Fitzrovia, London, W1




Grade Assistant

You will be responsible for supporting our Baselight suites across Longform and Advertising, as well as Online AVID Symphony and Flame support.

The role:

Our Grade department operates across six Baselight suites capable of working at resolutions from HD up to 4K HDR and beyond.


You will often get the chance to work with our experienced team on large-scale multi-episodic productions as well as high end UHD/HDR projects and will get hands on experience working in our suites.


You will gain valuable working knowledge of the latest workflows in the industry and the chance to progress in a forward-thinking and fast-paced organisation.


What are we looking for?

You will need to have demonstrable experience in the following:

  • Conforming media in Baselight
  • Round tripping and rendering out media ready for Online
  • Setting up suite monitoring in preparation for grade sessions
  • Assisting Avid Symphony – Conforms and Pre grade 
  • Experience in a machine room – you must be comfortable with all tapeless rushes formats with knowledge of encoding and file-based workflows
  • QC’ing Masters for TX.


To succeed in the role, you will need outstanding client-facing skills, the ability to be flexible and calm in pressurised situations, be highly motivated, enthusiastic, organised and a great team player!


Looking for career progression?

This role perfectly suites someone who is driven to progress into a Colourist role as you will have regular contact with the suites during your shift pattern.


As a company we are very keen for our staff to progress and many assistants have been promoted over the years to creative roles including online editors and colourists.


Hours of Work: 40 hour week on shift basis

To apply:

Please click the ‘apply’ button to send your CV and a cover letter via grapevinejobs.