winning, international studio of directors, designers, artists, animators, writers and producers that creates content for the biggest names in video games, film, television, commercials and online entertainment.

As a creative team we go out of our way to get under the skin of every project and deliver beyond client expectations. We are passionate about our craft, and we challenge ourselves to leave a lasting impression with every piece of work.

No matter the client, brand, genre or delivery platform, our creative output is distinctive, engaging and entertaining.

Accordingly Axis has won numerous industry accolades, including: a prestigious Cannes Gold Lions Award, New York Festival Awards, D&AD nominations, London International Awards, Promax Awards and a Best Animation BAFTA.

In 2014, Axis were proud to receive the Queen's Award for Enterprise, a highly prestigious honour bestowed by Her Majesty The Queen only to businesses that display the highest levels of excellence.